Giant teapots and enormous jelly-filled biscuits.
Not Alice in Wonderland, but just two of the many magnificent floral sculptures at the Chelsea Flower Show, which opens to the public today at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London.
Yesterday the preview showing witnessed a triple threat royal sighting: Her Majesty The Queen, Prince Charles and hot toddy Prince Harry. Grandmum and Dad came out to support designer Matt Keightley who created a landscape rendition of the African country Lesotho, where Prince Harry's charity Sentebale is based.
Silver medalist winner Kamelia Bin Zaal's garden caught my eye for her integration of traditional Islamic architecture with a wide variety of plants including jasmine, rosemary, and papyrus.
Synchronised swimmers in the pond of a silver gilt medal winner
It is exciting to see the enthusiasm from plant lovers on Instagram as they view the extraordinary creations of these talented artist, but what really overwhelms me is to witness a love for nature truly come to life. #itsplantporn
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A special thanks to my dear friend across the pond, Amenah, for inspiring this.