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Building the AGS Garden at Chelsea

Chelsea2016 Jim Mcgregor drove a van load of plants down to Chelsea on Wednesday last week and drove down with a another load of trees, rocks and troughs on Thursday. While he was there he took these pictures. Here, the hard landscaping is in place (apart from the rocks) and the team are contemplating the job ahead.

Chelsea2016 Christopher Grey-Wilson who designed this year's garden working on the pond/boggy area.

Chelsea2016 Jim's next visit was on Saturday with more plants, and found the BBC taking a great interest in the garden.

Chelsea2016 A view over the partly planted woodland area, with every plant being meticulously cleaned before being placed.

Chelsea2016 Top dressing is just as meticulous.

Chelsea2016 Plants are carefully watered and sprayed in the nearly completed scree area, by Tim Lever of Aberconwy Nursery. In the background Ray Drew is working on the woodland planting, and Barbara Chapman and Margaret Brine are still cleaning plants.