An Alternative Rooftop Garden

As the RHS Chelsea Flower Show comes to a close, and the Chelsea Fringe, gets well under way, I started to consider options for next year and stumbled upon this great idea. For those of you that can’t create your own roof garden, there may well be a solution for you as can be seen in this amazing and quirky artwork by Italian artist Manuel Felisi.

This outdated wreck of a car roof becomes the site of a beautiful blooming garden, a comment upon the outmoded era of industrialism in comparison to the perpetuity of nature, which continues to thrive in the harshest conditions. It is precisely this juxtaposition which delights and inspires me as a garden designer and landscape architect to consider alternative means of installation.