I was thrilled to be chosen to create the Macmillan Legacy Garden at this years Harrogate Spring Show in collaboration with Colin Griffin. Macmillan wanted the garden to promote legacy gifts that people can leave in their will to Macmillan .
The design is a tranquil contemplative woodland garden where people can reflect on their legacy and the work of Macmillan.
The garden features a grid of silver birch trees providing a canopy of foliage through which dampled light illuminates the woodland planting. An atmosphere of calm is generated by the soft palette of ferns and spring flowering woodland perennials. A granite path is partly paved and partly unfinished to reflect the future support Macmillan hopes to provide. The water bowls, reminiscent of woodland puddles, provide a point for reflection and indicate that Macmillan welcomes donations of any size.
Many thanks to:
Contractor: David Massey Garden Construction
Update: Due to Covid-19 the Harrogate Spring Show has been cancelled. We are in conversations with Macmillan how else we can realise the vision of the Harrogate Legacy Garden.