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Introducing Thompson & Morgan x Anya Hindmarch

The brand new Pont Road Backyard Centre by Anya Hindmarch is a feast for the eyes, inside and outside! Picture: Anya Hindmarch

Within the wake of Chelsea Flower Present 2022, we’re excited to share our collaboration with sustainability-focused luxurious designer Anya Hindmarch and her new Pont Road Backyard Centre in Chelsea, which opened to coincide with the spotlight of the horticultural calendar working simply across the nook. Open from twenty first Could to third July 2022, this latest addition to the Anya Hindmarch Village is impressed by the traditional Seventies backyard centre and The Good Life, that includes an idea area devoted to a splendidly British celebration of all issues gardening.

Brimming with attractive gardening goodies each inside and outside, the Pont Road Backyard Centre is a feast for the eyes. Luxurious hanging baskets and sensible inexperienced staging filled with potted vegetation in a myriad of jewel-like colors spill out onto the road, while the inside is richly furnished with a fastidiously curated number of equipment and cabinets of lush houseplants introduced in engaging brown paper sacks. Anya Hindmarch have collaborated with us at Thompson & Morgan to create a nostalgic assortment of Good-Life-inspired seed packets and curated backyard equipment, together with picnic hampers, backyard totes, aprons and watering cans. Backyard necessities equivalent to gloves, kneelers, instruments, trugs and even twine have been designed with type in addition to practicality in thoughts.

Lush houseplants abound, all uniquely and thoughtfully introduced in brown paper sacking. Picture: Anya Hindmarch

A well-liked British TV sitcom working from 1975-78, The Good Life was based mostly on the ideas of self-sufficiency and residing off the land. The Pont Road Backyard Centre is a throwback to this period, that includes a Good-Life-inspired brand and ranks upon ranks of bespoke Thompson & Morgan seed packets which were specifically redesigned for the event. There are even classic kaftans out there for many who’d prefer to channel ‘Margot’ within the backyard! That includes classic indicators, a ‘studying nook’ full with floral deckchair and even a small display enjoying scenes from the present, the nostalgic décor of the store provides you the sensation you’ve simply stepped into Barbara and Tom’s world.

Browse a spread of heritage-inspired instruments and backyard equipment in addition to lovely fruit- and vegetable-themed pouches! Picture: Anya Hindmarch

Anya is understood for her enjoyable and imaginative designs, and a selected spotlight of the gathering is the completely distinctive Thompson & Morgan Sunflower Seeds Tote; a stunning night bag within the design of a Thompson & Morgan sunflower seed packet (purchase the actual seeds right here!). Fantastically crafted and lined with softest recycled satin, it is a true assertion piece so as to add to your Chelsea Flower Present outfit!

Whereas there isn’t a set costume code on the Present, the occasion is famously a sartorial in addition to a horticultural extravaganza, with many guests dressing their greatest for this big day. Dapper gents sport blazers and light-weight trousers, while many girls adorn summery clothes and flamboyant hats.

This distinctive night bag impressed by a Thompson & Morgan seed packet is the proper addition to subsequent yr’s Chelsea Flower Present outfit! Picture: Anya Hindmarch

In a typical day on the Chelsea Flower Present, you possibly can meander round an enormous treasure trove of wonderful gardens and shows, which growers from all throughout the UK have poured their hearts into for the previous yr or extra! For some, it is a probability to show a lifetime’s work. The present is your alternative to admire distinctive designs and novel concepts, spot a few of your favorite varieties in all their glory, and even uncover new and galvanizing vegetation to develop at residence.

The theme of this yr’s present was ‘wild’, with many present gardens teeming with native vegetation that profit wildlife. Designs took inspiration from meadows, woodlands and hedgerows for a naturalistic really feel. Within the spirit of this, you’ll discover Anya’s seed choice brimming with wildlife-friendly flowers equivalent to Verbena bonariensis, sunflowers, cosmos and wildflower combine, in addition to conventional easy-to-grow favourites equivalent to nasturtiums and candy peas, and engaging courgettes and chilli peppers.

Select from a spread of bespoke Thompson & Morgan seeds, redesigned within the theme of The Good Life. Picture: Anya Hindmarch

Pop right down to Pont Road by third July to refill on Perennials for Millennials, Wildflowers for Wild Ladies and far, rather more! You possibly can even participate in terrarium workshops for each adults and youngsters, hosted at Anya’s Backyard Centre on 18th June. Don’t overlook to tag us @thompsonmorgan1855 in your pictures – we’d like to see what you discover!


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