Showing posts from March, 2018

Giant Living Birthday Cake

Over 4,000 plants will form a giant living birthday cake, towering above exhibition visitors and stands, to mark the 110th birthday of the Ideal Home Show at Olympia London this spring.  Naturally, I cannot reveal a photograph as yet, but the enormous green cake will look something like this... The giant cake will be constructed in just four days. The cake's creator will be TV gardener and horticulturalist David Domoney , who will wrap a fabulous mix of foliage and flowers around the vertical surfaces of the cake to be displayed at the annual exhibition from 17 March to 2 April.  Domoney and his team will have just four days to construct the cake, which will include various ferns such as Bird-nest, Boston and Pteris. The 6.5 metre high by 3.25 metre wide cake will showcase vertical gardening - one of the biggest gardening trends for this year.  This links in with Pantone's interiors 'Greenery' trend, predicted by many designers to continue its popularity th