• The high emissions future garden features plants adapted to summer droughts, warmer winters and more extreme events such as gales.
  • The low emissions future garden includes species that are currently grown in the UK in sheltered locations, but will soon be able to survive with less protection.
  • The 1950s garden illustrates the plants that have been grown in the UK over the last few decades, some of which will become unsuitable.

Tyndall Climate Change Garden

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The T yndall Centre for Climate Change Research has won a silver medal at the Chelsea Flower Show, for a garden illustrating the effects of climate change on future British gardens.

  1. bonzobarley 82 months ago | reply

    I think we forget how much of an impact our gardens can have on the climate. Apparently a patio heater emits the same amount of CO2 in a year as you'd generate travelling by train for 800 miles.

    The Beeb's new website Bloom has some tips on how to make gardens more climate-friendly though:

    www.bbc.co.uk/bloom/flash.shtml?cc_start_screen=browse#/a...

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