Chelsea Flower Show 2019
THE ROOTS IN FINLAND KYRÖ GARDEN
The Chelsea Flower Show 2019 will for the very first time in its long history feature a Finnish Garden
The creative force behind the Finnish garden in the Space to Grow –class is a Finnish landscape designer, horticulturist and environmental biologist Taina Suonio, who is no stranger to British and Irish gardening, having lived 13 years in Northern Ireland and participated in the RHS Chelsea Flower Show for 14 years, working with the leading designers on their Show Gardens (Carol Klein, Andy Sturgeon, Paul Stone, Thomas Hoblyn, Professor Nigel Dunnett and Jo Thompson).
Helsinki struggles with faltering "green roof" initiative
Researcher and entrepreneur Taina Suonio said that greened rooftops would need to be inspected annually or at least every other year, but said that is true about any types of roofs.
"Vegetation on roofs does not cause an increase in problems or work," Suonio said.