Chelsea Flower Show garden to highlight the damage of plastic despite it

Artisist Impression of Plastic Garden  “This display is to educate people and change their behaviour for the better. There is a clear problem and this is a wonderful world stage to highlight that,” she said.The garden will feature ‘The Coral Man’ from renowned sculptor and environmentalist, Jason deCaires Taylor and the boundary walls will incorporate 500 recycled plastic water bottles, representing how much plastic packaging is thrown into the oceans every 2.5 seconds.Mr Warland said that despite the serious message the garden would bring it was a joy to “replicate the beauty of the underwater world in the heart of Chelsea.”Held in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 will run daily from the 22-26 May. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. “Designing this piece was also a challenge and I have never done anything like it before and probably never will again as frankly it sticks out like a sore thumb, but I think the message is very important.”The concept and design for The Pearlfisher Garden was also created by Pearlfisher founding creative partner, Karen Welman. Artisist Impression of Plastic Garden  A garden at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show is aiming to raise awareness of the pollution destroying the planet, despite admitting that it would “stick out like a sore thumb.”The Pearlfisher Garden has been created to celebrate the largest garden in the world – the sea. However designer John Warland said the display would also challenge it’s audience as it showed the devastating effects of pollution and plastic in our oceans. The Pearlfisher Garden will consist of a series of below-water level aquatic tanks that will transport visitors into a unique underwater world.The garden will also display the plight of a planet drowning in waste with an innovative garden design showcasing the beauty and destruction present in our oceans.“This is going to be a challenging display to look at but I think it’s also a wonderful opportunity to raise awareness of the pollution that is taking place on our planet,” said Mr Warland. Mrs Welman explained that after knowing first hand how much rubbish is created from businesses it was important to show the impact in the hope that more businesses would consider their waste and how to improve their environmental footprint.