The Smithfield Greenhouse

House of Wayward Plants

A new commission in Smithfield Rotunda Gardens

The pavilion, inspired by the architecture of Smithfield Market, became a temporary home for 230 ferns, promoting plant re-use and wellbeing.

A programme of events took place within the Greenhouse, including a plant adoption event which found new homes for 550 plants used at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival.

The pavilion, inspired by the architecture of Smithfield Market, became a temporary home for 230 ferns, promoting plant re-use and wellbeing.

A programme of events took place within the Greenhouse, including a plant adoption event which found new homes for 550 plants used at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival. Wayward is a London-based landscape, art and architecture practice that pioneers new methodologies in the creative use of underutilised land and meanwhile spaces.

230

ferns were planted in the greenhouse, promoting plant re-use

all were re-homed locally following the installation

2000

attended 33 events and workshops in Smithfield Rotunda Garden

86% agreed that House of Wayward Plants positively impacts the surrounding area

550

plants were re-homed at an adoption event

the plants were previously used for the RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival

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