Exhibition Opening


Green Fuse: The Work of Dan Pearson opened at the Garden Museum, London on May 23rd. Guests included Sir Terence Conran, Kathryn Gustafson, Fergus Henderson, Margaret Howell, Kim Wilkie and Mary Keen with Anish Kapoor.

Above, Dan Pearson greets Kathryn Gustafson and Mary Bowman, director of Gustafson Porter

The newly planted border planting designed by Dan

The Dowager Marchioness of Salisbury and Museum Director, Christopher Woodward

Dan Pearson

Frances Mossman, former client and owner of Home Farm

Over 300 people attended the opening

Ruaridh Nicoll, editor of The Observer Magazine and photographer Howard Sooley

Costume Designer, Sandy Powell and DPS Managing Director, Huw Morgan

Derry Watkins of Special Plants, Tony Howard, Head Gardener at Fairlight Hall and Derek Brown

Screenwriter, Fiona Seres, film producer, Laurence Elman and Vashti Armit, manager of The River Cafe

Tania Compton, Dan Pearson, Anish Kapoor and friend

Guests gathered around one of the screens showing three specially commissioned films

Photographer, Howard Sooley and Great Dixter gardeners, Yannick Boulet and Rachael Dodd

Chris and Toby Marchant of Orchard Dene Nursery examine a range of ephemera from Dan’s childhood, education and media days

DPS clients Edward and Sally Benthall, watching a series of projects on the multi-monitor Project Wall

Old Rectory gardeners, Ian Mannall and Jacky Mills with owners, Michael and Angela Cronk

Aoi Phillips-Yamashita, Megumi Yamashita and exhibition designer, architect Adam Khan

Juliet Roberts, Editor of Gardens Illustrated and photographer Charlie Hopkinson

Kay Kayachith, Donald MacIntyre of Emorsgate Seeds, Sheila Pearson, Ray Pearson and Jane Lipington of Emorsgate

Designer, Luke Pearson and his brother, Dan

Megumi Yamashita and fashion designer, Margaret Howell

Nicola Shulman and Niall Hobhouse

Susan Crewe, editor of House & Garden magazine and Rosie Atkins, journalist and former curator of the Chelsea Physic Garden