Building the lantern folly at Chelsea flower show

Cherry tree and staircase lifted by tele handler
steel frame gives strength to yew and spiny oak
frame is turned on a centre steel lifting point
yew post's added to front
spiney oak frame lifted in
box with platform added
oak rafters and roof timbers fitted
long straw thatching to roof
thatch roof cut and trimmed
view up the stairs
looking down on to the leaf lined floor
leaf fitting in progress
fitting the thatch creepers
stone floor being laid
leaf's in all their glory
planting starts
thatched creepers in the roof room
finishing stone and ferns
finished lantern and garden
laura trant inspects the garden
a mid summers night dream
At night the lantern shines it's magic light