FLOWER SCULPTURES for Royal Horticultural Society

I have been commissioned on two occasions by the Royal Horticultural Society to create larger-than-life recycled flower sculptures for their flower shows - a daffodil for Cardiff in 2009, and an agapanthus for Hyde Hall in 2010.

Recycled daffodil sculpture by Michelle Reader (detail)
Agapanthus recycled sculpture by Michelle Reader

Daffodil:  materials include plastic buckets, umbrella, rubber gloves, plastic bucket seat, rotary washing line, plastic bottles, crisp packets, brushes, plastic spoons, aluminum cans, garden hose and plastic bags.   Dimensions: 300 x 110 x 120 cm.

Agapanthus: materials include plastic bottles, fishing rod, parasol base, garden hose, post bag, fruit bowls, wooden dowel, fabric tape.  Dimensions: 200 x 90 x 90 cm.