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Su Hurrell named Newcastle Common’s ‘Artist Gardener for the Growing Season’

Artist Su Hurrell has been named Newcastle Common’s ‘Artist Gardener for the Growing Season’.

Su Hurrell, also known as Ladybird Su, is an eco-artist based in North Staffordshire/Cheshire East, and one of the original members of ACAVA Spode Works Studios.

Ladybird Su creates pop-up gardens for events and festivals by repurposing debris, furniture and living plants. Her eye-catching pop-up gardens have been showcased at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park, Etruria Canal Festival, Geronimo! Family Festival, and GrowFest, and incentivised people of all ages to learn about making space for nature in everyday life.

Su’s garden at Newcastle Common is a small lawn featuring repurposed junk planters filled with bright seasonal flowers, tactile plants and aromatic herbs. Visit this website for details on how to get involved.