David Domoney Pirahna Garden Chelsea Flower Show

At Chelsea in 2009, I created an Underwater Garden featuring five tanks filled with tropical plants from all over the world. One of them was based on the Amazon river in South America, the largest river in the world and home, of course, to piranhas!

David Domoney Pirahna Garden Chelsea Flower Show

Other tanks included African and Asian plants and fish!

David Domoney Chelsea Flower Show Underwater Piranha garden

Asian tank

David Domoney Chelsea Flower Show Underwater Piranha garden

African tank

David Domoney Chelsea Flower Show Underwater Piranha garden

Mixed tank

David Domoney Chelsea Flower Show Underwater Piranha garden

David Domoney Chelsea Flower Show Underwater Piranha garden

David Domoney Chelsea Flower Show Underwater Piranha garden

But the highlight was the piranhas! Did you know a pack of them can rip the flesh from a full-sized cow in two and a half minutes! Needless to say, HM the Queen loved the garden! Who wouldn’t?

David Domoney Chelsea Flower Show Underwater Piranha garden

David Domoney Chelsea Flower Show Underwater Piranha garden

David Domoney Chelsea Flower Show Underwater Piranha garden