Silver Gilt Award

The Challenge

When we were approached by one of the organisers of the Royal Horticultural Society's Gardeners' World Live Show at the NEC, little did we realise the imminent implications!!! With only 3 weeks to show opening date we were asked to design and construct a show garden….a phenomenal task i...

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The Task Ahead

Then the work began.  Plans were designed, submitted and approved.  Walter Tippers Building Supplies were approached for sponsorship and they kindly offered to help with supply of materials and transport.  Throughout the whole project we were supported by the help and enth...

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The Verdict

In their feedback, the judges were very impressed and complimentary about the Garden and in fact said that the design was worthy of a gold medal!!  We were very close to getting a gold overall……if only one of the trees planted had been one foot higher…..if only one section of pointing ...

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Celebrity Status

It would be very remiss not to mention the 3 important guests who visited our Garden.  Cherie Blair, together with her 2 gardeners, spent about ½ hour on our garden discussing the build with Malcolm and Daniel.  She was very complimentary and liked it a lot…….perhaps we will be as...

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The Inside Out Garden - What Was It's Inspiration?

The Inside Out Garden recognises the increasingly popular 'staycation' lifestyle trend. The ever spiralling cost of living has encouraged people to consider spending more leisure time in their own homes and making home improvements rather than eating out or making costly moves. With this...

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