BBC Gardeners' World Live 2016 award winners announced

The Show Garden, Beautiful Border and Floral Marquee Awards at BBC Gardeners' World Live 2016 have been announced.

Owen Morgan
Owen Morgan

The winners were:

The Geoff Hamilton Award for best floral exhibit – Mendip Bonsai Studio

Best Show GardenHealth For Life Community Garden, designed by Owen Morgan, Health For Life programme funded by the Mondelez International Foundation, constructed by Big Fish

Best Beautiful Border – Fire & Ice, designed by Martin Lines

Best Construction Landscaper – Michael John McGarr, ‘Eat and Shelter’

Best Interpretation of a Theme (Beautiful Borders) – Julie Haylock, ‘Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree’

Best Summer Flowering Display in the Floral Marquee – Hardy’s Garden Plants

Best Sales Area in the Floral Marquee – Cooks Garden Centre

Best New Plant Introduction at BBC Gardeners’ World Live – Dibley’s Streptocarpus ‘Matilda’

Bob Sweet, BBC Gardeners’ World Live horticultural director, said: "The judges of both the Gardens and the Floral Marquee acknowledged the very high standards which have been achieved this year. Within the Floral Marquee a new Award level, ‘Platinum’, has been introduced to recognise the very best of the best. The judges also acknowledged the brilliant feature Gardens, the Canal Boat Garden (Paul Stone) and the Allotment Garden (Jon Wheatley)."

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