Bents Home & Garden's Emma Blackmore wins Westland Rising Star award

At RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Bents garden centre's Emma Blackmore took the David Colegrave Rising Star award for with her display at the show of a planted toy car.

The Westland Rising Star said: "Children spend so much time exploring and playing outside and if they're anything like my child (who doesn't tidy up after herself!) you're sure to find some sort of toy lying around in the garden.


"In the children’s Boutique at Bents we have tin cars which I will use as a container. I will work with our bedding team to find some really bright and colourful bedding plants which will be really attractive to children."


Her £250 heque-winning design, along with the other Rising Stars, is at Peter Seabrook's 40 Sunbury Road stand in the Pavilion at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show this week until 27 May.

Kathryn Hunt from Stewarts Garden Centre and Sarah Stewart from Klondyke Garden Centre in Falkirk, Scotland also designed containers for Chelsea.


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