"This is a huge draw for visitors to our event, and also has a hotly contested competitive element to it."
Awards included the Best Floral Exhibit, won by Dibleys Nurseries, Best Show Garden which was awarded to Dougal Phillip’s New Hopetoun Gardens.
The Best New Plant award was presented to Dibley's Streptocarpus ‘Polka-Dot Purple’. The Alf Evans Award for Best Commercial Alpine Exhibit was won by Kevock Garden Plants and the award for Best Floral Art Display went to Edinburgh Floral Art Club.
Premier Gold Awards went to Kevock Garden Plants from Lasswade, near Edinburgh; Jon Wheatley and Keith Jackson Associates from Fife/Bristol; Dibleys Nurseries from Wales, Dargem Carnations from Doncaster and Wattston Bonsai from Airdrie.
The Dundee and Angus College Japanese Garden was awarded the I Dig It People’s Choice Award, sponsored by Linlithgow DIY and Jon Wheatley and Keith Jackson took home the Sunday Post People’s Choice Award for their Mexican inspired dahlia garden which also won Gold at Chelsea Flower Show this year.