Squire's celebrates win for garden marking 80th anniversary

Squire's Garden Centres is celebrating after winning a gold medal for its anniversary show garden at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

Catherine MacDonald (Landform Designer), Sarah Squire (Squire’s Deputy Chairman) & Colin Squire (Squire’s Chairman)
Catherine MacDonald (Landform Designer), Sarah Squire (Squire’s Deputy Chairman) & Colin Squire (Squire’s Chairman)

Designed by Catherine MacDonald of Landform Consultants, Squire’s ‘80th Anniversary Garden’ is "elegant, yet very achievable, as the idea is that people can take a lot of the elements in the garden and recreate the look at home". 

Squire's deputy chairman Sarah Squire said: "We are absolutely thrilled to win a Gold Medal at Hampton Court in Squire’s 80th Anniversary year. Our thanks must go to our designer Catherine MacDonald and the team at Landform for doing such an amazing job, despite the inclement weather over the last couple of weeks.

"Our Show Garden is stylish and contemporary, and I particularly love the concept of the sunken entertaining area, as it’s very peaceful and secluded. The planting is absolutely beautiful with a well-chosen colour palette. I hope that people will take inspiration from some of the elements of the garden to create the look in their own garden at home."

Squire’s Show Garden includes a relaxing entertaining area, a lush lawn, sculptural trees and hedges, a water feature, and a productive area at the end of the garden for growing your own. It’s a private and enveloping space, with soft and structural planting, using a warm summer colour palette of whites, reds, oranges and yellows – a nod to the colours in the Squire’s logo. Key plants include Achillea, Cosmos, Digitalis, Foxgloves, Scabiosa, & Penstemons.

Squire's managing director Martin Breddy said: "Aspects of the space are achievable for the normal suburban home. In some ways the garden celebrates out longevity and 80 years anniversary. The business has the same values and approach it has had for a long period of time now. We're very much part of the south west London community."

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