Association of Professional Landscapers and HTA celebrate members' medal haul at Hampton Court

The HTA and APL are celebrating the medals won by members at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, which runs until 14 July.
 
Show gardens built by APL members include two built by Landform Consultants: Desolation to Regeneration designed by Catherine McDonald which won Gold and Best Conceptual Garden, and Vestra Wealth’s Jardin du Gourmet, designed by Paul Martin, which won a Silver Gilt Flora.
 
Metallica inspired garden I Disappear, designed by Arek Luk and built by Eden Landscape Projects won Silver as did The QEF Garden for Joy designed by Heather Appleton and built by Big Fish Landscapes.
 
The four Low Cost, High Impact gardens, a joint initiative between the APL and the RHS won two Golds and two Silvers.

A new feature from the APL at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is Landscaping Live, which is set against the backdrop of a typical urban home.  Members of the APL are holding public demonstrations throughout each day which will include how to lay turf, how to build decking and how to plant shrubs.

APL member Majestic Trees, located adjacent to Landscaping Live will also be doing demonstrations on tree planting throughout the week.
 
The Student Design & Build Award garden, Four Corners, sponsored by HTA member Provender Nurseries and built by The Real Garden Company won Silver Gilt Flora for its design by Peter Reader.
 
Meanwhile In the Floral Marquee Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants won Gold for its display.  Silver Gilt Flora was awarded to Big Plant Nursery, Burncoose Nurseries, Cook’s Garden Centre, Desert to Jungle, Hart Canna, and Squire’s Garden Centres.
 
David Austin Roses scooped Gold and Best Exhibit in the Roses and Floristry Vintage Festival marquee. Fryers Roses won Silver Gilt Flora, as did Hadlow College, Harkness Roses, Peter Beales Roses and Style Roses.
 
List of APL and HTA member winning exhibits in full:
 
Mid Century Modern – Outdoor Creations – Gold and Best in Category
A Room with View – Arun Landscapes - Gold
Bugs in Boots – Surrey Gardens – Silver
In at the Deep End – Living Gardens – Silver
 
Desolation to Regeneration – Landform Consultants – Gold and Best Conceptual Gardens
I Disappear – Eden Landscape Projects – Silver
The QEF Garden for Joy – Big Fish Landscapes - Silver
Four Corners – Provender Nurseries and The Real Garden Company – Silver Gilt Flora
Vestra Wealth’s Jardin du Gourmet – Landform Consultants – Silver Gilt
 
Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants - Gold
Big Plant Nursery – Silver Gilt Flora
Burncoose Nurseries – Silver Gilt Flora
Cooks Garden Centre – Silver Gilt Flora
Desert to Jungle – Silver Gilt Flora
Hart Canna – Silver Gilt Flora
Squire’s Garden Centres – Silver Gilt Flora
 
David Austin Roses – Gold and Best Rose Exhibit
Fryers Roses – Silver Gilt Flora
Hadlow College – Silver Gilt Flora
Harkness Roses – Silver Gilt Flora
Peter Beales Roses – Silver Gilt Flora
Style Roses – Silver Gilt Flora
 


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