Chocolate-themed garden wins top prize at RHS Birmingham/ BBC Gardeners' World Live

Tony Smith's Hortus Infinitus has won the best show garden at RHS Flower Show Birmingham, part of BBC Gardeners' World Live.

The Cocoa Garden, designed by Tony Smith
The Cocoa Garden, designed by Tony Smith

His cocoa garden is a celebration of cocoa and the chocolate it provides.

The best Metamorphosis Garden goes to Jo Jemmison and Landscape Design and the best Birmingham Border award to Tony Harding and Chris Cooper Hayes. Their Poet's Last Rest border commemorates the works of First World War Poets.

The parks team at Birmingham Council wins the best exhibit in the RHS Floral Marquee for the second year running. The exhibit, which explores the contribution of Birmingham’s people and industry to World War One and commemorates those who died also won the president’s award at Chelsea Flower Show last month.

The show, at the NEC, Birmingham, runs until 15 June.

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