1. Showcasing the best of British flowers, plants and produce, the NFU won its 15th consecutive Gold Medal, this time with backing from Waitrose.
2. Hillier won a record 66th Gold Medal with its Feel Good About Gardening exhibit.
3. Diarmuid Gavin was the headline maker of the show with his 18m-high Irish Sky garden pod.
4. B&Q's 9m-high record-breaking structure designed by Chetwood and Collins also hit the headlines for taking grow your own to new heights.
5. Leeds City Council's 11m-high Thujas from Majestic Trees helped it win a Gold.
6. The Sun's Generation Gardens brought 50 schools together with designers DeakinLock, Geoff Whiten and Val Christman. Sponsors included Scotts Miracle Gro and John Woods Nurseries.