RHS gives plant award system complete overhaul

RHS gives plant award system complete overhaul

Did you realise that there are approximately 80,000 plants available to British gardeners?  A mind-boggling choice….. Fortunately, as early as 1922, the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) came up with a system of rating plants based on their garden worthiness.  Revolutionary for it’s time, the AGM (Award of Garden Merit)... Read more >

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Wet summers lead to increase in box blight

Box blight cases have more than doubled since 2012, according to the RHS’s annual list of most prolific garden diseases (released today). The disease hits the topiary and hedging plant buxus sempervirens, and as such could have disastrous results for both British gardeners, and some of our most famous... Read more >

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Prince Harry’s charity to have garden at Chelsea

Prince Harry’s Sentebale charity is rumoured to have linked up with B&Q for a show garden at Chelsea Flower Show. Jinny Blom, his father’s’ favourite designer, will design the garden, Sentebale told Horticulture Week. See the RHS Shows and Events page for the latest on this year’s show Read more >

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Deadly ash tree fungus hits UK

The government has finally announced a ban on importing ash trees, in a bid to stem the spread of a deadly new fungus Chalara fraxinea (C. fraxinea). Plant health authorities have inspected newly planted trees at 1,000 sites and also destroyed 100,000 trees.  But it has already been found... Read more >

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First national, and now INTERNATIONAL AWARD winner!

We are thrilled to announce that Sophie has just been named as joint winner of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) International Student Landscape Design Award! This is very exciting….. and a great honour.  She is the only student ever to win this title AND the SGD National... Read more >

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RHS gives plant award system complete overhaul

2011 Society of Garden Designer’s Garden Design Student of the Year.

RHS gives plant award system complete overhaul

2012 Association of Professional Landscape Designers International Student Landscape Design Award, Joint winner.

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