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    Chelsea Flower Show 2012

    The annual Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show was held last month between the 22nd and 26th May. The gold medal for the Best Show Garden went to ‘The Brewin Dolphin Garden’, which celebrates the 250th anniversary of Brewin Dolphin, one of Britain’s largest investment firms. You can see how the garden was built from start to finish by clicking here. Other gold medals went to ‘Green with…’ for the Best Fresh Garden, and ‘Satoyama Life’ for the Best Artisan Garden.

    The Brewin Dophin Garden

    Best Show Garden, 'The Brewin Dophin Garden'

    Another award went to the Foxglove Digitalis Illumination Pink for Plant of the Year, H. W. Hyde won the Diamond Jubilee Award for their stunning display of lilies, and Sparsholt College was voted Best Exhibit in the new RHS Environment section of the Great Pavilion.

    Plant of the Year, 'Foxglove Digitalis Illumination Pink'

    Plant of the Year, 'Foxglove Digitalis Illumination Pink'

    The winner of the Product of the Year was the Harrod Slot & Lock framework building system by Harrod Horticultural. It offers a practical solution to problems associated with building framework for protection netting and plant supports, with variable angles and 90° joints fully achievable.  Another product making the final was the Bosch cordless garden saw, which weighs less than a kilogram, offering optimum cutting efficiency with maximum mobility. These products could be being used in gardens across the country very soon.

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