Bumper crop of medals and awards at Hampton Court Flower Show

03/07/2015

A total of 16 medals and the coveted ‘Best In Show’ award have been awarded to Rolawn-supported gardens and exhibitors at Hampton Court Flower Show this week.

Five Gold medals were won by Hadlow College’s ‘Green Seam’ garden – which was also awarded the ‘Best In Show’ award, Steve Smith’s ‘SMART Vision’ garden, Anthea Guthrie’s ‘Winnie the Pooh 90th Anniversary’ garden, Anne Marie Powell’s ‘Macmillan Legacy’ garden and Esra Parr’s ‘Spirit of the Aegean’ garden. All used Rolawn Medallion® turf with Steve Smith also using some Rolawn Landscaping Bark.

Silver-Gilt medals went to John Warland’s ‘World Vision’ garden, Tracy Foster’s ‘Just Retirement’ garden, Stefano Passerotti’s ‘Circle of Life’ garden, Paul Martin’s ‘Music Lover’s’ garden and Amy Robertson’s ‘Wellbeing of Women’ garden.  Rolawn products used were Medallion® Turf, Vegetable & Fruit Soil and Soil Improver. In addition, Peter Beales Roses and Burncoose Nurseries were awarded Silver-Gilt medals in the Festival of Roses awards and Floral awards, respectively.

World Vision Garden Hampton Court 2015
The World Vision Garden by John Warland

Silver medals were awarded to Sadie Stowell’s ‘Charleston’ garden and Jean Wardrop and Alexandra Stevenson’s ‘A Growing Obsession’ garden – both used Rolawn Medallion® turf and Wardrop & Stevenson also used some Rolawn Soil Improver as a planting medium.

A Growing Obsession
A Growing Obsession by Jean Wardrop & Alexandra Stevenson  for Yardley London & horticultural charity Perennial

Bronze medals were won by Charlie Bloom’s ‘The Tea Party’ garden and Sadie Stowell’s ‘Massachusetts’ garden – both used Rolawn Medallion® Turf and Charlie Bloom also used Blended Loam Topsoil.

The Massachusetts Garden by Sadie Stowell
Great Gardens of the USA: The Massachusetts Garden by Sadie May Stowell

Rolawn’s Sales and Marketing Director, Jonathan Hill comments: ‘This really is a brilliant crop of well-deserved medal wins for Rolawn-supported gardens. All the designers and their teams have worked so hard and the results are absolutely stunning – we’re delighted to be associated with the best in the industry and to see our products utilised on such high quality gardens makes us very proud.’

Rolawn Freestyle Turf Sculpture Hampton Court 2015
Rolawn Freestyle Turf Sculpture by Tony Smith