Medals awarded – naturalistic styles and lush greenery to the fore
Best Show Garden: The M&G Garden, designed by Andy Sturgeon
Best Construction Award (Show Garden): The Resilience Garden, built by Crocus
The BBC/RHS People’s Choice Award: Welcome to Yorkshire Garden
The focus of any Chelsea Flower Show is always Main Avenue’s large show gardens, where designers can really let their imaginations run away with them.
While you may think there’s little of use to ordinary gardeners, look carefully at colour and planting combinations for great inspiration for your home.
M&G Investments Garden – BEST IN SHOW, GOLD
Andy Sturgeon draws inspiration from nature’s power to regenerate. The woodland landscape features young trees, ferns and jewel-like flowers, interspersed with stone platforms and huge burnt timber sculptures.
The Resilience Garden – BEST CONSTRUCTION AWARD, GOLD
Sponsored by The Forestry Commission amongst others, Sarah Eberle celebrates 100 years of forestry and looks ahead to the biggest challenges facing our forests in the future.
The Morgan Stanley Garden – GOLD
Chris Beardshaw, last year’s winner of Best in Show returns.
The Welcome to Yorkshire Garden – GOLD
Mark Gregory’s magical gardening is inspired by the canals and waterways in the west of the county.
The Dubai Majlis Garden – SILVER-GILT
Thomas Hoblyn captures a Middle-Eastern feel, inspired by the sculptural beauty found in arid landscapes.
The Greenfingers Charity Garden – SILVER-GILT
Kate Gould has designed a garden intended for a hospice to provide a fun, interactive and uplifting space.
The Wedgwood Garden – SILVER-GILT
Jo Thompson, the multi-gold medal winner makes another appearance for Wedgwood.
Warner’s Distillery Garden – SILVER-GILT
Helen Elks-Smith fuses intricate planting with distillery-style hard landscaping and highly skilled glasswork.
Trailfinders Undiscovered Latin America Garden – SILVER
Jon Snow brings the temperate rainforests of South America to London complete with lush planting and dramatic waterfalls.
IKEA and Tom Dixon: Gardening Will Save The World – SILVER
This one’s ruffled a few feathers – how dare IKEA be allowed into the hallowed Chelsea sanctum! Good on them, and their message.
The Savills and David Harber Garden – BRONZE
Andrew Duff celebrates the environmental benefits of trees within an urban space, featuring biodiverse trees and greenery known to remove pollutants from the atmosphere.