The Chelsea Flower Show is always a highlight of the gardening year.  This year 3 of our past graduates had gardens at the Show

Cleve West and his MG garden Chelsea 2016 002 (1) COMP

Main show gardens.  Cleve West – Gold for his M&G 2016 garden.

Jo Thompson and her Chelsea Barracks garden Chelsea 2016 002 (5) COMP

Main show gardens.  Jo Thompson –  Gold for her Chelsea Barracks garden.

Freddie Whyte and his Suffolk Retreat garden Chelsea 2016 002 (2) COMP

Artisan gardens.  Freddie Whyte – Silver for his Suffolk Retreat

Nick Bailey's Beauty of Mathmatics garden Chelsea 2016 002 (4) COMP

Nick Bailey, sadly not one of our graduates but the head gardener at the Chelsea Physic Garden for his Winton Beauty of Mathematics garden.  Most of his helpers in building the garden were our graduates.

Other graduates helped on many of the gardens and on the stands on the Pavilion.

Grauates and Nick Bailey Chelsea Show 2016 002 COMP

Rachel de Thame   presenting for BBC Gardener's World Chelsea 2016 002 (3) COMP

As usual, our graduates Joe Swift and Rachel de Thame were presenting for the BBC.

Well done to them all.