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Medal winners

RHS medals are given to exhibits as a mark of excellence. They are awarded by highly-experienced judging panels and come in four grades - the RHS Gold, Silver-Gilt, Silver and Bronze medals.

Gold medal winners

  • Furzey Gardens

    Furzey Gardens

    Chris Beardshaw returns to Chelsea in 2012 with a design to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Furzey Gardens in Hampshire and the achievements of its learning disability team....

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    Furzey Gardens
  • Green with …

    Easigrass - The Artificial Grass Company

    Green with … is a horticultural installation concerned with the human emotions of envy and desire. This theme is explored through colour, form and plant history. The structure suggests a...

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    Green with...
  • Homebase Teenage Cancer Trust Garden

    Homebase

    This garden has been inspired by the power of plants and natural forms in an urban and suburban environment. It is a dry, sustainable garden designed for exploration, revealing areas as you move...

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    Homebase Teenage Cancer Trust Garden
  • Lands' End: A Rural Muse

    Lands’ End

    The garden A Rural Muse is designed for a Stamford couple who love their region’s landscape and environment, especially the walks of the well-known local peasant poet John Clare. Adam Frost has...

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    A Rural Muse
  • Quiet Time: DMZ Forbidden Garden

    Muum, Korean Air, The Dowager Viscountess Rothermere, gardenlink  

    President's Award winner Created to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Korean conflict, this garden makes use of the vast treasure trove of indigenous plants that have thrived in the almost...

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    Quiet Time: DMZ Forbidden Garden
  • Satoyama Life

    Ishihara Kazuyuki Design Laboratory Co Ltd, Cats Co Ltd, Sekisui Hime Tokai Co Ltd, Kubiki Co Ltd, Act, Jyutaro, Kazahana Tokyo Co Ltd

    Long ago, Japanese daily life and nature were closely linked for the people living in the Satoyama, the space between the lowlands and the mountains. The people there drank the spring water and used...

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    Satoyama Life
  • The Brewin Dolphin Garden

    Brewin Dolphin

    This garden celebrates the 250th anniversary of Brewin Dolphin and the continuing popularity of topiary in gardens of all sizes since the resurgence of this art in the 19th century. The garden uses...

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    The Brewin Dolphin Garden
  • The Brontës’ Yorkshire Garden

    Welcome to Yorkshire

    The Brontës’ Yorkshire Garden by Welcome to Yorkshire brings the Yorkshire landscape which inspired the famous sisters Charlotte, Emily and Anne to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. This year is...

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    The Brontës’ Yorkshire Garden
  • The Laurent-Perrier Bicentenary Garden

    Champagne Laurent-Perrier

    The  Laurent-Perrier Bicentenary Garden is a timeless, ornamental gardener’s garden. Created by award-winning garden designer Arne Maynard, all elements of the garden have been carefully...

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    The Laurent Perrier Bicentenary Garden
  • The L'Occitane Immortelle Garden

    L’Occitane en Provence

    The L’Occitane Immortelle Garden recreates the Corsican maquis (Mediterranean vegetation) and brings it to life in the heart of Chelsea. L’Occitane has chosen this magnificent island...

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    L'Occitane Immortelle
  • The M&G Garden

    M&G Investments

    The M&G Garden is a new style of English garden that celebrates traditional craftsmanship and the beauty of natural materials. Inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement, the garden has a strong...

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    The M and G Garden
  • The Telegraph Garden

    The Daily Telegraph

    The Telegraph Garden evokes the beauty and romance of wild areas of the British countryside. Perennials, rushes, grasses and meadow flowers grow around an intricate pattern of pools in Chilmark...

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    The Telegraph Garden

Silver Gilt medal winners

  • Celebration of Caravanning

    The Caravan Club

    The starting point and inspiration for this design is Doris, a mid-1950s aluminium caravan now tucked away in a sheltered and southerly corner of the garden. The garden is a relaxing space for the...

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    Celebration of caravanning
  • Pepa’s Story

    Municipality Sežana,  Municipality Komen, Municipality Hrpelje Kozina, Municipality Divača, Municipality Sgonico Zgonik

    This garden, set 100 years ago in the Slovenian Karst region, has been created by child shepherds who have made themselves a hideaway on ground too poor to use for farming. It is somewhere for...

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    Pepa’s Story
  • Plant Explorer’s Garden

    Scottish Agricultural College (SAC)

    This ornamental garden is owned by a young plant explorer who spends most of his time travelling, researching and collecting plants of interest. Inspiration for the design has come from visiting...

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    Plant Explorer's Garden
  • The Arthritis Research UK Garden

    Arthritis Research UK

    The Arthritis Research UK Garden has been inspired by the great Renaissance gardens of Italy, capturing the drama, formality and beauty of the historic gardens at Villa Lante and Villa d’Este....

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    The Arthritis Research UK Garden
  • The RBC Blue Water Garden

    Royal Bank of Canada

    The RBC Blue Water Garden is a modern and environmental interpretation of the traditional paradise garden; instead of formal rills and canals, excess rainwater is channelled and stored in bioswales,...

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    RBC Blue Water Garden
  • The Renault Garden

    Renault UK

    This garden demonstrates that a waste material such as pudding stone can be used to create a garden and sustain plant life. The inspiration came from a lost valley near Nice, a Natura 2000 protected...

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    The Renault Garden
  • The Soft Machine

    Humko Bled Ltd

    This garden has been designed for processing and recycling waste. Inspiration for the garden’s title came from the William Burroughs novel of the same name, where 'soft machine' is a synonym for...

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    The Soft Machine
  • The Westland Magical Garden

    Westland Horticulture

    Most Creative Show Garden The Westland Magical Garden is a retreat for garden lovers, a green plot in the city for planting fruit, vegetables, shrubs, herbaceous perennials and seasonal...

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    The Westland Magical Garden
  • Trailfinders Australian Garden presented by Fleming’s

    Trailfinders & Fleming’s Nurseries

    The Trailfinders Australian Garden pays homage to Jason Hodges’s home town of Sydney. The garden has an unusual mix of native and sub-tropical plants co-existing with introduced trees and...

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    The Trailfinders Australian Garden

Silver medal winners

  • Herbert Smith Garden for WaterAid

    Herbert Smith

    The garden is inspired by the work carried out by WaterAid and the transformation that clean water brings. Designed around the WaterAid symbol of a water droplet, the garden takes us on a...

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    Herbert Smith Garden for WaterAid
  • Naturally Dry – a garden inspired by William Wordsworth

    Veolia Water

    Naturally Dry demonstrates that it is possible to have a beautiful garden during times of drought, something that the South East of England is currently experiencing. The design interprets elements of...

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    Naturally Dry
  • Rainbows Children’s Hospice Garden

    This garden for the Rainbows Children’s Hospice is designed for the hospice staff and the parents of children and young people. It is a place of reflection and relaxation, with a nod to current...

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    Rainbows Children’s Hospice Garden
  • Rooftop Workplace of Tomorrow

    RBS in association with Walworth Garden Farm

    Rooftop Workplace of Tomorrow is an extension of the working office which uses vacant urban rooftop space. The garden offers an innovative, thought-provoking environment that can be used by both...

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    Rooftop Workplace of Tomorrow
  • The APCO Garden

    APCO Worldwide

    Throughout history, gardens have been the setting for discussion and decision-making. The APCO Garden celebrates this role with an outdoor space designed for contemplation and communication. Inspired...

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    APCO Garden
  • The Bradstone Panache Garden

    Bradstone – sponsor of the Chris Beardshaw Mentoring Scholarship

    This garden is an expression of vitality and energy through form, colour and atmosphere. Originally inspired by the joyous movement of kites in the sky, the continuous curve of a path to a seat...

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    The Bradstone Panache Garden
  • The Plankbridge Shepherd’s Hut Garden

    Plankbridge Hutmakers Ltd

    This tranquil wildflower garden takes its inspiration from the beautiful Dorset countryside immortalised by the writer Thomas Hardy in his novel Far From the Madding Crowd . Central to the garden is a...

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    Plankbridge Shepherd's Hut
  • The World Vision Garden

    World Vision

      A ripple pool at the centre of The World Vision Garden represents the effect the children’s charity has in the world’s hardest places. Circular ripples spread from the middle...

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    The World Vision Garden

Bronze medal winners

  • Climate Calm Garden

    Southern Water, Thames Water, South East Water, Sutton and East Surrey Water

    This garden is a response to the effects of climate change in the water-stressed South East. The garden reflects the cracks in the earth produced by prolonged dry weather and offers a dynamic method...

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    Climate Calm Garden
  • Out of the Blue

    Lindum, Alan Gardner

    A semi-intensive roof garden displayed on the ground, Out of the Blue comprises three mounds of different drought-tolerant planting set against a decked area with occasional seating. Biodiversity and...

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    Out of the Blue
  • Petra – Tranquillity set in Stone

    Global Stone Paving

    This garden is a quiet, peaceful space, carved into the bedrock of a woodland area, and offers a romantic view such as you might find when leaving a wood. Wildflower meadow planting drifts from the...

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    Petra- Tranquility set in Stone
  • The QR Code Garden

    Scotscape Ltd, Treebox Ltd

    This groundbreaking garden unites cutting-edge technology and horticulture. This is the first year that smart technology has been utilised at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and The QR Code Garden is a...

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    The QR Code Garden