Master of Horticulture (RHS)
Designed for professional horticulturists who wish to grow their careers, the RHS Master of Horticulture is the Society’s most prestigious training programme. Upon completing this degreelevel equivalent, holders of the Award may use the designation MHort (RHS) after their name.
The Master of Horticulture was awarded to the 2019 cohort: Tom Angel, Charlotte Barham, Mark Brett, Scott Buxton, Sorin Caraiman, Lauren Carcey, Andrew James Dent, Jodi Dickinson, Tim Dobbs, Kevin James Downs, Sarah Foss, Paul Gallivan, Donna Garlick, Jim Handley, Nicholas Holden, Andy Lambie, George Daniel Long, Jake Lovick, Roy Nicol, John Smyth, Mark Tuson, Richard van den Broek and Duncan Zacks.
E H Trophy
Provided from a fund bequeathed in 1961 by the late W J M Hawkey in memory of his grandmother, Mrs Elizabeth; his mother, Mrs Ellen; and his wife, Mrs Emma Hawkey. This award is offered for the best exhibit of cut flowers shown to the Society during the year.
The E H Trophy was awarded to Harts Nursery for its exhibit of lilies at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022.
Stanley Lord Bowl
Awarded for the best exhibit of fruit shown to the Society during the year at any of its Shows.
The Stanley Lord Bowl was awarded to Frank P Matthews for its exhibit of autumn fruits at Malvern Autumn Show 2022.
Peter Barr Memorial Cup
First presented in 1912 by the Trustees of the Peter Barr Memorial Fund, and awarded annually by the RHS Bulb Committee to someone who, in the Committee’s opinion, has done good work of some kind in connection with daffodils.
The 2023 Peter Barr Memorial Cup was awarded to Rod Barwick.
RHS Orchid Trophy
First awarded in 2013 to the exhibitor of the most finely grown orchid plant shown to the Orchid Committee during the year.
The RHS Orchid Trophy was awarded to Malcolm Moodie for Paphiopedilum Fumi’s Delight ‘Bob Moodie’.
Anthony Huxley Trophy
Awarded annually to the best group exhibit of plants normally grown for decorative effect in a protected environment including greenhouses, conservatories or dwelling houses at a show judged by the RHS Tender Ornamental Plant Committee or by a panel from, or including members of that Committee during the year. The exhibitor receiving the Trophy may be amateur or professional and may not receive the Trophy more than once in every three years.
The Anthony Huxley Trophy was awarded to Hampshire Carnivorous Plants for its exhibit of carnivorous plants at RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2022.
Colin Spires Herb Trophy
Awarded annually for the best exhibit of medicinal and/or culinary herbs staged during the year at one of the Society’s shows.
The Colin Spires Herb Trophy was awarded to Hooksgreen Herbs for its seasonal display of herbs at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2022.
Instituted in 1959 in commemoration of Reginald Farrer, plant collector and authority on alpine plants, this Trophy is awarded for the best exhibit of plants suitable for the rock garden or alpine house staged during the year at one of the Society’s Shows.
The Farrer Trophy was awarded to Kevock Garden Plants for its exhibit of an alpine meadow with rocky outcrops and meconopsis at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022.
Awarded for the best exhibit of vegetables staged during the year at one of the
The Gordon-Lennox Trophy was awarded to Stonebarn Landscapes and Marshalls for its exhibit ‘Food for Thought’ at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022.
Williams Memorial Medal
Instituted in 1896 by the Trustees of the Williams Memorial Fund in commemoration of B S Williams. Awarded annually for a group of plants and/ or cut blooms of one genus (fruit and vegetables excepted) which shows excellence in cultivation, staged at one of the Society’s Shows during the year. No exhibitor may receive this medal more than once in three years.
The Williams Memorial Medal was awarded to New Forest Hostas for its exhibit of hostas with a Japanese theme at RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2022.
Mrs F E Rivis Prize
The Mrs F E Rivis Prize is provided from a fund presented in 1960 by Miss A K Hincks in commemoration of her sister, Mrs F E Rivis, with a view to encouraging excellence in cultivation. This prize is awarded to the gardener or other employee responsible for the cultivation of the exhibit for which the Williams Memorial Medal is awarded.
The Mrs F E Rivis Prize was awarded to Vicky Meads, New Forest Hostas.
Presented by the Executors of the late Sir George Holford in 1928. This award is offered for the best exhibit of plants and/or flowers (including fruit and vegetables) staged during the year by an amateur or group of amateurs, at one of the Society’s Shows. Since 1992, exhibits from garden trusts have also been eligible, provided that they are continuations of trusts run by private families and are not government funded.
The Holford Medal was awarded to the Cheshire Bonsai Society for its exhibit of bonsai trees at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2022.
Presented by the late Mr A L Wigan in 1911, the Wigan Cup is now awarded for the
best exhibit shown to the Society during the year by a Local Authority.
The Wigan Cup was awarded to Birmingham City Council for their exhibit ‘Commonwealth Games Birmingham’ at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022.
The Lindley Award is awarded annually to the best educational exhibit shown to the Society during the year.
The Lindley Award was awarded to the National Sweet Pea Society for their exhibit of Lathyrus odoratus and species at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2022.
Awarded annually for the best exhibit shown to the Society during the year. No exhibitor may receive this medal more than once in three years.
Nominees included Brighter Blooms, Cheshire Bonsai Society, Every Picture Tells a Story, Helen Millner, New Forest Hostas and Southfield Nurseries.
The winner of the Lawrence Medal was Cheshire Bonsai Society.
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