And the winner is...
The RHS Chelsea Garden Product of the Year 2015 has been awarded to Agralan Ltd for its ingenious Potato Pot. This innovative potato planter allows you to check the development of the potatoes and pick them week after week without digging up the plant.
RHS Chelsea Garden Product of the Year finalists
Fourteen finalists went head to head to be awarded RHS Chelsea Garden Product of the Year 2015. The winner was announced at RHS Chelsea Flower Show, where the finalists' products can still be explored at stand FR33.
The products were shortlisted from a wealth of entrants, all of whom are exhibiting at this year’s show. Entries were judged on innovation, functionality, visual appeal, quality, value for money and environmental sustainability.
Agralan - Potato Pot
This potato planter allows users to check the development of potatoes and pick them week after week without digging the plant up.
Arthur Jack - Georgian Style Waterbutt
A galvanised steel waterbutt decorated with Tudor roses and finial balls, finished to give an aged patina. It comes complete with a brushed chrome tap with hose attachment and the option of a plinth and grille cover.
Bosch Ltd - Bosch GRA 53 Professional Lawnmower
The new Bosch GRA 53 Professional lithium-ion powered lawnmower is 100% weatherproof, has low vibration and is 50% quieter than a petrol equivalent.
Burgon and Ball Ltd - Love the Glove
Gardening gloves with a difference, these technically advanced gloves feature on-trend patterns, bright colours, metallics and decorative leather trim. There are 12 stylish designs, each available in two sizes and fully machine washable.
Crocus.co.uk - Three in one folding butterfly cloche
This multifunctional wire cloche folds and detaches to allow it to be used in three different ways - a long cloche, a tall cloche and also as two halves.
Darlac - Tri Blade Shear
Garden shears designed with three blades, including a fixed centre blade that creates a central point of focus for greater stability, accuracy and faster cutting.
Fluidform GmbH - Karro
Karro has revolutionised the design of the wheelbarrow. Built from recyclable plastic, this one has completely new ergonomics, a rugged light-weight construction and material that has received various international design awards.
Jekka's Herb Farm - Designer Garden Collections
A three-flower seed collection of boxes, illustrated by Hannah McVicar, including 12 packets of seeds and an easy-to-follow planting plan. Designed for gardeners to grow a professionally designed border.
Muntons Traditional Plant Supports - Standard Rose Umbrella
A sturdy support for the flowering heads of standard roses or wisterias, this support is designed to slip over the root ball of a rose as it is planted.
Perennial Gardeners' Royal Benevolent Society - Multi-Shifter
An innovative three-in-one tool which makes light work of clearing areas quickly & efficiently, capable of doing jobs usually done by broom, spade, rake, compactor or ice breaker.
Straysparks Creative Metalwork - Spring bulb plant support
Hand forged sculptural plant support, encompassing organic design and quality materials, to give function and form to the garden throughout the year.
Tactile Studio - Bas-relief panel
A decorative panel made with impressions of summer flowers and foliage in white concrete.
Twool twine - Twool essential
Twool essential Dartmoor wool twine is a handy pocket-ready card with a unique cutter. Super sustainable and strong it’s perfect for all those ‘cut ‘n’ tie’ jobs around the garden.
Wilstone House & Gardens - Garden Kitchen
A versatile, affordable outdoor kitchen made from recycled Indian teak with a limestone worktop and hand-carved sink with copper tap. Ideal for washing and preparing food for any barbecue.