Rush to buy bench featured in gold medal Chelsea garden

Fallen Fruits has seen a rush of trade orders for its Old Rectory bench after it was featured in Hilliers? gold medal winning Chelsea garden.

The Fallen Fruits Old Rectory bench is made of mild steel and painted with a cream or green finish.

Hillers used the cream version as the feature piece in what was described as a ?quiet corner of an English garden filled with roses, lavender, delphiniums and aquilegias?.

Andrew West, head of purchasing at Hilliers confirmed that the bench had received a considerable amount of compliments from the Chelsea public and that the company would be ordering a significant amount as a result.

Michael Hall of Fallen Fruits added that other retailers had followed suit as a result of the product?s popularity at the show.

Exclusive to Fallen Fruits, The Old Rectory bench is part of the Old Rectory collection of Victorian- style painted cast iron garden furniture, which also includes arches, arbours, plant stands, tables, chairs obelisks, a tree seat and an etagere.

RRPs start from ?2.49 for a small wall hook up to ?900 for a gazebo.

Managing director Michael Hall said: ?Old Rectory is a really stylish range of period style garden furniture and I?m delighted with the additional consumer exposure this feature by Hilliers has brought us.? The range was already successful and is now even more so.?

As with all Fallen Fruits garden and giftware ranges, Old Rectory is well supported at point of sale and can be incorporated into the company?s in store ?shop within a shop? proposition.

Shropshire-based Fallen Fruits combines excellence in global purchasing with product design and service dedicated to developing aesthetically pleasing, handy, helpful, quirky, original and fun items to make gardening easier and gardens more enjoyable.

Garden retailers can contact Fallen Fruits for more information about this and other collections by contacting the company on 01584 873377 or by emailing

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