Success for HTA members at Chelsea

HTA had a successful time at this year?s Chelsea Flower Show, with seven members taking gold.

HTA and APL member Hilliers went home with a record 70th medal this year at Chelsea, securing the nursery?s status as the most successful exhibitor in the history of the 102-year-old show.

HTA also sponsored the APHA Beyond Our Borders garden (fresh garden category) which won gold.
It highlighted the dangers of potential pest and disease spread through tree and plant movements.

HTA Members who have won medals in the Floral Marquee include:

GOLD ? Burncoose Nurseries

GOLD ? Hardy?s Cottage Garden Plants

GOLD ? David Austin Roses

GOLD ? Hilliers

GOLD ? Kelways Plants- Tree ferns

GOLD ? Peter Beales Roses

GOLD ? Walkers (Taylors) Bulbs

SILVER GILT ? Cooks Garden Centre

SILVER GILT ? Harkness Roses

SILVER GILT ? Kelways Plants – Irises and peonies

Burncoose Nurseries also won the RHS Plant of the Year 2015 with its entry Viburnum plicatum f.tomentosum Kilimanjaro Sunrise (?Jww5?).

Discovery Zone

SILVER-GILT ? The Scott?s Miracle-Gro Company for the Miracle Gro?wers Learning Journey from Compost to Kitchen.

BRONZE – Domoney Ltd – Positive Power of Plants garden, sponsored by National Garden Gift Vouchers.

HTA member, Agralan, also won Garden Product of the Year for its potato planter. It allows you to check the development of the potatoes and pick them week after week without digging the plant up.

Dragon’s Den investor and this year’s judge, Deborah Meaden said: ?Any product that encourages people to have a go at growing and having success in their garden must be a winner ? everyone in any size of garden, balcony and school playgrounds would love this.?

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