Another great year for APL !

Members of the APL group are celebrating their success at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
APL’s success continued this year at Hampton Court continued with an impressive accolade of Best in Show, Best World Garden, four Gold medals, seven Silver-Gilt medals, one Silver medal and two Bronze medals, taking their tally to a 40 medals over the past four years of the show.
RDC Landscape and Construction, sponsored by Hadlow College and Betteshanger Sustainable Parks, won Best in Show and Gold for their build of the ‘Green Seam’ garden, designed by Stuart Charles Towner and Bethany Williams.  Hadlow College is one of the UK’s leading land-based colleges, and Betteshanger Sustainable Parks are a major £40 million economic and social regeneration project, including green technologies and sustainable business and commerce, supported by world class research and development and education options.
 Landform Consultants, headed by APL chairman Mark Gregory, won Best World Garden and Gold for their build of the ‘Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism Garden of Paradise’ garden, which was designed by Nilufer Danis of Lotus Design Studio. Influenced by early Turkish Islamic Gardens of the 10thcentury, this lavish and evocative garden features traditional Islamic elements including strong geometric architecture, a pavillion to provide shade, and fountains and rills for cooling water.
Full list of winners:
A Growing Obsession – SILVER
Designed by Jean Wardrop and Alexandra Stevenson
Built by TKE Landscaping
Sponsored by Yardley London Ltd
Amnesty International: Magna Carta 800 Garden – SILVER-GILT
Designed by Frederic Whyte
Built by Nascentia Landscapes
Sponsored by Amnesty International
DialAFlight: Synaesthesia Garden – GOLD
Designed by Sarah Wilson
Built by Frogheath Landscapes and DCEX Lighting
Sponsored by DialAFlight
Contributor: UK Synaesthesia Association
Foundations for Growth – SILVER-GILT
Designed by VaRa Garden Design
Built by Capel Manor College
Sponsored by Provender Nurseries & Capel Manor College
Hadlow College ‘Green Seam’ – BEST IN SHOW & GOLD
Designed by Stuart Charles Towner & Bethany Williams
Built by RDC Landscape Design & Construction, Kent
Sponsored by Hadlow Group
Living Landscapes: City Twitchers – SILVER-GILT
Designed by CouCou Design, Sarah Keyser
Built by Living Landscapes
Sponsored by Living Landscapes
Living Landscapes: Healing Urban Garden – SILVER-GILT
Designed by Rae Wilkinson
Built by Living Landscapes
Sponsored by Living Landscapes
The Macmillan Legacy Garden – GOLD
Designed by Ann-Marie Powell Gardens
Built by The Outdoor Room
Sponsored by Macmillan Cancer Support
SABO: The Circle of Life – SILVER-GILT
Designed by Stefano Passerotti
Built by Big Fish Landscapes Ltd
Sponsored by Sabo Oil
The Scotty’s Little Soldiers Garden – BRONZE
Designed by Graeme Thirde
Built by Harrington Porter
Sponsored by Scotty’s Little Soldiers
Squire’s Garden Centres: Urban Oasis – SILVER-GILT
Designed by Ian Hammond
Built by Mark Charles
Sponsored by Squire’s Garden Centres
The Tea Party – BRONZE
Designed by Charlie Bloom
Built by Charlie Bloom Garden Designs
Sponsored by CED Natural Stone
The Turkish Ministry of Culture & Tourism: Garden of Paradise – BEST WORLD GARDEN
Designed by Nilufer Danis, Lotus Design Studio
Built by Landform Consultants
Sponsored by Turkish Ministry of Culture & Tourism
The World Vision Garden – SILVER-GILT
Designed by John Warland
Built by Garden Builders and The Plant Man
Sponsored by World Vision

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