Pure gold… just like the incredible Gold Medal we’ve scooped on our very first entry to Chelsea Flower Show with the Lands’ End ‘ACROSS THE POND’ garden. Mind you, it may be our first – but it’s a hat-trick for Adam Frost, our genius garden designer!

The garden looked truly wonderful. A relaxing space, simple in design, yet inspirational. The kind of garden you dream about – and yet one that is easy enough to imagine creating in your own space. Get a copy of the planting list here to get you started. We were several enthusiastic visitors deep practically every moment of each day – and inundated with compliments. Throughout the week, Adam Frost and his lovely wife Sulina, Nick Hamilton and members of the Barnsdale Gardens team were on hand to answer questions from the thousands of people who wanted to know more about the garden. If you were there and came to see us – a big thank you for your fantastic support. You really made our week! If you didn't get down to the show, take a look our photos to the right to see the garden, and some of the famous faces who visited it.

Our sincere thanks (and commiserations) go to Sulina, who, thanks to unseasonably warm weather this spring, spent hours wrapping iris heads in paper to try and stop them from ‘going over’ before the show. Unfortunately, in vain. They still bloomed too early. But... Nick Hamilton to the rescue! Finding a beautiful clump of Iris Sibirica still in bud, growing in a shady spot outside the coffee shop at Barnsdale Gardens – he promptly dug them up and put them in the van bound for the show. Visitors to Barnsdale were greeted by a large hole and a sign that said: “Gone to Chelsea, love Iris.
Nick – a sincere thank you for your quick thinking and generous actions.

In fact, we have a veritable army of talented people to thank for making it such a success:

New Ground Landscapes
Barnsdale Gardens
Polished Concrete Designs
Local boat builder, David Rawlings
Deepdale Trees
Stoneworld
Aggregate Industries
Travis Perkins
Sinclair Horticulture.

Finally, and most importantly, everyone at Lands’ End would like to say a huge THANK YOU and CONGRATULATIONS to Adam Frost - our very talented designer!


Chelsea Gold for Lands' End and Adam Frost
The Lands' End 'Across The Pond' Garden, design by Adam Frost.

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