Australian sandstone, sourced from Capricorn Sandstone Quarries, featured heavily throughout the garden. The plants, which are all species that thrive in Sydney, the city the designer calls home, included English oak hedge, zelkova, Parrotia trees, buxus, foxgloves and delphiniums. There were also some Australian natives in the form of Acacia ‘Limelight, Dicksonia tree ferns, native gingers, native violets, Poa grass and scleranthus. The result was a lush and welcoming garden. The inaugural Horticultural & Gardening Festival 2015, held in October at the Melbourne Showgrounds, was a great success, drawing visitors from around Australia. Here we showcase the entrants and winners of the Display Garden Awards One Gardener’s Journey won a gold medal for designer Carolyn Priest, founder of The Garden Rejuvenator. Outdoor designs tyrol gloves Drifts of planting created a meadow-like effect, punctuated by a winding swathe of colour. The concept behind the design was the journey of learning and exploration you embark upon when creating a new garden. The silver medal and the HMA award for Best Planting Design went to Karen Sutherland of Edible Eden Design for An Urban Food Forest. Designed to be a haven away from the bustle of city life, it showed how productive gardens can be created in the smallest of outdoor spaces.
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