Irish landscape designers shine at Chelsea

This year’s show played host to a myriad of innovations, with star turns from Irish landscape designers Diarmuid Gavin and Paul Martin

29th May, 2016
Paul Martin wins Gold at Chelsea with his Garden of Mindful LivingPictures: Ros Drinkwater

The 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show will be remembered as the year of innovations including, for the first time in its history, two Show Gardens by Irish landscape designers: Paul Martin who won Gold for Vestra Wealth’s Garden of Mindful Living on Main Avenue, and Diarmuid Gavin, awarded Silver Gilt for Harrods British Eccentrics Garden on the showground’s premier plot, the Triangle.

It was a vintage year in terms of landscape design,...

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