Tony Woods wins RHS Young Designer of the Year from 3 outstanding finalists at the Tatton Park Flower Show 25-28 July 2013.
Three young designers presented their interpretation of ‘Eco-Innovations’. The RHS ‘Young Designer of the Year’ award s open to anyone aged 28 and under.
Florian De Groise (23) is from Cambrai in France. He completed a course at the London School of Garden Design at Kew and now runs his own landscaping company. His display garden called ‘The Bees Garden’ showcases what you can do with recycled and reused materials.
Christopher James (28) manages design projects for Graduate Landscapes Ltd. He has a strong appreciation for the technical aspects of design as well as plant knowledge. His garden ‘GreEnCO Sense’ is a haven for garden wildlife and brings to light ecological concerns through materials and design.
Tony Woods (27) runs his own garden design and build company, The Garden Club London. This year is his first time managing a show garden having had experience setting up exhibits at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. In his garden ‘Escape to the City’ Tony conveys that you can achieve tranquility and escape even in an urban garden.