Shrewsbury School garden grabs gold

A special garden created for the Shrewsbury Flower Show by members of Shrewsbury School's gounds staff has been awarded a gold medal by the Shropshire Horticultural Society.

Called ‘Sweet Dreams’, the garden was inspired by a poem written by a young girl and has been designed by Shrewsbury School groundsman Stuart Edwards, who has built the garden with the help of colleague Anna Felix (pictured right with gardening expert and BBC presenter Chris Beardshaw). Many of the plants have been grown at the school.

The garden cleverly creates a children’s floral paradise of sweets and butterflies, surrounded by a picket fence in ‘pick ‘n’ mix’ pink and white.

It was raising money for the ‘Make-a-Wish’ Foundation, which grants magical wishes to children and young people fighting life-threatening conditions.

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