Both schools won a Harlow Carr Gold Award and Urmston Grammar School came fourth in the ‘People’s Choice’, voted for by visitors to the garden.
Deirdre Walton, RHS Regions Manager said ‘I was very impressed with the imagination that had gone into the design of the gardens, and the hard work needed to bring together all the plants and materials needed. It was great that pupils were so involved in the design and creation, and those that I spoke to on the day had greatly enjoyed their trip to Harlow Carr’.
*Campaign for School Gardening Regional Advisor, Andy Cannell, who is supported by Manchester Airport, runs termly twilight training sessions on gardening in school at all ten partner schools in Greater Manchester and East Cheshire. To find out more, please click here.