Chelsea Flower Show 2018

Silver Win at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018

We are delighted to announce that renowned florist Christopher White and our Head Gardener, Dominica McKevitt have won silver at the RHS – Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show for the Naul Gardening & Flower Club. Huge congrats to them both, such a fantastic achievement.

Dominica has been the head gardener at Ardgillan since we opened and her passion and enthusiasm for gardening and horticulture is clear to anyone who meets her. We are ecstatic for Dominica on her win and delighted all her hard work paid off.

The Naul Gardening and Flower Club were delighted to be accepted to exhibit at Chelsea Flower Show. They had initiated the venture to mark the 30th anniversary of the club. Christopher White of Three Gates Florist’s, Naul and Dominica Mc Kevitt, head gardener at Ardgillan Demesne represented the club to create the exhibit. The exhibit was a large flower arrangement in the floral art marquee. It was two metres high when completed standing on a 15cm high base measuring 1.2 metres by 1 metre. The title of the section is “Spirit of the Season” and the name of the exhibit is “Summer Colour”. It was predominantly summer flowers in shades of pink, purple and blue. The flowers included delphinium, larkspur, peony, clematis, campanula, nigella, astrantia, astilbe and scabiosa all blended together with outstanding foliage from Ardgillan Demesne. 

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