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BBC Gardeners' World Live Young Landscapers Award 2018

BBC Gardeners' World Live Young Landscapers Award 2018

BBC Gardeners’ World Live organisers are excited to announce the launch of the BBC Gardeners’ World Live Young Landscapers Award, supported by the Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) and sponsored by Marshalls.marshalls logo - sponsors of the Young Landscapers Award YLA

The brand-new competition at BBC Gardeners’ World Live (14-17 June at The NEC) is a platform to promote excellence in the landscaping industry and support up and coming landscapers, encouraging them to engage with high profile projects. 

The contestants have now been announced. The two pairs of young landscapers are building Show Gardens designed especially for the competition by Diarmuid Gavin at BBC Gardeners' World Live 2018 are

APL Association of Professional Landscapers logo. Young Landscapers AwardIn the red corner… Jody’s Boys:
Company: Bespoke Outdoor Creations
Jacob Botting
Harvey Milleryoung landscapers award

And in the blue corner… Graeme’s Boys:
Company: The Plants & Paving Company
Dan McGeoghegan
Ryan Bell

Details of the designs by Diarmuid Gavin will be released soon

Details of the designs by Diarmuid Gavin will be released soon

Four of the very best young landscapers in the country, all aged under 28, will form two teams, to display their high calibre skills in this tough competition. Designed to champion skills amongst young people and nurture emerging talent, the competition will see the contenders working in pairs to build two challenging Show Gardens packed with an array of landscaping elements. 

Both Show Gardens will be assessed on Wednesday 13 June by the BBC Gardeners’ World Live Show Garden Assessment Panel plus two dedicated judges from the WorldSkills Assessment Panel, with one duo being crowned the same day as the Young Landscapers of 2018! 

Join us at the Show in June to give your support and see the results of these incredibly talented young landscapers. Plus, get a garden-load of inspiration from the wonderful Show Gardens that they have built, which will be packed with ideas, interest and inspiration for projects to try in your own garden.

With thanks to the Young Landscapers Award sponsors:

Marshalls, Young Landscapers Award sponsor, logo     Landsape skills academy logo, Young Landscaper Award     Young Landscaper award sponsor, JJ Jones logo  Ecodek Simon Probyn

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