Present gardens revealed for this yr’s RHS Tatton


Celebrating its twenty fifth anniversary, designers at RHS Flower Present Tatton Park shall be elevating consciousness for all times altering illnesses, ladies’s rights and gardening on a price range, as present gardens for this yr’s occasion are revealed.


Class is, Present Gardens

Scottish rugby participant, Doddie Weir, and his charity for analysis into Motor Neurone Illness are the inspiration behind designer Pip Probert’s ‘My Title’5 Doddie backyard’.

My Title’5 Doddie Backyard – Present Backyard – Pip Probert and Rory Tompsett, Flower Present Tatton Park 2024 © RHS

In June 2017, the Scot revealed he was affected by Motor Neurone Illness and launched My Title’5 Doddie Basis in November of the identical yr.

The backyard will incorporate the colors of Weir’s personal tartan, sculptures depicting gamers in a life out and rugby aim posts and a water function primarily based on the tartan flower brooch utilized by the charity.

Different gardens embrace the ‘1804 Backyard’ by final yr’s Finest Present Backyard duo, Carolyn Hardern and Jon Jarvis because the pair proceed their marketing campaign to assist building employees.

This Backyard Isn’t Completed With out You sponsored by The Methodist Church, Present Backyard, designed by Ollie Pike, Flower Present Tatton Park 2024 © RHS

This time specializing in how a backyard could be designed to mitigate towards the dangers of melanoma, arguably referred to as probably the most harmful kind of pores and skin most cancers, attributable to extreme solar publicity.

Whereas expertise of native artisans and crafts individuals are being celebrated in ‘The Grant Horticulture Arts & Crafts Backyard’ by Callum Bain MacKay.

Impressed by the humanities and crafts motion, multi-stemmed bushes and tender pastel toned perennials are interspersed with a hand-milled and hand-constructed timber pavilion, and hand-crafted wood patio furnishings and creasing tile sculptures, with supplies sourced domestically.

The ultimate Present Backyard comes from Ollie Pike, with ‘This Backyard Isn’t Completed With out You’, sponsored by the Methodist Church, highlighting the church’s assist of equality, range and inclusion.


Subsequent up, Terrace Gardens

Designer Tom Saunders shall be bringing a contact of the Andes to the Peak District along with his ‘The Orchid Backyard. Impressed by his travels to South America the place he noticed the flowers rising of their pure ecosystem.

Sophie Godber’s ‘Large Image Backyard’ highlights aware consumerisms, taking up a repurposed look with objects and supplies sources from a nineteenth century farmstead – demonstrating how constructing a brand new backyard doesn’t have to price the earth.

Whereas Hilary Newhall’s ‘The Secret Backyard: For Us, By Us’ seems to be to lift consciousness of adults residing with autism and the challenges they encounter, notably in employment and being a enterprise proprietor.

Show gardens revealed for this year’s RHS Tatton Authenticity, designed by Cara Gaffney, Kaci Purnell, Katie Bishop – Lengthy Border Backyard – 2024 Flower Present Tatton Park © RHS


Lastly, the Lengthy Borders

This yr can even see the return of the Lengthy Borders, with Susan Sales space’s backyard, ‘Barbie says, ‘Girls could be something they need.’ (On the shoulders of giants)’, full with glitter ball.

Different themes touched upon embrace the Cheshire rail community, LGBT+ rights, the Manchester skyline and an edible household backyard.

“From gardens addressing diseases equivalent to MND to sustainability, arts and crafts, orchids and even Barbie – we’re delighted to showcase one of the best of cutting-edge design and thought upsetting gardens,” says Sarah Ballot, RHS head of reveals growth.

RHS Flower Present Tatton Park takes place from 17-21 July. The subsequent time RHS Tatton shall be on the location shall be in 2027, as a part of a roster of modifications to the reveals schedule introduced by the RHS earlier this yr.