Alnwick’s medal-winning performance at gardening show

Claire with The Alnwick Garden's silver medal award at Gardening Scotland.
Claire with The Alnwick Garden's silver medal award at Gardening Scotland.

The Alnwick Garden struck silver at a major gardening event.

The Garden picked up a silver gilt for its Poison Garden installation at Gardening Scotland.

A team from the Alnwick attraction built a portable Poison Garden, complete with entrance gates and coffin, at the three-day event at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh.

Gardening Scotland openeed yesterday and features a floral hall full of exhibitors who are regulars at RHS Chelsea, plus expert-led talks and demonstrations.

There are show gardens displaying the work of leading garden designers, cookery demonstrations, a craft marquee and more than 400 exhibitors selling tools, furniture and all sorts of home and garden accessories.