Jane Bingham and Penny Hearn
Garden design 2014 – 2015; RHS Levels 2 and 3 in Practical Horticulture 2015 – 2017
Reaseheath trained garden designers Jane Bingham and Penny Hearn have continued to achieve high level success designing and building show gardens.
Jane runs award winning company ‘The Cheshire Garden’, most recently awarded highly commended at the Pro Landscaper Business Awards 2020 and a bronze medal at the APL (Association of Professional Landscapers) 2020 Awards in the ‘Designer of the Year’ category. Penny, a plant specialist, offers the garden design service ‘Planting with Penny’.
Working together, the friends were awarded a silver medal and Best Construction Award at the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2019 for their ‘Let’s Go Fly a Kite!’ garden commemorating the Children Today Charitable Trust’s 25th anniversary, while in 2017 they took a silver gilt medal there for the ‘Remember Me Garden’, which was part of Mid Cheshire Hospital’s ‘Everybody Knows Somebody’ Dementia Appeal.
Their 2018 successes included designing a trade stand garden for BALI (British Association of Landscape Industries) at RHS Malvern Spring Festival and assisting in planting the Hartley Botanic trade stand for both RHS Chatsworth and RHS Tatton. All three stands were awarded five gold stars.