Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, sponsored by Rachel’s Organic, 7-12 July 2009, celebrates its 20th show with more gold medals The 20th Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the best, with more RHS Gold Medals awarded this year than any other.

The RHS Gold Medal is the highest accolade in the gardening world. In total 67 Gold medals were awarded to gardens and floral displays.

“Hampton is fun, earthy and bursting with grow your own inspiration, and these outstanding results demonstrate that alongside its sister shows it’s one of the best gardening events in the world. Says Bob Sweet, organiser of RHS Shows.

Here are the 2009 Best in Category Awards: RHS Best Show Garden is Winchester Growers with “The Growing Tastes Allotment Garden”

RHS Best Small Garden is Borut Benedejcic with “Pepa’s Karst Garden”

RHS Best Sustainable Garden is Hadlow College with Westgate Joinery with “The Rain Chain”

RHS Best Conceptual Garden is Rebecca Butterworth, Victoria Pustygina and Ludovica Ginanneschi with “It’s Hard to See”

RHS Best Six Wives of Henry VIII Garden is Tracy Foster Garden Design with “Jane Seymore”