Tatton Park School Gardens Competition

See the stunning school show gardens from this year's RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

Visitors to RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2016 were transported to a world of music and theatre for the annual School Gardens Competition. 20 schools put on an exceptional display of mini gardens all themed around some of the nation's best-loved musicals.

Characters and songs were brought to life through a rainbow of colourful plants and creative artwork, all created within a 3m x 3m (primary school) or 4m x 4m (secondary schools) plot.

Two winners from each age category were chosen and the winners for 2016 were Eagley Infant School in Bolton for their fantastic interpretation of Shrek's swamp garden and Wilmslow High School in Wilmslow for their stunningly vibrant Aladdin-inspired garden.

The gardens were on display throughout the show (20-24 July) and the competition will return to next year's show. Check our website next year for details on how to enter.

Scroll down to see the winning gardens and the other fantastic entries:

Winner - Primary School Category

Eagley Infant School, Bolton


Winner - Secondary School Category

Wilmslow High School, Wilmslow


Other entries

Bruche Community Primary School, Warrington


Burtonwood Community Primary School, Warrington

Peter Pan

Croft Primary School, Warrington

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Dowson Primary School, Hyde


Evelyn Street Community Primary School, Warrington

Beauty and the Beast

Higher Failsworth Primary School, Manchester


Lime Tree Primary Academy, Manchester

The Lion King

Melling St Wilfrid CE Primary School, Carnforth

Starlight Express

Marlfields Primary School, Congleton

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Over Hall Community School, Winsford

The Wind in the Willows

Salterforth Primary School, Barnoldswick

Mary Poppins

St. Catherine's CE Primary School, Bolton

Mamma Mia

St. James' CE Primary School, Ashton-Under-Lyne

The Jungle Book

Stretford Grammar School, Manchester

The Wizard of Oz

Walmsley Primary School, Bolton


Whirley Primary School, Macclesfield

James and the Giant Peach

Wilmslow Grange CP School & Nursery, Wilmslow

Phantom of the Opera

Winwick CE Primary School, Warrington


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