RHS Young School Gardener of the Year 2017

Supported by Gabriel Ash

Mack Thomas
13 years old from The West Bridgford School, Nottingham
KS3/P7-S2 Finalist

About Mack

Mack is an exceptional member of the West Bridgford School Gardening Club and always carries out any task with a big smile on his face. At home he loves to help out his neighbours, handing out business cards and flyers to advertise his leaf sweeping and lawn mowing services, which has proven very popular!

Judges' comments

“Mack is obviously a passionate gardener, and has worked hard to develop the school garden club – I am impressed with his wide-ranging interest in all things gardening.”

"You can tell that Mack really loves gardening as not only does he garden at school, but he also helps his neighbours with gardening jobs and opens his garden at home to raise money."

Mack's entry video


See the profiles of our other winners and finalists:

Fraser White
Jermaine Pennant Dennis
Tallis Inger-Flecker
Beth Stroud

KS1/P1-2 Finalists
Alice Saxton
Jamie Akehurst
Liam Smith

KS2/P3-6 Finalists
Cody Marie Cass
Sam Bristow
Tyler Boorer

KS3/P7-S2 Finalists
Luke Robertson
Tom Treves

KS4/S2-3 Finalists
Ivanira Dos Santos
Liam Richardson
Rhys Bradbury

View the winners and finalists from previous years:

RHS School Gardeners of the Year 2016

RHS School Gardeners of the Year 2015

We've won awards!

Winner of the Drum Marketing Awards 2017
Winner of the ERA 2017 awards
Winner of the Third Sector 2017 awards