RHS Young School Gardener of the Year 2017

Supported by Gabriel Ash

Rhys Bradbury
15 years old from South Wigston High School, Leicester
KS4/S3-4 Finalist

About Rhys

Rhys is currently studying for the RHS Level One in Practical Horticulture and is keen to become a landscape gardener in the future. He has already approached a local rugby club to try and secure work experience looking after the pitch. He has amazing dedication and passion for horticulture and is often found carrying out the jobs others would rather not such as cleaning equipment and sterilizing pots and trays. 

Judges' comments

“A hard working and knowledgeable young man – he has clearly gets a lot of pleasure from gardening.”

"It's amazing to hear how Rhys helps at his local community allotment and how this in turn helps him to feel more involved with where he lives."

Rhys'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
Mack Thomas
Tom Treves

KS4/S2-3 Finalists
Ivanira Dos Santos
Liam Richardson

View the winners and finalists from previous years:

RHS School Gardeners of the Year 2016

RHS School Gardeners of the Year 2015

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