RHS School Gardeners of the Year judging panel

We received hundreds of entries and whittled them down to just fifteen finalists who each made a video showcasing their passion and hard work. From these inspiring videos we selected three inspiring winners. 


George Hassall
RHS Young School Gardener of the Year 2014 and RHS Young Ambassador

George tells us about his favourite time of year in the garden.


Frances Tophill

Horticulturalist, author and TV presenter

Frances explains why it's so important to ignite young people with an excitement and fascination for the natural world.

Matt Willer
RHS School Gardening Champion of the Year 2018 and 
Founder of The Papillon Project

Matt gives some top tips for young gardeners and growers.

Tayshan Hayden-Smith 
RHS Ambassador for young people and community gardening and founder of Grow2Know

Tayshan tells us about the power of nature.