June 19, 2010
June 18th 2010
Stefan Drew Associates client, Warwickshire College, have won a RHS Silver medal at the BBC Gardeners World event at the annual event held at the National Exhibition Centre.
Warwickshire College have been a SDA client several times and we have advised them on their marketing, trained members of their marketing team and mentored their senior staff. Our most pleasuarable work however has been to work alongside their horticultural department, both at their Moreton Morrel and Pershore centres, where one of our roles has been to manage marketing and PR at major horticultural and gardening events.
We supported them when they won a Silver at Gardeners World as far back as 2000 when they prizewinning garden was featured on the BBC Gardeners World TV programme. We were also there when they first went to Chelsea … our role included marketing, PR , lorry driving and tea making. The result was prime time TV exposure for five days as well as a RHS Gold Medal.
Last week we visited the Gardeners World Live event at the NEC and were delighted to see they had wonm yet another RHS Medal.
Garden Design Lecturer, Mike Roberts, desribes the garden as “a cross between a fitness garden and a relaxation garden, it has a section of climbing wall, gym equipment and soft flooring; a shady green relaxation area with a table and water feature and some healthy-eating salad crops.”
The students involved in building the garden are Barbara Astbury, Joanne Leigh, Shirley Myatt and Jenny Hanscomb who are all on a foundation degree garden design course at Warwickshire College.