Chaucer School at the Chelsea Flower Show

They made it! A Winning entry with 'Dig for Victory'! Off to the Chelsea Flower Show they went with plants grown by the pupils of the school in a National Schools Gardening Competition ! Congragulations to the Kerry Wheatley and her Gardening team at Chaucer School.

Trowells donation of a big sack of 'Homeguard potatoes' to local ' Chaucer Junior School' was grown with great pride in their 'Dig for Victory' garden entry in a great competiton run by our supplier Scotts to win a place down to Chelsea this year.....Judge John Clowes from Scotts, David Henshaw Trowell Garden Centre Owner, Anna Upton -School Head and Kerry Wheatley Parent and Leader of the school Gardening Club and this Project sat proud in the air shelter with fingers crossed that the entry will be picked as a winner and be shown at Chelsae flower show this year! The focus of the project was to grow plants that were popular in a period looking back over the last 100 years and create a theme around this particular period of time which for the Midlands Entries was the 1940's.... Laura Leatherland, parent and owner of 'Sparkle & Clang in llkeston, supported with her loan of the very apt Vintage props and the shirt on the scarecrow was an original shirt worn in the army was found, purchased for £2.00, uncannily named 'Thrower'! .Well done Chaucer School ! We wait for news...........