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gardening, Jack still liked to get his hands dirty! He continually proved himself against the top designers and the accolades kept coming. At the age of 16, he won a Silver Medal at Hampton Court Palace for ‘Deserts Delight’, a garden that incorporated a snaking path leading up to an amazing oasis. In 2012, Jack was awarded the Silver Gilt at Hampton Court for ‘The Italian Job’ and the following year at the Chelsea

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Flower Show, ‘Juxtaposition’ saw Jack become the youngest recipient of a Silver Gilt at Chelsea, the prestigious flower show in the country. Jack said: “The process for the big flower shows is harder than people imagine. Firstly, you need to pitch your design to the RHS and a board of judges will look through all of the entries. Only when have you been approved can you build it. “On television, viewers see the

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Bermuda Triangle For the 2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Jack designed his edgiest garden to date. ‘Bermuda Triangle’ was inspired

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by how the island transformed from an underwater volcano that rose from the sea and into an island of lush vegetation. It has a contemporary twist, with an aluminium frame representing the volcano, with a palm tree exploding from it. Jack said: “The category I entered was ‘Fresh,’ which gives the designer a certain amount of artistic freedom. “Some show gardens need to be practical spaces as well as

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AAH July 2017  

AAH July 2017 featuring WiFiFo, Jack Dunckley's last Nursery, Joanna Wenczka, Robert Arbuthnott, Ballet Teacher Michael Kosinski, QM Studios...

AAH July 2017  

AAH July 2017 featuring WiFiFo, Jack Dunckley's last Nursery, Joanna Wenczka, Robert Arbuthnott, Ballet Teacher Michael Kosinski, QM Studios...