Chesterfield mum stars at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show

Chesterfield mature student Emily Barnes shows off her unique garden at the RHS Chatsworth Flower Show.

Thursday, 6th June 2019, 3:23 pm
Mature student Emily Barnes of Chesterfield.

Emily, a mother of two children, won the BBC Radio Sheffield Design A Garden competition for the prestigious event.

She came up with a garden called Elements of Sheffield, depicting how the Peak District feeds Sheffield’s steel industry.

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Emily, who has just finished her first year at horticultural college, said: “It’s been such an amazing experience. I still can’t quite believe that my design has made it to Chatsworth, it’s literally a dream come true. I can’t thank Radio Sheffield enough for the opportunity, they’ve really given me a platform to show my designs on wider scale and for that I’m so grateful.”