The IBTC Lowestoft: Broadland Boatbuilder’s Garden

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Lowestoft Boatbuilding College To Create Show Garden at Chelsea Flower Show 2017

Lowestoft Boatbuilding College To Create Show Garden at Chelsea Flower Show 2017

Gary Breeze, of the International Boatbuilding Training College -Lowestoft, boatbuilder and renowned lettering sculptor won both Gold Medal and Best Fresh Garden awards at Chelsea Flower Show 2016 with his extraordinary Antithesis of Sarcophagi garden.

Sponsored by IBTC Lowestoft, Gary along with students and staff are creating an Artisan Garden entitled ‘A Broadland Boatbuilder’s Garden’, which features a replica of the Medieval Loddon Chet Boat recently discovered and excavated by the Broads Authority.

An all East Anglian team will create the garden using reclaimed timber donated by the Broads Authority. Local experts in Broadland habitats Natural Gardens will oversee the planting of locally sourced native species, drawing attention to the scenic waterways, rare flora and fauna and the boatbuilding skills which are such an important part of the area now known as the Norfolk Broads.

Chelsea Flower Show 2017 runs from 23 – 27 May

For more information and a media pack with copy and artwork click here

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