Outstanding Horticultural Project   

The Chartered Institute of Horticulture have awarded their Norah Stucken Award for 2023 to Bankside Open Spaces Trust (BOST) for their work with the Future Gardeners Program.  The award is made for projects that have made a significant impact within horticulture.  

“Congratulations to BOST and I am delighted I was able to join the Graduation on 15th December at The Hilton Hotel, London Tower Bridge of the latest cohort of graduates from of The Future Gardeners Program, recognising their achievement and to BOST for running this fantastic program.”

CIH Vice President Richard Barley MBE CHort MCIHort FLS

The Future Gardeners Program is an accredited 14-week horticulture training program for candidates residing in inner London.

Applications for the 2024 awards will open in April, to learn more about this opportunity, interested candidates should consult the CIH website or contact the CIH Development Officer Helen Sessions developmentofficer@horticulture.org.uk

Image caption: Norah Stucken Prize Winner Shereen Blake of BOST collecting their award at the Future Gardeners Graduation from Richard Barley MBE at The Hilton Hotel, London Tower Bridge