Robert Flanagan Dalesman Award 2013
Chris Myers and his Labrador dog, Lotti
Presented by Robert Flanagan, Managing Director of Dalesman Magazine.
The holder of three Royal Horticultural Society Gold Medals Chris Myers is one of the country’s best gardeners. He won the best-in-show award at The BBC Gardeners’ World Live Show 2011 with a “bodgery garden” inspired by his former workplace, on the Bolton Abbey estate. He also worked with Boris Johnson in 2009 on a garden designed to promote “Grow Your Own” in London. In 2013, Chris was main presenter on Channel 4 series Wild Things that raised awareness of Britain’s (and Yorkshire’s) flora and fauna.