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Horticulture students at Derby College Group’s Broomfield Hall have contributed to the College’s competition medal haul with a silver award in the professional category at Gardeners World Live at the NEC (August 26 to 29).

Horticulture students at Derby College Group (DCG) are ploughing ahead with their entry into this year’s Gardeners World Live exhibition and competition at the NEC later this month.

Mature students at Derby College Group’s Broomfield Hall have designed and planted a flowerbed in Horsley Woodhouse to commemorate the important role that the village played in World War Two.

Broomfield Hall - Derby College Group's land-based and leisure college in Morley - is opening its ground to the public on Saturday February 29 and Sunday March 1 to showcase a newly-developed winter garden.

An ambitious show garden created by Horticulture and Construction students at Derby College Group’s Broomfield Hall and Ilkeston colleges has won a silver merit medal at the prestigious BBC Gardeners World Live show at the NEC.

Derby College student Frances Porter has won the bronze medal in the grand final of the annual Young Horticulturalist of the Year competition held at the recent Harrogate Spring Flower Show.

Frances (22) from Matlock is a level three student at Broomfield Hall and earned a place in the prestigious national final after coming second in the regional heat which was hosted by Derby College.

Derby College student Frances Porter has reached the grand final of the annual Young Horticulturalist of the Year competition which will be held at Harrogate Spring Flower Show on April 28.

Frances (22) from Matlock is a level three student at Broomfield Hall and earned a place in the prestigious national final after coming second in the regional heat which was hosted by Derby College.

Horticulture and Arboriculture students at Derby College's Broomfield Hall in Morley have brought an outdoor area at Cotmanhay Junior School back to life for the benefit of local children.

The students have surveyed and cleared the overgrown area behind the schools and created a woodland walk to an outdoor reading and study area as well as creating a series of willow sculptures.

Derby College has become the first College in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire to launch a broad range of courses designed by the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).

Derby College has re-opened its plant centre at the Broomfield Hall campus in Morley to give Horticulture students vital work experience and boost their future job prospects.

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