Winner announced in Aldenham best front garden commpetition

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A garden designed as a small arboretum is rooted in success after winning an annual competition.

Peter and Nicola Cave-Schmidt, of Oakridge Avenue, won the best front garden in the parish of Aldenham competition run by Radlett Horticultural Society.

Judging times vary each year in a bid to to find a different type of garden each time and the judges were looking for an interesting, varied and structural garden.

The winning garden is designed as a small aboretum with at least a dozen trees of varying shapes and colours, including larch, acers, cornus, monkey puzzle, magnolia and others.

The house is approached across a bridge over The Brook and an attractive paved area covered with planted pots.

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The Best Community Display award went to Aldenham Parish Council for their hanging baskets along Watling Street and for Radlett Gardens.

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