A Goodwick gardening gang is celebrating a silver gilt win at the recent Royal Horticultural Society Flower Show in Cardiff.

Shani Lawrence Garden Designs and new business, Made for Gardens, created the show garden entitled Nurture in Nature.

Made for Gardens is a Pembrokeshire business partnership between Daniel Jackson and Tim Wickenham who are designing and crafting outdoor pieces for gardens from sustainably sourced timber.

Shani Lawrence Garden Designs is an established garden design partnership working throughout West Wales.

The garden was part of the RHS Simple Spaces, Amazing Places campaign to get people to turn their grey spaces green. The brief was to design an urban garden for a young family with two small children who were interested in wildlife, especially birds, insects, hedgehogs and outdoor play.

"We felt it was important to design and create a low carbon, sustainable garden," said Shani.

The main material used was timber which came from the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) where they are gradually felling Douglas fir as part of their sustainable woodland management programme.

Made for Gardens' Dan and Tim watched the timber being pulled out of the woodland by horses, going through the mobile timber mill and then took it down to their workshop in Solva.

The final pieces including a serpentine bench, children's den, raised beds, outdoor blackboard and wildlife fence then went off to the flower show.

A lot of the plants were locally sourced from Penlan perennials in New Chapel, Penrallt garden centre in Moylegrove and Fishguard garden centre. The beautiful water feature was also locally made by Gideon Petersen of Creative Spiral in Llandissilio.

"We were thrilled to be awarded an RHS Silver Gilt medal for our show garden," said Shani.

For more information visit madeforgardens.co.uk and www.shanilawrence.co.uk.