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About Platts Horticulture

Platts Horticulture is an family run business, owned by Five times Chelsea Flower Show gold medal winner, Roger Platts, and his business Partner and son, Tom Platts. Roger has over 25 years experience in business and during this time he has picked up many sought after and world renowned awards including gold medals at Hampton Court in 1992, 1993 and 2003 and at Chelsea in 1996 and 1997. In 2002 his Chelsea Flower Show garden celebrated 75 years of the National Garden Scheme and gained a gold medal and Best Show Garden award. Roger then went on to design the inaugural Show Garden for the Chelsea Flower Show Sponsors M&G Investments in 2010, winning gold medal and the People’s Choice Award. Most recently, Roger created the garden called ‘Windows through time’, once again for M&G, which marked the special centenary year for The Chelsea Flower Show in 2013 and won gold.

Roger is a regular judge for all of the RHS shows, Ambassador for BBC Gardeners World Live and was recently appointed to the RHS gardens committee and gardens advisor for the Wisely gardens.

Tom Platts, started off in the city so has a good understanding of the commercial side of business, managing a number of multinational clients and partnerships during his early career. Tom moved into horticulture to focus on commercial clients as well as maintenance contracting and together, Roger and Tom Platts operate to serve a wide range of clients across a multitude of different horticultural projects.

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Platts Horticulture is a family-run business and is part of the Roger Platts Group of companies. The focus is on providing exceptional quality and a wide-range of garden services, with a focus on garden and commercial grounds maintainance. For a full list of garden services click here.


Roger Platts Garden Design and Nurseries was founded in 1989 and has established an enviable reputation for award-winning design, inspirational consultancy and advice anduncompromising standards in gardening. Working throughout the UK, a naturalistic style combines generous planting and traditional concepts to create the classic English country garden.


Established in 1996, from an existing nursery established over 40 years previously, our 7 acre site is home of ForTheGarden.com. All our plants are grown here at our Nursery in Kent and are carefully tended to on a daily basis by our highly-skilled team of growers. Customers can buy directly online, products such as pergolas, garden tools, garden lighting, as well as shrubs, roses, perennials and ferns.

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