Easton and Otley College student wins bronze medal at Chelsea Flower Show

Suffolk garden designer Janina Lileikyte-Jones, who won a bronze medal at the 2017 Chelsea Flower Sh

Suffolk garden designer Janina Lileikyte-Jones, who won a bronze medal at the 2017 Chelsea Flower Show. Picture: EASTON AND OTLEY COLLEGE - Credit: Archant

Janina Lileikyte-Jones, 33, from Occold, created a garden with the British Ecological Society named ‘Delight in the Dark’.

The garden, named 'Delight in the Dark', created by Suffolk garden designer Janina Lileikyte-Jones,

The garden, named 'Delight in the Dark', created by Suffolk garden designer Janina Lileikyte-Jones, which won a bronze medal at the 2017 Chelsea Flower Show. Picture: EASTON AND OTLEY COLLEGE - Credit: Archant

The design won a bronze medal in the discovery awards category.

Her creation explored themes based around plants that are able to thrive in the shade. It also included iridescent plants and was a hit with visitors.

The Easton and Otley College student said: “I learnt a lot. Overall it was a good learning experience. Just being at Chelsea was an honour. Being surrounded by creative people and being a part of it was the highlight for me. I would definitely do it again and I’m so thrilled. Getting a medal was the best thing ever and I’m really happy.”

College spokesman John Nice added: “Janina has made incredible progress since joining us in 2013. To win a medal at one of the world’s best flower shows is an amazing achievement and we are so proud of her.”