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Jenny Murphy photographed beside her winning display in Chelsea.
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Irishwoman wins Florist of the Year at Chelsea Flower Show
Jenny Murphy from Co Meath has won a Gold medal at the prestigious show in London.

A FLORIST FROM MEATH has won the Florist of the Year prize at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show.

Jenny Murphy, 32, of Flowers by Moira in Dunshaughlin has also been awarded the Gold medal in her category.

Speaking of her win today, the florist said she was “absolutely over the moon and blown away”.

“To not only be accepted as the first Irish contender for the Florist of the year competition but to win it is such an incredible feeling,” she added.

“The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is a world-renowned and much respected event and to have my name associated with it is something I will remember and cherish as long as I live. I’d like to thank my Mum Moira for her ceaseless hard work and belief in me and encouraging me to go all the way”.

Murphy won the Irish Interflora Florist of the Year competition in 2011 and the Florist of the Future 2009 event. Flowers by Moira was opened by her mother in Dunshaughlin, Co Meath in 1982.

Earlier this week, Irish gardener Diarmuid Gavin won two awards for his incredible 80-foot pyramid garden including the Most Creative Show Garden prize.

Here he inside his prize-winning ‘Westland Magical Garden’, the exterior of which is pictured below with Chelsea pensioners:

In pictures: The Chelsea Flower Show >

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