Frosts and Blue Diamond win Glee Buyers Power List

Glee website visitors cast votes for their favourite buyers.

The list follows the Horticulture Week top 50 buyers list from last month.

Best independent garden centre buying team winner was Frosts. Shortlisted:

  • Ayletts Nurseries
  • Bents
  • Brookfields Garden Centre
  • Codsall & Wergs Garden Centre
  • Longacres - John Connell
  • Chessington Garden Centre - Paul Smith
  • The Old Railway Line
  • Stephen H. Smith’s Garden & Leisure
  • Scotsdale Garden Centre

Best multiple garden centre buyer winner was Blue Diamond. Shortlisted:

  • Tillington Group - Darran Oakley
  • Haskins Garden Centres
  • Dobbies – John Forbes
  • Wyevale Garden Centres

Best DIY/Builder Merchant Buyer/ Buying Team: B&Q.


  • Jewson
  • Homebase - Sophie Taylor
  • Travis Perkins
  • Wickes

Best Online Buyer/ Buying Team: Gardensite, runenr up: Dobbies. Shortlisted:

  • Amazon 
  • B&M Stores
  • GR Garden Retail
  • Internet Gardener
  • Primrose buying team
  • Wayfair - Rebecca Allsopp
  • Wayfair Outdoor Category Buying Team

Best ‘Other’ Garden Retailer Buyer/ Buyer Team: John Lewis, runner up Wilko.

  • Aldi
  • Argos
  • B&M Stores
  • Ness Botanical Gardens
  • Poundstretcher
  • Tesco
  • The Range
  • Waitrose buying team

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