Garden Retail Awards 2017 - the best offerings, ingenuity and successes

Welcome to this special presentation of the achievements of the outstanding winners of the Garden Retail Awards 2017. After a strong 2016 and promising start to 2017, garden retailers are in a confident mood, reflected in the many exceptional entries received this year.

The Garden Retail Awards 2017 winner profiles demonstrate the outstanding offerings, ingenuity and successes of this year's winners, presented with their trophies in a ceremony held at London's Grand Connaught Rooms on 22 February.

Thank you to Briers, the Garden Industry Manufacturers Association, Hozelock, the HTA and Solex for sponsoring this year's awards, ensuring that we can continue to celebrate and encourage excellence in the sector. Thank you also to our charity partner, Perennial.

We are grateful to our team of expert judges (listed below) who worked incredibly hard to ensure a thorough hearing for everyone who entered. Finally, thank you to all our entrants, finalists and winners for their hard work preparing their entries.

Matthew Appleby, deputy editor and garden industry correspondent, Horticulture Week

THE JUDGES

Chris Day
Jane Lawler
Andy Newman
Vicky Nuttall
Ian Riggs
Gerrard Smith
Neville Stein
Eve Tigwell


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