Gardens Group wins Garden Centre Association regional Christmas prizes

The Gardens Group has triumphed in the Garden Centre Association's Christmas Display awards against more than 50 other garden centres.

Gardens Group wins Garden Centre Association regional Christmas prizes - image: Gardens Group
Gardens Group wins Garden Centre Association regional Christmas prizes - image: Gardens Group
The Gardens Group was awarded first place for its displays at Brimsmore Gardens in Yeovil in the Wales and the West region, first place for Castle Gardens in the South Thames region and second place for Poundbury Gardens in the same area.

Gardens group Christmas coordinator Louise Burks said:

"Every year I try to make our displays that little bit more imaginative than the year before, and each year I’m impressed by our team’s dedication and sheer hard work to make Christmas a magical time at our three garden centres.

"We start the build up in October and give ourselves just one week at each centre – it means we work right up to deadline and literally we have minutes to spare before we open the doors to the hundreds of people who come each year on our first night.  We are thrilled with this award and it means a huge amount to every one of the team at the garden centres."

Each centre is judged on presentation, product range and displays and also on the range of fresh Christmas trees, Christmas indoor plants and the Christmas menus in each of the restaurants.

The three centres will now be put forward for the overall Garden Centre Association Christmas Award which is due to be announced in December.

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