More time granted to enter garden industry's prestigious awards scheme

The deadline to enter the prestigious Garden Retail Awards 2015 which celebrate excellence within the UK garden retail industry, has been extended to give businesses a little more time to put together their applications after a busy season.

The new entry deadline is now 22 October.

Promotional opportunities from the awards scheme will be better than ever in 2015 with winners due to be announced at a spectacular awards event in London on February 26th – a fantastic boost right at the start of the 2015 gardening season.

Meanwhile thanks to a unique partnership with The Sun's gardening team, a selection of winners from the 2015 Garden Retail Awards will get the chance to have their names included in the team's write-up of the awards in the newspaper's gardening pages

For 2015 there are even more categories to enter (see below), giving professionals even more opportunities to highlight their strengths to potential customers. 

To enter the Garden Retail Awards 2015 please go to or call Petra Majzlikova on 020 8267 4014 or email

For sponsorship, email Sponsors include Bord na Mona, the HTA, Neudorff, Solex and Town & Country.

Garden Retail Awards 2015 - Categories

Best Themed Promotion
Best Garden Centre Event *NEW
Best New Gardening Product *NEW
Best New Retail Product *NEW
Best Business Development: New Build, Refit or Launch
Commitment to Customer Service
Best Catering Facilities
Best Catering Staff *NEW
Best Wildlife, Bird Care or Pets Department
Best Planteria
Retail Outlet of the Year: Under £1m turnover
Retail Outlet of the Year: £1m - £3m turnover
Retail Outlet of the Year: over £3m turnover
Commitment to Staff Development
Community Involvement Award
Greenest Garden Centre
Employee of the Year
Sales Team of the Year
Lifetime Achievement Award

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