Trophy spades engraved for award winners

The Burgon & Ball digging spade and border spades have all been engraved ready to be presented to the regional winners and national winner of The Sun reader-voted Britain's Best Plant Retailers the Garden Retail Awards.

Trophy spades: engraving done
Trophy spades: engraving done

The presentation will take place at the Connaught Rooms in London on 26 February (see www.gardenretail awards.com). Julian Gentry of Montrose Trophy Components Co has developed a way to engrave the curved blades.

The regional winners are: South East: Newbridge Nurseries. South West: The Oaks. East Anglia: Perrywood Garden Centre. Midlands & North: Buckingham Garden Centre. Wales: Old Railway Line Garden Centre.


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