Garden centre founder Andrew Duncan dies at age 82

Andrew Duncan died on 17 February, aged 82.

He was founder of Duncan's Garden Centre at Milngavie, Glasgow. He started with a retail nursery on difficult sloping site and later developed a high-class floristry business. He built what is believed to be the first customer-designed garden centre shop.

Duncan was a stalwart supporter of trade associations especially the HTA and Garden Centre Association (GCA), of which he was a founder member.

He is survived by his wife Margaret and daughter Ann.

Coolings Nurseries' Mike Cooling said: "Andrew was a man of great integrity who will be remembered by all early GCA members."


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