Garden centres named as regional winners in Garden Centre Association Ruxley Rose competition

The Garden Centre Association has announced regional winners of the Ruxley Rose best plantarea competition.

GCA judges inspect and evaluate garden centres for their plant quality, plant ranges, displays and technical skill.  

This year's judges were Julie Brake, Nigel Eaton, Malcolm Mills, Gary Carvosso, Alyson Haywood and Alan Miles with Kevin Waters judging nationally. 

The overall winner of the Ruxley Rose competition will be announced at the GCA annual conference on 27-29 January.

The regional winners are as follows:

North West - Over £4m turnover – Barton Grange, Brock
North West – Under £4m turnover – Lady Green
North East – Under £4m turnover – Cowells
Midlands- Under £4m turnover – Fairways
Midlands - Over £4m turnover – Webbs
South West/Wales- over £4m - Trelawney Wadebridge
South West/Wales - under £4m - Bernaville
North Thames - Under £4m - Sunshine
North Thames - Over £4m - Van Hage Great Amwell
South Thames - Under £4m - Squires Hersham
South Thames - Over £4m - Squires Twickenham

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