Garden Retail Awards 2012 shortlist

This year's shortlist for this year's Garden Retail Awards follows judging of around 100 entries.

Garden Retail Awards 2012 shortlist published - image: HW
Garden Retail Awards 2012 shortlist published - image: HW

The prestigious awards, which reward excellence across the garden retail sector, will be presented on 7 November at Grosvenor House on Park Lane in central London.

The judges — Eve Tigwell, Martyn Cox, Adam Pasco, Marc Rosenberg, Graham Clarke, Chris Day, Gavin McEwan, Gillie Westwood, Steve Bradley, Val Bradley and Paul Pleydell — praised the quality of the entries as they whittled them down to a shortlist, detailed below.

Sponsors include Sinclair, HTA, Quinton Edwards, MorePeople, Mr Fothergill’s and Westland.

Congratulations to everyone on the shortlist and good luck on the night.


The Garden Retail Awards 2012 Shortlist:

Bents Garden Centre
Blackbrooks Garden Centre
Brechin Castle Garden Centre
Brigg Garden Centre
Cadbury Garden & Leisure
Camden Garden Centre
Coolings Nurseries
Creative Gardens Donaghadee
Crowders Garden Centre
Dobbies Garden Centres
Dobbies Garden World, Livingston
Dobbies Garden World, Peterborough
Eastfield Garden Centre
Endsleigh Garden & Leisure
Fermoy's Garden Centre
Frensham Garden Centre
Garden King Garden Centre
Gardenlands Garden & Leisure
Glendoick Garden Centre
Huntingdon Garden & Leisure
Longacres Garden Centre
Lowden Garden Centre
Marie Curie Cancer Care
Melbicks Garden & Leisure
Merryhatton Garden Centre
Monkton Elm Garden & Pet Centre
New Hopetoun Gardens
Orchard Park
Scotsdales Garden Centre
Sidmouth Garden Centre
Sinclair Horticulture
The Garden & Leisure Group
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
The Secret Garden Centre
Thompson & Morgan
Timmermans Garden Centre
Turriff's, Broomfield Nurseries
Vivid Arts
Waddesdon Plant Centre
Westland Horticulture

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