GIMA Awards 2012 - the winners

Scotts Roundup Gel Weedkiller was the big winner at the Garden Industry Manufacturers Association awards 2012 took place on 12 July at Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, Heathrow.

GIMA Awards full list of winners and finalists:

Garden Care

Winner
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Roundup Gel Weedkiller

Finalists
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Miracle-Gro Expand’n Gro Enriched Compost
Bosmere Products Ltd, Adjustable Watering Can Rose
Doff Portland, Neudorff Insect Hotel

Growing and Planting Equipment and Sundries

Winner
Hozelock, 7 litre Heavy Duty Professional Sprayer

Finalists
Gardman, Blacksmith Spiral Plant Supports
Elho, Brussels Herb Pots

Garden Tools, Machinery and Implements (sponsored by BAGMA)

Winner
EP Barrus, Wolf Li-ion Power Hedge Trimmer HTA700

Finalists
EP Barrus, Wolf Li-ion Power Line Trimmer GTA 700
Agralan, The Threadhoe Weeder

Outdoor Leisure, Garden Structures and Features

Winner
Smart Solar, Aruba Solar Bistro Set

Finalists
The Solar Centre, Paverlights Solar Brick Lights
Smart Solar, Bright Eyed Owls Solar Light Ornaments

Plants, Seeds and Bulbs

Winners
Suttons Seeds, Beginner Gardener Seed Collection
Suttons Seeds, Grafted "Duo" Tomato Plant

Finalist
Thompson & Morgan, RHS Superseeds for Greenfingered Kids

Garden Landscaping

Winner
Robimatic, Ecobust, rock and concrete demolition

Finalists
Kelkay, Abbey Butterfly Feature Paving Kit
Evolve Composites, Handi-block, the ultra-light alternative to concrete

Garden Retail Related Products

Winner
Bosmere Products, Salt Spreader

Finalists
Town & Country, Wireless Digital Weather Station
Solus Garden & Leisure, Yeominis Children’s Gardening Products

Pet Care, Aquatics and Wild Bird Care Products (sponsored by PPRA)

Winner
Supa Ltd, The More Birds Range of Wild Bird Feeders

Finalists
Supa Ltd, The More Birds Range of Squirrel Proof Wild Bird Feeders
Gardman, Large Heavy Duty Flip Top Seed Feeder

The GIMA Sword of Excellence

Winner
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Roundup Gel Weedkiller

Finalists
Suttons Seeds, Grafted "Duo" Tomato Plant
Hozelock, 7 litre Heavy Duty Professional Sprayer

Best Point of Sale Material

Winner
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Expand’n Gro Point of Sale
Finalists
Bosch, Handheld Garden Tool Island Display Stand
Kelkay, Home Delivery Aggregate Display Stand

Best Consumer Product Packaging

Winner
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Roundup Gel Weedkiller

Finalists
Vital Earth, RSPB No Peat Multi-Purpose
Westland, Peckish Complete 5 in 1 Series

Best Marketing Communication Award

Winner
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Roundup Gel Weedkiller

Finalists
Westland, Peckish Integrated Marketing Communications Campaign
Hozelock, Integrated Marketing Campaign

Export Achievement Award (sponsored by Gardenex)

Winner
Haddonstone Ltd

Finalists
VegTrug
Delamere Dairy

Supplier of the Year Award (sponsored by the Garden Centre Association)

Winner
Solus Garden & Leisure

Finalists
Taylors Bulbs
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company

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