Horticulture Week journalists have been commended for their work at the annual Garden Writers’ Guild awards.
Marc Rosenberg, a former HW news editor, was named trade journalist of the year for his article, Saturation point for garden makeovers, published in HW. Kris Collins, reporter, was shortlisted for the award for his feature on the future of UK poinsettia production.
Anna Whitehouse, reporter, was shortlisted for new journalist of the year for a lead article on the Alnwick Garden Trust. The winner was Kirsty Maclean for an article in The English Garden.
Apart from the lifetime achievement and photographer’s choice awards, which are decided by ballot, a panel of independent experts judge each category. Dr David Hessayon won the lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the industry through his popular series of practical gardening books.