In This Issue
Successful garden centres celebrate winning The Greatest Christmas Awards
The Greatest Garden Centre Team at Christmas is Brookside
Haskins wins Special Judges Award
The Greatest Christmas Display winners are Silverbirch, Walkers Nurseries, Castle Gardens, Barton Grange and Fryers Garden Centre - Blue Diamond
The Greatest Festive Plants Team comes from Creative Gardens and Aylett Nurseries
Hayes Garden World have The Greatest Christmas Sizzle
The Greatest Festive Catering Team goes to Mains of Drum and Barton Grange
Brookside, Pughs Radyr and Chessington pick up The Greatest Christmas Grotto Team awards
Premier Decorations win The Greatest Christmas Supplier Award
Bents pick up The Greatest Pet Christmas Team gold
Santa Special Awards to mark great teamwork
Greatest Christmas Awards organised by the team from GTN
A Majestic party for finalists and guests
Over £1,500 raised for Greenfingers at party
Busy Harrogate Christmas & Gift Show
Horticultural / Plantarea Manager - Wiltshire
Wholesale Nursery Growing Supervisor - Herefordshire
Despatch Packhouse Manager - Herefordshire
Trading Manager Horticultural Mail Order E-Commerce Retailer - Surrey
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Cupar GC in Fife makes it centre No.5 for Caulders
CBE for RHS's Sue Biggs in New Year honours list
Briers helps young designer's Christmas wish come true
Phil Burgoyne joins Garland Products/Worth Gardening
Groen-Direkt introduces houseplants for 2017
Students must get DCF scholarship applications in by 31 January
Pink dusters sales raise £10,200 for breast cancer charities
Award winning designer to speak at Hillier wholesale days
Neudorff doubles production of new seaweed extract
New Posh Bird Box has more room for feathered families
Stewart to put new planters under media spotlight
Duke plants cedar to celebrate ‘Capability’ Brown anniversary
Stihl wants to sell cordless range through garden centres
TV gardener presents certificates to Birmingham youngsters
Bestsellers Top 50 charts every week
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Brookside, Pughs Radyr and Chessington pick up The Greatest Christmas Grotto Team awards
Sponsored by Norfolk Leisure & The National Tree Company

There was strong competition in The Greatest Christmas Grotto Team category with Brookside, Pughs Radyr and Chessington picking up the gold award.


The Greatest Grotto Team 2016


  • Arcadia - BGCG
  • Baytree
  • Brigg - BGCG
  • Brookside Garden Centre
  • Chaplins
  • Chessington
  • Codsall & Wergs
  • Fair Gardens Plant Centre
  • Frensham Garden Centre
  • Frosts Woburn Sands
  • Gouldings
  • Hayes Garden World
  • Hetland
  • Hillmount Garden Centre
  • Hillside Garden Centre
  • Hornsea  - BGCG
  • Keelham Farm Shop Thornton
  • Kershaws
  • Notcutts Woodford Park
  • Perrywood
  • Pughs Radyr
  • Pughs Wenvoe
  • Ruxley Manor
  • Scotsdales Cambridge
  • Silica Lodge Garden Centre
  • Squires Badshot Lea
  • Sturmer Nurseries Garden Centre
  • Sunshine
  • Whitehall Lacock
  • Woodbank Nurseries and Garden Centre

Small and Mid-sized centres

Bronze: Codsall & Wergs Garden Centre

Bronze: Silica Lodge Garden Centre

Silver: Gouldings Garden Centre

Gold: Brookside Garden Centre, Kent

Gold: Pughs Radyr Garden Centre


Large centres

Bronze: Brigg Garden Centre

Bronze: Whitehall Lacock

Silver: Squires Badshot Lea

Gold: Chessington Garden Centre

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