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Voting has started for The Greatest Christmas Garden Centre teams
Sponsors line up prizes for the winners of GTN's Greatest Christmas Awards
Explosion in flea population
Anatomy of a Product: Firestorm Heaters
Westland-sponsored Rising Stars finalists announced
Robert Hillier hands over to the next generation
Sarah Raven acquires Taylors Clematis in landmark expansion for brand
Blue Diamond shortlisted in Retail Week Awards 2024
Garden centre group saves over 10,000 meals from going to waste
Bradford Garden Centre group wins National Sustainable Catering Award
Elements of Fragrance launches new range to support Greenfingers
Needlefresh and David Domoney shares videos on growing popularity of Fraser Fir
British Garden Centres launches its new festive advert
Wyevale Nurseries’ salvias raise £1,600 for Perennial charity through garden centre sales
GIMA confirms its 2023 Greenfingers fundraising total
Recognition for vital horticulture sector: House of Lords report highlights industry’s value
Notcutts Highly Commended at PlanetMark Annual Awards
Staff rate Notcutts as Best Employer in regional awards
‘Spooky Halloween Walk’ raises over £1000 for Wales Air Ambulance
Source Home & Gift partners with Retail Economics
Beautiful Borders applications open for BBC Gardeners’ World Events
Firms join forces for 'Future of Plant Retailing' event
Broaden your offer with LifestyleGarden ‘mix and match’
Have you seen the new AMES Companies trade portals?
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Josh to speak about ‘The Future of Garden Retailing’ at GCA Conference
Pleydell Smithyman continue to develop their team and services
Henry Bell appoints a new National Sales Manager
Soft fruits supplier James McIntyre & Sons join Joy of Plants’ ‘PlantShare’ library
BHETA recruits Lee Martin as Sector Manager for DIY and Garden
FleuroStar winner Sundaville Double Blush Pink fully on track
HTA joins forces to call for Scottish rates freeze
New £300,000 'Nature Hubs' grant fund launched to support community green spaces
RHS announces winners of Partner Garden of the Year
South Leeds garden centre adds ice rink to list of seasonal attractions
GCA’s GROW course on In-Store Security is now live
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Millbrook’s Tammy Woodhouse & Greenfingers’ Linda Petrons poised to give ‘Most Jumperful Time of the Year’
GRIDSERVE Electric Retail Hub opens at Dobbies Leicester
Christmas displays return to The Gardens Group, with sustainability at the heart of the festivities
Dobbies helps shoppers find their “Christmust” in new festive campaign
Wheelie Klips wins national award
ecofective® Organic Superfood Ideal for Peat Free Compost Wins Sword of Excellence
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Voting has started for The Greatest Christmas Garden Centre teams

Hundreds of customer votes for The Greatest Christmas Garden Centre Team have already been made and with 5 more weeks of voting there's plenty of opportunity for more centres to ask for the support of your customers.


So far, after only 10 days of voting the front runners are: Bosworths, Cooks, Ferndale, Gates and Planters Tamworth.  Votes have also already been submitted for Blue Diamond East Bridgeford, BGC Burford House, Bosworths Elton Hall, Goulds, Gordale, Jackson’s Boutique Garden Centre, Planters Bretby Tong, Wentworth Garden Centre and Woburn Sands Emporium.


To add your Christmas Team into the competition, whihc will have regional winners  as well as an overall custoer voiting winer, all you have to do is print off the poster, as above, that can be accessed via this link: GTN Greatest Christmas Awards Voting Poster, display them in store, add a link to your social media pages or website where you can put the voting link or the QR code as below and let the voting begin.


It’s as simple as that.  Voting is open now and will remain open until 4:00pm on December 21st.


Here is the link to the on-line voting page: GTN Greatest Christmas Awards On-Line Voting Link


Here is a link to the poster artwork: GTN Greatest Christmas Awards Voting Poster


Here is a link to the Voting QR code: GTN Greatest Christmas Awards Voting QR code


Voting is free, but we are partnering with The Greenfingers Charity so that voters can, if they wish, make a Christmas donation to help build more magical gardens in Children's Hospices across the country.


If you have any questions please contact:



The GTN Xtra team visited Bosworths at Burton Latimer at the weekend to see how they were generating votes in store.  See our gallery of pictures below.


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