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Chelsea Flower Show Takeaways
Chelsea Flower Show returned from 23rd to 27th May and a group of Barton Grange staff enjoyed a great day at the iconic event. Overflowing with dazzling plants and inspirational gardens, here are some ideas that you can recreate at home.
Best Plant Area in the UK for 2022
Our plant area team celebrate a big win after being awarded The Ruxley Rose. This highly prestigious prize awarded by the Garden Centre Association (GCA), names Barton Grange as the garden centre with the best plant area in the whole of the UK! This award was last won by Barton Grange back in 2011, so it’s a achievement for the team.
Best Destination Garden Centre in the UK
Barton Grange Garden Centre has done it once again! At a virtual awards presentation held on 15th February 2022, Barton Grange Garden Centre was announced as the winner of the ‘Destination Garden Centre of the Year’ award. This title presented by the Garden Centre Association (GCA) names Barton Grange as the best large garden centre within the UK.
Primrose Festival 29th Jan - 20th Feb
Our annual Primrose Festival returns at the end of the month, running from Saturday 29th January until Sunday 20th February. This cheery and colourful celebration shows off old favourites along with a stunning selection of new varieties. Vote for your favourite for a chance to win a gardening hamper worth £50!
£7000 Donated to Local Charities
The Barton Grange Group pledged a donation of £2 from every ticket sold in its Santa’s Christmas Journey event. Each child chose the good cause they would like to support during their trip, with totals totted up this January and awarded to the charities in a presentation at The Flower Bowl Entertainment Centre.
Best Christmas Displays in the UK
Barton Grange Garden Centre has done it once again, and won the title of ‘Best Christmas Displays in the UK’! Judged by Phil McCann of the Garden Centre Association (GCA), the winners were announced on Friday 3rd December. Barton Grange fought off close competition but overall came out shining!