Garden Centre Competition 2015 Results

We are excited to announce that Life is a Garden has secured a two page write-up in the September issue of Garden & Home Magazine and a four page write-up in the October issue of The Gardener Magazine featuring the results of the GCA Competition 2015.

SANA GCA
Garden & Home
GCA Gardener
The Gardener Magazine

Independent Garden Centres

Garden Centre of the Year

Plant Paradise Garden Centre

Plant Paradise Garden Centre

Best Size Category

Large Pretty Garden Tuinsentrum
Medium Plant Paradise Garden Centre
Small Garden Pavilion Brandmullers

Regional Awards

Free State Pretty Garden Tuinsentrum
Gauteng North Plant Paradise Garden Centre
Gauteng South Garden Pavilion Eckards
Limpopo Greener Tidings
Mpumalanga Garden Pavilion Montana
Western Cape Stodels Nurseries Bellville

Departmental Awards

Best Garden Care Department Plant Paradise Garden Centre
Best General Displays Plant Paradise Garden Centre
Best Indoor Plant Department Pretty Garden Tuinsentrum
Best Outdoor Plant Department Greener Tidings
Best Staff Super Plants Bothasig

Most Improved Independent Garden Centre

Green Africa Nursery

Platinum Grading

Greener Tidings
Plant Paradise Garden Centre
Pretty Garden Tuinsentrum
Stodels Nurseries Bellville
Stodels Nurseries Milnerton

Gold Grading

Colourful Corner
Garden Pavilion Brandmullers
Garden Pavilion Eckards
Garden Pavilion Montana
Garden Pavilion Sunkist
Garden Pavilion White River
Garden World
Hecker Nursery
Plantland Menlyn
Plantland Zambesi
Plants@Preller
Stodels Nurseries Constantia
Stodels Nurseries Kenilworth
Stodels Nurseries Somerset West
Super Plants Bothasig

Silver Grading

4 Seasons Garden Centres
Bruwer Kwekery
Colourful Splendour Nursery
Garden Pavilion Geelhout
Green Africa Nursery Richards Bay
Plantland Akasia
Plantland Cornwall Hill
Plantland Crowthorne
Plantland Lombardy
Plantland The Wilds
The Cameleon Nursery
The Plant & Flower Nursery
Urth Garden Centre

Bronze Grading

Garden Pavilion Halls
Hingham Nursery
Ninfa Tuinsentrum
Plantland Krugersdorp
Sebenza Garden Centre

Home Store Garden Departments

Home Store of the Year

Builders Warehouse Port Elizabeth

Regional Awards

Gauteng South Builders Express Lambton
Western Cape Builders Express Stellenbosch
Kwazulu Natal Builders Warehouse Riverhorse
Eastern Cape Builders Warehouse Port Elizabeth
Gauteng North Builders Express Raslouw
Mpumulanaga Builders Warehouse Nelspruit

Departmental Awards

Best Indoor Plant Department Builders Express Queenstown
Best Outdoor Plant Department Builders Warehouse Port Elizabeth
Best Garden Care Department Builders Express Queenstown
Best General Display Builders Warehouse Port Elizabeth
Best Staff Builders Express Stellenbosch

Most Improved Home Store

Builders Express Lambton

Platinum Grading

Builders Express Queenstown
Builders Express Stellenbosch
Builders Warehouse Port Elizabeth

Gold Grading

Builders Express Cedar Square
Builders Express East London
Builders Express Hillcrest
Builders Express Lambton
Builders Express Newton Park P.E
Builders Express Pietermaritzburg
Builders Express Raslouw
Builders Express South Coast
Builders Express Sunward Park
Builders Express Uitenhage
Builders Express Worcester
Builders Warehouse Nelspruit
Builders Warehouse Riverhorse

Silver Grading

Builders Express Amanzimtoti
Builders Express Braynston
Builders Express Craighall Park
Builders Express Florida Glen
Builders Express Greenstone
Builders Express Jeffrey’s Bay
Builders Express Kenilworth
Builders Express Lynnwood
Builders Express Middelburg
Builders Express N1 City
Builders Express Park Rynie
Builders Express Pinetown
Builders Express Robindale
Builders Express Southgate
Builders Express Walker Drive P.E
Builders Express Wonderpark
Builders Warehouse Bedworth Park
Builders Warehouse Bloemfontein
Builders Warehouse City
Builders Warehouse Edenvale
Builders Warehouse Emahalheni
Builders Warehouse George
Builders Warehouse Helderberg
Builders Warehouse Kempton Park
Builders Warehouse Klersdorp
Builders Warehouse Newcastle
Builders Warehouse Northriding
Builders Warehouse Rivonia
Builders Warehouse Table View
Builders Warehouse Tygerberg
Builders Warehouse Zambesi

Bronze Grading

Builders Express Ballito
Builders Express Knysna
Builders Express Norwood
Builders Express Walmer P.E
Builders Express Willowbridge
Builders Warehouse Boksburg
Builders Warehouse Constantia Berg
Builders Warehouse Gleneagles
Builders Warehouse Polokwane
Builders Warehouse Strubens Valley
Builders Warehouse Woodlands

INDEPENDENT GARDEN CENTRES

Garden Centre of the Year 2014: Plant Paradise Garden Centre

Size Category Winners:
Large Nursery Category: Stodels Nurseries Milnerton
Medium Nursery Category: Plant Paradise Garden Centre
Small Nursery Category: Plantland Zambesi

Regional Awards:
To qualify for a regional award in a region, at least a gold grading must be achieved by the winner of that region.

Free State : Pretty Garden Tuinsentrum
Gauteng North : Plant Paradise Garden Centre
Gauteng South : Garden Pavilion Eckards
Limpopo : Greener Tidings
North West : Garden Pavilion Geelhout
Western Cape : Stodels Nurseries Milnerton

Departmental Awards:

Best Garden Care Department : Greener Tidings
Best General Displays : Plant Paradise Garden Centre
Best Indoor Plant Department : Pretty Garden Tuinsentrum
Best Outdoor Plant Department : Stodels Nurseries Bellville
Best Staff : Garden Pavilion Eckards

Most Improved Independent Garden Centre: Super Plants Bothasig

Grading Results:

Platinum

Greener Tidings
Greenside Kwekery
Plant Paradise Garden Centre
Pretty Garden Tuinsentrum
Stodels Nurseries Bellville
Stodels Nurseries Milnerton

Gold

Cape Garden Centre
Colourful Corner Nursery
Garden Pavilion Brandmullers
Garden Pavilion Eckards
Garden Pavilion Geelhout
Garden Pavilion Sterkloop
Hecker Nursery
Plantland Menlyn
Plantland The Wilds
Plantland Zambesi
Stodels Nurseries Somerset West
Super Plants Bothasig

Silver

Bruwer Kwekery
Colourful Splendour Nursery
Garden Pavilion Montana
Garden Pavilion Sunkist
Garden Pavilion White River
Plantland – Akasia
Plantland – Cornwall Hill
Plantland – Krugersdorp
Plantland – Lombardy
Plantland – Wonderboom
Plants@Preller
Safari Tuinsentrum
Stodels Nurseries Constantia
Stodels Nurseries Kenilworth
Urth Garden Centre

Bronze

Earth Outdoor Living Nursery
Garden Pavilion Halls
Green Africa Nursery
Imbali Garden Centre
Plantland – Crowthorne
Platberg Nursery

Home Store Garden Department:

Home Store of the Year 2014: Builders Warehouse Port Elizabeth

Regional Awards:

To qualify for a regional award in a region, at least a gold grading must be achieved by the winner of that region.

Eastern Cape : Builders Warehouse Port Elizabeth
Gauteng North : Builders Express Lynwood
Gauteng South : Builders Express Robindale
Kwazulu Natal : Builders Warehouse Riverhorse
Western Cape : Builders Express Stellenbosch

Departmental Awards:

Best Garden Care Department : Builders Warehouse Port Elizabeth
Best General Display : Builders Warehouse Port Elizabeth
Best Indoor Plant Department : Builders Warehouse Port Elizabeth
Best Outdoor Plant Department : Builders Warehouse Port Elizabeth
Best Staff : Builders Express Stellenbosch

Grading Results:

Platinum

Builders Warehouse Port Elizabeth
Builders Express Stellenbosch

Gold

Builders Express Lynwood
Builders Express Pietermaritzburg
Builders Express Queenstown
Builders Express Robindale
Builders Warehouse Riverhorse

Silver

Builders Express Amanzimtoti
Builders Express Ballito
Builders Express East London
Builders Express Florida Glen
Builders Express Greenstone
Builders Express Kenilworth
Builders Express King Wiliamstown
Builders Express Lambton
Builders Express Newton Park P.E
Builders Express Pinetown
Builders Express South Coast
Builders Express Uitenhage
Builders Express Umhlanga
Builders Express Walmer P.E
Builders Express Willowbridge
Builders Express Wonderpark
Builders Warehouse Bedworth Park
Builders Warehouse Boksburg
Builders Warehouse Cape Gate
Builders Warehouse Edenvale
Builders Warehouse George
Builders Warehouse Gleneagles
Builders Warehouse Helderberg
Builders Warehouse Nelspruit
Builders Warehouse Northriding
Builders Warehouse Table View

Bronze

Builders Express Bryanston
Builders Express Cedar Square
Builders Express Hillcrest
Builders Express Jeffrey’s Bay
Builders Express Middelburg
Builders Express Walker Drive P.E
Builders Warehouse Bloemfontein
Builders Warehouse Centurion
Builders Warehouse City
Builders Warehouse Constantia Berg
Builders Warehouse Emalahleni
Builders Warehouse Kempton Park
Builders Warehouse Klerksdorp
Builders Warehouse Polokwane
Builders Warehouse Rivonia
Builders Warehouse Strubens Valley
Builders Warehouse Woodlands
Builders Warehouse Zambesi