Glee sees nematodes and Senecio win top prizes

Neudorff's garden centre-ready nematodes were an innovation rewarded at Glee, while Wyevale Nurseries took the best plant award.

From 321 new products, the winners were:

Garden Care – Chemicals, Fertilisers and Growing Media

Winner:  Neudorff – Nematode range – 20R20-S21.

The product is aimed at tackling vine weevil, leather jacket and lawn grubs and is pitched as the first off the shelf fridge-free nematode product.

Finalists: The Scotts Company – Evergreen Premium plus No Rake Moss Remover Lawn Food – 18M20-P21; Westland – Big Tom Tomato Feed and Westland Orchid Water – 19G20-H21.

Plants, seeds and bulbs

Winner: Wyevale Nurseries – Senecio Angel Wings – NB21

Finalists: Hawkesmill Nurseries – Salvia Pink Lips – NB18; Taylors Bulbs – Perfect for Pots Bulb Collections – 19G02.

Retail Services and Experiences

Winner: Mud Daddy – Mud Daddu 20A37

Finalists: Masterlock Sales UK Ltd – Select Access Smart Key Lock Box 20U42; SmartPlant App – SmartPlant Software 20A29.

Outdoor Entertaining

Winner: The Fire Pod – The Fire Pod – 17V51

Finalists: Delivita – Delivita Wood Fired Oven – 17Y02;Jagram SA – Genoa Stand with Gaya Basket – 20Q20.

Garden Decoration

Winner: The Solar Centre – Trueflame – 20S44

Finalist: Creative Products Ltd – Star Magic Motion – 18N30-P31; Neat Ideas Ltd – Friendly Froggies – 17R02.

Home, Gift and Clothing

Winner: Gold Leaf – The RHS Collection – 18K01

Finalists: Coffee Logs – Coffee Log – 20A31; Burgon & Ball – Enamelwares "Hang it" Pegboard – 19C26-E27.

Wildlife and Pets

Winner: Wildlife World – Dewdrop Wildbird Window Feeder – 18M50

Finalists: Blumen International Ltd – Blumen Natural Health Pet Seed – 18N10-P11; CarPET Hair Remover – Car PET Hair Remover, Box of 10 – 17P66.

Garden Care - Growing Accessories

Winner: Elho – Green Basics Grow House Flowerbridge – 19G10

Finalists Burgon & Ball – "Dotty" Kneelo Childrens Garden Kneeler – 19C26-E27; Garland – Self Watering Grow Pot Tower, Green -18H10-11.

Tools & Machinery

Winner: Burgon & Ball – Wonderweed Puller – 19C26-E27

Winner: Crest Garden – Kent & Stowe Stainless Steel Lawn Aerator 4 Prong – 19G21; Gardena – Gardena Combisystem – 19C30-F31.

Landscaping

Winner: I-glo – I-glo Decking Disc – 20A49

Finalists: Panacea Products – Rosette Fence and Collection – 19F60; Screen with Envy – Mouchrabiya Garden Screen – 20A27.

Best of British

Winner: I-glo – I-glo Decking Disc – 20A49

Best @ Glee

Winner: I-glo – I-glo Decking Disc – 20A49

Consumers' Choice (sponsored by Modern Garden magazine)

Winner: Elho – Green Basics Grow House Flowerbridge – 19G10

GIMA Innovators' Seed Corn Fund

Bio-bean scooped the 2017 GIMA Innovators’ Seed Corn Fund. A clean technology company, bio-bean has industrialised the process of recycling spent coffee grounds into advanced biofuels and biochemicals. It was the company’s Coffee Logs that captured the attention of the judges thanks to its "simplicity and environmentally friendly nature".


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