|A gala evening at Melbourne’s Crown Casino on April 1, 2011 saw the industry awards being presented before an audience of around two hundred guests. Master of Ceremonies Tim Pickles kept the audience and the entrants amused and entertained as only Tim can. The delighted winners took his advice and kept their acceptance speeches short. Well done Tim.|
Congratulations to all who entered the Awards and improved their business in the process.
The national winners were:
Best Large Garden Centre, Van Loon’s Nursery, VIC.
Best Medium Garden Centre. Mittagong Garden Centre, NSW.
Best Small Garden Centre, Gisborne Nursery, VIC.
Best Large Production Nursery, Alpine Nursery, NSW.
Best Medium Production Nursery, Speciality Trees, VIC.
Best Small Production Nursery, Dreamtime Wholesale Nursery, VIC.|
Best Propagation Nursery and National Training Awards, Mansfield’s Propagation Nursery, VIC.
Best Government Nursery, Parkswide City of Whitehorse, VIC
National Young Leader Ken Bevan from Alpine Nurseries, NSW.
Environment Award Retail & Community Award, Eden Gardens & Garden Centres, NSW.
Environment Award Production, Provincial Plants & Landscapes, ACT.
Marketing Award, Landsdale Rose Gardens, WA.
Supplier Award Green Fingers Potting Mix, QLD.