Garden Centre of the Year Award
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The Garden Centre of the Year Award is a part of CNLA’s National Awards of Excellence program. The award will help us recognize the professional work of our retail members based on a set of criteria.

Entries may come direct to CNLA, but only in the instance where a provincial association is not running a garden centre awards program. In provinces that have a program, entries will come direct from the association office.

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*Sponsorship Opportunity!*

There is an opportunity to become the Garden Centre of the Year Award title sponsor, click here for more information.


Winning Entries/Prizes

The overall winning entrant of the “Garden Centre of the Year” Award will be announced to the trade at the CNLA National Awards of Landscape Excellence, to be held in Kelowna, BC in August 2016. Winners will receive significant promotions including press releases, on the CNLA website and in the Special Awards edition of the newsletter. Category winners will also be notified and promoted at the awards ceremony, and in CNLA awards communications.


Congratulations to the winners!

2015 | Sheridan Nurseries, Etobicoke, ON: Garden Centre of the Year

Categorgy winners:

  • Phoenix Perennials, Richmond, BC: Growing Sales
  • SheridanNurseries, Scarborough, ON: Growing Teams, Growing Gardeners, Growing Environments, Growing Connections, and Continuous Growth

2014 | Sheridan Nurseries, Toronto, ON: Garden Centre of the Year

Categorgy winners:

  • CD's Trees, Logy Bay, NL: Growing Connections
  • Phoenix Perennials, Richmond, BC: Growing Gardeners


2013 | Sheridan Nurseries, Unionville, ON: Garden Centre of the Year

Category winners:

  • Canada Nurseries, St. Thomas, ON: Growing Teams
  • Phoenix Perennials, Richmond, BC: Growing Gardeners
  • Sandhill Nursery, Huntsville, ON: Growing Sales

2012 | Canadale Nurseries Ltd., St. Thomas, ON: Top Achieving

 Category Winner: Sheridan Nurseries, Mississauga, ON:  


2011 | Sheridan Nurseries, Unionville, ON: Inspection Program Award of Excellence

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