Allianz Garden Show Ireland Garden Winners

Allianz Garden Show Ireland Garden Winners

The Allianz Garden Show Ireland 2016 got off to a flying start at Antrim Castle Gardens today (Friday 6th May) with stunning weather greeting all visitors.
While the visitors enjoyed the gardens the designers and gardeners had a nervous wait to find out who had won the coveted Best in Show in each category.
Congratulations to all our winners.

Cameo Gardens

Best in Show – Hydebank Wood College


  • Hydebank Wood College
  • Jilly Dougan Edible Gardens
  • CAFRE, Greenmount Campus


  • Muckandmore Allotment Association
  • Randox Health

Best in NI Local Produce Gardens

Best in Show – Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council

Gold – Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council


  • Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council
  • Belfast City Council

Growers’ Awards

Best in Show – Peninsula Primulas


  • Peninsula Primulas
  • Papervale Trees


  • CAFRE, Greenmount College
  • Riverlane Nurseries
  • The Uncommon Garden Company


  • The Slemish Market Garden
  • Old Colin Garden Centre

Team Garden Challenge

Best Overall – Mid-Antrim Animal Sanctuary

Best Interpretation of Theme – Conservation Volunteers in partnership with Derry City Council & Strabane District Council

Best Design – The Men’s Shed, Steeple Antrim

Most Creative – Mid-Antrim Animal Sanctuary

Judges’ Commendation – Randalstown Branch, Royal British Legion

Eppie Schierbeek Cup – Ballycraigy Primary School

Merit Award

  • Clanrye Group, Positive Directions
  • South West College, Omagh
  • Men’s Shed, Downpatrick

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