Let Glasgow Flourish Awards 2016

Mackintosh House on Blythswood Square has won the Incorporation of Gardeners most prestigious award "The Robertson Silver Spade". Douglas Kinnaird and Stella Fraidi were presented with the award by the Lord Provost, Sadie Docherty, at the Trades House on the 20th April.


Just over 250 premises were visited and judged for their displays and 40 received awards in recogition of their outstanding efforts. Mackintosh House has creatively planted colourful honeysuckles and clematis around their wrought iron railings as well as troughs of petunias and lobelia and other plants to highight the basement garden there.

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Douglas Kinnaird and Deacon Nick Parry.


Deacon Nick Parry said "Seeing the colourful displays of flowers and plants outside so many business premises in Glasgow lifts the spirits of customers, staff and pedestrians just passing by. Business owners and all those who put the effort in to create these wonderful displays, including staff, are to be congratulated. There are 20 new winners this year who we welcome to the awards for the first time and many of the previous winners are receiving awards today as they continue to improve their displays over the years.


The beautiful Rose Bowl preparded by Glasgow Land Services, plus our new glass plaque which is presented to last year's winner each year to keep in perpetuity.