Major honour for Ballymena Nursery

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Gerry Daly, editor of The Irish Garden, with Jack, Richard and Valerie McMullen of Ben Vista Nurseries, Ballymena and Bord Bia representatives Paddy Gleeson and Carol Marks at the GLAS horticulture trade show. Ben Vista Nurseries turned heads with their stunning exhibit winning the “Best in Show” award in the Horticulture category.

Ben Vista specialises in high quality plants in coloured, branded pots. As well as a stunning collection of shrubs and plants, Ben Vista offers primroses, alpines, pot and pack bedding, perennials, cyclamen and a large range of planted containers.

Supported by Bord Bia, GLAS showcased the best in leisure horticulture, plants, products, machinery and services. This year’s event had 130 participating companies, featured buyer meeting-rooms and welcomed both local and international buyers. With the addition of the Teagasc seminar theatre, GLAS further enhanced its importance in the horticultural sector calendar.

Full details are available at www.glasireland.ie