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Glee New Product Showcase winners revealed

Best in Show went to the Kent & Stowe Surecut



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29 June 2023

All the winners of this year’s Glee New Product Showcase were announced at a special award presentation organised and run by Garden Trade News at garden retail event, Glee, which takes place this week at NEC Birmingham.

Several hundred entries were received across the 15 product categories, with suppliers from across the garden retail sector eager to showcase the innovation that has kept gardeners coming back for more throughout the last 12 months.

The Glee 2023 New Product Award winners and shortlisted products are as follows:

Wild Bird Care and Wildlife Products

  • Barrel Bird Nestbox – Wildlife World
  • Chicken Snack Tower – Fauna Bird
  • Gardman Wild Bird Novelty Suet Treats – Westland Unwins
  • Peckish Natural Balance Coco-Not® Wild Bird Feeders – Westland Unwins
  • Solar Powered WiFi Bird Box Camera – Green Feathers

Pet Products

  • Earthy Sustainable medium pet bowl made with coffee – Earthy Sustainable
  • Extra-Large Compostable Poo Bags – Twiggy Tags Ltd
  • GET OFF Lawn Rescue – Sipcam Home and Garden
  • Pet Bed Topper  – The Wheat Bag Company
  • TrailFinder Dog Safety Light – Twiggy Tags Ltd

DIY Products

  • Exterior Wood Stain – Furniture Clinic
  • Garden Furniture Restoration Kit – Furniture Clinic
  • Racan Premium Anti-Rodent Sealant (RACARSM) – Lodi UK


  • Oriental Stepping Stones – Meadow View Stone
  • Rubber Play Space Tiles – Primeur
  • Shell Chippings – Deco-Pak

Retail Services & Experiences

  • QCR GLS1 Glass Bottle Crusher – QCR Recycling Equipment Ltd
  • Indoor Gardening Essentials Merchandising Solutions (G.E.M.S) – Westland Unwins
  • Tumblebug On Site Food Waste Processor and Mushroom Farm – Tumblebug Ltd

Gifts, Body and Bath, Christmas, Greeting Cards, Toys and Games

  • MightyBugs – Andermatt
  • Paint your Own Solar Butterfly Light – The Solar Centre
  • Playpress Vets Mini Playset – Playpress Toys
  • RHS Gifts for Gardeners ‘Asteraceae’ herb set – Burgon & Ball
  • Xtend Bike – Robbie Toys Limited


  • Botanical Wax Melts (Darjeeling Delights) – The Flora Lab
  • Fire Starters: set of 12 – Candles @ Miss Soy
  • Recycled Bottle Scarf – Art on Scarves
  • Tapestry Bee Door Stop – The Wheat Bag Company

Leisure & Entertaining

  • Eco Fuego – Eco Fuego
  • Firestorm Phoenix Pellet Patio Heater – Pinnacle Agri Products Ltd
  • Zest Stirling Arbour – Zest Outdoor Living
  • Zest Terraza Outdoor Kitchen – Zest Outdoor Living

Tools & Machinery

  • AMES Digging Spade – AMES UK
  • AMES Double Sided Soil Rake – AMES UK
  • Kent & Stowe Surecut Loppers & Shears – Westland Unwins
  • Wing-Lock Hose Connector – QuickHose

Garden Decoration

  • DécorDisk – Smart Garden Products Limited
  • FireFly Solar Garden Light – The Solar Centre
  • Gemini Solar Wall Light pk of 2 – The Solar Centre

Growing Containers

  • Cottage Garden 12L Beehive Planter – EP Barrus Ltd
  • EcoMade Indoor Hemp Planters – Woodlodge Products
  • Tierra Verde Planters – New Collection – Primeur

Growing Accessories

  • ClipGlove Warm ‘n’ Waterproof  – Treadstone Products –
  • Germie – Reusable seed growing kit – Germie
  • Memory Foam Folding Kneeler – EP Barrus Ltd
  • Verty Plant Anchoring System – Verty
  • Zest Eco Hive Composter – Zest Outdoor Living
  • Zest Tall Botanical Greenhouse – Zest Outdoor Living

Growing Materials

  • BugNet – Andermatt
  • Coco & Coir Houseplant Compost – Southern Trident Limited
  • RocketGro Tomato food – RocketGro
  • Vitax Liquid Acer Feed – Vitax Ltd

Plants Seeds & Bulbs

  • BEES Gardener’s Calendar – G Plants Ltd – 20B71
  • Brtish Mini Orchid in Ceramic grown in Peat Free Media  – The Horti House
  • Nymphya Purple Fantasy – Anglo Aquatic
  • Petunia Bridal Blush – Colegrave Seabrook Foundation/Kerley & Co.
  • Petunia Tumbelina Nicola – Colegrave Seabrook Foundation/Kerley & Co.

Best of British Award

Winner: Firestorm Phoenix Pellet Patio Heater – Pinnacle Agri Products Ltd

Sustainability Award

Winner: EcoMade Indoor Hemp Planters – Woodlodge Products

Best in Show

Winner: Kent & Stowe Surecut Loppers & Shears – Westland Unwins

Matthew Mein, Glee event director said: “Every year our exhibitors continue to impress with the level of innovation that they bring to market. The quality of the entries this year has been extremely impressive and the pitches demonstrated the passion and dedication that goes into every product entry.

“A huge thank you to our judges for sharing their expert insight and to all those that entered. Finally, congratulations to both our shortlisted entries and our eventual winners. I sincerely hope that the win will positively impact your growth in the coming season as it has for many of our previous winners.”

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