Boughton shortlisted at 2024 Society of Garden Designer Awards

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PLUS sponsors UK Commercial or Community Landscapes & Gardens category

February 2nd 2024 is set to be a busy day for the team at Boughton – the UK’s leading natural growing media supplier – as they attend the 2024 Society of Garden Designers (SGD) Awards as both sponsors and finalists.

Sustainable Product of the Year – finalist

This finalist status marks an exciting era for both Boughton and the SGD awards, with the award in question – Sustainable Product of the Year – an entirely new category introduced exclusively for the 2024 awards. Open to affiliated business partners only, the award looks to celebrate “known or innovative products manufactured with renewable or largely recycled or reused materials, which minimise or reverse detrimental environmental impact during production and consider the product’s entire life cycle including how it is recycled/ repurposed at the end of its life.”

It is Boughton’s BLS Plus Topsoil which has been submitted and has clearly resonated with the judging panel. Repurposed, single-source, screened and 100% natural, and usually of a medium clay loam classification, BLS Plus enjoys added natural, organic, vegetative digestate bi-product to create a premium topsoil. Rich in organic matter content and benefitting from excellent moisture and nutrient retention capabilities, BLS Plus is best suited to large scale, ground level, planting projects.

Simon Hedley, Managing Director at Boughton said: “It’s a pleasure to confirm our finalist status at the forthcoming SGD awards. To be shortlisted during the category’s inaugural year is an honour, but more importantly, the recognition of our efforts to bring to market soils that never deviate from our firm sustainability ethos is heartening to say the least.

“We thank the SGD for considering our entry and wait with bated breath to see who crowned winner of ‘Sustainable Product of the Year’ in February is next year.”

Proud sponsors

Having previously sponsored the ‘Fresh Designer Landscapes & Gardens’ category at the 2022 edition of the SGD awards, the Boughton team return once again to show its support with the sponsorship of the UK Commercial or Community Landscapes & Gardens award.

Open to FSGD, MSGD, Registered Practice and Pre-Registered, this award will celebrate communally used public, semi-public, or commercial projects of any size with an emphasis on sustainability.

Simon Hedley added: “The UK Commercial or Community Landscapes & Gardens award is one that is set to be fiercely contested, with many worthy winners shortlisted. Best of luck to you all and we look forward to seeing who walks away with the trophy.”