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GMG Awards Shortlist 2022

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GMG Awards Shortlist 2022


The Peter Seabrook Practical Book of the Year – Sponsored by The Garden Press Event

Lucy Bellamy for GROW 5. Simple, seasonal ideas for small outdoor spaces with just five plants, Mitchell Beazley
Benjamin Pope for What to Sow, Grow & Do, Frances Lincoln with Bloom.
Huw Richards for The Vegetable Grower's Handbook, DK.
Charles Dowding for No Dig DK.
Mark Ridsdill Smith for The Vertical Veg Guide to Container Gardening, Chelsea Green Publishing UK.


The Garden Book of the Year – Sponsored by Johnsons Lawn Seed

Iain Parkinson for Meadow - Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 
Marian Boswall for Sustainable Garden, Frances Lincoln.
Chris Thorogood for Chasing Plants - Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
John Massey and with Tomoo Mabuchi for My World of Hepaticas, Orphans Press Ltd.
Stephanie Mahon for Wild Gardens - National Trust Books (an imprint of Pavilion, now HarperCollins).


Garden Publication or Garden Section of the Year – Sponsored by Westland

BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Kitchen Garden
Which? Gardening
Gardens Illustrated


The Dr David Hessayon Garden Columnist of the Year – Sponsored by Borde Hill Garden

Mark Diacono for In The Garden. Country Life, Future Publishing Ltd
Ciar Byrne for Gardener’s Diary, The Lady magazine
Non Morris for The English Garden
Andrew Oldham for The Country Smallholder, Kelsey Publishing
Alan Sargent for Sargent's Solutions - Sargent's Solutions - Horticulture Week, Haymarket Ltd


Practical Journalist of the Year – Sponsored by Mr Fothergill's

Frances Tophill for TBBC Gardeners’ World Magazine, Immediate Media Co. 
Naomi Slade for Garden News, Bauer, Plant up a mini home orchard,Make the most of your winter cutting garden, Designing with Snowdrops.
Jane Moore for Hort Week, Haymarket. Versatile wildflower mixes that offer quick-fix answers, Naturalising bulbs to create a spring glade, Ideal planting to screen buildings and car parks.
Adam Frost for BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine, Immediate Media Co. Mix & match, Rejoice in a real tree, Cooking up a treat.
Ruth Hayes for Amateur Gardening, Future plc, Prepare you Perennials, What to Prune in Summer, AG Compost Trials.


Journalist of the Year – Sponsored by Roses UK

Kim Stoddart for The Organic Way magazine, Century One, Gardeners’ World magazine,  Immediate Media, Grow Your Own magazine, DC Thomson.
Ben Dark for How to read your street, The Garden, RHS Media, In defence of buddleja, The Big Issue, Big Issue Company Ltd, Purple reign, Saga Magazine, Saga Publishing Limited.
Sally Nex for BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine, Immediate Media Co. Problem solving the green way, Call of the wild, Plastics: let’s kick the habit.
Susie White for My Weekly, D C Thomson - Bring Art to your Garden, BBC Countryfile magazine, Immediate Media - Dazzling Dahlias, Gardens Illustrated, Our Media Ltd - Growing together.
Carole Drake for Formal and Free Range, Country Living, Hearst, Out of the Shadows, The English Garden, The Chelsea Magazine Co, Nature’s Way, The English Garden, The Chelsea Magazine Co.


The Beth Chatto Environmental Journalist of the Year – Sponsored by Beth Chatto Education Trust

Arit Anderson for 8-part podcast series, Growing Greener podcast.
Rebecca Searle for  Monocultures, Kitchen Garden Magazine.
Kim Stoddart for The Guardian.
Karen Murphy for ‘The Natural Gardener’, Garden News magazine.
Jack Wallington for feature on water resilience in Gardener’s World Magazine.


The Gordon Rae Photographer of the Year 

Clive Nichols
Joe Wainwright
Jason Ingram
Marianne Majerus
Richard Bloom


Features Photographer of the Year – Sponsored by COBRA Garden Machinery

Annaïck Guitteny
Jason Ingram
Marianne Majerus
Richard Bloom
Clive Nichols


Portfolio Photographer of the Year 

Molly Hollman
Fiona Walsh
Annette Lepple


The Roy Lancaster TV Broadcast of the Year - Sponsored by Miracle-Gro

How To Start Gardening With Jane Moore.
Gardeners’ World Wildlife Gardening special.
Carol Klein’s Summer Gardening, episode 6.


Radio Broadcast or Podcast of the Year – Sponsored by The Horticultural Trades Association

Tales from the Veg Patch.
Loving Your Garden - Better Gardening Podcast.
Gardeners’ Corner Special: William Robinson’s wild gardening.


The Alan Titchmarsh New Talent of the Year – Sponsored by Alitex

Daniel Masoliver 
Ellie Mitchell
Niall McCauley
Bhupinder Sohanpal
Helen Cross


Blog or Vlog of the Year – Sponsored by Thompson & Morgan
Liz Zorab - Byther Farm


Website of the Year – Sponsored by HONDA 


Social Media Communicator of the Year – Sponsored by STIHL

Ben Newell 
Alessandro Vitale 
Pollyanna Wilkinson
Sarah Gerrard-Jones
Jason Williams


Cover of the Year 

The Organic Way 
Which? Gardening 
From Seed to Bloom
Gardens Illustrated
The Plant Rescuer

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