January 23, 2018


Garden centres scoop top awards at GCA conference -

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Smart Garden Products is bringing the Three Kings brand to Spring Fair -

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Wildlife World returns to Spring Fair in February 2018 -

Monday, January 22, 2018

Wyevale Nurseries landscape & amenity sales up by 20% -

Monday, January 22, 2018

Squire’s customers raise over £21,300 for local charities -

Monday, January 22, 2018

Garden centre in Devon wows customers with new cafe offering including ‘free from’ treats -

Friday, January 19, 2018

Catshill garden centre donates trees to Dudley Zoo -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Shoulder To Soldier makes plans at the Bents community allotment -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Perrywood presents cheques totalling over £14,000 to chosen charities -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

BBC comedian to compere GCA awards dinner -

Monday, January 15, 2018

Paradise Park Garden Centre supports town academy -

Thursday, January 11, 2018

New roads mean workers facing job losses at Willesborough Wyevale garden centre -

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Bonningtons Announces New Website Launch -

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Squire’s in Long Ditton is Garden Centre of the Year -

Monday, January 8, 2018

Donkey Sanctuary thanks Dunbar Garden Centre visitors for their festive support -

Monday, January 8, 2018

Record breaking growth for Farplants’ Christmas offering -

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Notcutts celebrates successful 120th year -

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Tong Garden Centre launches staff reward and recognition scheme -

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Dogs met Santa at Squire’s -

Monday, December 18, 2017

Bunnings Warehouse opens its first store in South Yorkshire -

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Glee appoints new event manager


Event organisers, i2i, have revealed that the show will now continue under the watchful eye of Matthew Mein, who has been appointed as Glee’s event manager. A well-known face within the industry, Matthew has worked on the show for over seven years and has been involved in every sector of the show.  From plants, paving to peat, Matthew has an unrivalled knowledge of the garden, leisure and landscaping industries as well as an in-depth understanding of the marketplace. Matthew is highly experienced in events and will be instrumental in the continued development of Glee, leading the show’s sales team as…

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Plenty of ‘Food for Thought’ at HTA Garden Centre Catering Conference

The key ingredient to creating a successful destination garden centre restaurant is to have a point of difference that set’s you apart from the rest’. This was the message from Alan Roper from the Blue Diamond Group at last week’s sell out HTA Garden Centre Catering Conference, sponsored by Vision Commercial Kitchens, which took place in Birmingham. The event brought together those involved in garden centre catering – from small independents to the larger chains. Catering continues to play a fundamental role in garden centres with some operations contributing as much as 35% to turnover in some outlets. HTA Market Information…

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National Hardware Show in Las Vegas government funding secured by Gardenex

The Gardenex export federation has secured funding under the UK Trade & Investment’s Trade show Access Programme, which will provide £1,800 grants for eligible firms wishing to display their products at the National Hardware Show (NHS) in Las Vegas in 2013.  An important and popular sector of the show is the lawn, garden and outdoor living sector.  The 27,000 visitors to the National Hardware Show will be representing hardware chains, home centres, department stores, mail order/internet companies, mass merchandisers, garden centre chains and buying groups. The Gardenex export federation is organising a British group at this important show that is…

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