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

See Gardman solar innovation at Glee


Gardman are set to reveal exciting plans for Cole & Bright, their leading solar lighting brand. Launching at Glee, all their standard Cole & Bright functional lights will now have at least 3 lumens compared to 1 lumen for most of their competitors. As well as building on their successful Cole & Bright UltraBright range from 2016, the company will also be showcasing their brightest performance products with Cole & Bright Professional. These technological improvements will be communicated with clear and simple on-pack iconography and sub-brand packaging that differentiates the three key product ranges, identifying the brand hierarchy and allowing…

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Romiti Vivai to debut at Four Oaks


Pistoia based Romiti Pietro Vivai will  be making their debut at Four Oaks this week, with Northern Europe Consultant Domenico Guizzo reporting on a positive  six months of trading in the UK on behalf of Romiti Vivai.  The acquisition of Tesi Ubaldo Nursery last year provided the ideal opportunity to establish a solid base in the UK. Landscaping Sector Sales into the Landscaping sector via wholesalers has triggered the decision to show at Four Oaks. Following a record year the nursery is now ready for the new season with a range and quality of plants that are both unique and…

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Only at GLEE: Three months of free online advertising


Millions of British consumers are clicking on Google AdWords ads every day. Garden Connect helps you to attract visitors from your own area to your garden centre via dedicated AdWords campaigns and effective online bannering. A very smart way to get more footfall into your garden centre and to make it even better: Garden Connect is offering both services the first 3 months for free! How does AdWords work? You can target visitors based on keywords and their location via AdWords. So if consumers are looking for olive trees in Northampton, your garden centre in Northampton can be shown. It…

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Elho joins the Retail Lab @ Glee


Elho has an increased presence at Glee this year. Elho is showcasing the latest innovations in grow your own, outdoor, indoor and designer pots and planters on their stand. As well, all the pots and planters in the family and wellbeing areas of the Retail Lab are supplied by Elho, following the company’s mission to give room to nature. In the family area of the Retail Lab, Elho shows how green fingers of all ages can get growing – with pots and planters inside and outside the house. Elho’s innovative range of grow tables, grow houses and pots demonstrate how…

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January Furniture Show – get the first look


With many of the big players in decorative accessories, giftware and small furniture items launching their new collections right at the start of the year, the January Furniture Show is the place to go and get ahead start on what’s new. The January Furniture Show returns for a fourth year in its new format to the NEC in Birmingham, and will feature over 500 UK and International exhibitors showing all kinds of furniture and interiors. Running from Sunday 21 to Wednesday 24 January, the show offers Garden Centre retail buyers not only a great opportunity to buy from well known and established…

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2018 RHS Flower Show tickets now on sale


Public tickets for The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) 2018 Flower Shows including RHS Chelsea Flower Show, sponsored by M&G Investments go on sale to the public today, 1 September 2017. The RHS stages an unrivalled portfolio of flower shows* throughout the year, providing a great day out filled with inspirational gardens, stunning floral displays, talks from experts and much more. Get growing this spring at the RHS Flower Show Cardiff (13-15 April) or gain gardening inspiration for the year ahead from the world’s most prestigious flower show, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show (22-26 May). Celebrate Summer at the RHS’ newest…

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Romiti Vivai make their Debut at Four Oaks

Pistoia based Romiti Pietro Vivai will  be making their debut at Four Oaks on the 5-3 September. Their Northern Europe Consultant Domenico Guizzo reports on a positive  six months of trading in the U.K. on behalf of Romiti Vivai.  The acquisition of Tesi Ubaldo Nursery last year provided the ideal opportunity to establish a solid base in the UK. Sales into the landscaping sector via wholesalers has triggered the decision to show at Four Oaks. Following a record year, the nursery is now ready for the new season with a range and quality of plants that are both unique and…

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Vertical Living Garden to show at Four Oaks


The award winning Wonderwall will be on show at Four Oaks from Sept 5-6th. This is a high tech self-irrigating planter which can be used to create many stunning displays. The Wonderwall planter transforms all kinds of wall or spaces to create a vertical living garden. Ideal for commercial or domestic use, the Wonderwall planters will make an impressive impact and make any dull space come alive. You can create any type of display from a window box to covering a full side of high rise building, the process for building a  Wonderwall couldn’t be simpler. The Self-watering system design makes…

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Bathgate Silica Sand to showcase growing horticultural range at Glee and Four Oaks 2017


Following the success of the Bathgate Horticulture range, Bathgate will be showcasing their full range of products including new editions at Glee and Four Oaks in September. Bathgate’s Champions Blend range now features Seed and Cutting formulation and the Extra-large Planter, which sit alongside their award-winning Champions Blend Compost. The new products have been well received by retailers and growers alike, with excellent results being reported. Bathgate’s John Innes range now includes an Ericaceous option as well as, smaller 10 litre bags of John Innes 1, 2 and 3. The expanded Bathgate Horticulture range also includes new 50 litre premium quality certified Play…

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Making the the world safer – 2017 World Congress on Safety and Health at Work


Chief Executive of the British Safety Council and its Chairman designate, will explore the nature of wellbeing at work and the practical management of workplace risks at the 21st World Congress on Safety & Health at Work in Singapore The 21st World Congress on Safety & Health at Work 2017, which takes place on 3-6 September 2017, will bring together occupational health and safety professionals, business leaders and government officials from all over the world to share their knowledge and expertise in making workplaces safer and healthier. It is estimated that 2.3 million workers worldwide die every year because of…

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