Events

HTA Catering Conference and dinner

Catering continues to play a huge role in the make-up of garden centres accounting for in excess of 25% of…

A million thanks to Garden Re-Leaf supporters – a message from Linda Petrons on behalf of Greenfingers

This Friday, hundreds of you will host quizzes, garden tours, cake sales, Plant-athons and post #gluvies – all in celebration…

Visitor numbers grow for PlantFest at Hereford nurseries

Retailers visited two nurseries in Hereford yesterday (Wednesday, March 8, 2017) to attend their PlantFest and to see new product developments…

Mega plant-athons for Garden Re-Leaf Day

The Garden Re-Leaf Day Plant-athons this year will look to bring an added element of excitement to garden centres when…

Squires garden centre in Chertsey officially opens

Squire’s chairman, deputy chairman and the Mayor of Runnymede Councillor Alan Alderson officially opened the new Squire’s Garden Centre in…

Giftware Association hosts Meet the Buyer event

The Giftware Association (GA) will be holding a Meet The Buyer’ day with a team from The Tillington Group of…

Retailers given the chance to attend PlantFest at Hereford nurseries

Retailers are being invited to two nurseries in Hereford this month (March, 2017) to attend their PlantFest. Wyevale Nurseries and…

Special gardener’s afternoon tea party at Squire’s Hersham

Squire’s Garden Centre in Hersham is having an official opening of their new look garden centre on Friday 17th March…

Hawkesmill nurseries – British Plant Fair 2017

Warwickshire based Hawkesmill Nurseries are the award winning family run business who grow over 3.5 million plants throughout the year with…

Greenfingers Garden Re-Leaf Day

It’s just over a month until the gardening industry bursts into combined promotional activity by celebrating Greenfingers Garden Re-Leaf Day…

Ready, steady, Tendence 2017

International order platform set to take off with seasonal decorations, home textiles and outdoor living. The most international order platform…

Study tour gains insight and inspiration from Holland

It was an action packed few days for garden centres and suppliers attending the HTA Garden Retail Study Tour in…

Glee 2017: Driving year-round sales

With so many recent sales campaigns geared towards Christmas, February is indeed the big comedown when customers often tighten their…

Squire’s customers raise £24,758 for local charities

Squire’s Garden Centres have presented cheques totalling £24,758 to various charities across the South East, including Change of Scene, Quest…

Party for Perennial raises over £32K and kicks off HortAid 2017

The Party for Perennial 2017, hosted by Perennial’s Chairman Dougal Phillip and designer and broadcaster James Alexander-Sinclair at The Barbican Centre…

GCA Conference 2017

This year’s GCA Conference began with a welcome from chariman Julian Winfield, with the first seminar of the day led…

Growers debate topical challenges and opportunities at HTA Contact Conference

With the theme of ‘Surviving and Thriving’, the HTA Contact Conference for growers took place at Whittlebury Hall in Northamptonshire…

Exhibitor stands at PATS Sandown ‘sold out’

Visitors to PATS Sandown in March can expect a busy and exciting show as all exhibitor stands at the two-day…

SDEA British Group on show at EuroShop 2017

The British Group will be showcasing some of the most innovative and cutting edge retail display equipment at the world’s…

Plus fours at the ready for Greenfingers Challenge Cup

Garden centre and horticultural industry staff are this month (January, 2017) being asked to sign up for a fundraising event…
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