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Plastic use within the Garden Retail trade: Can we do anything about it?

Back in February 2018, Garden Centre Retail published an article on the use of plastic in the garden centre trade.…

Zest 4 Leisure sees a return for Glee to showcase range of timber products

Zest 4 Leisure,is returning to Glee for the sixth year in a row with a new range of garden products. Building…

Woodlodge to launch new lightweight Magma collection at Glee 2018

A red-hot product will be hitting the aisles of Glee this year as Woodlodge makes the brand-new Magma collection an  addition to…

Garden Centre marketing 101: Getting your marketing plan right

Getting your garden centre marketing right is imperative to growing your business. It creates intrigue, understanding and customers. Paula Parker…

Tong Garden Centre in Bradford walking to raise money for local children’s cancer charity

Staff at Tong Garden Centre are preparing for a 14 mile walk to raise funds for their chosen charity of…

Peckish to show growth at this year’s Glee event

Peckish has become the fastest growing brand within the bird care market, with 45% brand growth year-on-year*.   A key…

Haskins tops multiple categories at the GCA South Thames regional awards

Haskins is celebrating after taking home several prestigious awards at 2018’s GCA South Thames awards.   Lisa Looker, brand director…

Garden Centre trends: experienced gardener or garden experience?

Gardeners, like garden centre trends, are changing as we move through the baby boomers, generation X, and millennials.   It’s…

Notcutts Rivendell Garden Centre unveils major refurbishment

Notcutts Rivendell Garden Centre has unveiled a new-look following a major refurbishment.   The popular store in Widnes has opened…

Further details released for The HTA Marketing Forum in October

The HTA Marketing Forum is taking place on Wednesday 17 October at Horticulture House in Oxfordshire.   The has brought…

Grange announces change to management team and reorganisation of site

Grange has announced two changes to its UK management team with immediate effect.   Dr Dominika Bienkowska is now the…

Reigate Garden Centre will be replaced with 17 houses

A planning application has now been granted to replace Reigate Garden Centre with 17 houses.   This has prompted mixed…

See the Burgon & Ball plans for this year’s Glee exhibition

Burgon & Ball will be at this year’s Glee exhibition at Birmingham’s NEC to launch a wide range of smart…

Is Garden Centre Retail really worth reading?

Spoiler alert: Yes, you should read Garden Centre Retail. But what I’m going to use to answer this question is…

Tong Garden Centre signs three to strengthen award-winning team

Tong Garden Centre has strengthened its team with appointments in marketing, HR and finance.   Leigh Quinn takes the position…

Gardman CEO Pete Utting: “delivery delays expected”

Pete Utting says: “Following the fire that destroyed almost all our inventory, we have been working hard to rebuild stock…

Residents object to The Oaks Garden Centre’s proposals to sell cars on site

The Oaks garden centre in Merley, Dorset is seeking temporary permission to sell cars on part of its site.  …

Why the Wyevale situation is a positive for the garden retail industry

GCR investigates what the Wyevale situation means for the garden retail industry.   Terra Firma, the owners of the Wyevale…

Garden Centre Association announces Ruxley Rose finalists

The Garden Centre Association has announced the finalists in its annual Ruxley Rose competition.   20 centres all received top…

Haskins Garden Centres set to showcase more than 250 bulb varieties during group’s Bulb Market

Haskins is putting finishing touches to plans for its very own Bulb Market.   It takes place from Monday August…
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