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AMES UK set for new sales structure

Richard Pyrah, AMES UK Group Sales Director has announced the creation of a new sales structure. It has designed to…

Silversprings Garden Centre has a new owner

Silversprings Garden Centre has sold to Mike Jarvis, owner of Abbey Garden Buildings and Borderland Fencing.   He already had…

Preventing rodent infestation in your garden centre

David Cross, head of technical training academy at Rentokil Pest Control, explains how to keep a rodent infestation at bay.…

Suttons Seeds introduces 100% Peat Free compost

It’s good news for all trade customers with Suttons for Spring 2019.   Environmental trends and the call for sustainable…

Squires in Windsor will definitely close due to green belt restrictions

The expected closure of a Squires Garden Centre in Maidenhead Road has reopened controversy. This is due to the Royal…

Target your ideal customer using demographic data

Simon Beer of Big Wave Media explains why, whether small or large, businesses need a targeted approach to your customer.…

St Johns Plant Centre’s plans to appeal enforcement action

Bosses at St Johns Plant Centre say they have every right to continue their popular Christmas Wonderland attraction.   Tendring…

Have you thought of offering finance to your customers?

Finance platform Divido speaks about how garden retailers can increase customer base. It can also increase average transaction value and…

Haskins opens Christmas departments at all centres

Haskins is celebrating after a successful launch of its Christmas department across all centres.   Customers can browse a variety…

Langlands Garden Centre helps Emma reach fundraising target

Staff at Langlands Garden Centre are celebrating after helping a local girl reach target for a new electric powerchair.  …

Sunflower SunBelievable ‘Brown Eyed Girl’ from Thompson & Morgan bags awards

Thompson & Morgan’s sunflower, SunBelievable ‘Brown Eyed Girl’ has won awards and accolades.   Proving popular in the US, the…

Dobbies buys 5 of Wyevale’s largest centres

Wyevale Garden Centres announces the sale of five garden centres to Dobbies.   The centres are: Gloucester; Heighley Gate; Huntingdon;…

Tong Garden Centre helps junior football team look the part

Tong Garden Centre has made its mark on a talented junior football team by sponsoring its kit.   The garden…

St John’s Plant Centre vows continue Christmas Wonderland

St Johns Garden Centre will continue to run business as normal despite being told it’s trading illegally by council officials.…

Christmas cheers adds to bottom lines of garden centres

A survey of 1,000 UK consumers carried out by Christmas Tree World revealed the festive season is an opportunity for…

Wyevale Sidmouth taken over by local family business

Richard and Niki King, of Kings Garden and Leisure, faced tough competition to take on the ownership of the former…

GCA Trust sponsored delegates return from IGCA Congress

Squire’s Matt Tanner and Klondyke’s Jayne Scott, sponsored by the GCA Trust to attend the IGCA Congress, are back from…

Wyevale Timperley garden centre sold for houses

The Wyevale Garden Centre in Timpeley has gone for housing after going up for sale earlier this year.   Harlex…

HTA Marketing Forum final call for places

The HTA Marketing Forum is full of top tips and marketing know how. It takes place at Horticulture House in…

Thieves steal cash, stamps and safe in raid on Killearn garden centre

Thieves stole cash and stamps, worth more than £13,000 when they raided a family business.   The Post Office at…
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