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Flopro takes water conservation seriously

The Flopro range is designed to deal with sustained periods of hot dry weather and helps gardeners to conserve more…

International Garden Centre Association comes to the UK again in 2019

The Garden Centre Association (GCA) is hosting the International Garden Centre Association congress in the UK next year (2019). The…

Garden centres facing huge demand for watering cans following hosepipe ban

Cans of all shapes and sizes have been flying off the shelves across the region as gardeners turn to more…

Top 9 plants for sunny spots

Garden Centre Retail has rounded up the best plants for that sunny spot in your customer’s garden. Aster thomsonii Thomson’s…

Paradise Park Garden Centre donated tools and equipment to Denton Primary School

A Newhaven school is all set to begin its new outdoor venture thanks to a local business. Paradise Park Garden…

National Survey from RHS shows the UK is wild about wildlife in gardens

To celebrate Countryfile’s 30th Anniversary Garden at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (3 – 8 July), the RHS has…

Woodlodge returns to the 2018 Retail Lab at Glee

Launched at Glee 2017, the Retail Lab was a key focal point for the annual garden retail exhibition. Unlike anything…

The GIMA Awards judging is complete

Following a hot day of judging at Warwick Racecourse (27th June), where around 200 entries were considered, the winners of…

Firefighters tackle blaze at garden centre

Firefighters were called to a plastic fire at a South Cheshire garden centre on Wednesday morning. Fire crews were called…

The top 9 plants for shady areas

If a customer is asking for advice regarding shady areas, a selection of the plants below may be worth looking…

Vandals smash garden centre doors only to flee after triggering alarm

Vandals smashed the doors of a popular garden centre in the middle of the night – only to run off…

Sidmouth businessman reveals plans to make former business ‘special again’

A Sidmouth businessman has revealed he may buy back his old business or continue with plans to build a new…

Farplants scoop five awards at the HTA National Plant Show

Farplants won the visitor award for Best in Category – Herbaceous Perennials, with Digitalis Firebird. The West Sussex nursery co-operative…

Tong Garden Centre in Bradford appoints Commercial Director

Tong Garden Centre based in Bradford has strengthened its senior management team with a board level appointment. Sharon McNair has…

Top 5 plants for boosting mood by RHS Show Garden designer

Alexandra Noble, designer of the RHS Health & Wellbeing Garden at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show, celebrates British Flower Week…

Moray landscaping and garden centre business expand after six-figure funding deal

A Moray-based landscaping and garden centre business, Threaplands, is expanding its premises, thanks to a six-figure funding deal from Royal…

Klondyke rose festival leads to 130% sales growth

Over the last few weeks, The Klondyke Group’s Rose Festival has been running in full bloom. Launched on the 8th…

Crown Hill Garden Centre could be demolished

Plans have been submitted to Epping Forest District Council to knock down Crown Hill Garden Centre in Waltham Abbey. In…

Bradford Garden Centre celebrates White Rose shortlist success

The team at a Bradford Garden Centre are celebrating after being shortlisted for a prestigious regional tourism award. Tong Garden…

Hot weather helps sales bloom for garden centres in May

Garden centres across the country saw a boost in May sales thanks to the good weather and two Bank Holidays…
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