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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.  …

VIDEO: 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…

An insight into planning an issue of Garden Centre Retail

We at Garden Centre Retail HQ thought we would share the processes of planning our issues Our cycle starts as…

Stewarts Garden Centre’s Paul Hilliam gets the team ‘braving the shave’

Paul Hilliam, the manager at Stewarts Christchurch Garden Centre, confirmed that he is now all clear after two major surgeries.…

Vitax to showcase products by showing use in a real garden setting at Glee 2018

Hot on the heels of last year’s success, Vitax will be taking its experiential marketing stand one step further in…

Garden Centre Association BoT report shows surge in summer spending

The Barometer of Trade report from the Garden Centre Association says sunny weather is to thank for garden centre sales soaring.  …

Alan Roper features on Cultivating Retail programme in November

Managing Director of the newly expanded Blue Diamond Group, will be taking a sport on the programme for Cultivating Retail.…

Garden Centre Association Plant Area Forum success at Ball Colegrave

The Garden Centre Association held another successful Plant Area Forum at Ball Colegrave last week, with over 50 delegates in…

Squire’s Garden Centres purchases Frensham Garden Centre

The purchase of Frensham Garden Centre by D.J. Squire & Co Ltd (“Squire’s”) from Wheelhouse Warehousing Ltd (“Wheelhouse”) has been…
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