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Preparing for Garden Centre Retail’s 5th Glee show

Glee is now just over a month away, and with the final touches happening to our bumper August/September issue, we’ve…

GCA announces the regional award winners for the Midlands area

Members of the GCA in the Midlands region have received awards at a presentation hosted by Brookfields Garden Centre. Bridgford…

Blue Diamond snaps up eight Wyevale sites across UK

Garden centre group Blue Diamond has bought eight former Wyevale Garden Centres located across the UK and has consequently outlined…

Awards blossom for Thetford Garden Centre

Thetford Garden Centre has potted the accolades at this year’s Garden Centre Association Area Awards for the North Thames region.…

Squire’s opens new cafe in Washington West Sussex shop

A stylish new Cafe Bar is now open at Squire’s Garden Centre in Washington. It features beautiful new furniture and…

Notcutts Cranleigh unveils spectacular display garden

Notcutts Garden Centre in Cranleigh has hosted a special ribbon cutting event to celebrate the opening of a new display…

VIDEO: Top 9 plants for sandy soil

Garden Centre Retail has rounded up the best plants that can cope with your customer’s sandy soil. Dahlia ‘Gallery Pablo’ (PBR) (Gallery Series)…

Notcutts secures planning permission for Woodbridge Garden Centre redevelopment

Notcutts has secured planning consent for a major redevelopment and upgrade of its Woodbridge garden centre. Consequentially, the development will…

Dobbies announces Graeme Jenkins as CEO

Dobbies has announced the appointment of Graeme Jenkins as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. Graeme was previously Chief Operating…

VIDEO: Top 9 plants for south-facing gardens

Garden Centre Retail has rounded up the best plants for south-facing gardens. Rosa Crown Princess Margareta = ‘Auswinter’ (PBR)(S) rose [Crown Princess Margareta]…

VIDEO: Top 9 plants for pollinators

GCR takes a look at the top 9 plants for pollinators. Chrysanthemum ‘Lucy’ (29a) chrysanthemum ‘Lucy’ Chrysanthemum are erect woody-based perennials with…

VIDEO: Top 9 drought-tolerant plants

If a customer is asking for advice regarding drought-tolerant plants, a selection of the plants below may be worth looking…

VIDEO: Top 9 plants for North-facing gardens

Garden Centre Retail has rounded up the best plants for you to offer in your garden centre for your customers…

Drum roll please! The winners of the GIMA Awards 2018 are……

On Thursday 12 July, the winners of the GIMA awards 2018 were announced at another sell-out event.   The event…

VIDEO: Top 9 British-native garden plants

For your customers who prefer something slightly closer to home, Garden Centre Retail has rounded up the best British-native plants…

Tong Garden Centre awarded Job Creator of the Year at Bradford Business awards

The team at Tong Garden Centre are celebrating after being crowned Job Creator of the Year at the eighth annual…

The Magical Hydrangea set to light up UK gardens this summer

Gardens all over the UK are bursting with stunning and vibrant colour this summer, thanks to the eye catching Magical…

Squire’s managers get involved with the “Feet on the Floor” day

Called Feet On the Floor, this programme came about following a suggestion in Squire’s annual employee survey. Team members at…

GARDENA unveils new Ambassador Stores in four locations across the UK

GARDENA has added two new ambassador stores to it’s rota with the aim of boosting sales into garden centres.  …

Garden Connect launches four new garden centre websites

Just before the holiday season starts, Garden Connect launches 4 new websites for its customers. As part of the ongoing…
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