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Strikes fire: Garden centre to reopen ‘as soon as possible’

Bosses pledged to see Strikes Garden Centre back up and running – hopefully within days – following a blaze which…

Hayes Garden World increases revenue 110% thanks to temporary structure

Hayes Garden World, located in Ambleside, is the largest Garden Centre in Cumbria, attracting over a million visitors per year. …

Owner of Plowmans Garden Centre in West Parley goes into administration

A garden centre near Bournemouth Airport is set to close after the ‘Beast from the East’ dealt a trading blow. Home and…

‘Major damage’ in Stokesley garden centre fire

A huge fire has destroyed large parts of a garden centre dubbed a “local institution”. The fire burned overnight at…

From The Archives: Turning browsers into buyers November 15

Martin Newman takes a look at how web optimisation can turn your website browsers into buyers Ask your customers which…

Bents raises over £22k for Alzheimer’s Society

Customers and colleagues have once again shown enormous generosity in helping Bents Garden & Home raise an incredible amount for…

From The Archives: Cash flow issues or unhelpful banks September 2014

There are a number of very simple points to look at when considering cash flow, and whether the problems are…

Notcutts celebrates success at its own annual conference and awards dinner

Notcutts, the family-owned garden centre business, has hosted an annual conference and awards dinner to recognise team and business achievements…

Magical Hydrangeas launched into the UK with The Little Botanical

With Spring just around the corner, Magical Hydrangeas are making homes beautiful all over the UK once more, thanks to…

Garden centre gifts £650 worth of plants to the Martlets Hospice

Mayberry Garden Centre in Portslade has donated more than £650 worth of garden plants and gardening equipment to aid the…

North-east garden centre named one of the best in UK

A North-east garden centre is celebrating being named one of the best in the UK. The Mains of Drum has been…

Gold found in stream at Cardwell Garden Centre

Tiny nuggets of gold have been found at the bottom of a stream running through a local garden centre. The…

Christmas department at Haskins Garden Centres now open due to high demand

Haskins Garden Centre group has opened its Christmas department across all centres, due to high demand from customers. With centres…

From The Archives: Why you should invest in an EPoS system May 2017

Garden Centre Retail spoke to commercial manager of Davidson Richards, Jo Bateman, about what EPoS can bring to a garden…

Kemps Plants garden centre expands with five-figure backing from HSBC

A garden centre in Bristol has opened a 4,300 sq ft extension after receiving a five-figure finance package from HSBC.…

Grange launches new interactive website for Spring

Grange Fencing has launched its new, interactive website ahead of this year’s spring/summer gardening season. The consumer-facing website, which replaces…

From The Archives: Follow The Money June 2016

Garden centre design and business consultant Paul Pleydell argues that to thrive going forward, garden centres may have to diversify…

Squire’s Staff Donate Easter Eggs to Eagle Radio Appeal

After hearing how short of Easter eggs Eagle Radio were on their Easter Egg Appeal, all staff at the newly…

From The Archives: How to publicise your event using Twitter July 2017

After putting out a press release, taking out an advert in your local paper, and telling your core customers in…

Bord Na Mona Horticulture announces new head of horticulture

Mark Higgins has recently taken over the position as Head of Horticulture for Bord Na Mona.  Mark joins Bord Na…
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