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Gardening glove from Towa makes RHS Product of The Year 2018 finals

New to the UK gardening market for 2018, the Luminus gardening glove from Japanese brand Towa has made the final…

From The Archives: Tong looking for a brand new start March 2016

Co-owner of Tong Garden Centre Mark Farnsworth talks about how revamping the catering offer has been central to building a…

From The Archives: How to sell weed control December 2015

Simple explanations and cutting down on options is the way to sell weed control, an often confusing product, says Geoff…

HTA Board statement on Chairman

The HTA Board have today announced that Chris Pateman has left his post as Chairman due to family reasons. Chris…

Popular garden centre raises more than £4,500 for Dorset Mind

Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown has raised £4,548.03 for its charity partner, Dorset Mind. The garden centre selected the local…

Charlie Dimmock Opens Squire’s in Woking

Snowy conditions could not defeat the crowd that came to see much loved gardening expert and TV presenter Charlie Dimmock…

Media statement from The Garden Centre Association regarding Gardman

Mike Lind, Chairman of The Garden Centre Association (GCA) said: “The GCA are devastated for Gardman following the recent fire at their…

Kyle creates customer Plant Health Information Pack

The plant heath coordinator at Wyevale Nurseries has created an information pack on biosecurity to help address the recent concerns…

From The Archives: How to maximise impulse sales January 2017

Garden Centre Retail asks The Display Centre’s Ali Newton why garden centres should be on the lookout for impulse barriers…

HTA introduces Recycling Scheme for members

The HTA has launched a Recycling Scheme for its members which will enable businesses of all sizes to responsibly recycle…

Garden centre group brings back popular competition to ‘Name the Rose’ and see it sold across centres

To celebrate one of the UK’s favourite flowers, Haskins Garden Centre has re-launched an exclusive ‘Name the Rose’ competition across…

From The Archives: Sowing the seeds of success for home and garden retailers October 2016

A large number of retailers are still hesitant about selling home and garden products online. The challenge often lies in…

Gardman warehouse fire: Man arrested in arson inquiry

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson in connection with a large warehouse fire in Daventry. More than…

From The Archives: If you build it… April 2016

Gary Wilburn of HPW Architecture – whose CV includes Haskins, Blooms and the upcoming Rosebourne near Thruxton – discusses garden…

Thieves ransack garden centre in Darwen Lancashire

A garden centre has been broken into and ransacked. Police were called to The Four Seasons Garden Centre in Darwen…

Webbs Wychbold up for ‘Food Hall of the Year’ award

The food hall at Webbs Garden Centre in Wychbold has been shortlisted as a finalist in this year’s Farm Shop…

Garden centre bosses expand plans to make site ‘vibrant destination’ for North East

A garden centre with its sights set on expansion is seeking a second phase to its extension. East Durham Garden…

Fire at Daventry garden centre supplier warehouse

More than 50 firefighters have been tackling a large warehouse blaze through the night in Daventry. Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue…

Beesley & Fildes predicts double sales following the success of decking product

Building and timber merchant, Beesley & Fildes, has experienced a successful year of sales since taking on Composite Prime’s latest…

From The Archives: Benchmarking with the HTA – August 2016

The HTA has launched the new Garden Retail Monitor, promising to help garden retailers improve their business through sales benchmarking…
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