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Westland straights range set to attract new consumers with re-launch

Westland will relaunch its straights and specialist feeds range.   The aim is to broaden the reach of these products…

Board appointments ratified at HTA AGM

The HTA AGM that took place at Glee on 11 September. It saw the strengthening of the Board with several…

SBM Life Science unveils 2 health-boosting natural fertilisers

SBM Life Science expands its natural Solabiol range with the launch of two new fertiliser products at GLEE.   The…

Garden King purchases their site from neighbours Buildbase

Garden King has completed the purchase of their site in Newhall, Swadlincote.   The site was rented from neighbouring Buildbase…

VIDEO: Strategy from Down Under almost sent Homebase under

Garden Centre Retail speaks with Andy Brian, partner and head of retail, law firm Gordons about the Homebase situation.  …

VELCRO Brand launches new range of external mounting tapes

VELCRO Brand is strengthening its home and garden product offering with a new range of mounting tapes. They will be…

Hillier welcomes two members to its board of directors

Hillier Nurseries has announced the appointment of two new members to its board of directors.   George Hillier and Martin…

Heat wave sees furniture and barbecue sales sizzle in July

Good weather in July saw sales in furniture and the barbecue categories soar at garden centres across the country. That’s…

Flopro in £2m largest consumer giveaway in Garden Industry

The new Flopro Classic Hose Reel will hit the market at GLEE with 30,000 units to be given away.  …

Sipcam UK and Assured Products team up for release at Glee

Sipcam UK and Assured Products, will present something new and exciting for garden retailers this year at Glee.   The…

GCA Scotland and N. Ireland regional winners revealed

GCA members in Scotland and Northern Ireland are celebrating after an awards presentation at Simpsons Garden Centre.   The Mains…

Tong Garden Centre to hold a food event for British Food Fortnight

A major showcase of food and drink businesses is set to celebrate Yorkshire produce as Tong Garden Centre plans an…

Haskins Ferndown prepares for Bournemouth Half Marathon

Four employees working at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown are training for the Bournemouth Half Marathon.   They will be…

Blue Diamond Cardiff hit by fire five years after burning to the ground

A garden centre in Cardiff has caught on fire, two years after re-opening following a devastating blaze.   A fire…

Wyevale Garden Centres agrees sale of five garden centres

Wyevale Garden Centres announces the sale of five garden centres to individual buyers.   The centres are: Brooks; Nailsworth; Aldridge;…

Annabelle Padwick presents gardening and wellbeing vision at GLEE 2018

Founder of Life at No.27, Annabelle Padwick, is as an expert speaker at GLEE 2018.   Annabelle will explain how…

Bord Na Mona to launch Growing Media Academy at Glee 2018

Bord na Móna has announced the launch of its ‘Growing Media Academy’.   It’s a brand new educational initiative designed…

Rosebourne Aldermaston opens on Saturday 6 October

Rosebourne Aldermaston will showcase quality local produce in its restaurant.   This will sit alongside a wide range of plants,…

VIDEO: How garden centres can use TripAdvisor to benefit business

GCR catches up with Hayley Coleman, UK media relations manager at review site TripAdvisor. We spoke about how businesses can…

Thieves take charity tins at Loch Lomond Homes and Gardens Centre

Thieves have broken into a Loch Lomond Homes and Gardens Centre and stolen children’s charity tins.   The criminals smashed…
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