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Kent & Stowe launches Christmas gift range at Glee 2018

Glee 2018 will see the launch of the Kent & Stowe Gift and Christmas range. Stock available for September delivery.…

Millbrook Garden Centre’s restaurant now completed by MSC

Work is complete on a £2.5 million Kent-mill style restaurant at Millbrook Garden Centre .   The two-storey high 280-seat…

New technologies are driving the future of retail

New technologies are now considered the key investment priorities within the retail sector. This has overtaken factors such as skill…

Shrinkage: What can a garden centre do to mitigate it?

GCR talks to Jeremy Davies, managing director of GCS (GB) Ltd, about the hidden costs of shrinkage to garden centres.…

Parkhill Garden Centre goes head-to-head with boxer for premises

Parkhill Garden Centre in Aberdeen is facing off against a boxing champion over plans to buy out a burned-down school.…

Stewarts Garden Centre in Dorset gains environment award

Stewarts Christchurch Garden Centre has received the Environmental Opportunities Award from the GCA.   The award recognises the improvements made…

The Royal British Legion and Wyevale Garden Centres partner

Wyevale Garden Centres is partnering with The Royal British Legion, by joining their ‘Thank you’ campaign. This is to mark…

Summerhill Garden Centre to expand car park for better experience

Summerhill Garden Centre, in Billericay, will be increasing the number of car parking spaces from 300 to 450.   It…

Plastic use within the Garden Retail trade: Can we do anything about it?

Back in February 2018, Garden Centre Retail published an article on the use of plastic in the garden centre trade.…

Zest 4 Leisure sees a return for Glee to showcase range of timber products

Zest 4 Leisure,is returning to Glee for the sixth year in a row with a new range of garden products. Building…

Woodlodge to launch new lightweight Magma collection at Glee 2018

A red-hot product will be hitting the aisles of Glee this year as Woodlodge makes the brand-new Magma collection an  addition to…

Tong Garden Centre in Bradford walking to raise money for local children’s cancer charity

Staff at Tong Garden Centre are preparing for a 14 mile walk to raise funds for their chosen charity of…

Peckish to show growth at this year’s Glee event

Peckish has become the fastest growing brand within the bird care market, with 45% brand growth year-on-year*.   A key…

Haskins tops multiple categories at the GCA South Thames regional awards

Haskins is celebrating after taking home several prestigious awards at 2018’s GCA South Thames awards.   Lisa Looker, brand director…

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…
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