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Is Garden Centre Retail really worth reading?

Spoiler alert: Yes, you should read Garden Centre Retail. But what I’m going to use to answer this question is…

Tong Garden Centre signs three to strengthen award-winning team

Tong Garden Centre has strengthened its team with appointments in marketing, HR and finance.   Leigh Quinn takes the position…

Residents object to The Oaks Garden Centre’s proposals to sell cars on site

The Oaks garden centre in Merley, Dorset is seeking temporary permission to sell cars on part of its site.  …

VIDEO: Why the Wyevale situation is a positive for the garden retail industry

GCR investigates what the Wyevale situation means for the garden retail industry.   Terra Firma, the owners of the Wyevale…

Garden Centre Association announces Ruxley Rose finalists

The Garden Centre Association has announced the finalists in its annual Ruxley Rose competition.   20 centres all received top…

Haskins Garden Centres set to showcase more than 250 bulb varieties during group’s Bulb Market

Haskins is putting finishing touches to plans for its very own Bulb Market.   It takes place from Monday August…

Stewarts Garden Centre’s Paul Hilliam gets the team ‘braving the shave’

Paul Hilliam, the manager at Stewarts Christchurch Garden Centre, confirmed that he is now all clear after two major surgeries.…

Vitax to showcase products by showing use in a real garden setting at Glee 2018

Hot on the heels of last year’s success, Vitax will be taking its experiential marketing stand one step further in…

Garden Centre Association BoT report shows surge in summer spending

The Barometer of Trade report from the Garden Centre Association says sunny weather is to thank for garden centre sales soaring.  …

Alan Roper features on Cultivating Retail programme in November

Managing Director of the newly expanded Blue Diamond Group, will be taking a sport on the programme for Cultivating Retail.…

Garden Centre Association Plant Area Forum success at Ball Colegrave

The Garden Centre Association held another successful Plant Area Forum at Ball Colegrave last week, with over 50 delegates in…

Squire’s Garden Centres purchases Frensham Garden Centre

The purchase of Frensham Garden Centre by D.J. Squire & Co Ltd (“Squire’s”) from Wheelhouse Warehousing Ltd (“Wheelhouse”) has been…

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…

Roger Crookes retires as GCA inspector after 11 years

Roger Crookes is retiring as an inspector for the Garden Centre Association (GCA) this month after 11 years in the…

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…
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