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Record breaking growth for Farplants’ Christmas offering

The West Sussex plant wholesaler introduced 11 new ranges this year, which includes for the first time, pot grown Christmas…

Notcutts celebrates successful 120th year

Notcutts, the family-owned garden centre business, is celebrating after a successful 120th anniversary year. Throughout 2017, Notcutts marked their 120…

Tong Garden Centre launches staff reward and recognition scheme

The management team at Tong Garden Centre has launched a new reward scheme that recognises employees who go the extra…

Dogs met Santa at Squire’s

Squire’s Garden Centres recently held a special “Santa Paws” event for dogs to meet Santa and have their photo taken…

Bunnings Warehouse opens its first store in South Yorkshire

Home improvement and garden retailer Bunnings Warehouse officially opened its doors in Rotherham on 14 December. The new store is…

Thieves steal thousands of pounds of stock from garden centre in Warmington

Security camera footage has recorded two thieves stealing high value items from the National Herb Centre last night, Wednesday. The…

Hawkesmill luanches new Geum For 2018

Hawkesmill Nurseries is a family run business with over 40 years growing experience – providing quality seasonal plants to Retail…

Are millennials driving houseplant sales in garden centres?

The Present Tree discusses the health benefits houseplants offer millennials, and how the emerging indoor gardening trend will progress is 2018.…

Chris Pateman appointed as HTA Chair

The HTA has announced the appointment of Chris Pateman as the chair of the association. In this new role Chris…

Retail industry welcomes progress on Brexit talks

Responding to the published joint report from EU and UK Brexit negotiators, William Bain, Policy Adviser – Europe and International at the…

Profits wilt at Dobbies Garden Centres

Dobbies Garden Centres suffered a fall in profits during the year to 26 February, a period which included the sale…

Warner Bros order garden centre to take down festive Harry Potter display

Warner Bros have ordered a Lanarkshire garden centre to remove their Harry Potter-themed Christmas display. Rosebank Garden Centre, based in…

Cardwell Garden Centre Dig In To Help Green-Fingered Pupils

There was no beating about the bush when a Greenock primary school asked Cardwell Garden Centre for help. The bosses…

The Coconut Kitchen range now available in Dobbies Garden Centres throughout the UK

Wales’s Thai sauce and Curry paste brand, The Coconut Kitchen has announced that 8 of its restaurant quality products are…

Santa’s grotto is being rebuilt after blaze at Notcutts garden centre

Father Christmas is having a new home built following a blaze at his grotto at Notcutts garden centre in Woodbridge.…

Council-run Inspirations Garden Centre faces axe as part of £2.7million cuts

A council-run garden centre looks set to close as part of a further package of cuts totalling £2.7million. Local Hartlepool…

Fire engulfs Santa’s grotto at Notcutts Garden Centre in Woodbridge

Firefighters have extinguished a blaze that took hold of a marquee used as Santa’s grotto at a Suffolk garden centre…

Garden centre worker jailed for fraud

An assistant manager at a garden centre has been jailed for fraud after deceiving innocent members of the public into…

Wyevale Garden Centre in Andover hosts ‘royal’ opening

There was a right royal opening for a Wyevale garden centre in Andover’s Christmas festivities last weekend. Carnival prince and…

Webbs Garden Centre in Wychbold, Droitwich, ram raided by gang

A popular Worcestershire Christmas attraction was targeted by a gang of ram raiding thugs. Webbs Garden Centre in Worcester Road,…
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