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Plant area managers and buyers reminded to sign up for Plant Area Forum

.Plant area managers and buyers are being reminded to book their places at the GCA’s third annual Plant Area Forum…

Zest 4 Leisure introduces new range for 2019 summer season

Zest 4 Leisure, a Flintshire-based supplier of furniture, gazebo and arbour supplier, is introducing a range of new products for…

Glee introduces new Discovery Tour

A journey of discovery is coming to Glee this September as the key industry event introduces new guided tours to…

Big plans to expand garden centre on edge of Exeter

Images of how a garden centre on the edge of Exeter, which is looking to expand, could look, have been…

The Scotts Company (UK) Ltd announces new company name

Following its sale to Exponent in 2017, The Scotts Company (UK) Ltd today launches its new company name – Evergreen…

Garden centre forced to close after fire breaks out in outbuilding

Staff and visitors at Fletcher’s Garden Centre in Stone Road, Eccleshall, had to be evacuated the blaze involved an outbuilding…

Farplants add designer house plants to their extensive range

Farplants, the West Sussex nursery co-operative, have for the first time added house plants to their product portfolio. The plant…

Edinburgh Woollen Mill owner Philip Day targets Wyevale

A billionaire embroiled in the battle for control of Stobart has made a swoop for Wyevale Garden Centres. Philip Day,…

Durston Garden Products: are you supporting England?

As temperature’s continues to soar and garden centres increase their orders for compost, Somerset based Durston Garden Products is working…

PATS Telford shapes up to be a memorable show

With so many exciting plans for 2018, PATS Telford is shaping up to be another record-breaking event in September. The…

Gift wrap goes green at The Gardens Group

The Gardens Group has enhanced its environmental credentials once again this month, by switching to eco-friendly wrapping at all three…

Flopro takes water conservation seriously

The Flopro range is designed to deal with sustained periods of hot dry weather and helps gardeners to conserve more…

International Garden Centre Association comes to the UK again in 2019

The Garden Centre Association (GCA) is hosting the International Garden Centre Association congress in the UK next year (2019). The…

Garden centres facing huge demand for watering cans following hosepipe ban

Cans of all shapes and sizes have been flying off the shelves across the region as gardeners turn to more…

Paradise Park Garden Centre donated tools and equipment to Denton Primary School

A Newhaven school is all set to begin its new outdoor venture thanks to a local business. Paradise Park Garden…

The GIMA Awards judging is complete

Following a hot day of judging at Warwick Racecourse (27th June), where around 200 entries were considered, the winners of…

Firefighters tackle blaze at garden centre

Firefighters were called to a plastic fire at a South Cheshire garden centre on Wednesday morning. Fire crews were called…

Vandals smash garden centre doors only to flee after triggering alarm

Vandals smashed the doors of a popular garden centre in the middle of the night – only to run off…

Sidmouth businessman reveals plans to make former business ‘special again’

A Sidmouth businessman has revealed he may buy back his old business or continue with plans to build a new…

Farplants scoop five awards at the HTA National Plant Show

Farplants won the visitor award for Best in Category – Herbaceous Perennials, with Digitalis Firebird. The West Sussex nursery co-operative…
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