June 26, 2017

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Retail Lab @ Glee speaks to creative director, Romeo Sommers -

Monday, June 26, 2017

GIMA Awards 2017 – last few tickets remaining -

Monday, June 26, 2017

Bookings up at GCA Plant Area Forum at Ball Colegrave with more places now available -

Monday, June 26, 2017

Hawkesmill are double winners at the National Plant Show -

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Kelkay – Milano Cube breaking the mould -

Saturday, June 24, 2017

The Klondyke group polmont head office donates to neurological charity funding neuro -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Visitors vote for retail inspiration ideas at the HTA National Plant Show and Nursery Supply Show -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Steph McGovern confirmed as HTA Garden Futures Conference 2017 host -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Bernard Tickner awarded MBE for services to wildlife conservation and horticulture -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Malus sieboldii Aros awarded best in show at New Plant Awards -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Wyevale Nurseries launch 2018 promotional catalogue -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

New simple POS leaflet explains why MossOff gets Diarmuid’s vote -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Fire breaks out at Brookfields Garden Centre -

Monday, June 19, 2017

Retail Lab @ Glee: everything you need to know -

Monday, June 19, 2017

Weber® biggest innovation in barbecues in 30 years, setting a new standard for gas grills -

Monday, June 19, 2017

Food to appeal to all the senses at HTA Catering Conference -

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Wyevale Garden Centres awarded Gold and Best in Show at BBC Gardener’s World Live 2017 -

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Wyevale Nurseries enters Plant Awards at HTA Show -

Friday, June 16, 2017

Tong Garden Centre shortlisted in Bradford business awards -

Friday, June 16, 2017

Grange strengthens marketing team with two new appointments -

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Weber® biggest innovation in barbecues in 30 years, setting a new standard for gas grills

Weber®

In 1985 Weber® launched the original Genesis® and in doing so changed gas barbecues. Over 30 years on Weber® are set to revolutionise the gas market once again with the launch of the Genesis® II & Genesis® II LX models. With two different chassis, and the choice of two, three, four and six burners there is a Genesis® II to suit every griller, whether you have a balcony, small patio, large garden or you are barbecuing for the entire neighbourhood. However, no matter which model you use, you’ll find a high level of performance that is easy to control, enabling…

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Hillier Wholesale Nurseries: 2017-18 Plant List now available

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Hillier is pleased to announce that the interactive Hillier Plant List 2017/18 is now available, offering trade customers a guide to all the plants supplied from Hillier Nurseries. The aim of the plant list is to offer inspiration, share the Hillier passion for horticulture and help trade customers sell more plants that their customers will cherish. In keeping with this, some changes have been made to the plant list this year to make it as informative and easy to navigate as possible. There are now just two clear sections: The first, the Merchandising Calendar, showcases the most important and popular…

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Ego Power+ HT6500E – a revolutionary cordless system that cuts out petrol

HT6500E

EGO’s industry-leading Arc-Lithium battery technology delivers a new level of performance not previously experienced in the gardening world. Powered by ground-breaking, petrol power matching batteries, EGO’s hedgetrimmers deliver such impressive run times that you’ll be amazed by how much hedge you can cut. The new EGO Power+ HT6500E hedge trimmer has a dual action 65cm blade that offers an incredibly precise finish courtesy of EGO’s phenomenal laser cut, diamond ground blades. It has 33mm blade gaps that give the most exact, clean cuts to promote new growth in even the thickest of branches. The dual action reduces the vibrations to…

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Neudorff’s Pyrol protects against garden pests

pyrol

Pyrol Bug & Larvae Killer from Neudorff is a complete pesticide, containing a unique blend of innovative features to prevent garden damage from a wide variety of sucking and biting insects. Correctly applied it also offers minimal risk to bees and other beneficial insects to maintain great environmental credentials. Containing the natural active ingredient pyrethrins, derived from the chrysanthemum flower, a natural contact insecticide that passes into the insect’s body, where it damages the nervous system of the insect to cause rapid death. In addition it contains rapeseed oil to control pests’ eggs and larvae, ensuring all stages of the…

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Hawkesmill Nurseries: Perennials for June and July

Perennials

Warwickshire based Hawkesmill Nurseries have over 40 years experience of providing quality seasonal plants to their customers and this year they have a large selection of 3 litre perennials available for late summer. For late summer, Hawkesmill have a whole parade of varieties of Salvias, Dahlias, Leucanthemums, Nepetas and Achilleas, all ready to make a colourful statement in garden centres in June and July! The selection of ‘Mystic’ Dahlias are compact with dark foliage which is a beautiful contrast to the blooms in Haze (apricot-orange), Enchantment (bright red), Illusion (yellow) and Dreamer (pink) blooms.  Contains 48 plants in these four varieties. Hawkesmill’s brand new…

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GCA: Furniture and BBQ sales up 37% in April for Garden Centres

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Customers at garden centres across the country prepared themselves for the good weather by buying furniture and barbecues for their outside spaces according to the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) Barometer of Trade results. Furniture and barbecue sales in April were up 37.46% compared to the same month last year (2016) with outdoor plant sales close behind at 33.22%. Iain Wylie, GCA chief executive, explained: “We love nothing better than when the sun is shining. Lots of householders have been busy getting their gardens ready in order to enjoy the sunshine. They’ve been purchasing garden furniture and barbecues, so they can…

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M&M Timber adds to range with DuraSleeper and DuraEdge timbers

durasleeper

Product innovation is at the core of the M&M Timber business; the Worcestershire-based manufacturer of quality long-life timber products for agricultural, equestrian, landscaping, construction, and amenity sectors. Exploring new products to satisfy growing customer demand is what the business thrives on and now the team is delighted to announce two new additions – DuraSleeper and DuraEdge. Manufactured using Radiata Pine, which is kiln dried then pressure treated with Tanalith E wood preservative, the DuraSleeper range can be used in a variety of configurations to create edging and wall features. The sleepers are available in two finishes, rough sawn and planed,…

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Give lawns a Chelsea-worthy finish with Wilkinson Sword

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Creating a beautifully manicured lawn does not simply come down to a regular mowing and feeding regime. It is also important to pay attention to lawn edging, keeping it neat and tidy, and providing the perfect finishing touch and professional finish. This can be backbreaking, time-consuming work, though, with bending and stretching making it difficult and labour intensive. So how do you ensure the expert finish that even a Chelsea show-garden would be proud of, without the backache? Wilkinson Sword has a number of tools to take the strain out of the task. The brand’s Long Handled Edging Shears (1111138WF)…

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New Eden Greenhouse blinds launched

Eden

Following on from the highly successful launch of its Zero Threshold™ range, the first design breakthrough in aluminium greenhouses for more than 25 years, the Eden Greenhouses brand now has a greenhouse roller blinds offer to add to its comprehensive range of accessories. Designed to provide neat and effective shading to protect young plants from harsh sunlight. The Eden-branded roller blinds are supplied in packs of two with an RRP of £24.99.  The blinds are easy to fit with suction pads top and bottom if seasonal removal/re-application is required. The blinds are easily retracted to make use of all possible…

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MossOff – a great solution for moss problems

mossoff

Blackened lawns and a brown stain to the patio can be the unintended result of using ferrous sulphate-based moss killers. Developed from totally natural ingredients and safe to children, pets, ponds and wildlife, MossOff is a major breakthrough for controlling moss in the lawn without damage to either the grass or the patio. MossOff Lawn Care Concentrate is a new and totally unique biocide-free way of controlling moss in lawns. The unique technology is chemical free and completely safe to children and pets as well as plant life and even fish and ponds. The concentrate dilutes easily and is simply…

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