August 23, 2017

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Decco appoints Debbie Paterson as new area sales manager -

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Makita UK returning to Saltex -

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Kelkay share the love with new paving range -

Monday, August 21, 2017

£54m lost for Bunnings in first year running Homebase -

Monday, August 21, 2017

Glee 2017: Simon King confirmed as second keynote speaker -

Monday, August 21, 2017

CastClear® reveal smart new retail carton -

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Brookes & Co get creative for Glee 2017 -

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Wyevale Nurseries offers new Taster Menu for 2018 -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Garden Connect – Remarketing: be seen online by your customers -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Ball Colegrave: Rich colours look set for retail sales in 2018 -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Johnsons Lawn Seed to announce changes to salesforce and ground breaking new product -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Sales agent network to boost ecofective drive into garden centres -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Glee Green Heart grows again for 2017 -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Simon Fraser appointed to HTA Board -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Kadai Firebowls® set to revolutionise outdoor cooking and leisure at GLEE 2017 -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

WOLF-Garten: Enjoy the fruits of your labour with ease -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Webbs of Wychbold opens new food hall -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Joyce Oomen to cover green decorations at GrootGroenPlus 2017 -

Monday, August 14, 2017

Hare Hatch Sheeplands to expand legally -

Monday, August 14, 2017

Notcutts outdoor space gets royal seal of approval -

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Kent & Stowe consolidate market position

Horticulture

Kent & Stowe is an established and well-respected player in the garden tools market. As part of Westland Horticulture, they have benefited from major investment in new product development, resulting in market leading equipment which has generated incremental sales in key market sectors. Garden tools for every gardener With its unique heritage and history, Kent & Stowe tools have been built on tradition and crafted for life. The Garden Life Range of lightweight tools became an instant success and created a new sector for people from all walks of life who found this lighter weight range put the pleasure and…

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Makita UK returning to Saltex

saltex

Makita UK will be returning to Saltex this year which takes places at the NEC in Birmingham 1-2 November 2017.  Makita will be on stand K190d within the BALI Zone. The BALI Zone features and promotes leading BALI Registered Affiliate and Contractor members.  Also confirmed for 2017 are Boningale Nurseries, M&M Timber, Green-tech, Ground Control and British Sugar TOPSOIL. The Makita UK stand will showcase the ever-growing garden machinery range suitable for professional landscaping contractors, groundsmen and forestry workers. “We are delighted to be joining the BALI Zone at this year’s Saltex and to be teaming up with other leading…

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Kelkay share the love with new paving range

paving

Continuing the trend for natural paving, Kelkay have developed a new heart shaped stepping stone in their natural sandstone range. Richard Pyrah, sales director explained: “We’ve seen huge growth in the sales of concrete stepping stones in a range of designs over the past couple of seasons, and retailers frequently report these in their top selling landscape lines. With the recent trend for natural paving, it was a logical progression for us to develop stepping stones in natural materials too, and we have been amazed at the response to the launch last year of our Random Stepping Stones in several…

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CastClear® reveal smart new retail carton

CastClear®

CastClear® is a proven combination of both organic and unique nutrient materials large and small. It’s the solution to lawn worm cast problems and has been selling in garden centres since the autumn of 2011 via 350 retail stockists. Showcasing at Glee: CastClear® is rolling out a smart new retail carton into the garden retail sector this autumn. More details can be found at www.CastClear.co.uk where consumers can quickly locate their nearest stockist. Call 0871 234 3480 or email sales@CastClear.co.uk for further details.

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Wyevale Nurseries offers new Taster Menu for 2018

taster

Wyevale Nurseries has unveiled a new concept in its 2018 promotional catalogue – the Taster Menu (August, 2017). The  Taster Menu is a small range of plants, which have successfully been through the first phase of its new plants trial system, but haven’t yet gone into full scale production. Adam Dunnett, sales and marketing director at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford, said: “With product innovation a top priority, we are keen to bring new plant introductions to our customers as quickly as possible and are able to do this with our new Taster Menu. “We can offer retailers the chance to…

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Johnsons Lawn Seed to announce changes to salesforce and ground breaking new product

product

This Glee, Johnsons Lawn Seed – the UK’s leading grass seed brand – will launch its next bestseller to the market, accompanied by expert advice on maximising lawn seed sales and official announcements regarding its enhanced salesforce. The no.1 lawn seed supplier’s latest innovation comes after yet more developments in state-of-the-art seed production technology.  The new product will feature packaging in line with the rest of the Johnsons Lawn Seed range and work to bolster interest in garden centre lawn care offerings next season. Changes to the salesforce are to be announced at the show, demonstrations of an entertaining new…

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Sales agent network to boost ecofective drive into garden centres

ecofective

Sipcam UK, which launched its ecofective range of environmentally friendly and natural feed, weed and control products earlier this year, has recruited a network of sales agents to help boost sales into garden centres. Nine experienced and well-known agents will cover the UK and ROI, working in cooperation with Decco (exclusive wholesaler) and handling merchandising and some direct selling where required.  A major thrust will be promoting the new sub range of seven child and pet safe labelled products that are also bee friendly. Since its launch at Glee 2016, the ecofective range has been well received by retailers recognising…

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Kadai Firebowls® set to revolutionise outdoor cooking and leisure at GLEE 2017

cooking

Innovation is key to the great success of Kadai Firebowls® by Wilstone, who have been at the leading edge of fire bowl barbecuing for the last decade. Their approach brings together the traditional skills of artisan producers with innovative British designs that have shaped the way fire bowl cookery has evolved. Christo Mckinnon-Wood, co-founder and managing director of Wilstone explained: “The new Holi Grill is an example of innovation in action, our newly designed grill system will be incorporated into the Recycled Kadai Firebowl®, allowing wood or embers to be moved, stoked or replenished without the need to interrupt cooking…

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WOLF-Garten: Enjoy the fruits of your labour with ease

WOLF-Garten

The WOLF-Garten multi-change® Tree Care Without a Ladder system makes harvesting fruit from even the tallest of branches easy, without ever having to take a foot off the ground. There are a range of handles to choose from, all of which can be used with any tool head from the entire multi-change® system. For fruit harvesting, the most versatile of these handles are telescopic, of which WOLF-Garten carry three models. The largest extends from a generous 220cm to a whopping 400cm – no fruit is out of reach with this handle! If what is needed is something that can be…

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SolarCentre to launc TrueFlame Solar Torch Light at GLEE 2017

TrueFlame

TrueFlame is a beautifully designed solar powered torch light that produces a stunningly realistic flame effect after dark which is totally unique. Perfect for marking borders, flower beds and paths, the TrueFlame Solar Torch Light is fully automatic, wireless and completely solar powered. “We’ve been developing solar lights for over 10 years now, but I think this is probably the most exciting product we’ve ever launched and there’s a real buzz about it in the office” said David Eaton, managing director: “We’ve all seen solar lanterns with a flicker effect, but TrueFlame looks so real it is mesmerising. When people first see it they…

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