April 20, 2018

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Food at Webbs at Wychbold garden centre wins Farm Shop & Deli Award -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Garden centres hope for better weather after Easter washout -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Abbots Leigh garden centre café reopens -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Plowmans Garden Centre in West Parley ‘will remain open’ -

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Haskins Garden Centres choose charities for the year -

Monday, April 16, 2018

Gardman Service Update -

Monday, April 16, 2018

Garden centres pray for better weather as sales slide -

Monday, April 16, 2018

Garden centre manager stole more than £30,000 from family business -

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Strikes fire: Garden centre to reopen ‘as soon as possible’ -

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Hayes Garden World increases revenue 110% thanks to temporary structure -

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Owner of Plowmans Garden Centre in West Parley goes into administration -

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

‘Major damage’ in Stokesley garden centre fire -

Monday, April 9, 2018

Bents raises over £22k for Alzheimer’s Society -

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Notcutts celebrates success at its own annual conference and awards dinner -

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Magical Hydrangeas launched into the UK with The Little Botanical -

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Garden centre gifts £650 worth of plants to the Martlets Hospice -

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

North-east garden centre named one of the best in UK -

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Gold found in stream at Cardwell Garden Centre -

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Christmas department at Haskins Garden Centres now open due to high demand -

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Kemps Plants garden centre expands with five-figure backing from HSBC -

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Liquid Voice helps organisations comply with GDPR

GDPR

Liquid Voice, one of the leading providers of interaction recording, quality management and analytics, has announced the immediate availability of an innovative new solution that will help organisations to comply with GDPR which comes into effect in May 2018. It fully integrates into the Liquid Voice platform or can be specified as a stand-alone application for use with any of the market’s other leading interaction recording brands, providing greater access and control over personal customer data that is captured, processed or stored. According to Chris Berry, managing director of Liquid Voice (UK): “GDPR will have a significant impact on organisations…

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Hartley Botanic showcases its ‘Built to Last’ greenhouse design at RHS Hampton Court

greenhouses

Hartley Botanic’s RHS Hampton Court tradestand featuring a fully working, vintage greenhouse and Victorian-inspired plantings – stand number 493 Hartley Botanic’s tradestand at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Flower Show showcases key elements of the Lancashire-based manufacturer’s 79 years of greenhouse design heritage, built on the quality and longevity of its handmade products and originally inspired by Victorian engineering. The stand features a vintage greenhouse built around 70 years ago, and still in full working order, and a Victorian hothouse planting scheme – referencing an era which was a key inspirer for Vincent Hartley and the birth of the first…

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EGO Power+ – What’s the latest lawn trend?

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A garden is not complete without a lawn. It provides the picture for the borders and planting to frame. But attitudes towards what makes the perfect lawn are changing. Traditionally, meticulously precise stripes were the most sought-after feature but now busy modern lifestyles mean that gardeners prefer a quick and convenient offering that is still aesthetically pleasing but easy to maintain. To celebrate this change in trend, EGO Power+ is searching for Britain’s Best Lawn. The winner of the competition needn’t spend hours on end creating perfect stripes, EGO is instead championing healthy lawns with a superior finish. Along with…

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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

nurseries

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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