April 20, 2018

Latest:

Fosseway Garden Centre extension passed despite objections -

Friday, April 20, 2018

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

Give lawns a Chelsea-worthy finish with Wilkinson Sword

sword

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)…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Peckish gets ready to ‘unlock’ birdcare

Peckish

Peckish is getting ready to help retailers ‘unlock’ birdcare category this autumn. With over 40 new products in the pipeline, Peckish is getting set to swoop in with a new offering of bird food, feeders and hardware ready to capture consumers’ imagination in store. Enter into the Secret Garden A through the keyhole experience which will feature exclusive designs, antique features and a more decorative garden look and feel. Designed to appeal to ‘romantic’ gardeners, a new consumer category discovered through Peckish insight, this consumer wants to create an oasis of calm in their bustling world and a return to…

Read More

Champagne Taittinger selects Burgon & Ball groundbreaker spades for historic planting

Champagne

Burgon & Ball, the UK’s longest-established manufacturer of garden tools and accessories, has helped world-famous Champagne house Taittinger make history by providing the spades to break first ground at a new vineyard in Kent – the first planting in the UK by a Grande Marque Champagne house. The groundbreaking ceremony took place in early May 2017, with a view to producing premium English sparkling wines from the Domaine Evremond site near Chilham in Kent. To ensure the planting went smoothly, Burgon & Ball supplied spades, specially engraved to mark the occasion, and commemorative trowels were also engraved. Champagne Taittinger approached…

Read More

Weber® launches new website to enhance digital experience

Weber®

Weber®, the world’s leading barbecue brand has revamped its website globally and is investing to offer greater visibility through digital advertising in the UK. The new website, which will launch in the UK in May 2017, will provide consumers with a more immersive and educational experience, designed to help them make quicker and more informed purchases in-store. Weber pride themselves on delivering not just a product but an experience. This is reflected in the significant steps Weber has made to improve the offering across any point where they interact with consumers. 2017 has seen the launch of the revolutionary Genesis®…

Read More

Nippon – putting pests in their place

pests

As spring gets in full flow, gardeners are turning their attention to pests and how best to keep them under control over the summer months. A firm favourite with gardeners is Nippon – the trusted pest control brand, which has a wide range of products available to tackle most garden critters, especially ants and wasps. Nippon’s Ant range consists of nine products including best sellers Nippon Ant Killer Powder and Nippon Ant Control System. Nippon Ant Killer Powder is highly effective on ants and other crawling insects.  Used both in and outside the home, users simply puff the powder down…

Read More

Husqvarna group celebrates landmark

husqvarna

Husqvarna Group, one of the world’s leading producers of forest, park and garden products, will celebrate a landmark occasion for British manufacturing today as it marks the production of its 1 millionth robotic lawnmower at its UK headquarters in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham – a first for the industry. The day, which proves a milestone moment for the company, is a testament to Husqvarna Group’s devotion to innovation in lawn mowing, and to the 130,000 sqm Newton Aycliffe site which has been a manufacturing force for robotic mowing since 2006. Husqvarna Group is a pioneer in robotic grass cutting technology,…

Read More

Be Sure with Gro-Sure – £1m TV and national press spend

gro-sure

Garden retailers can ‘be sure’ they are stocking the right products this spring, with £1m pledged for Gro-Sure’s TV and national press campaign. The Be Sure with Gro-Sure® campaign is back on TV screens with a series of ten second TV adverts, supported by national advertising. These will drive 14m consumers to your doors. It is estimated that 2 out of 3 consumers will see the adverts at least once. The adverts each feature different gardeners who are not sure how to achieve success in their gardens. Gro-Sure® products provide reassurance and a solution to their problems. There are 2…

Read More

WOLF-Garten: It’s time to prune your trees

prune

Now is a great time to get pruning trees in the garden to encourage further growth over summer and to keep them healthy. There are a range of different pruning jobs to take care of, from cutting young, green branches to removing thick, dead wood; and WOLF-Garten has a tool for every one. Using the right tool is essential, otherwise you may cause multiple wounds to the branch that can attract insects and disease. A simple rule to follow is that anvil loppers, where one sharpened blade closes on a flat surface, are best suited to hard woody stems and…

Read More