April 20, 2018

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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

EGO Power+ – Blowing petrol power out of the garden

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The technology within EGO’s products place the blowers among the most powerful models on the market.  EGO blowers are the first battery powered models to deliver petrol matching power – without all the downsides! EGO’s industry leading Arc-Lithium 56volt battery technology delivers a new level of performance that surpasses all others and give today’s switched-on gardeners a smarter way to power through tidying the garden, whilst freeing users from musculoskeletal and hearing problems caused by exposure to vibrations and petrol fumes. Designed like no other, the LB5750E blower features jet turbine technology so leaves won’t stand a chance! It features…

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Weber launches festive season campaign

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The barbecue experts at Weber® have developed a winter product line-up to provide additional sales and revenue opportunities for retailers.  The range of Weber barbecues, accessories and tools ensures that there is a suitable gift for everyone, from a barbecue beginner to a master griller. From October 2017, Weber has committed to significant investment to help drive sales and inspire people to continue to grill throughout the winter. A heavily supported marketing campaign to drive purchase as a gift will run in the lead up to the festive period and include consumer advertising, in-store point of sale and editorial-led press…

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Introducing Baby Bio® Gift and Care Packs

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SBM Life Science is adding value to its popular Baby Bio® plant care range with the launch of two new packs perfect for people looking for a gift for a houseplant lover – the Baby Bio® Orchid Gift Pack and the Baby Bio® Houseplant Care Pack. Christina Bouzala, group brand manager of SBM Life Science explained: “We are always looking for ways to help our garden centre partners increase sales and these two extensions to our well-known and loved Baby Bio® range of plant care products will do exactly that.” The Baby Bio® Orchid Gift Pack is the perfect gift…

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Joanna Lumley endorses #Glovies

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Earlier this year at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, a steady stream of celebrities visited the Briers’ stand to pose for #Glovies – including actress Joanna Lumley, who posed for a Greenfingers ‘glovie’ and was gifted a pair of Briers bestselling gloves. Since then, Briers and Greenfingers Charity have received a handwritten letter from Joanna, in which she praises both the work of the charity, and also her new gardening gloves. In the letter Joanna said simply “I love my gloves” and praised Greenfingers for their inspirational work creating places of relaxation, play and reflection in children’s hospices across the…

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SBM Life Science – Expanding the Toprose range with new attractive formats

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Recognising the passion for roses amongst gardeners in the UK, SBM Life Science has expanded its hugely trusted and successful Toprose brand. The company has brought into the market a new packaging format with 3kg tubs, offering a great value to the consumer.  The format is ideal for retailers to place it outside for driving incremental rose care attachment sales. In addition to the existing 1kg Toprose pack, SBM Life Science is introducing to the market a great value for money 1.25kg pack.  The extra 25% value provides retailers additional promotional opportunities and will be highly attractive to gardeners passionate…

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Enjoy outdoor living all year round with the new range of gazebos from Forest Garden and M&M Timber

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Forest Garden, the UK’s leading manufacturer and distributor of timber sheds, summerhouses, fence panels and garden structures has launched its brand-new Round Timber Gazebo Collection. Manufactured at its Worcestershire Sawmill division – M&M Timber, these premium gazebos offer covered solutions for gardens, outdoor landscaping and design projects that will stand the test of time and weather. Gazebos are among the most attractive structures you can add to your outdoor living space, they not only create a beautiful focal point, but can also allow you to extend the summer season and enjoy the great outdoors all year round. The exclusive new…

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Introducing Hozelock’s new smart storage Hose Hanger

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Hozelock – Britain’s leading watering experts – has launched a new Hose Hanger to conveniently store a hose, connectors and hose end near your tap for easy, hassle free access. Robust and built to last, the new Hozelock Hose Hanger stores up to 30m of 19mm hose for easy and hassle-free access.  With park points for connectors and the hose end, as well as additional storage space in the front, the Hose Hanger is an easy way to store your hose and gardening tools!  With a large number of consumers still leaving their hose on the ground, the compact Hose…

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Liberon launches first of its kind furniture cream

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Liberon, the leading woodcare brand has launched a first to market Exterior Furniture Cream which can be applied quickly and easily by hand, with a cloth. Ideal for all types of exterior woods, the innovative formula protects and preserves exterior timber, maintaining its natural appearance. Quick and easy to apply with a cloth, with no need for a brush and no need for surface preparation, the cream penetrates deep into the wood to offer a superior level of protection against water, stains and UV damage. The cream can be used on top of oils and varnishes for a natural finish…

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Smart Garden’s new Flamboya brand sets the industry standard in garden décor

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With 110 new products lined up for the 2018 season, as well as Smart’s existing Ornamental, Topiary, Obelisks, Arches, Wind Spinner and Ménagerie collections, the breadth on offer from the market leaders is unrivalled. Moving into the new season, Smart’s new garden décor ranges will be positioned under the new Flamboya brand, making it even easier for retailers to make their range selections. A number of exciting sub-brands have also been confirmed. The popularity of Smart’s existing garden stake range has meant that further expansions will boost the company’s offering in 2018. Under the Flamboya brand, numerous new designs have…

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Fish4Dogs – Could you be a Fishionary?

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Fish4Dogs is looking for pet food retailers to become ‘fishionaries’ with great deals for new and existing stockists at the PATS Show in Telford this month. There are two new bundles to get new stockists ‘into the swim’ with an extensive range of fish-based foods for dogs and cats. There’s also promotional deals for existing trade customers with introductions to 2017 additions including Cornish Sardine Complete, Fiskur Teningur and Sweet Ocean Wraps- a chewy treat with apple for dogs. Fish is deemed to be a ‘superfood’ due to its nutrients and associated health benefits to pets, including coat and skin…

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