January 23, 2018


Wildlife World returns to Spring Fair in February 2018 -

Monday, January 22, 2018

Wyevale Nurseries landscape & amenity sales up by 20% -

Monday, January 22, 2018

Squire’s customers raise over £21,300 for local charities -

Monday, January 22, 2018

Garden centre in Devon wows customers with new cafe offering including ‘free from’ treats -

Friday, January 19, 2018

Catshill garden centre donates trees to Dudley Zoo -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Shoulder To Soldier makes plans at the Bents community allotment -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Perrywood presents cheques totalling over £14,000 to chosen charities -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

BBC comedian to compere GCA awards dinner -

Monday, January 15, 2018

Paradise Park Garden Centre supports town academy -

Thursday, January 11, 2018

New roads mean workers facing job losses at Willesborough Wyevale garden centre -

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Bonningtons Announces New Website Launch -

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Squire’s in Long Ditton is Garden Centre of the Year -

Monday, January 8, 2018

Donkey Sanctuary thanks Dunbar Garden Centre visitors for their festive support -

Monday, January 8, 2018

Record breaking growth for Farplants’ Christmas offering -

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Notcutts celebrates successful 120th year -

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Tong Garden Centre launches staff reward and recognition scheme -

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Dogs met Santa at Squire’s -

Monday, December 18, 2017

Bunnings Warehouse opens its first store in South Yorkshire -

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Thieves steal thousands of pounds of stock from garden centre in Warmington -

Friday, December 15, 2017

Hawkesmill luanches new Geum For 2018 -

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Shruti Designs brings fashion accessories to RHS licensing programme


The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has announced the signing of a new licensee to its successful and growing licensing programme. Shruti Designs, which creates gift products and fashion accessories, has been licensed to create a large new collection of gift and fashion items. The first items in this collection, launching in early 2018, will be a stylish and elegant range of scarves using floral designs inspired by artwork from the RHS Lindley Library, the world’s finest collection of botanical art. The scarves will use two designs — one of colourful flowers, the other of birds and flowers in silhouette —…

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News brands and new products from SBM Life Science


SBM Life Science is launching a hard hitting hitting revolutionary new weedkiller brand at GLEE 2017.  Job done, has the perfect solution for every challenge, whether it’s tackling the toughest of weeds, preventing re-growth or getting quick results. Job done is a a key element in SBM Life Science’s new strategy, New Time, New Way, announced earlier this year. “At the heart of the strategy is our commitment to innovation,” explained Christina Bouzala, group brand manager of SBM Life Science: “And Job done is truly innovative.  It has both new chemistry and a powerful, attention grabbing new look and feel.”…

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Sipcam UK launch new child and pet safe garden products


Seven new child and pet safe garden care products, including a bug and mildew control and a unique 3-in-1 mycorrhizal product from the ecofective range to be launched at GLEE. Sipcam UK has created this new and specific sub-category from its full range to offer retailers an attractive and highly visible product offer that taps in to increasing consumer demand for child and pet safe products.  The fact they are all bee friendly is an added bonus. The products are all currently used by professional growers and landscapers in the UK and Europe.  The range consists of a Bug and…

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UK’s first charity toy machines set for nationwide rollout to retailers


CharityPodz has announced a national expansion plan following a successful pilot programme of its ground-breaking fundraising concept which has seen the installation of over 300 machines into retail outlets across the country. CharityPodz allows children to use their pocket money to purchase a collectable toy from specially designed vending machines. For every toy purchased, a generous donation is made to the retailer’s chosen charity and credited directly into the charity bank account, cutting out any admin costs for staff to process payments. The machines are branded with the chosen charity’s logo, which serves as effective in-store promotion, while all installation…

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Five star Heat Beads drives repeat business


Heat Beads, Australia’s No 1 BBQ fuel has reported increased repeat business over the summer due to barbecuers returning to top up their fuel stocks. This is a pattern enjoyed by an increasing number of stockists who have decided to offer their customers the most consistently performing barbecue fuel on the market. Their reward: steady repeat business and enhanced reputation for selling a quality product. Whether it’s open grill, covered kettle or increasingly popular low and slow smoking dishes, Heat Beads provides the answer. Typically, Heat Beads produces a minimum temperature of 180c in a kettle barbecue for up to…

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Town & Country displays captivating colours and new products at Glee 2017


For over 30 years, Town & Country has focused on bringing innovation to the gardening sector, with a range of gloves and footwear that combines quality, functionality and style, with a price tag that represents exceptional value for money. At this year’s GLEE, the company will display a range of new products from its ‘Captivating Colours’ collection. With the new addition of purple, teal and pink, the collection will brighten up even the dullest of days in the garden. One of the ranges to get the ‘Captivating Colours’ treatment is the Bamboo Glove. This is the choice for the environmentally…

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Furniture@Outdoor Living launches first outdoor kitchen display at Longacres, Bagshot


To coincide with the August Bank Holiday weekend, premium outdoor kitchen specialist, Furniture@Outdoor Living launched its first permanent outdoor kitchen display at Longacres Garden Centre in Bagshot, Surrey. Located in the outdoor living area by the main entrance of Longacres, the display features a hand-made bespoke timber-framed kitchen in walnut finish with cream detail that is guaranteed weatherproof for 50 years. A matching cream Valoriani wood-fired oven is set on a corner cupboard unit, while a 90cm Beefeater gas-fired barbecue sits within a run of matching cabinets. The kitchen also includes a built-in drinks cooler, quartz and granite worktops and…

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Liberon launches Garden ColourCare range


Liberon, the leading woodcare brand, is bringing a splash of colour to the garden with its new Garden ColourCare range. Featuring four products, all benefiting from the same advanced formulations as Liberon’s standard exterior woodcare range, the new collection has been developed to introduce a choice of colours to any exterior wood, from decking to garden furniture. Garden ColourCare Decorative Furniture Oil Ideal for teak, exotic wood or pine, the Garden ColourCare Decorative Furniture Oil can revamp all exterior woodworks and garden furniture. The durable oil protects against damage from UV, water and grease to preserve the natural appearance of…

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Smart Garden confirms biggest ever product expansion


Smart Garden Products is well known as a company that drives innovation and offers retailers unrivalled bestselling ranges. The 2018 season will be no different as the company confirms its biggest ever product launch at Glee 2017, including extensive new garden décor collections under a new brand called Flamboya. Sales of garden décor products have increased dramatically in recent years, as consumers look for low-cost yet effective ways to personalise their garden spaces. Smart Garden has already successfully tapped into this area with its Ornamental, Topiary, Obelisks, Arches, Wind Spinner and Ménagerie collections. The new-to-market garden décor products – accounting…

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See Gardman solar innovation at Glee


Gardman are set to reveal exciting plans for Cole & Bright, their leading solar lighting brand. Launching at Glee, all their standard Cole & Bright functional lights will now have at least 3 lumens compared to 1 lumen for most of their competitors. As well as building on their successful Cole & Bright UltraBright range from 2016, the company will also be showcasing their brightest performance products with Cole & Bright Professional. These technological improvements will be communicated with clear and simple on-pack iconography and sub-brand packaging that differentiates the three key product ranges, identifying the brand hierarchy and allowing…

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