January 22, 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

Briers’ new gardening gifts for Christmas 2017


From stocking fillers to that one special present, Briers’ fashion-led garden products, including clothing, footwear, gloves, artisan giftware and outdoor kids play products, present a range of ideal gift options for everyone on your gift list. For Dad – New Neoprene Rubber Wellington Boot. RRP £79.99 A brand new take on the classic rubber boot, one to ensure warm feet on that after lunch Christmas walk.  Styling details include side pleat with a working metal buckle and Briers script logo on front, plus the dual-layer sole for added strength and durability. Handcrafted boots using premium leather-look rubber. https://www.briersltd.co.uk/products/neoprene-rubber-wellington-boots-navy       2. For Auntie –…

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Leaves and litter are all in the bag


When it comes to clearing up autumn leaves and all types of litter and debris year-round, Little Wonder has it in the bag. That’s a hefty top-loading 282 litre capacity bag which comes with the Little Wonder Pro Vac SP. A leaf and litter vacuum that is designed to increase productivity, collecting twice the load of the nearest competition so you spend less time emptying it. Self-propelled, the Pro Vac SP moves faster, manoeuvres better and gets the job done quicker, and we’re not talking just about leaf collection. This vacuum will pick up all types of debris, large and…

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Watertight Trade Partnership for DRiBOX


DRiBOX, a weatherproof connection box for safely housing outdoor electrical plugs, has agreed a partnership with leading Outdoor Living supplier, La Hacienda, to target the garden centre arm of its growing trade business.  The initial launch will be at GLEE from 11-13 September, at the NEC. Developed in 2012, by specialist lighting firm Festive Lights, the pioneering product is now exported to 37 countries and has a strong presence across the hardware market, thanks to its varied applications for outdoor lighting, electrical hardware, gardening equipment, Christmas lighting and aquatics. The design incorporates a hinged clamp mechanism that allows immediate access and…

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Biggest showing yet for RHS home and gifting at GLEE


This year’s GLEE — the UK’s most valuable garden and outdoor living trade show for the retail industry, taking place at the Birmingham NEC from 11-13 September — will see a major RHS undertaking to raise awareness of its home and gifting offering to the gardening products retail trade. The RHS stand (17p01) will be featuring licensed merchandise from no fewer than 15 RHS licensees and endorsed partners in the home and gifting sectors as well as the gardening category. Buyer and retailer visitors to the stand will also receive a gift bag and RHS Licensing Directory, listing all current…

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Romiti Vivai make their Debut at Four Oaks

Pistoia based Romiti Pietro Vivai will  be making their debut at Four Oaks on the 5-3 September. Their Northern Europe Consultant Domenico Guizzo reports on a positive  six months of trading in the U.K. on behalf of Romiti Vivai.  The acquisition of Tesi Ubaldo Nursery last year provided the ideal opportunity to establish a solid base in the UK. Sales into the landscaping sector via wholesalers has triggered the decision to show at Four Oaks. Following a record year, the nursery is now ready for the new season with a range and quality of plants that are both unique and…

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Laurica’s Red Gold Christmas offers


Leading Belgian grower Laurica Plants are already planning their pre-Christmas retail sales. Director Marian Maenhoudt said “ We have established high levels of pre-Christmas sales in recent years. These include pyramids and crown on stem in a red-gold pot with a red ribbon, which are a very popular gift for the festive season. We sell them on mix trolleys, or the garden centre can order the sizes they request”. Laurica began their Autumn event campaign at Florall in Waregem last week. This is followed by two major U.K. events in September. These are Four Oaks (Sept 5-6) on stand E146-147…

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Vertical Living Garden to show at Four Oaks


The award winning Wonderwall will be on show at Four Oaks from Sept 5-6th. This is a high tech self-irrigating planter which can be used to create many stunning displays. The Wonderwall planter transforms all kinds of wall or spaces to create a vertical living garden. Ideal for commercial or domestic use, the Wonderwall planters will make an impressive impact and make any dull space come alive. You can create any type of display from a window box to covering a full side of high rise building, the process for building a  Wonderwall couldn’t be simpler. The Self-watering system design makes…

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Bathgate Silica Sand to showcase growing horticultural range at Glee and Four Oaks 2017


Following the success of the Bathgate Horticulture range, Bathgate will be showcasing their full range of products including new editions at Glee and Four Oaks in September. Bathgate’s Champions Blend range now features Seed and Cutting formulation and the Extra-large Planter, which sit alongside their award-winning Champions Blend Compost. The new products have been well received by retailers and growers alike, with excellent results being reported. Bathgate’s John Innes range now includes an Ericaceous option as well as, smaller 10 litre bags of John Innes 1, 2 and 3. The expanded Bathgate Horticulture range also includes new 50 litre premium quality certified Play…

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Cobra: hovering over the toughest slopes


Cobra has the UK’s largest choice of lawnmowers, with almost 50 different models available. Earlier this year Cobra added to its mower offering by introducing two AirMow models to its range. Banks and slopes can pose problems for conventional rotary or cylinder lawnmowers, however with a hover machine this is not a concern. The new Cobra hover mowers feature both a domestic and a heavy-duty professional option. Following the success of these two models, Cobra has now added a new model to the AirMow range. The new AirMow51B is a 20” petrol hover mower that is driven by an incredibly…

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Floodmate – the advanced solution to surface water flooding


Two business men Andy Pedrick and Gino Abate have created a revolutionary product – an emergency flood barrier that takes only 30mins to install, and can be used to protect against expensive flood damage for a number of different applications. This state-of-the-art product is quick and easy to install, and can be used just about anywhere, it is suitable for front doors, back doors, garages, sheds, gates, driveways, businesses or anywhere else that is vulnerable. With global climate change, flooding is becoming more frequent and less predictable and in many areas there is not the infrastructure for permanent flood prevention….

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