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

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

Town

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

Furniture@Outdoor

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

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

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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

solar

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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Briers’ new gardening gifts for Christmas 2017

Christmas

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

leaves

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

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

Birds

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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