April 20, 2018

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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

Kemps Plants garden centre expands with five-figure backing from HSBC -

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Laurica’s Red Gold Christmas offers

Laurica

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

Kelkay

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

silica

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

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

floodmate

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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Ariens launches new ECHO website

echo

Ariens Company has launched a new website for ECHO Power Tools, offering an improved user experience. The new website has clear visual and responsive design and visitors, both domestic and professional, will be able to navigate their way around with ease. A key feature is the new e-commerce functionality which provides ECHO customers with an additional channel to purchase ECHO products. ECHO build all their machines to professional standards to meet the demands of domestic customers and professionals, who want to use their outdoor tools to increase productivity and reduce downtime in maintenance. The new website has a clean, uncluttered…

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GARDENA and Netatmo announce new partnership

gardena netatmo

GARDENA smart system coming from Europe’s leading gardening brand is the only complete smart solution that combines automatic garden irrigation and lawn care within one platform. Robotic lawnmowers, sensors and watering controls can all be controlled via one app. That gives more freedom to the passionate gardener. GARDENA smart system now allows the integration of compatible devices by other companies into its app for the smart garden. Netatmo is a revolutionary smart home company, developing groundbreaking, intuitive and beautifully-designed connected consumer electronics. Presence, Netatmo’s outdoor security camera that distinguishes between people, cars and animals, is the first device from a…

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Cub Cadet’s XT2, the most agile in the XT Enduro Series

Lawnmower

Mowing acres of lawn can be an arduous task at the best of times, but when that task is combined with having to navigate obstacles, it can be even harder! Whether it is a family area, full of the paraphernalia that accompanies that, or an intricately designed flower garden with beautiful borders and flower beds, keeping the lawn neat and tidy can be tricky, as many lawn tractors are difficult and clunky to turn. The XT2 lawn tractors from Cub Cadet, however, deliver extreme agility, precision control and mean that gardeners can spend less time mowing their lawns, and more…

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Kent & Stowe consolidate market position

Horticulture

Kent & Stowe is an established and well-respected player in the garden tools market. As part of Westland Horticulture, they have benefited from major investment in new product development, resulting in market leading equipment which has generated incremental sales in key market sectors. Garden tools for every gardener With its unique heritage and history, Kent & Stowe tools have been built on tradition and crafted for life. The Garden Life Range of lightweight tools became an instant success and created a new sector for people from all walks of life who found this lighter weight range put the pleasure and…

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Makita UK returning to Saltex

saltex

Makita UK will be returning to Saltex this year which takes places at the NEC in Birmingham 1-2 November 2017.  Makita will be on stand K190d within the BALI Zone. The BALI Zone features and promotes leading BALI Registered Affiliate and Contractor members.  Also confirmed for 2017 are Boningale Nurseries, M&M Timber, Green-tech, Ground Control and British Sugar TOPSOIL. The Makita UK stand will showcase the ever-growing garden machinery range suitable for professional landscaping contractors, groundsmen and forestry workers. “We are delighted to be joining the BALI Zone at this year’s Saltex and to be teaming up with other leading…

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