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

Kelkay share the love with new paving range

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Continuing the trend for natural paving, Kelkay have developed a new heart shaped stepping stone in their natural sandstone range. Richard Pyrah, sales director explained: “We’ve seen huge growth in the sales of concrete stepping stones in a range of designs over the past couple of seasons, and retailers frequently report these in their top selling landscape lines. With the recent trend for natural paving, it was a logical progression for us to develop stepping stones in natural materials too, and we have been amazed at the response to the launch last year of our Random Stepping Stones in several…

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CastClear® reveal smart new retail carton

CastClear®

CastClear® is a proven combination of both organic and unique nutrient materials large and small. It’s the solution to lawn worm cast problems and has been selling in garden centres since the autumn of 2011 via 350 retail stockists. Showcasing at Glee: CastClear® is rolling out a smart new retail carton into the garden retail sector this autumn. More details can be found at www.CastClear.co.uk where consumers can quickly locate their nearest stockist. Call 0871 234 3480 or email sales@CastClear.co.uk for further details.

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Wyevale Nurseries offers new Taster Menu for 2018

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Wyevale Nurseries has unveiled a new concept in its 2018 promotional catalogue – the Taster Menu (August, 2017). The  Taster Menu is a small range of plants, which have successfully been through the first phase of its new plants trial system, but haven’t yet gone into full scale production. Adam Dunnett, sales and marketing director at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford, said: “With product innovation a top priority, we are keen to bring new plant introductions to our customers as quickly as possible and are able to do this with our new Taster Menu. “We can offer retailers the chance to…

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Johnsons Lawn Seed to announce changes to salesforce and ground breaking new product

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This Glee, Johnsons Lawn Seed – the UK’s leading grass seed brand – will launch its next bestseller to the market, accompanied by expert advice on maximising lawn seed sales and official announcements regarding its enhanced salesforce. The no.1 lawn seed supplier’s latest innovation comes after yet more developments in state-of-the-art seed production technology.  The new product will feature packaging in line with the rest of the Johnsons Lawn Seed range and work to bolster interest in garden centre lawn care offerings next season. Changes to the salesforce are to be announced at the show, demonstrations of an entertaining new…

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Sales agent network to boost ecofective drive into garden centres

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Sipcam UK, which launched its ecofective range of environmentally friendly and natural feed, weed and control products earlier this year, has recruited a network of sales agents to help boost sales into garden centres. Nine experienced and well-known agents will cover the UK and ROI, working in cooperation with Decco (exclusive wholesaler) and handling merchandising and some direct selling where required.  A major thrust will be promoting the new sub range of seven child and pet safe labelled products that are also bee friendly. Since its launch at Glee 2016, the ecofective range has been well received by retailers recognising…

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Kadai Firebowls® set to revolutionise outdoor cooking and leisure at GLEE 2017

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Innovation is key to the great success of Kadai Firebowls® by Wilstone, who have been at the leading edge of fire bowl barbecuing for the last decade. Their approach brings together the traditional skills of artisan producers with innovative British designs that have shaped the way fire bowl cookery has evolved. Christo Mckinnon-Wood, co-founder and managing director of Wilstone explained: “The new Holi Grill is an example of innovation in action, our newly designed grill system will be incorporated into the Recycled Kadai Firebowl®, allowing wood or embers to be moved, stoked or replenished without the need to interrupt cooking…

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WOLF-Garten: Enjoy the fruits of your labour with ease

WOLF-Garten

The WOLF-Garten multi-change® Tree Care Without a Ladder system makes harvesting fruit from even the tallest of branches easy, without ever having to take a foot off the ground. There are a range of handles to choose from, all of which can be used with any tool head from the entire multi-change® system. For fruit harvesting, the most versatile of these handles are telescopic, of which WOLF-Garten carry three models. The largest extends from a generous 220cm to a whopping 400cm – no fruit is out of reach with this handle! If what is needed is something that can be…

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SolarCentre to launc TrueFlame Solar Torch Light at GLEE 2017

TrueFlame

TrueFlame is a beautifully designed solar powered torch light that produces a stunningly realistic flame effect after dark which is totally unique. Perfect for marking borders, flower beds and paths, the TrueFlame Solar Torch Light is fully automatic, wireless and completely solar powered. “We’ve been developing solar lights for over 10 years now, but I think this is probably the most exciting product we’ve ever launched and there’s a real buzz about it in the office” said David Eaton, managing director: “We’ve all seen solar lanterns with a flicker effect, but TrueFlame looks so real it is mesmerising. When people first see it they…

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Beefayre introduce new hand cream range

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Beefayre – a leading UK manufacturer of quality homewares, scented candles, beauty and gifting products – is expanding its stunning product portfolio with the introduction of its new ‘Bee Garden’ hand cream collection. To celebrate this latest launch, all orders placed before September 1st will be subject to a 20% discount. Available in handy 60ml tubes, the new hand cream collection will feature the beautiful hand-drawn packaging designs that have become synonymous with the Beefayre brand. The hand creams will be available in four of Beefayre’s most popular fragrances – Honey Lily, Watermint & Rosemary, Bluebell, and Wild Fig –…

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Smart Garden’s GroZone setting the new standard in patio greenhouses

GroZone

Innovation and modern, functional design is at the heart of everything Smart Garden does. The company’s latest offering, GroZone, is no exception. Launched last year, the original GroZone Max reinvented the humble patio greenhouse, repositioning it as a high-quality and credible part of the Grow Your Own category. This journey is set to continue with six new designs bolstering the portfolio in 2018. Launching to the garden retail market at Glee, these new greenhouse options will build on the design concept introduced in 2016, creating a truly comprehensive range for the coming season. The latest innovative designs will offer something…

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