January 22, 2018

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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

Ego Power+ HT6500E – a revolutionary cordless system that cuts out petrol

HT6500E

EGO’s industry-leading Arc-Lithium battery technology delivers a new level of performance not previously experienced in the gardening world. Powered by ground-breaking, petrol power matching batteries, EGO’s hedgetrimmers deliver such impressive run times that you’ll be amazed by how much hedge you can cut. The new EGO Power+ HT6500E hedge trimmer has a dual action 65cm blade that offers an incredibly precise finish courtesy of EGO’s phenomenal laser cut, diamond ground blades. It has 33mm blade gaps that give the most exact, clean cuts to promote new growth in even the thickest of branches. The dual action reduces the vibrations to…

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Neudorff’s Pyrol protects against garden pests

pyrol

Pyrol Bug & Larvae Killer from Neudorff is a complete pesticide, containing a unique blend of innovative features to prevent garden damage from a wide variety of sucking and biting insects. Correctly applied it also offers minimal risk to bees and other beneficial insects to maintain great environmental credentials. Containing the natural active ingredient pyrethrins, derived from the chrysanthemum flower, a natural contact insecticide that passes into the insect’s body, where it damages the nervous system of the insect to cause rapid death. In addition it contains rapeseed oil to control pests’ eggs and larvae, ensuring all stages of the…

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Hawkesmill Nurseries: Perennials for June and July

Perennials

Warwickshire based Hawkesmill Nurseries have over 40 years experience of providing quality seasonal plants to their customers and this year they have a large selection of 3 litre perennials available for late summer. For late summer, Hawkesmill have a whole parade of varieties of Salvias, Dahlias, Leucanthemums, Nepetas and Achilleas, all ready to make a colourful statement in garden centres in June and July! The selection of ‘Mystic’ Dahlias are compact with dark foliage which is a beautiful contrast to the blooms in Haze (apricot-orange), Enchantment (bright red), Illusion (yellow) and Dreamer (pink) blooms.  Contains 48 plants in these four varieties. Hawkesmill’s brand new…

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GCA: Furniture and BBQ sales up 37% in April for Garden Centres

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Customers at garden centres across the country prepared themselves for the good weather by buying furniture and barbecues for their outside spaces according to the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) Barometer of Trade results. Furniture and barbecue sales in April were up 37.46% compared to the same month last year (2016) with outdoor plant sales close behind at 33.22%. Iain Wylie, GCA chief executive, explained: “We love nothing better than when the sun is shining. Lots of householders have been busy getting their gardens ready in order to enjoy the sunshine. They’ve been purchasing garden furniture and barbecues, so they can…

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M&M Timber adds to range with DuraSleeper and DuraEdge timbers

durasleeper

Product innovation is at the core of the M&M Timber business; the Worcestershire-based manufacturer of quality long-life timber products for agricultural, equestrian, landscaping, construction, and amenity sectors. Exploring new products to satisfy growing customer demand is what the business thrives on and now the team is delighted to announce two new additions – DuraSleeper and DuraEdge. Manufactured using Radiata Pine, which is kiln dried then pressure treated with Tanalith E wood preservative, the DuraSleeper range can be used in a variety of configurations to create edging and wall features. The sleepers are available in two finishes, rough sawn and planed,…

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Give lawns a Chelsea-worthy finish with Wilkinson Sword

sword

Creating a beautifully manicured lawn does not simply come down to a regular mowing and feeding regime. It is also important to pay attention to lawn edging, keeping it neat and tidy, and providing the perfect finishing touch and professional finish. This can be backbreaking, time-consuming work, though, with bending and stretching making it difficult and labour intensive. So how do you ensure the expert finish that even a Chelsea show-garden would be proud of, without the backache? Wilkinson Sword has a number of tools to take the strain out of the task. The brand’s Long Handled Edging Shears (1111138WF)…

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New Eden Greenhouse blinds launched

Eden

Following on from the highly successful launch of its Zero Threshold™ range, the first design breakthrough in aluminium greenhouses for more than 25 years, the Eden Greenhouses brand now has a greenhouse roller blinds offer to add to its comprehensive range of accessories. Designed to provide neat and effective shading to protect young plants from harsh sunlight. The Eden-branded roller blinds are supplied in packs of two with an RRP of £24.99.  The blinds are easy to fit with suction pads top and bottom if seasonal removal/re-application is required. The blinds are easily retracted to make use of all possible…

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MossOff – a great solution for moss problems

mossoff

Blackened lawns and a brown stain to the patio can be the unintended result of using ferrous sulphate-based moss killers. Developed from totally natural ingredients and safe to children, pets, ponds and wildlife, MossOff is a major breakthrough for controlling moss in the lawn without damage to either the grass or the patio. MossOff Lawn Care Concentrate is a new and totally unique biocide-free way of controlling moss in lawns. The unique technology is chemical free and completely safe to children and pets as well as plant life and even fish and ponds. The concentrate dilutes easily and is simply…

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Peckish gets ready to ‘unlock’ birdcare

Peckish

Peckish is getting ready to help retailers ‘unlock’ birdcare category this autumn. With over 40 new products in the pipeline, Peckish is getting set to swoop in with a new offering of bird food, feeders and hardware ready to capture consumers’ imagination in store. Enter into the Secret Garden A through the keyhole experience which will feature exclusive designs, antique features and a more decorative garden look and feel. Designed to appeal to ‘romantic’ gardeners, a new consumer category discovered through Peckish insight, this consumer wants to create an oasis of calm in their bustling world and a return to…

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Champagne Taittinger selects Burgon & Ball groundbreaker spades for historic planting

Champagne

Burgon & Ball, the UK’s longest-established manufacturer of garden tools and accessories, has helped world-famous Champagne house Taittinger make history by providing the spades to break first ground at a new vineyard in Kent – the first planting in the UK by a Grande Marque Champagne house. The groundbreaking ceremony took place in early May 2017, with a view to producing premium English sparkling wines from the Domaine Evremond site near Chilham in Kent. To ensure the planting went smoothly, Burgon & Ball supplied spades, specially engraved to mark the occasion, and commemorative trowels were also engraved. Champagne Taittinger approached…

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