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Small plants range from Farplants sees record growth

The Small Plants for Small Spaces range from Farplants is being restocked by garden centres at a record rate. Sales…

Smiemans set to upgrade Van Hage Great Amwell

The garden centre at Great Amwell will be completely renovated by Smiemans Projecten. More than 3,000 m2 of Van Hage’s…

West End Garden Centre to open on site of first ever international football match

A new garden centre is opening in the West End on a corner of what is now the home of…

Katie Rushworth to open new garden at Tong

TV gardener Katie Rushworth will return to Tong to open her garden and outdoor living space. The Love Your Garden…

Peter Beales Roses expands garden centre

Peter Beales Roses, which celebrated its 50th anniversary last year, has opened its £750,000 extension.The ‘Rosarium’ restaurant replaces the old…

Lesters Farm Shop to add garden centre

Owners of Lesters Farm Shop in Buckley, said they want to add a garden centre to their business to improve…

Quick tips to raise your local profile and get more customers

You want to raise your profile in your local community, drive footfall, reach new customers (whilst looking after the relationships…

Florists moves into Squires Badshot Lea

Petal & Stem florist has moved their operation to Squires Garden Centre. The business is owned by Lucie Saggs, a…

Spring sees outdoor plant sales soar

The start of spring saw sales in the outdoor plant category soar at garden centres across the country. During March,…

Literacy project nominated as Tong Garden Centre Charity of the Year

Tong Garden Centre has announced that a Bradford literacy charity will be its Charity of the Year. The team aims…

Wyevale agrees sale of 31 centres to Dobbies

Wyevale Garden Centres (“WGC”), today announces the sale of 31 centres to Dobbies Garden Centres for an undisclosed sum. This…

Wyevale Garden Centres agrees sale of six garden centres

Wyevale Garden Centres  announces two transactions for a total of six centres to garden centre groups Hillier Nurseries Limited and…

Heaton Fold Garden Centre to get new kitchen

Plans for a new café and kitchen at Heaton Fold Garden Centre are will get sign off. This is following…

Hare Hatch Sheeplands celebrates win in planning appeal

The owner of Hare Hatch Sheeplands says he is looking forward to rebuilding the business. This is after receiving permission…

Colemans Garden Centre opens extension after £5m investment

Colemans Garden Centre is set to double its headcount after opening a new £5m extension. The second phase of the…

Haskins’ Sophie Lyall partners with schools for Cultivation Street

Sophie Lyall is an assistant team leader at Haskins Garden Centre West End. She has partnered with local schools to…

Nisa and Dobbies launch new partnership

Nisa Retail has announced it has signed a deal with Dobbies to support the new Foodhall strategy.   The decision…

Garden centres see surge in outdoor plant sales in February

Sales in the outdoor plant category were up 61.1% compared to the same month the previous year (2018). Iain Wylie,…

Burcot Garden Centre permission for 11 houses

A planning application has gone to Bromsgrove District Council to build 11 houses on the site of Burcot Garden Centre.The…

Wykeham Gardens Plant Centre opened by local MP

West-Worcestershire MP Harriett Baldwin joined Wykeham Gardens Plant Centre to celebrate growth. Mrs Baldwin cut the ceremonial ribbon on the…
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