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Millennials need gardening to be easy

Recent research reveals that 84% of the millennials population would not garden unless it was simple to do. The research,…

Online retail sales growth slows again in January

Online retail recorded its worst January sales growth (+7% YoY) in three years last month. The industry?s poor recent sales…

Gouldings Garden Centre to offer outdoor activities

Land at Gouldings Garden Centre in the Clyde Valley will turn into an adventure play park. Gouldings has submitted a…

A new garden centre will be built in the South West

A new farm shop, boutique garden centre and caf? is being built off the A38 in the South West. The…

Studley Green Garden Centre chooses charity partner

Capital Gardens-owned Studley Green Garden Centre has announced its charity partner for 2019. Capital Gardens holds a commitment to community…

Sarah Squire appointed Chair of Squire’s Garden Centres

Sarah Squire has taken her father’s place at the head of Squire’s Garden Centres. ? After 30 years as Chairman…

Sustainability Matters HTA event announced

The HTA has announced a one-day event titled ?Sustainability Matters?. It’ll take place at Horticulture House in Oxfordshire on Tuesday…

Elizabeth McKenna, apprentice star, at Grimsby Garden Centre

Grimsby Garden Centre has enlisted the help of BBC Apprentice star Elizabeth McKenna. Elizabeth offers a wealth of business knowledge…

Hare Hatch Sheeplands offers disabled student work experience

A disabled teenager has been given work by Hare Hatch Sheeplands after other companies turned him down over his lack…

Heaton Fold Garden Centre gets ?100k investment

Heaton Fold Garden Centre, which offers work placements to adults with learning disabilities, has had a major cash boost. It…

Tong raises ?10k for Candlelighters charity

Tong Garden Centre has announced that it raised ?10,000 for Candlelighters in 2018. The team at Tong raised funds for…

Choice Marketing appoints new chairman

Choice Marketing appoints Terry Maywood as Non-executive chairman. Maywood was the Managing Director of Blacks Leisure Group in its best…

Deans Garden Centre raises ?30k for Macmillan

Yorkshire-based Deans Garden Centre has raised ?29,903.70 for Macmillan Cancer Support. ? Deans Garden Centre chose Macmillan Cancer Support as…

Gina Hinde appointed as marketing manager at LOFA

Gina Hinde has taken up the post of marketing manager at the Leisure and Outdoor Furniture Association (LOFA). Before this…

Squires annual plant show sees success

Squires Garden Centres held their annual plant show in West Horsley on 7th February 2019. Suppliers from the UK and…

Haskins ‘leading’ through Institute of Leadership and Management training

Haskins celebrates after six Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) students complete training. Haskins ILM students have achieved success by…

Caulders buys two garden centres from Dobbies

Family-owned Caulders has expanded its business by buying two garden centres from Dobbies. ? The company adds the Kinross and…

Which Wyevale centres have been sold so far?

So far, 45 garden centres have been moved on by Wyevale Garden Centres. Of these, nine have gone to developers…

Choice ?Meet the Buyer? at Spring Fair 2019

Choice Marketing held a ?Meet the Buyer? event at Spring Fair 2019. ? 50+ gift and home suppliers had the…

Bank lending to small retailers falls 4% in just a year

UK bank lending to small and medium sized retail businesses has fallen by 4% in the last year. ?14.9 billion…
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