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Smart Garden Products acquires Briers

Smart Garden Products has purchased Briers from administrators. ? The business had been suffering cashflow problems. Having failed to find…

Doff launches certified ferric phosphate slug killer

Doff Portland Ltd has announced the launch of an organic slug killer based on the active ingredient Ferric Phosphate. ?…

Sixty new jobs to be created by Homeleigh Garden Centre expansion plans

Homeleigh Garden Centre in Crediton has revealed major plans for an extension. ? The Broad family have revised their plans…

Applications now open for GCA Rising Stars programmes

GCA members are being encouraged to put forward employees for two Rising Stars programmes in 2019. ? The GCA will…

Wyevale Garden Centres agrees the sale of a further six garden centres

Wyevale Garden Centres (?WGC?), the UK?s biggest garden centre operator, today announces the sale of a further six centres. A…

Charnley’s Garden Centre in Dalton granted approval for ‘at risk’ extension

A Dalton businessman has spoken of his emotion after getting the go-ahead to keep a ?1million extension. ? Marc Charnley,…

Can you increase sales by suggestive selling?

Suggestive selling is a technique used to convince customers to add more items to their shop. ? This gives the…

Empathy pledges first funds for Life at No.27

PlantWorks UK is the first company to provide direct funding to support the Life at No.27 initiative. ? Life at…

Bents celebrates back to back success in national awards

Cheshire based Bents Garden & Home has once again won the UK?s Best Destination Garden Centre 2018/19. ? It is…

Klondyke Christmas Attractions Raise over ?4000 for Charity

Who would ever think that a trio of singing reindeer could help raise over ?4000 for charity at Christmas? ?…

Charnleys Garden Centre extension threatened with demolition to be saved

Charnleys Garden Centre’s ?1m extension facing demolition in a council planning wrangle may be saved. ? Charnleys Home and Gardens…

Outdoor plant sales were still growing strong in December

Sales in outdoor plants continued to dominate other categories for a third month running in December. This is according to…

New research shows Brexit is biggest concern for consumers

Brexit uncertainty as the biggest concern for consumers heading into 2019. This is according to new research conducted by NatWest…

Grace Reilly appointed to Glee’s marketing team

Glee?s dedicated marketing team has expanded with the appointment of Grace Reilly. ? Grace joins the team as Senior Marketing…

GCA sets the gold standard with its annual conference

The GCA has said its annual conference at Luton Hoo Hotel was a record-breaking success. ? The conference had more…

Marie Curie Gardman range to be continued by Westland

Westland announces that following the acquisition of Gardman, it will continue to support Marie Curie. ? The company formed the…

Haskins West End donates houseplants to Primary School

Haskins Garden Centre has partnered with Mansbridge Primary School to donate houseplants. ? Two members of staff at the school…

Haskins scoops multiple awards at the GCA Conference 2019

Haskins is celebrating after taking home several awards at the 2019 GCA Conference. ? Two Haskins centres, Roundstone and Snowhill,…

St Johns Plant Centre closes to the public

St Johns Plant Centre, which defied the council by running a Christmas wonderland event without permission, has closed. The company…

Squires West Horsley gets a makeover for 2019

Squires Garden Centre in West Horsley has started 2019 with a stylish new look. The d?cor and furniture has been…
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