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Forest Lodge, Garden Style and Birdworld sold Haskins Garden Centres

Denys E. Head Ltd finalises sale to Haskins Garden Centres Ltd

Haskins Garden Centre is delighted to confirm the acquisition of Forest Lodge Garden Centre, Garden Style and Birdworld, in Farnham.

This acquisition is part of a long-term plan for… Full story

Quick lawn grass seed sales

Grass seed sales soar by 40% over the past two years

Johnsons Lawn Seed, the UK’s oldest grass seed supplier, is celebrating a 40% rise in grass seed sales over the past two years, as demand strengthens for its market-leading portfolio of quality… Full story

Henry Bell Showroom

Henry Bell opens new showroom

Leading quality wild bird and pet food producer, Henry Bell & Co, has opened a product showroom close to the company’s headquarters in Grantham. Retailers will be able to review Henry Bell’s… Full story

Forest garden fences still standing after storm Ciara

Storm of the century Ciara leaves a trail of flattened fences across the UK

Following what the Met Office is calling 'the storm of the century', when Ciara's wind gusts in parts of the UK topped almost 100 mph, Britain's premier manufacturer of fence panels is prepared… Full story

Primeur team at GIMA Awards

Sustainability agenda to boost sales for Primeur in the 2020 season

Sustainability agenda to boost sales for Primeur in the 2020 season. Find out more from Jenny Douthwaite, Sales Director.
 
With sustainability becoming a hot topic and setting the… Full story

Garden Centres of Excellence winners announced - GCA logo

Garden Centres of Excellence winners announced

The winners of the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) most prestigious awards including its Garden Centres of Excellence were announced at its annual conference on Tuesday, January 28, 2020.… Full story

Pines and Needles Christmas tree - website

Christmas tree provider ditches artificial trees

Christmas tree provider Pines and Needles is going green this festive season by ditching plastic artificial trees from its stores.

Founded by Sam and Josh Lyle more than 20 years… Full story

Rosebourne Aldermaston, Berkshire, Opening Saturday 6 October

Rosebourne garden centre celebrates £6m turnover in first year

New garden centre Rosebourne in Berkshire is celebrating a fantastic first year of trading after turning over more than £6 million.

Celebrating its one-year anniversary, Rosebourne marked… Full story

Graham Thomas - A partnership for Garden Centre growth launches

A partnership for Garden Centre growth launches

Following Eight Days a Week Print Solutions’ impressive growth servicing Garden Centre clients with all their printing,… Full story

Waterless pet shampoo - a new way to wash your pet!

UK Manufacturer invents a NEW way to wash your pet

UK Manufacturer invents a NEW way to wash your pet - Is this the future?

Waterless Limited specialises in "towel off" washing, for bed bound and immobile patients in hospital. But with a… Full story

the new Certainly Wood Sustainability Line

Certainly Wood Launches Sustainability Commitment

Herefordshire firewood company Certainly Wood has launched a new £400K firewood processing line - one of the largest of its kind in the world. The project was part funded by the Rural Development… Full story

The new Haskins Garden Centres Christmas shop

Haskins Garden Centres unveils Christmas department

Haskins Garden Centres has launched its Christmas shop at all four of its centres across the south.

Customers can browse a huge variety of festive gifts for the home, plus inspired ideas… Full story

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GIMA confirms two Knowledge Exchange Workshops

GIMA confirms two Knowledge Exchange Workshops for its autumn schedule

6th & 21st November, Horticulture House, Didcot, OX11 0RN

This autumn, GIMA’s Knowledge Exchange… Full story

Artificial Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree Company Pledges A Rainforest Tree For Every Customer

THE UK’s leading supplier of artificial Christmas trees - Christmas Tree World, has joined forces with Borneo Nature Foundation (BNF) in a bid… Full story

Woman shopping for BBQS and houseplants

Houseplants sales heat up in August

THE AUGUST Bank Holiday Weekend helped lift sales at garden centres across the country at the end of the month according to the Garden… Full story

200 years candles for Johnsons Lawn Seed

Johnsons Lawn Seed celebrates 200 years of cutting-edge success!

Johnsons Lawn Seed, the UK’s oldest seed brand with a prestigious track record of grass seed breeding and innovation, is getting ready to celebrate 200 years at the forefront of the lawn care… Full story