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Purple flower in the Spring

Spring sees outdoor plant sales soar

THE START of spring saw sales in outdoor plants… Full story

A little boy outside enjoying gardening

Haskins launches new Facebook page to encourage children to get outside and enjoy gardening

Leading garden centre group, Haskins Garden Centres, is delighted to announce the launch of its new Garden Gang Facebook page, designed to get children outside and involved in gardening.

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Plants on table at Glee 2019 

Plants at Glee 2019 update

The horticultural heart of the exhibition, Glee Plants, showcases an extensive range of plants, trees and shrubs from UK and international suppliers. To date a host of brands – of all sizes – have… Full story

Scruffs® to Fly the British Flag at Italy’s Zoomark® this May

Scruffs® to Fly the British Flag at Italy’s Zoomark® this May

Manchester-based pet bedding and accessory specialists Scruffs® have confirmed their participation at this year’s Zoomark® in Bologna next month.

Based in Hall 25, B96-C97 this year;… Full story

GIMA Day Conference: Mark Eyles

GIMA Day Conference report: Dobbies, Disruption & Megatrends

The Garden Industry Manufacturers’ Association’s AGM and Day Conference took place on 10th April at Ettington Chase Hotel, Stratford-Upon-Avon, with 60 members in attendance.  With a packed agenda… Full story

100 Years Of Barlow Tyrie Catalogue Page

100 Years Of Barlow Tyrie

Barlow Tyrie is approaching 100 years since starting as a specialist manufacturer of… Full story

Balmer Lawn launches a new ‘Barking Lawn’ menu for its furry friends

Balmer Lawn launches a new ‘Barking Lawn’ menu for its furry friends

It’s far from a dog’s life for man’s best friend at Balmer Lawn, as it launches an exclusive ‘Barking Lawn’ menu for its four-legged guests.

The award-winning dog-friendly Hampshire hotel… Full story

Emma and Will have been selected to attend IGCA Congress

Garden centre staff selected to attend IGCA Congress

THE GARDEN Centre Association (GCA) Trust recently (April, 2019) selected Emma Lamb from Barton Grange Garden Centre and Sam Clark from Cowell’s Garden Centre to attend this year’s International… Full story

Emily the new Wyevale Nurseries HR Manager

Emily joins Wyevale Nurseries as HR Manager

EMILY WRIGHT from Martley on the Worcestershire-… Full story

Threadstone supports stockists

TREADSTONE SUPPORTS STOCKISTS WITH FULL RANGE OF MERCHANDISING MATERIALS

As part of its ongoing commitment to its stockists, Wrexham-based Treadstone Products has put together a comprehensive range of merchandiser options to support… Full story

Gardening gloves for children to wear during National Gardening Week

Protect children’s hands this National Gardening Week

National Gardening Week is fast approaching and this year the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) are focusing the campaign on “Edible Britain” as an acknowledgment of own-grown produce. Launched in… Full story

BASF Nemaslug control solution

BASF to showcase biological slug control solution at RHS Cardiff 

BASF, the leading producer of beneficial nematodes used as pest… Full story

Victorian Walkaround Greenhouse by Forest Garden

Examining the beauty of Forest Garden’s new Victorian Walkaround Greenhouse

A standard greenhouse has its usual functions, from storing growing bags and tools to growing produce and displaying beautiful flowers… Full story

New 450ml Peelable Greenhouse Shading Paint

New 450ml Peelable Greenhouse Shading Paint

Thorndown’s revolutionary Peelable Glass Paint, made from… Full story

A man mowing his lawn

UK mowing season shortened in 2018

The British lawnmowing season is officially changing. Leading lawnmower manufacturer Cub Cadet highlights this shift with the first-year-… Full story

Haskins Garden Centre in Snowhill

Haskins Garden Centre in Snowhill opens new temporary building as part of redevelopment plan

The popular Haskins Garden Centre based in Crawley has opened the doors to its temporary building at the Snowhill site.

Phase one of the Snowhill centre’s redevelopment plan has now been… Full story