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Outdoor plant at Garden Centre in December

Outdoor plant sales were still growing strong in December

SALES in outdoor plants continued to dominate… Full story

Mike Burks Chairman Elect

GCA announces Chairman Elect for 2020/21

THE GARDEN Centre Association (GCA) has recently (January, 2019) announced its Chairman Elect… Full story

Choice ‘Meet the Buyer’ at Spring Fair 2019

Choice ‘Meet the Buyer’ at Spring Fair 2019

Choice Marketing held a ‘Meet the Buyer’ event at Spring Fair 2019 where 50+ gift and home suppliers had the opportunity to meet up with members in an informal yet productive environment.

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dog walking

Is your dog keeping you in top form?

Dog owners in the West Midlands walk and talk more than those without

A new study has found that Brits with dogs walk and talk more than those without as dog lovers claim to walk 870… Full story

Photo caption (L-R): Cathryn (Haskins staff), Alice (Haskins staff), Sue Webster (Waggy Tails), Jane Storey (Waggy Tails rescue) with Tia the dog, Amanda (Haskins staff), Marc Etheridge (assistant general manager at Haskins in Ferndown)

Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown partners with Waggy Tails Rescue to donate houseplants

Haskins Garden Centre has partnered with Waggy Tails Rescue to donate animal-friendly houseplants to the charity.

Jane Storey and Sue Webster from Waggy Tails Rescue visited Haskins in… Full story

Neat Ideas your no risk Retailer! 

Neat Ideas your no risk Retailer! 

Neat Ideas offer a full Sale or Return on every single product we produce, how many companies do you… Full story

Glee at Spring Fair New Product Showcase winners

And the winners are….Glee at Spring Fair New Product Showcase winners confirmed

On the 3rd February, NEC Birmingham the second annual Glee at Spring Fair New Product Showcase Awards – in association with Garden Trade News - was the centre of much industry buzz as the ‘best in… Full story

Sipcam slug and snail control

Sipcam urges retailers to stock up on natural slug and snail controls to meet demand ahead of metaldehyde ban

Leading supplier of natural and organic garden products, Sipcam, is urging garden retailers to stock up on its environmentally-friendly slug controls, to ensure stores can meet demand when the… Full story

Walking puppy colder months

Top Tips for Walking Your Puppy in The Colder Months

As we are settling into the colder months, the season for knitted layers is well under way and many of us are tempted to stay indoors with a steaming cuppa! But if you’ve recently welcomed a new… Full story

GCA Rising Stars programme winners

Applications now open for GCA Rising Stars programmes

MEMBERS of the Garden Centre Association (GCA) are being encouraged to put forward their… Full story

Sinclair Pro potting bedding

Sinclair Pro

As growing media specialists we are at the… Full story

Glee expands marketing team with Grace Reilly

Glee expands marketing team

Glee’s dedicated marketing team, responsible for the promotion of the leading garden, outdoor leisure and pet exhibition, has been expanded with the appointment of Grace Reilly. 

Grace… Full story

Sipcam Child & Pet-Safe range 

Sipcam ecofective® brand poised to grow in 2019 with new additions to the Child & Pet-Safe range 

As the 2019 gardening season gets underway, Sipcam is expanding its product portfolio with new launches under its ecofective® brand. Through innovation, the launches will assist retailers to… Full story

Support Garden Re-Leaf day on Friday 22nd March

Garden centres urged to sign-up and support Garden Re-Leaf day on Friday 22nd March

Garden centres across the UK are being encouraged to take part in Garden Re-Leaf Day on Friday 22nd March and raise vital funds for the Greenfingers Charity, the national charity that creates… Full story

Wyevale Nurseries’ Karen gets British Empire Medal

Wyevale Nurseries’ Karen gets British Empire Medal

A MEMBER of the sales support team at one of the UK’s leading commercial nurseries in Hereford… Full story

VegTrug Grow Care Range

VegTrug Limited Announce Launch Of Grow Care Range

VegTrug Limited are pleased to announce the launch of the eagerly anticipated Grow Care range… Full story