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Zest 4 leisure celebrates another successful GLEE

Zest 4 Leisure, a leading trade supplier of quality timber garden products including furniture, arches, arbours and fencing, is celebrating another successful year at Glee 2018.

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roasted beetroot

Haskins is encouraging gardeners to make the most of their homegrown beetroot with a delicious roasted beetroot and balsamic vinegar recipe.

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Dinova Garden Art and Sereno range of statues unveiled by Melmar Stone

Visitors to Glee this year were able to explore the newly launched Dinova Garden Art and Sereno range of statues unveiled by Melmar Stone this year.

With over 50 new and updated products on show, the 2 ranges, both new to GLEE, represented a significant departure from Melmar Stone’s popular range of traditional stone birdbaths and ornaments, placing consumer trends at the heart of their product development process.

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Three reasons why you should ask attendees of your event for a review

So, your event was a huge success. Your customers gave you compliments and your staff were happy it went all so smoothly. How can you use that momentum and turn it into a long-term benefit for your garden centre? With extensive experience of helping garden centres to sell tickets for a wide range of events, Garden Connect shares its top three reasons why you should ask your customers to write a review after visiting an event. 

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Scruffs® Utilises ‘The Retail Lab’ at GLEE® 2018 to Showcase New Products

Manchester-based pet bed specialists Scruffs® were able to utilise ‘The Retail Lab’ at GLEE® to showcase their newest product launches this month.

Scruffs® exhibited in both Halls 7 and 19 at the show, whilst maintaining a firm presence at The Retail Lab to boost product awareness.

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Treadstone's new clip glove receives enthusiastic response at Glee

Treadstone Products, the well-respected supplier of branded garden accessories, launched its new innovative Clip Glove product at GLEE with visitor reaction suggesting the Wrexham-based business is on to a winner.

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Ivyline spread happiness at Glee by raising nearly £3000 for Greenfingers Charity

Leading indoor pot supplier, Ivyline, has been spreading happiness throughout 2018 which has led to a fantastic donation of nearly £3000 to Greenfingers Charity.

Ivyline launched a range of “Happiness Teacups” which proved to be an instant hit with garden retailers and their customers.  The set of two set of two triple pack teacup planters, each with an adorable face and their own unique persona, are ideal for cacti, succulents, herbs and alpine plants, or simply as decoration within the home.

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Hornby Whitefoot PR’s fabulous year of helping Greenfingers Charity

Leading garden and home PR agency, Hornby Whitefoot, has raised over £4,000 for Greenfingers Charity – the result of a year working alongside the charity’s team.

Hornby Whitefoot, who boast an impressive client portfolio of leading garden, home and lifestyle brands,has been helping Greenfingers with its marketing, communications and social media since November last year.

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Treadstone Products, the well-respected supplier of branded garden accessories, has declared its Four Oaks debut a great success and is upbeat about the future.

Treadstone Products, the well-respected supplier of branded garden accessories, has declared its Four Oaks debut a great success and is upbeat about the future.

The Wrexham-based business showcased its ‘The Good Life’ range which features core gardening products, ideal for the expert and amateur gardener alike, and was very well received by visitors.  

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Kent & Stowe consolidate market position

Kent & Stowe is an established and well-respected player in the garden tools market. As part of Westland Horticulture, they have benefited from major investment in new product development, resulting in market leading equipment which has generated incremental sales in key market sectors.