Christmas tree grower Charlie Hood

British Christmas tree growers look ahead with confidence

Ideal growing conditions and an adaptable retail sector mean the public can look forward to easy access to real British Christmas trees in prime condition this coming festive season.

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plant pots by Woodlodge

Woodlodge brings Glee to its Gloucestershire showroom

With exhibitions off the agenda this year, garden trade suppliers are looking for alternative ways to showcase their latest product introductions ahead of the new gardening season. Not wanting its… Full story

RHS careers resource - lupin plants in bloom

RHS launches new careers resource

The RHS has created a new careers resource - - with over 60 individual films showcasing some 45… Full story

Plant donation to NHS Nightingale

LifestyleGarden donates product to the NHS Nightingale Hospital

Set up as part of the ongoing fight against Covid-19 the temporary NHS Nightingale Hospital at ExCel London has become ‘home’ to over 1,600 support staff bravely facing the virus head-on. Thanks… Full story

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Plant Your Future launches ‘Rainforest in a Box’ competition

Plant Your Future, the Registered Charity that works with subsistence farmers to restore the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest, has launched a… Full story

Haskins plant finder selling more online in COVID-19 crisis

Garden centres selling more online in COVID-19 crisis

The Plant Finder team say garden centres are selling more online in COVID-19 crisis.
GARDEN centres are using upgraded website software that recommends not only… Full story

Agapanthus Poppin Purple - a part of Wyevale's promotional range

A brand-new introduction to promotional range for 2020

ONE OF the UK’s leading commercial nurseries has added a brand-new introduction to its promotional range – Agapanthus ‘Poppin Purple’ (March, 2020).
The new Agapanthus will be… Full story

Grand re-opening of redeveloped Haskins garden centre

Haskins opens redeveloped Snowhill garden centre

Haskins Garden Centre in Snowhill, Crawley, has opened its doors to customers upon completion of a 12-month project to create a new, enhanced centre.

Following a £15million investment, the… Full story

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More names confirmed for GIMA Day Conference

The annual GIMA Day Conference is fast approaching (19th March 2020), and with the latest names joining the agenda it is set to be a valuable day of learning and networking for both members and… Full story

Wyevale Nurseries - Lomandra ‘White Sands’

Wyevale Nurseries granted licence to propagate Lomandra ‘White Sands’

STAFF at one of the UK’s leading commercial nurseries are celebrating after being granted the propagation licence for an award-winning Lomandra (March 2020).
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The Farplants become Perennial’s latest Platinum Partner logo

Farplants become Perennial’s latest Platinum Partner

Farplants, the leading wholesale nursery co-operative, have become a Platinum partner of Perennial – the UK’s only charity dedicated to helping people who work in horticulture.  Perennial is a ‘… Full story

Houseplant sales increase in 2019

2019 was the year of the houseplant says GCA

THE category with the biggest increase in sales during last year (2019) at garden centres across the country has been announced by the Garden Centre… Full story

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