Events and Show


GIMA Awards 2021

This year’s GIMA Awards are fast approaching (20th October, Celtic Manor) and, as always, the event is only possible due to the incredible support of the industry it represents, including a host of sponsors made up of manufacturers, suppliers and media representatives. From champagne for the winners to the table and pre-dinner drinks, raffle prizes and category sponsors, this year’s roster is testament to the generosity of those that support the awards every year.

Hot on the heels of…


GIMA Awards 2021

This year’s GIMA Awards are fast approaching (20th October, Celtic Manor) and, as always, the event is only possible due to the incredible support of the industry it represents, including a host of sponsors made up of manufacturers, suppliers and media representatives. From champagne for the winners to the table and pre-dinner drinks, raffle prizes and category sponsors, this year’s roster is testament to the generosity of those that support the awards every year.

Hot on the heels of…


Lofa Logo

LOFA is proud to announce its partnership with Perennial, a charity working to support and promote the health of those who work in horticulture. As part of this partnership, LOFA has pledged to donate £20,000 to help Perennial in their efforts. 

LOFA is supporting Perennial to promote positive health and wellbeing through sponsoring an Interactive Health Kiosk that provides a unique opportunity for individuals to take a quick, private and confidential snapshot of their physical and mental health. The kiosk carries out a Health MOT which includes Well…


Hartley Botanic’s 2022 ‘Calm & Wellbeing’ RHS Tatton Park Flower Show tradestand

English Greenhouse and Glasshouse manufacturer Hartley Botanic will bring its stylish stand, themed around Calm & Wellbeing, to the RHS Tatton Park Flower Show. The tradestand will feature five, handmade Hartley Botanic Greenhouses which were also shown at the RHS Hampton Court Garden Festival. The structures have been powder coated in complimentary and elegant tones of bronze and grey and are nestled amongst a…


Pioneering outdoor furniture brand scoops Best Sustainable Product Award at SOLEX 2022

Pioneering outdoor furniture brand, LifestyleGarden® scoops Best Sustainable Product Award at SOLEX 2022 

Pioneering outdoor furniture brand, LifestyleGarden®, part of the ScanCom International family, is thrilled to announce that it has won the Best Sustainable Product award for its Nassau range powered by Social Plastic®, at the 2022 edition of SOLEX (12th-14th July, NEC, Birmingham).


GLEE 2022 New Product Showcase Winners

Fifteen fantastic new garden and pet product innovations have been confirmed as this year’s winners of the highly-coveted Glee New Product Showcase. The winning products were announced at a special award presentation organised and run by Garden Trade News at the leading garden retail event, Glee, which takes place this week (28th – 30th June, NEC Birmingham).

Over 300 entries were received across the 12 categories, with suppliers from across the garden retail sector eager to showcase the innovation that has kept product development teams occupied over the past 18…


Chelsea Pensioners in front of Opus Grand Botanic Hartley Botanic Greenhouse press day

Hartley Botanic to bring its ‘Calm & Wellbeing’ RHS Chelsea theme to the 2022 RHS Hampton Court Garden Festival but will showcase a different range of structures

English Greenhouse and Glasshouse manufacturer Hartley Botanic will again be enveloping RHS flower show visitors in tranquility and relaxation, as it brings its stylish stand, themed around Calm & Wellbeing, to the…


Andy Johnson, MD of Wyevale Nurseries with some of the new plants

ONE OF THE UK’s leading nurseries has entered nine new plants for the New Plant Awards at the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) National Plant Show this month (June 2022).

Among the plants Wyevale Nurseries has submitted are a new thornless rose, a sarcococca suitable for any soil and a new festuca, which is hardy down to -20°c and drought tolerant.


Park Lifes exhibit at GLEE 2022

Pet treat start-up company, PARK LiFE is set to to exhibit for the first time at the Glee Garden Show which takes place from the 28-30 June at the NEC. (Stand 7C31) Regarded at the leading UK show for the garden centre trade, the company is set to attract visitors with their exciting range of natural dog biscuits and Milk Bones.

The company which is based in Ireland, manufactures and distributes a range of wholesome, grain-free and 100% natural biscuits for dogs that are full of tasty human grade and gut-friendly ingredients. These come in three varieties, Fris-Bix, Love-Bix and …


Hartley Botanic, RHS Chelsea Show Stand 2022 Victorian Lodge (with two additional single gable end doors) in manganese

The Hartley Botanic ‘Calm & Wellbeing’ 2022 RHS Chelsea tradestand: A stylish sanctuary of luxurious relaxation

English Greenhouse and Glasshouse manufacturer Hartley Botanic has enveloped visitors to its RHS Chelsea tradestand in tranquility and relaxation, with a stylish stand themed around Calm & Wellbeing. The stand features three enviable Hartley Botanic Greenhouses (and…


Rosy Cheeks Little Girl

Greenfingers and the British Garden Centres Group have announced that they will be attending the RHS Chelsea Flower Show as Exhibitors. The show will be running from May 24th-28th and is always set to attract thousands of visitors including the Royal Family. 

British Garden Centres have 61 centres in the UK, recently launching the 61st in Hatton, Warwick.  The group has always supported Greenfingers and fundraised money for them through events such as Garden Re-Leaf Day. It’s great to see this business getting involved in the national event. 


barking Bags pet walking accessory - to exhibit at Glee

Award-winning pet accessory company, Barking Bags is set to exhibit at Glee Garden Show (28-30 Jun at the NEC Birmingham.) for the first time. (Stand number 7C33)

Award-winning Milton Keynes-based pet accessory business, Barking Bags is set to exhibit for the first time at the Glee Garden Show which takes place from the 28-30 June at the NEC. Regarded at the leading UK show for the garden centre trade, Barking Bags are set…