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Wyevale Garden Centre story removed
A wide range of premium quality products to suit every need
June sales off to a bright start, according to Bestsellers
Roses star in great start to June
Wyevale Nurseries report the best May sales ever
Deco-Pak sand raises money for Greenfingers
Woodlodge gives sustainability the green light
West Somerset Garden Centre launches its own gin
Smart Garden Products are one in a thousand
Garvinea Pyramid is big hit at BBC Gardeners' World Live
Own an iconic piece of Chelsea Flower Show artwork
Global interest in Orchid Inspiration Days
Leeds nonagenarian treated like a queen at Tong GC
Platinum award win for Wyevale Garden Centres
Nursery gets behind York’s green community challenge
Get your own copy of GTN Xtra
Stephen Mangan to host 2018 GIMA Awards
Osteospermum Purple Sun wins FleuroStar Award
Roses drive garden product uplift
Top soil and bark lead to bumper start to June
Springwatch gives summer uplift to Wild Bird Care
Veg plant sales continue to struggle
Hydrangea paniculata 'Breg14' (POLESTAR) voted Best Novelty
All set for busy National Plant Show and Nursery Supply Show next week
New recruits strengthen HTA’s Horticultural team
Trans-Continental Group Ltd opens its showroom doors for 2019.
RHS targets £200m market with first-ever fully licensed range of bird feed
Garden centre owner avoids legal action
The best of last week's
“Business as usual” at up-for-sale Wyevale Garden Centres, admits CEO
Cowells saved from becoming a housing estate
GIMA Golf & Activity Day a resounding success
Morrisons store reveals plans for garden centre
John Athwal celebrates in true Premier style
Bestsellers Top 50 charts every week
Buy your subscription to GTN Bestsellers
All the latest news from the world of garden centre catering
£1m garden centre restaurant designed by Malcom Scott Consultants completed
Oakington restaurant given green light for 4,000 sq ft extension
Commercial Kitchen confirms best show yet
Adande Aircell Grab & Go Cabinet strikes gold
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Wyevale Garden Centre story removed

 

GTN Xtra has removed an interview which Trevor Pfeiffer conducted with Christie Finance’s Corporate Director, Chris Field, regarding the sale of 145 Wyevale Garden Centres, published in yesterday’s edition of our newsletter at the request of Christie & Co, the company handling the sale.

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A wide range of premium quality products to suit every need
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With the continued good weather, don’t let your stocks run too low, by re-ordering your favourite products from Bathgate Horticulture...

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June sales off to a bright start, according to Bestsellers

 

Sales volumes dropped off as we moved into June but it was a much better start to the month than last year.  Compared to 2017, week 23 saw volumes up by 32%, driven mainly by plant sales and growing media...

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Roses star in great start to June

 

Plant sales were up 51% compared to last year for the first week of June pushing overall plant sales volumes in the GTN Bestsellers data to a position of up by over 5% year to date...

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Wyevale Nurseries report the best May sales ever
 

Wyevale Nurseries are celebrating this week after announcing they had the best May ever in their recorded trading history with sales up by 14%.

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Deco-Pak sand raises money for Greenfingers

 

A cheque for £2,550 was presented to children’s hospice garden charity Greenfingers, as a donation from decorative aggregate specialist Deco-Pak at the GIMA Charity Golf and Activity Day...

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Woodlodge gives sustainability the green light
 

One company that is taking steps to improve its impact upon the environment is Woodlodge - the UK’s leading supplier of garden pots. Here, the company’s Director, Michael Wooldridge, explains how sustainability is increasingly important for implementation within the business...

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West Somerset Garden Centre launches its own gin

 

West Somerset Garden Centre launched its own gin called Solstice yesterday (Saturday). It has been distilled by  a local company based on Exmoor who produce the award winning gin "Wicked Wolf" that is the top seller in the centre's farm shop.

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Smart Garden Products are one in a thousand
 

Smart Garden Products Ltd have been included in London Stock Exchange Group’s “1000 Companies to Inspire Britain” report...

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Garvinea Pyramid is big hit at BBC Gardeners' World Live

 

The Garvinea Pyramid, from Florist Holland made a big impact when Peter Seabrook presented a spectacular display at BBC Gardeners' World Live.

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£1m garden centre restaurant designed by Malcom Scott Consultants completed

 

The £1 million botanical-style restaurant at Groves Garden Centre in Bridport has been unveiled...

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Oakington restaurant given green light for 4,000 sq ft extension

Malcolm Scott Consultants has secured planning consent for site development at Cambridgeshire-based Oakington Garden Centre...

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Commercial Kitchen confirms best show yet

 

Commercial Kitchen, the dedicated UK trade show for the catering equipment and services industry, was bustling with activity and new innovations last week on 5-6 June at the NEC Birmingham....

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Adande Aircell Grab & Go Cabinet strikes gold

Adande’s Aircell open front, integral refrigerated Grab & Go cabinet has been announced as a gold winner at the 2018 Commercial Kitchen Innovation Challenge Awards.

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Own an iconic piece of Chelsea Flower Show artwork

 

The auction for a limited-edition piece of artwork from the RHS 2018 Chelsea Flower Show, painted by a world-famous 15-year-old artist in Hillier Nurseries' “Stihl Inspiration” garden, is now live....

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Global interest in Orchid Inspiration Days
 

The second edition of Orchid Inspiration Days, the orchid event for the specialist to the customer and end customer, proved to be a big success with more visitors than in 2017...

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Leeds nonagenarian treated like a queen at Tong GC

 

A passionate Leeds gardener celebrated her 90th birthday at Tong Garden Centre in Bradford with ITV's Love your Garden presenter Katie Rushworth after winning a personal shopping experience with the celebrity plantswoman.

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Platinum award win for Wyevale Garden Centres
 

Wyevale Garden Centres win a Platinum award, the highest award available, for their ‘Solutions Garden’ at Gardeners’ World Live 2018, the gardening consumer show held annually at the Birmingham NEC, which launches today and ends on Sunday 17th June.

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Nursery gets behind York’s green community challenge

 

Employees from a local horticultural nursey, including its 80-year-old Chairman, leant their support to this year’s York Cares initiative that aims to improve outdoor spaces at various local community organisations...

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