In This Issue
David Isaac says farewell to Johnsons of Boston
Dobbies acquires Johnsons Garden Centre
Honeyfield’s, the gift that keeps on giving
Time to stock up for spring!
Glee to return in September 2021
Best Easter fortnight since 2012 - GTN Bestsellers exclusive analysis
Allensmore receive Klondyke’s Plant Supplier of the Year Award
Specialist range helps gardeners achieve beautiful blooms
Tomato plant sales soar – up by 35%
Scotsdales launches Scan & Go Loyalty App
Squire’s Garden Centre Reigate receives GCA GROW training award
Seventh generation Durston joins family business
Dobbies partners with Butterfly Conservation
David Austin supports charities with 'Positive Planting'
Inside Outside... A New Beginning for the garden market - Read GTN's March Issue on-line now
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Smart Garden in the UK’s Top 100 Profit League
Pot feet, take a bow!
World traveller in the DIY sector turns 80
50% more growing going on
Collaboration between Smiemans Projecten and Hortère Conseil
Growth for Wild Bird Care
James Jones & Sons Ltd launches new ‘Fence Master’ app
Leading sustainable decking firm launches industry-first software
The best of last week's
Large Fire at Longacres Shepperton - UPDATED
Nicholas Marshall returns... again
Partnership blooms as 'Caulders at Scotmid' springs up
Squire’s financial results encouraging despite challenges
Barton Grange Christmas 2020 - Exclusive GTN Xtra Photo Tour
Squires Badshot Lea - Christmas 2020
Perrywood at Christmas 2020 - with correct photo gallery now...
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All the latest news from the world of pet products
Dog-friendly garden plants guide
Actress teams up with pet nutrition company
Supreme extends high-performing Naturals Treats range
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David Isaac says farewell to Johnsons of Boston

Twenty-three years after buying Johnsons of Boston, David Isaac, a self-described "engineer from a family of retailers", has retired and the business sold to Dobbies.  GTN Xtra had the privilege of visiting David and his team on their last day of independent trading, Sunday 18th April 2021, before the centre closes for a two week re-fit...

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Dobbies acquires Johnsons Garden Centre

Dobbies has announced the acquisition of Johnsons Garden Centre (Johnsons) located in Boston, Lincolnshire.  This takes the total number of Dobbies stores to 71...

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Honeyfield’s, the gift that keeps on giving
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Honeyfield’s Wild Bird has dedicated years to developing and sourcing quality products to make the bird feeding experience as easy as possible. This care and attention to the full experience ensures that there is a solution for every consumer, by creating differing price points throughout their range...

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Time to stock up for spring!
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A popular choice for DIY enthusiasts is ONDULINE EASYLINE lightweight roofing sheets, available to garden centre retailers in a branded standalone pallet, complete with accessories and fixings...

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Glee to return in September 2021

Glee will return in-person on 14th – 16th September 2021.  Industry leading brands set to appear on the exhibitor line-up. Glee’s theme will be Time to Grow, reflecting the opportunities for garden retail...

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Best Easter fortnight since 2012 - GTN Bestsellers exclusive analysis

The 2021 Easter fortnight was the biggest in terms of volume sales since Easter 2011 and up by 16% on Easter 2019...

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Allensmore receive Klondyke’s Plant Supplier of the Year Award

Congratulations to Allensmore Nurseries who were recently voted as the Klondyke Group’s Plant Supplier of the Year for 2020...

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Specialist range helps gardeners achieve beautiful blooms

Westland has launched a new range of plant foods which have been specially developed to ensure that gardeners get the very best from their prized plants and vegetables...

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Tomato plant sales soar – up by 35%

After the rush to get gardens ship shape for Easter garden re-unions, sales slowed slightly last week, down 9.6%, but were still way up on the same week in 2019, up by 32.3%...

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Scotsdales launches Scan & Go Loyalty App

Scotsdales garden centres have launched the new and unique Scotsdales Scan & Go app. This app allows customers to scan their products while shopping and offers a quick & smooth checkout procedure. Scotsdales is the first UK garden centre to offer such a service to its loyalty club members...

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Squire’s Garden Centre Reigate receives GCA GROW training award

Squire's Garden Centre Reigate has been presented this month (April 2021) with the Garden Centre Association’s Garden Retail Online Workshops (GROW) award for completing the most GROW training modules last year (2020)...

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All the latest news from the world of pet products

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Dog-friendly garden plants guide

Experts at tails.com have created a guide to garden plants that won’t harm the family dog. From floral arrangements to evergreen shrubs, here are the most pup-friendly plants. 

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Actress teams up with pet nutrition company

 

Actress and radio presenter Gemma Atkinson is calling on Brits to show their support for shelter pets, as Hill’s Pet Nutrition launches a nationwide campaign to support homeless pets in desperate need due to Covid-19...

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Supreme extends high-performing Naturals Treats range

Supreme Petfoods is adding two new products – Berry Loops and Orchard Loops – to its Selective Naturals Treats range, leveraging strong consumer trends for natural and high-quality products...

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Seventh generation Durston joins family business

Dan Durston's daughter Katie has joined Grandfather Steve and Great Uncle Chris who are current directors of the Durston Dynasty, which has been operating on the Somerset levels for over 150 years, in the family business as part of an Apprenticeship in Business Administration...

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Dobbies partners with Butterfly Conservation
 

Dobbies Garden Centres has teamed up with UK wildlife charity, Butterfly Conservation, on the launch of its Nurture for Nature campaign, in a bid to encourage people to look after themselves by looking after the natural world this spring...

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David Austin supports charities with 'Positive Planting'

David Austin Roses is digging deep in 2021 as part of its ‘Positive Planting’ initiative by donating £2.50 from each sale of three selected rose varieties – The Generous Gardener, Princess Alexandra of Kent and the newly introduced Nye Bevan...

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Inside Outside... A New Beginning for the garden market - Read GTN's March Issue on-line now

Inside Outside... a New Beginning. How the 5th room is changing the garden centre retailing market in the March 2021 issue of GTN.  Read on-line here.

  • Next Generation to lead the way at GCA, interview with Tammy Woodhouse and Will Blake.
  • Inside Outside… A New Beginning for the garden market.
  • Empowering Change for a brighter future, LOFA team up with Planet Mark.
  • HTA Column, Tales of the unexpected.
  • GIMA Column, Somewhere over the rainbow, a ‘New Normal’ exists.

 

Read GTN's March 2021 Issue on-line here
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