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Local residents ‘sad’ at proposed closure of Reigate Garden Centre
News that Reigate Garden Centre is set to close later this year has been met with hundreds of local residents expressing their sadness and disappointment on social media...
Red Baron onion sets back on top
Seed potatoes and onion sets lead the way in Veg-2-Gro sales with Taylors Bulbs holding nine of the Top 10 in the GTN Bestsellers Veg 2 Gro chart. Red Baron onion sets go back to No 1...
Seed sowing gets sales growing
Seed sowing in greenhouses and indoors is the big driver for growing media sales this week...
Wild Bird Care sales dominated by Gardman
Despite Gardman’s ongoing issues where they are catching up with orders at their new Daventry warehouse, their Wild Bird Care lines dominate the GTN Bestsellers chart...
Malcolm Scott Consultants strengthens team
Specialist garden centre planning experts Malcolm Scott Consultants has appointed environmental impact assessment (EIA) coordinator and ecologist Dr Holly Smith to the business to oversee all environmental issues on behalf of its client base..
TV gardener David Domoney to partner with Everest again in 2018
Everest Home Improvements will again be teaming up with celebrity gardener David Domoney this year for a series of events and activities, including the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show...
Looking for Christmas Ideas for 2018?
If you are on your way to Harrogate and wanting some extra input of ideas for your Christmas 2018, take a look at GTN's photo tours of 30+ garden centres this Christmas including:
See GTN's Christmas Garden Centre photo tours
The best of last week's
- Aylett Nurseries
- Barton Grange
Blue Diamond Trentham
Fresh at Burcot
Frosts Woburn Sands
Haskins West End
Mains of Drum
Old Railway Line
Woodlands Ash, Kent
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Kelkay bought by US company for $56million
Griffon Corporation announced that its subsidiary, The AMES Companies, Inc. acquired Kelkay Limited. The purchase price for Kelkay is approximately $56 million...
All hands to the pump at Gardman as backlog gets cleared
"We've been picking day and night, it's all hands to the pump as we catch up during February..."
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QD Group acquires The Barn Garden Centre in Peterborough
Acquisition is the 11th garden centre in the Group
East Anglian discount retailer, QD Group, has acquired The Barn Garden & Aquatic Centre in Peterborough...
Squire's eyes investment opportunties after parting with Windsor centre
Squire’s Garden Centres is actively looking for further sites having taken the difficult decision to part with their Windsor centre, which will close in the autumn of 2018...
Major garden centre projects near completion
At the end of this month three projects of Smiemans Projecten, the Dutch builder of all types of glass constructions, will reach completion. One of the two projects in England is the new restaurant for Groves Nurseries in Bridgeport. The other project is a new construction and renovation for Squire's Garden Centre in Woking.