In This Issue
Wyevale Garden Centres agrees sale of Podington Garden Centre
Ade discusses his fabulous Phoenix!
Zest 4 Leisure now offer over 50 videos – including ‘How-To’ style assembly videos and lifestyle product films.
Clematis wins visitor vote at National Plant Show
Police arrest three as they flee from Sanders GC early-hours break-in
Greenfingers wing walkers set for take-off after technical glitch thwarts first attempt
Bents charity ball raises £11,480 to help bereaved children
Exclusively show attracts more influencers and bloggers
Klondyke’s Three Peaks Challenge raises £12k
‘Adopted Yorkshireman' relocates from Australia for garden centre role
Breast Cancer Now raises £4k at Haskins Roundstone
Wyevale sell 11 more - and British Garden Centres group grows to 24
Capital Gardens buys Sherfield GC from Wyevale
Squires and trading standards join forces for garden revamp at children's home
Retail Lab @ Glee - first stop for inspiration seekers
Rain hits June plant sales
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Aylett Nurseries
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Dobbies Edinburgh
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Groves of Bridport
Garden Centre Photo Tour - In-Excess Ringwood
Garden Centre Photo Tour - N1 Garden Centre
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Notcutts Norwich Houseplants
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Perrywood Houseplants
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Plymouth Garden Centre
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Kings Garden & Leisure Sidmouth
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Squires Badshot Lea
Garden Centre Photo Tour - St Johns Ashford
Garden Centre Photo Tour - St Johns Barnstaple
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Stewarts Christchurch
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Whitehall Lacock
Get your own copy of GTN Xtra
Vitax area sales manager retires after 37 years
Customers and staff can win prizes in NGGV photo contest
The best of last week's
Eleven more Wyevale centres sold today
Who are the buying teams of 2019?
Mill Race Garden Centre goes up for sale
Rain, rain go away, we’ve got plants and pots to sell
Taupe pots campaign switches focus to kerbside challenge
Agapanthus ‘AMB001’ ‘Fireworks’ takes Best in Show at New Plant Awards
New 5000 sq m Plant Centre opens at RHS Wisley
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Who are the buying teams of 2019?
Nominate the buyers you think should win in the Glee Buyers Power List for 2019

Who do you think are the best buyers of 2019?


The search is on for the Glee Buyers Power List and the journey starts with your nominations before voting by all members of the trade and the winners being announced on Wednesday at Glee 2019.


There are 7 categories you can make nominations in this year:

  • Best single site independent Garden centre
  • Best multiple site independent garden centre (5 stores or less)
  • Best Garden Centre groups (6 stores or more)
  • Best DIY/Builders Merchant buyer/buying team (check votes from last year)
  • Best Online retailer buyer/buying team
  • Best Supermarket/department store buyer/buying team
  • Best high street garden retailer buyer/buying team

To make your nominations send an e-mail with "Buyers Power List" in the subject to:


Nominations close on June 30th 2019 and then the voting process runs through to the end of August.




Last years winners were:


Best Independent Garden Centre Buyer – Perrywood 
Multiple Garden Centre Buyer – Blue Diamond
Best Builders Merchant Buyer – Stax 
Best Online Buyer – Primrose
Best Supermarket Buyer – Waitrose
Best High Street Buyer – The Range


See you at Glee 2019.  Tuesday 10th September - Thursday 12th September.


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