In This Issue
Rose pioneer David C. H. Austin Snr OBE passes away at the age of 92
Baytree set to buy Dents in Downham Market
Storm Deirdre takes gloss off Christmas, but it's better than last year for Garden Centres
Wyevale refine leadership structures and introduce more flexible ways of workings
Old Railway Line Garden Centre implements Corby & Fellas WinRetail System
Award-winning Primeur expands team as demand soars
No snow brings Christmas joy to festive sales
Poinsettias peak but not at last year's levels
HTA to promote children's gardening at Chelsea
Helping the homeless this Christmas
£2,500 award on offer in horticultural research scholarship
Oliver, 3, gets apology from Dobbies after he was stopped from meeting Santa
Johnsons garden centre plant sales soar by 10%
Taylors announce results of Autumn Bulbland Competition
Green light for Tong's £4m expansion plan
Crawley garden centre hopes to raise £10,000 for Alzheimer’s Society in continued support until 2020
A step towards protecting world forests
Daily Mail takes online tilt at Bents 'wagtastic Christmas'
HTA campaign will help you sell health and wellbeing benefits of gardening
17 national groups promised at IPM Essen plant show
Candlelight bring new gift collection to Spring Fair
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Former Dobbies CEO is new HTA chairman
Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen to speak at 2019 GCA conference
Welcome boost for garden product sales
Ho, ho, ho! Christmas sets a new record
From 18% down to near parity confirms great eight months
Wild Bird Care sales increased in line with overall sales
Ball Colegrave launch new Speedplanters as demand grows
BALI raises valuable funds for Greenfingers
Tildenet promote James Leyland to head up group marketing
These plants match retail colour trends says nursery
STAX perx rewards programme saves customers thousands
Flopro Professional exceeds expectations
Campingaz fuels growth of cylinders with new Flogas partnership
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Recently sold Wyevale Garden Centre to be renamed
Grovewell grows to four with Hamstreet from Wyevale
Dobbies grows sales following management shake up
Plans to knock down another former Wyevale centre and build homes is blocked
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Flopro Professional exceeds expectations


The new Flopro Professional Range which was launched at Glee 2018 has received wide acclaim within the garden industry.


Launched as a high-end product to meet consumer demand for a top quality, stylish metal range, the new products have exceeded all expectations.

The 6-layer Flopro Professional Hoses are ultra-flexible made with Tricot reinforced ATS™ mesh to provide the ultimate in hose performance for a life time of hassle-free watering. They are UV and algae resistant with an operating pressure of up to 36 bar within the temperature range -20° to +60°C. The hoses carry a reassuring Life Time Guarantee and are anti-twist, anti-kink and crush proof.

The ready to use Professional Hose and Cart system has a durable Tricot reinforced hose on a metal wheeled cart for ultimate performance. The system includes a 30cm hose, a selection of dual fit outside connectors and a 1.5m Cart to Tap connector Set.


The rust resistant aluminium and steel frame with comfort grip handle and the wide wheel base allows for enhanced manoeuvrability and stability.

The Professional Hose Reel can be wall mounted or freestanding, has an easy to wind handle designed to ensure the hose does not kink or twist when winding.


The high quality stainless steel and aluminium construction is also rust resistant and comes with a 5-year guarantee. Sleek metal and soft touch rubber Spray Guns are very comfortable to use and the water flow is fully adjustable with one hand.


The Professional Jet Spray Gun has 3 spray patterns – jet, mist and cone, the Multi Spray Gun has 8 spray patterns and both have a silver chrome male adaptor for enhanced durability.

The Tripod Sprinkler is a must for the larger garden providing substantial watering at adjustable heights for watering lawns, beds, borders and tall plants and shrubs. Legs are adjustable for desired height and provide area coverage of up to 23m diameter.


The sprinklers, connectors and nozzle have been designed for extended life and are manufactured from metal for improved durability. Guns and sprinklers are anti leak and have universal fittings to be compatible with other brands.

The full range is available for immediate delivery including merchandising material, via your Crest Garden sales contact

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