In This Issue
26th June is Deadline for initial Wyevale Garden Centre offers
Homebase sold for £1.00 - " of the great all time disasters"
Westland and Crest are touring!
Get the right compost for your hanging baskets & patio planters
Bord na Móna Growise Sponsors Myeloma UK Garden at Chelsea Flower Show
Bulldog supports RHS Campaign for School Gardening
Garden Centres in a much better place than DIY
Plants now ahead of last year with the Chelsea boost still to come
New owners for Stansted Park Garden Centre
SBM Life Sciences account manager and family raise hundreds for Greenfingers Charity
Celebrating 10 Years of Vitavia
Fryer’s Roses and Helen’s Trust work blooming well together!
Raoul Curtis-Machin leaves HTA
Success for Woodlodge at RHS Chelsea Flower Show
GTN Xtra and GDPR
Get your own copy of GTN Xtra
Union Jack Windmill sales soar in celebration weekend
Honorary Greats Award for John Athwal
Courgette tops Runner Bean as Veg 2 Gro Bestseller
Johnsons Lawn Seed’s World Cup tip for retailers
Springwatch boost for Wild Bird Care
Growing Media sales set another May record
The best of last week's
Guy Hands puts the "For Sale" notice up at Wyevale Garden Centres
Blue Diamond profits increase to £9.2m
Profits up by 24% at Westland Horticulture
Plant sales soar...'just like an old-fashioned bank holiday'
Golds for Hillers, Cooks, Taylors Bulbs and Dibleys at Chelsea 2018
Bestsellers Top 50 charts every week
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All the latest news from the world of garden centre catering
lunch! 2018: Visitor registration opens & first speakers announced
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Bulldog supports RHS Campaign for School Gardening
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Bulldog Tools Childrens Premier Range is widely promoted at this years 2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show and proudly supports the RHS Campaign for School Gardening.


The RHS Campaign for school gardening inspires and supports schools to provide children with gardening opportunities to enhance their skills and boost their development. Bulldog is very proud to be working with the Royal Horticultural Society to support the campaign and help develop further relations with the nations schools and community groups.


Registration to the scheme is free at - and includes a welcome pack containing seeds, stickers, plant labels, posters and more. You can also receive great rewards, certificates and support as you progress through the School Gardening Awards which range from levels 1 to 4. You can also take inspiration from what other schools are doing their gardens via regular newsletters, school stories and various competitions that run throughout the year.


Bulldogs Premier range is famous for it's strength, reliability and heritage. Skill and craftsmanship have been central to the companies success for over 238 years. Our forged spades and forks are made from a single piece of steel with no welds or weak points. We use sustainable timber to make the shafts and then bury the shaft deep within the socket ensuring longevity for all future budding gardeners.


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