In This Issue
Sell-off cash is critical to WGC's survival
Treadstone Products enjoys success at GCA conference
Make hay while the sun shines, says GTN Bestsellers
Vitavia greenhouses bring life to the garden
Horticultural Rising Stars have until Friday 22nd February to enter
Haskins creates leaders and develops managers through employee Institute of Leadership and Management training
Saddle up for Garden Re-Leaf Cycle Ride
Klondyke brings outdoor living to life at showcase event
The Pot Company offers unique range of Chinese Water Jars with exclusive discount
RHS celebrates half a million members
Tong raises £10,000 for children's cancer charity
Brian's lifetime in horticulture is just what doctor ordered
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Choice appoints Terry Maywood as non-executive chairman
Warmer weather set to ignite garden product sales
Veg-2-Grow sales start to pick up
Just the spark for growing media sales growth
Good recovery for plants after snow
HTA announces important diary dates for 2019
New Spring Fair Portfolio Director to take up role in re-edit year
Year of the Nasturtium and Carrot
The best of last week's
Caulders buy two centres from Dobbies
New Marketing Manager for LOFA
And the winners are….Glee at Spring Fair New Product Showcase winners confirmed
E.P. Barrus continues expansion with new warehouse
Bestsellers Top 50 charts every week
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All the latest news from the world of garden centre catering
Going for gold – Casual Dining’s Innovation Challenge Awards boasts record entries
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Sell-off cash is critical to WGC's survival
GTN Newshound sticks his nose into the latest accounts

Woof woof! GTN Newshound here, with insights gleaned from the latest Wyevale Garden Centres accounts. Looks like they're relying on more cash from the sell-offs to keep them afloat...

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Treadstone Products enjoys success at GCA conference
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2018 was a successful year for Wrexham-based Treadstone products, with double digit sales growth in its Good Life garden sundries range, high demand for its Peter Rabbit children's garden range (no doubt boosted by the motion picture release) and the launch of its new garden glove range, ClipGlove, at Glee...

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Make hay while the sun shines, says GTN Bestsellers

 

A period of sunny, warmer weather that will spark daffodils into flowering could be great news for garden centres. After the first snow a few weeks ago the GTN Bestsellers All Products index is holding just above last year. A few good weeks to end February will set us all in good stead for March...

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Vitavia greenhouses bring life to the garden
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Vitavia Garden Products Ltd is the British partner of the Vitavia Group, which is the leading name throughout Europe for quality hobby greenhouses and greenhouse accessories...

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Horticultural Rising Stars have until Friday 22nd February to enter

The deadline to find the 2019 Westland Rising Stars is looming...

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Haskins creates leaders and develops managers through employee Institute of Leadership and Management training

Haskins Garden Centres are celebrating after six of its Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) students have completed their training...

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Saddle up for Garden Re-Leaf Cycle Ride

 

Greenfingers Charity is inviting its supporters and others to put their pedal power to the test this spring by taking on the inspiring Cycle Challenge for Garden Re-Leaf Day...

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Going for gold – Casual Dining’s Innovation Challenge Awards boasts record entries

 

Buyers looking for the latest must-have innovations will have plenty to keep them busy at Casual Dining this month, at London ExCeL on 27-28 February, with more new products to see, sample and demo than ever...

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Klondyke brings outdoor living to life at showcase event
 

A vision for luxurious outdoor living came to life at the Klondyke Group’s recent Garden Furniture and Outdoor Living Showcase event, which took place at Houghton Hall Garden Centre at Carlisle.

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The Pot Company offers unique range of Chinese Water Jars with exclusive discount

 

The Pot Company is offering its customers a range of striking Chinese vases for those seeking an entirely one-off feature for an outdoor space...

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RHS celebrates half a million members
 

This week the Royal Horticultural Society celebrated reaching a record half a million members, suggesting the UK’s leading gardening charity is now more accessible and relevant to people than it has ever been in its 215-year history...

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Tong raises £10,000 for children's cancer charity

 

The team at Tong Garden Centre in Bradford has announced that it raised £10,000 for Leeds based children's cancer charity, Candlelighters...

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Brian's lifetime in horticulture is just what doctor ordered
 

As Mr Fothergill's trials manager Brian Talman celebrates 60 years working in horticulture, he muses how his working life could have been quite different if he had not heeded the advice of a family-friend doctor...

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