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Adrian Hall garden centres close as parent company ceases trading
Notcutts looks ahead after a strong performance in 2021/22
Hozelock launches exciting new range of sprinklers
ClipGlove brand set to increase recycled content
GCA supports HTA report into reducing crime in garden centre retail
Glee crowns its first ever ESG Initiative Award winner
Vitax sponsors Botanic Garden’s 400th anniversary
GCA Chief Executive has resigned
RHS Hyde Hall reveals People’s Choice Viola Winner
The future looks bright for AMES UK
Hozelock sets its sights on the future with multi-million-pound investment
RECOUP questions growing trend for material switching
Southern Trident’s Steve Harper runs for charity
Join the London Landmark Half Marathon and support the Greenfingers Charity
Saving the planet one blade of grass at a time
Autumn Fair announces Gift of the Year winners' product showcase
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RHS partnership with Welsh Slate Water Features launches at retail
Deadline extended for the AIPH International Grower of the Year Awards 2023
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Barrus takes new market segments by storm
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Adrian Hall garden centres close as parent company ceases trading

Adrian Hall Ltd, which runs Feltham Garden Centre in Middlesex and Sheen Garden Centre in South West London, has ceased trading, a statement on the company's website has announced.

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Notcutts looks ahead after a strong performance in 2021/22

Notcutts delivered a strong trading performance during the year ending February 2022. Turnover at £79.6m was up 23.8% on the prior year and operating profits grew strongly to £8.42m...

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Hozelock launches exciting new range of sprinklers
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For 2023 Hozelock will be extending its portfolio of watering products even further by introducing a new range of sprinklers...

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ClipGlove brand set to increase recycled content
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Known as one of the most innovative garden glove brands in the industry, ClipGlove is set to strengthen its range to become even more progressive in 2023. Many of the developments will centre around being more sustainable, including using 30% recycled materials across the production of the glove range...

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GCA supports HTA report into reducing crime in garden centre retail
 

The Garden Centre Association is supporting a new report published by the Horticultural Trades Association about reducing crime in garden centre retail. Tammy Woodhouse, Chairman at the GCA, said: “The HTA’s report on reducing opportunistic crime in garden centre retail is an interesting read and one we think our members will benefit greatly from."

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Glee crowns its first ever ESG Initiative Award winner

Following the first-ever June edition of the Glee exhibition, the show’s organisers have added a new initiative as part of its ‘Power of One’ campaign, introducing the Glee ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Initiative Award. This new award celebrates those brands that are taking great strides to positively impact these three critical areas of their business, with this year’s winner confirmed as Wildlife and Birdcare Nature Recovery Project CIC...

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Vitax sponsors Botanic Garden’s 400th anniversary
 

Vitax has announced its support for one of the UK’s oldest botanic gardens by sponsoring a commemorative event as part of University of Oxford Botanic Garden’s 400th anniversary celebrations. Pictured: The stunning ‘Oxford Physic Rose’ created by Peter Beales Roses for the anniversary celebrations.

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GCA Chief Executive has resigned

Iain Wylie, the Garden Centre Association Chief Executive, has announced he has resigned from his role to pursue other opportunities...

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RHS Hyde Hall reveals People’s Choice Viola Winner

  

Results of an RHS People’s Choice vote on more than 220 Viola cultivars at RHS Garden Hyde Hall have returned a tie for the top spot and a three-way split in second place. Viola ‘Bel Viso Yellow Jump Up’ and V. ‘Rocky Black’ polled the most votes to take joint first place..

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The future looks bright for AMES UK

AMES UK’s Managing Director, Paul North, looks ahead to what is in store for 2023...

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Hozelock sets its sights on the future with multi-million-pound investment
 

Hozelock has expanded its UK presence through the acquisition of an additional manufacturing and warehouse facility at its production and distribution base in the West Midlands...

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RECOUP questions growing trend for material switching

Plastics recycling charity RECOUP has been at the forefront of the debate regarding the trend for material switching under the guise of plastics reduction strategies. In some cases, this is done without consideration for the effect on overall recyclability...

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Southern Trident’s Steve Harper runs for charity
 

Steve Harper, CEO of Southern Trident, is running the Lincoln Half Marathon to raise money for Perennial...

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Join the London Landmark Half Marathon and support the Greenfingers Charity

In April 2022, 11 runners from the garden retail sector tackled the unique London Landmark Half Marathon, together raising funds for the children’s hospice garden charity, Greenfingers. With the 2023 event now open for registration, the charity is pleased to confirm that it has once again secured 10 places...

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Saving the planet one blade of grass at a time

Johnsons Lawn Seed explains how lawns and other grassy areas are truly eco-friendly…

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Autumn Fair announces Gift of the Year winners' product showcase

Autumn Fair, the UK’s industry leading marketplace for wholesale home, gift, fashion, and Design & Source, at the NEC Birmingham from 4th-7th September, has announced that the September show will feature a dedicated Gift of the Year 2022 Winner’s Product Showcase...

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