In This Issue
The Wyevale "Sale of the Century" - where are we now
Looking forward to a 'green' Glee
Praise for Corby and Fellas EPOS system
GCA members encouraged to do their bit to reduce plastic waste
New Gardman Crest re-vamp not just cosmetic says Westland
Goulds at Weymouth to double size of restaurant
Year of the Rudbeckia and Cucumber Launched for Mr Fothergill's by Sally van der Horst of Fleuroselect
Wallace & Gromit Potty Feet to launch at Glee in licensing deal
The Industry Votes for its Favourite 2020 Plant Variety
Brian's Lifetime in Horticulture is Just What the Doctor Ordered
Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown marks 25 years since opening with celebratory staff BBQ
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Burgon & Ball appoints a UK Managing Director
Garden enjoyment drives sales
Veolia calls for total ban on peat
Preparing for growing
Summer bird feeding drives sales volumes
Charlotte is Christmas No 1
Johnsons brings a taste of Chile to Yorkshire
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The best of last week's
Hillier buys John Browns Garden Centre from Wyevale
Thieves use recovery truck in broad daylight car theft at garden centre
August serves up a treat for garden centre sales
From railway arch to houseplant paradise...
Re-branding gets under way at Podington
Heathlands at Wokingham makes it sweet 16 for Squire's
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Garden Centre Photo Tours
Garden Centre Photo Tour - RHS Wisley New Plant Centre
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The Wyevale "Sale of the Century" - where are we now

With only 24 centres "still to be sold" the state of play for garden centre groups changes with every new sale announcement.  Here is our current "State of the Nation" chart along with a list of all the Wyevale transactions to date...

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Looking forward to a 'green' Glee

 

While garden centre footfall and total volume sales continue to run at levels up on both 2017 and 2018, according to GTN Bestsellers data, garden centre management teams’ thoughts are turning to next year and looking forward to Glee.

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Praise for Corby and Fellas EPOS system
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The Corby and Fellas EPOS system has received praise from Mark Winchester, Managing Director of Blackbrooks Garden Centres. "Your system has proven to be robust and intuitive enabling our operators to adapt and adopt almost immediately," Mark told Corby and Fellas.

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GCA members encouraged to do their bit to reduce plastic waste
 

The Garden Centre Association is encouraging its members to do what they can to help reduce the amount of plastic going to landfill...

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New Gardman Crest re-vamp not just cosmetic says Westland

Westland will give the trade its first close-up look at the newly-formed Gardman Crest business at Glee next month...

 

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Goulds at Weymouth to double size of restaurant

 

Dorset garden centre Goulds at Littlemoor near Weymouth is to double the size of its restaurant...

 

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Year of the Rudbeckia and Cucumber Launched for Mr Fothergill's by Sally van der Horst of Fleuroselect
 

Mr Fothergill’s Seeds were delighted to welcome Sally van der Horst, Secretary General of Fleuroselect to be part of the Suffolk company’s launch of the plant of the year campaigns for 2020 – rudbeckia and cucumber...

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Wallace & Gromit Potty Feet to launch at Glee in licensing deal

 

 

 

 

Three of Aardman studio’s best-loved characters – Wallace, Gromit, and Shaun the Sheep – are set to be immortalised in a new range of pot feet by Jardinopia as part of an exclusive global licensing deal.

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The Industry Votes for its Favourite 2020 Plant Variety

At the Ball Colegrave Annual Summer Showcase Trade Visitors and Home Gardeners alike, voted for their favourite variety using a blue marker flag. With over 1300 catalogue varieties, 200 new varieties and 700 experimental products on display, there was certainly plenty to choose from...

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Brian's Lifetime in Horticulture is Just What the Doctor Ordered

Brian Talman was presented with an Acer by Joint Managing Directors John Fothergill and David Carey to celebrate 60 years in horticulture...

 

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Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown marks 25 years since opening with celebratory staff BBQ

Haskins Garden Centre at Ferndown in Dorset celebrated its 25th anniversary with a special staff BBQ. ...

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