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"Open For Business: Lessons Learned from Lockdown and The First Week of Trading" webinar today at 5:00pm
Let’s spread a little RHS Chelsea cheer on #FloralFriday
Grow your sales with Evergreen Garden Care’s GYO best-sellers
Garden Centres back on the right track - UPDATED - New comment from Barton Grange, Newbank, Langlands and Green Pastures
Making garden centres friendly, safe and accessible again
Northern Ireland garden centres re-open with record sales - UPDATED
Bump Up Your Colour Pot Sales
Massive increase in demand for VegTrug
LifestyleGarden® thanks keyworkers with special giveaway
CSY launch Ecommerce Sites to help Garden Centres during the Covid-19 Panademic
The UK’s Infrastructure Capacity to Reprocess Post-Consumer Plastic Needs to Double by 2022 to Meet Plastic Packaging Tax Demands
A cut above on ground below
Gro-along Evergreen Garden Care launches virtual gardening series with David Domoney
Primeur continues to support retailers as the industry emerges from lockdown
GIMA welcomes government-backed trade credit insurance guarantee
GrowNation Secures Free Social Distancing Help and Advice for Garden Centres
Reopening your retail store: Step two – sanitation & portable hand washing/sanitisation stations
It’s a #FloralFriday thanks from Greenfingers Charity
Orderly queues form as garden centres in England re-open
Get your own copy of GTN Xtra
Smart Face Masks
Solex Exhibition – Cancelled
The Commercial Horticultural Association is supporting and promoting its existing British exhibitor group for GreenTech and preparing for the rescheduled show on 20-22 October
RHS Chelsea Garden Product of the Year to be judged during Virtual RHS Chelsea
Safe Trading Guidance for all garden centres published by HTA
The best of last week's
Green light for garden centres to re-open on Wednesday in England - UPDATED - Comment from James Barnes at HTA and Alan Titchmarsh MBE
St Peters staff in tears after council serves Prohibition Notice
Wales - Monday, England - Wednesday or June 1st?, Scotland and Northern Ireland?
Getting ready for business - feedback from Coolings, Planters, The Gardens Group, Blue Diamond, Green Pastures, Fron Goch and more
“Stay Alert” - make sure your customers and staff have a safe and enjoyable garden centre experience
Garden Centre Photo Tours
Haskins Snowhill re-opens after £15m re-vamp
Bestsellers Top 50 charts every week
Buy your subscription to GTN Bestsellers
Greenhouses used in trial of "Covid-safe" dining
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Bump Up Your Colour Pot Sales

With the increased demand of Perennials over the coming weeks for premium pot colour in Garden Centres, Ball Colegrave have ensured there is good availability on many of our most popular varieties for immediate delivery.


Their top-selling jumbo 5cm Ball 40 liners are a popular plug format for instant colour sales from May to August, perfect to extend the bedding season.


The First Year Flowering Ball 40 range are perfect to drop into 2 - 3 litre pots for quick-turn colour sales for sales through to July. All are automatically supplied with a full colour label.


These include varieties such as;

  • Astilbe Astary
    Campanula Rapido
    Gaura Sparkle White
    Hollyhock Spring Celebrities
    Lychnis Molten Lava
    Papaver Moondance
    Solidago Golden Baby

The Tissue Culture Ball 40 liners are perfect to extend the sales season with premium nonstop colour in 2 – 3 litre pots right through to August. For example, the Heuchera make bold pots of foliage in June/July, whereas the Echinacea pack a punch of colour in July/August. These varieties are loaded with vigour and provide high performance plants that always look stunning at retail in big pots.


These include varieties such as;

  • Brunnera Jack Frost
    Echinacea Double Scoop Cranberry
    Echinacea Green Jewel
    Echinacea Sensation Pink
    Echinacea Sombrero series
    Echinacea Sunseekers Salmon
    Echinacea White Meditation
    Geranium hardy collection (including the popular Rozanne)
    Heuchera & Heucherella (8 newly released varieties)
    Rudbeckia Little Goldstar

To see the full range of Lasting Beauty Perennials. CLICK HERE


How to Order:

Ball Colegrave advise ordering quickly whilst there is availability. When its gone, its gone!


Log into WebTrack™ to check our full availability and order online. If you haven't yet registered with WebTrack™, it's quick and easy to do and offers lots of great tools and information.


Otherwise, please contact your local Ball Colegrave Technical Sales Representative or Customers Services to place your order.

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