In This Issue
Greenfingers Garden at Chelsea - thank you for your support
How to grow sales of horticultural products
Garden Pride – Spring Success!
Eco Friendly? TMD has it in the bag!
SOLEX launches new website
Westland reiterates BTO findings of booming bird market
Garden centres take part in National Children’s Gardening Week
Evergreen Garden Care returns to Chelsea to create a ‘Supersized World’
Hillier celebrates 74th consecutive Chelsea gold medal
Burgon & Ball wins five stars at Chelsea
25th gold for David Austin Roses at "very special" Chelsea
Easter heatwave sets sales of furniture and BBQs alight
Gardening accessories sought by Canadian and Spanish buyers
Leading Canadian brand unveils UK Influencer programme to encourage better barbecuing for Brits!
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Richard Moore is Young Horticulturalist of the Year
Johnsons adds to its ranges for 2020 Season
Wyevale Nurseries appoints Amenity Sales Executive
Garden centres to gain from May bank holiday weekend spending
The best of last week's
Wyevale Garden Centres agrees the sale of three more centres
Greenfingers garden wins Silver-Gilt - Golds for Taylors Bulbs, Hilliers - See GTN's photos from a star studded Chelsea Press Day
Blue Diamond profits grow by 18% to £10.8m
Garden Centre Tour - Mahoney Garden Centre, Boston, USA
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Notcutts Norwich
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Blue Diamond Bicester Avenue
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Hillier Botley
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Baytree of Hilgay
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Forest Lodge
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Greenfingers Garden at Chelsea - thank you for your support

After a week when the RHS Chelsea Flower Show put gardening high on the media agenda, the Greenfingers Charity team say thank you everyone for well and truly putting the work of our industry charity, that creates magical gardens for children in hospices, on the map...

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How to grow sales of horticultural products
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Andrew Peers, technical sales manager at Bathgate Horticulture, offers advice to independent retailers on how to push sales of horticultural products...

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Garden Pride – Spring Success!
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Maxine Finnegan (Vincent) – Garden Pride Manager: “Following a very successful preseason period and a strong start to 2019 we are delighted to see our newly branded business going from strength to strength! Our products are selling through well and our customers are very happy with our services and their sales..."

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Eco Friendly? TMD has it in the bag!
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TMD supply and print jute bags with your logo or pattern of choice. The company recently completed a project with Stewarts Garden Centres...

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SOLEX launches new website
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SOLEX – the Summer Outdoor Leisure Exhibition – which will be opening its doors to the most influential buyers from within the garden industry on 9 July 2019, has launched its very own website to help visitors to register and attend the event.

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Westland reiterates BTO findings of booming bird market

Significant findings have been announced by the British Trust for Ornithology (the BTO) which show that there are now more birds in UK gardens than there were 40 years ago. The report from the BTO attributes this increase to “Britain’s growing love affair with feeding the birds”, something which has been welcomed and encouraged by Westland, a leading name in the wild bird sector.

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Garden centres take part in National Children’s Gardening Week
 

Garden centres across the country are taking part in this year’s National Children’s Gardening Week (NCGW) which started this weekend and with such a buzz around children’s gardening at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show this week it is a great time to get involved...

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Evergreen Garden Care returns to Chelsea to create a ‘Supersized World’
 

Evergreen Garden Care returned to RHS Chelsea Flower Show to showcase its impressive research and development capabilities...

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Hillier celebrates 74th consecutive Chelsea gold medal

 

Hillier has extended its incredible world record, winning a 74th consecutive gold medal at this years’ RHS Chelsea Flower Show. This maintains the company’s status as the most successful exhibitor in Chelsea history...

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Burgon & Ball wins five stars at Chelsea
 

Burgon & Ball, the UK’s longest-established manufacturer of garden tools and accessories, has won five stars from the Royal Horticultural Society for its stand at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019...

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25th gold for David Austin Roses at "very special" Chelsea

 

World-leading rose breeder, David Austin Roses is proud to be awarded a gold medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, the 25th in its history of exhibiting at the prestigious show...

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Easter heatwave sets sales of furniture and BBQs alight

 

Garden centres across the country enjoyed positive sales in furniture and barbecue departments thanks to one of the hottest Easter breaks on record. Sales of furniture and barbecues were up 28.36% compared to the same month the previous year (2018), according to the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) Barometer of Trade (BoT) report.

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Gardening accessories sought by Canadian and Spanish buyers
 

The next event in the highly successful ‘Meet the International Buyers’ programme organised by the Gardenex and PetQuip associations will take place at the Federation’s head office in Brasted, Kent on Wednesday 12 June 2019...

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Leading Canadian brand unveils UK Influencer programme to encourage better barbecuing for Brits!

 

Napoleon Grills, the internationally renowned barbecue and outdoor kitchen specialist, has teamed up with leading sport, chef and TV presenter personalities as part of their Better Barbecuing campaign for 2019 and beyond...

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