In This Issue
Turbo charged gardening as February breaks all records
Heaven Sends welcomes buyers to showroom to view new Christmas Collection
Scottish businesses and key personalities unite in call for garden centres to be re-opened
Happy sowing, happy growing, happy days!
Garden centre set to reopen in Northern Ireland
More events confirmed for Garden Re-Leaf Day 2021
Plants sales at the double
SylvaGrow Farmyard 100% Peat Free wins New Product Award
Garden centre food hall and farm shop sales stay positive in January
Engaging 3 million new gardeners and being kind to our planet: key themes at the 2021 Virtual Garden Press Event
What Lies Ahead for 2021? - GTN's February Issue On-Line Now
Evergreen Garden Care partners with PlantSnap to make plant identification and care as simple as snap and grow!
UK’s first ‘Home of Gardening Science’ to open on June 24
Luxury, complete houseplant care solution launched
How the pandemic changed the way customers shop at their favourite garden centre
Tong supports Kirklees School with role play setting
New BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair
Altons BBQ World, Aylett Nurseries, Barton Grange, Baytree, Busy Bee, Groves, Pengelly, Pughs, The Old Railway Line and Squires Badshot Lea are the winners of GTN's Greatest Christmas Awards
Christmas Future Trends at Glee's Festive Focus Day
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Are New Gardeners the key to gardening sales increases?
Frank P Matthews Delivers Over 4000 Japanese Flowering Cherry Trees
The natural way to protect Box plants
Double bubble for Growing Media
Highest weekly turnover in ten years at Royal Flora Holland
68% turaround for Veg-2-Gro sales in February
She Grows Veg launches first book to promote “beautiful and bountiful” growing
HTA reacts to Chancellor's budget
The best of last week's
February sales - 37% above average - Gardening is Essential!
Hillier Nurseries bidding farewell to 2021 Chelsea Flower Show
Dobbies reports 51% increase in sales
Half term sales set course for a record February
Going from strength to strength
Why choose Meadow View Stone?
Hayes Garden World launches online Grow Your Own range
Bents introduces new virtual shopping service
The GIMA Awards are back!
Get your own copy of GTN Xtra
Barton Grange Christmas 2020 - Exclusive GTN Xtra Photo Tour
Squires Badshot Lea - Christmas 2020
Perrywood at Christmas 2020 - with correct photo gallery now...
British Garden Centres open their 58th centre at Thatcham
Haskins Snowhill re-opens after £15m re-vamp
Bestsellers Top 50 charts every week
Buy your subscription to the GTN Bestsellers printed weekly newsletter
All the latest news from the world of pet products
Natures Menu celebrates 40th anniversary
Pawfect Foods launches Nature’s Feast
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Turbo charged gardening as February breaks all records

Garden centre gardening sales broke all records in February 2021 with sales booming to near Bank Holiday levels during the last week of the month...

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Heaven Sends welcomes buyers to showroom to view new Christmas Collection
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Without the usual trade shows early in the year, buyers are having to adapt their buying habits around ever changing Covid restrictions and subsequent business needs. Many Heaven Sends customers are visiting their Showrooms based in Sutton Coldfield for the first time and finding it an attractive alternative to the usual busy trade show halls.

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Scottish businesses and key personalities unite in call for garden centres to be re-opened

 

Representatives from Scotland’s horticulture sector have joined together to call for garden centres to be reopened before the end of March...

Watch video that includes the First Ministers response to a question about re-opening garden centres
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Happy sowing, happy growing, happy days!
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Lockdown continues to inspire a new generation of growing enthusiasts and the Vitavia greenhouse range remains in huge demand...

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Garden centre set to reopen in Northern Ireland

A garden centre in Northern Ireland has vowed to reopen in April “regardless of decisions that come from Stormont”...

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More events confirmed for Garden Re-Leaf Day 2021

With Garden Re-Leaf Day approaching ever quicker, teams and businesses from across the garden retail sector and beyond are busy making plans for the forthcoming Garden Re-Leaf Day on March 19th. With the event turning 10 this year teams are going BIG with their FUNdraising activities...

 

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Plants sales at the double

Where did all those plant sales come from? How can sales double at the end of February and reach levels previously only seen for Bank Holiday weeks? Can the stocks be re-plenished in time for the next rush, whenever that may be?

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SylvaGrow Farmyard 100% Peat Free wins New Product Award
 

 

 

Melcourt Garden and Landscape picked up the Best New Product Award at the virtual Garden Press Event with their SylvaGrow Farmyard 100% Peat Free...

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Garden centre food hall and farm shop sales stay positive in January

The Food Hall and Farm Shops category within garden centres saw positive sales during January (2021) according to the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) Barometer of Trade report...

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Engaging 3 million new gardeners and being kind to our planet: key themes at the 2021 Virtual Garden Press Event

One of the biggest trade events in the gardening calendar, The Garden Press Event, has taken place virtually for the first time in its 16-year history...

 

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What Lies Ahead for 2021? - GTN's February Issue On-Line Now

In this issue:

 

Patio Black Spot – the Winning Formula

Weathering the Perfect Storm – Brexit and all that

New line up for LOFA Council    

Contemporary style from Firmans

Primeur – the one to watch for 2021

Get Set for Garden Re-Leaf Day 2021

Why Meadow View are Re-fuelling sales  

Cultivation Street’s 9th year

How will the Lockdown Gap be filled? – GTN Bestsellers Analysis

GTN Bestsellers Top 100 Garden Products of 2020           

Last chance to see the Woodlodge Snowlodge 

HTA Column – Perfect Opportunity for Plant Sales

 

 

Read GTN's February 2021 Issue on-line here
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All the latest news from the world of pet products

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Natures Menu celebrates 40th anniversary

Natures Menu, Europe’s leading expert in raw and natural pet food, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this month...

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Pawfect Foods launches Nature’s Feast

With a presence in 15 nations, it’s fair to say that Pawfect Foods isn’t hanging about when it comes to selling in its grain-free/all-natural/human-grade ingredient agenda...

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Evergreen Garden Care partners with PlantSnap to make plant identification and care as simple as snap and grow!

Evergreen Garden Care has partnered with AI-powered plant identification app, PlantSnap, to help educate and retain new gardeners in the category...

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UK’s first ‘Home of Gardening Science’ to open on June 24

The UK’s first dedicated gardening science hub, surrounded by four acres of ‘living laboratories’, will open its gates to the public at RHS Garden Wisley in Surrey on Thursday, June 24...

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Luxury, complete houseplant care solution launched

A high-quality, beautifully presented range of specialist houseplant care products has been launched to help people nurture their indoor plants...

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How the pandemic changed the way customers shop at their favourite garden centre
 

Leading online marketing provider Garden Connect provides services to many garden centres to improve their online sales channels...

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Tong supports Kirklees School with role play setting

As pupils prepared for a return to the classroom on Monday, Tong Garden Centre in Bradford helped a local school to create a garden centre role play area...

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New BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair
 

The organisers of the 28-year strong BBC Gardeners’ World Live at The NEC, are looking forward to brighter times with the addition of a new outdoor spring gardening event. The BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair, partnered by Hillier, will take place in the beautiful open grounds of Beaulieu in Hampshire, home of the National Motor Museum and the ancestral Montagu home Palace House, from Friday 28 May to Sunday 30 May 2021...

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Altons BBQ World, Aylett Nurseries, Barton Grange, Baytree, Busy Bee, Groves, Pengelly, Pughs, The Old Railway Line and Squires Badshot Lea are the winners of GTN's Greatest Christmas Awards

 

The winners of GTN's Greatest Christmas Awards 2020 have been announced LIVE! on-line during Glee's Festive Focus Day today. 

 

And the winners are...  

Watch the LIVE announcement and see all the results here
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Christmas Future Trends at Glee's Festive Focus Day

 

Take a look at Christmas future with forecasters, Trend Bible as they dive into the emerging trends that will define Christmas 2021...

Watch the Christmas Trends session here
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