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Glee and Pawexpo 2020 at the NEC will not take place this year
Mixed plans for garden centre catering re-openings - UPDATED
The Duchess of Cambridge creates more gardening media coverage with visit to Childrens Hospice
Flaming June – phew what a scorcher!
#FloralFriday for Greenfingers supports Children's Hospice Week
June is a record for growing media – even with a week to go!
Fund created for Westland accident victims family has raised £1,645 so far
Gardenex & PetQuip members praise new member benefit from social media experts
HTA survey reveals larger retailers are importing more bedding plants than last year
Sell Online Quickly, Easily and Cost-Effectively with GrowNation
Aquatic retailers asked to sign-up for eco-friendly pond pump recycling scheme
EGO launches rear roller & mulching kits
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Grow your Own up 256% on last year
Business not quite as usual for GROEN-Direkt
Grow your Own drives up plant sales
The best of last week's
Blue Diamond report £14.4m profit from 42% increased sales of £181.6m
Royal visit sends garden centre media coverage into the stratosphere
Anything and everything being purchased for the garden
Pots are the key to lockdown gardening
Garden centre sales increase despite all other retail re-opening
Garden Centre Photo Tours
Haskins Snowhill re-opens after £15m re-vamp
SBM Life Science reinvents its marketing strategy and announces key appointments in Europe
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June is a record for growing media – even with a week to go!

June sales of Growing Media have already set a new record for the month, and there’s still a week of sales data to go! Last week’s sales were 55% up on the same week last year reducing the overall year to date deficit for sales while centres were open to 22%.


Last week saw the most new entries into the GTN Bestsellers Growing Media chart we’ve seen for a long time:

  • Melcourt All-Purpose Peat-Free Compost 50 litres was the highest new entry at No 26.
  • Melcourt SylvaGrow Peat Free Multipurpose 50 litres debuted at No 29.
  • Westland Rose Planting & Potting Mix Bag 25 litres came in at No 35.
  • Westland West+ Multi-Purpose Compost & 4 Month Feed 120 litre Bale is new at No 41.
  • Melcourt SylvaGrow Farmyard Manure 50 litres joins the Top 50 at No 43.
  • Westland Weed Stop Decorative Ground Cover 90 litres enters at No 45.

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