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David Domoney teams up with Kent & Stowe
Crest Garden Ltd has announced that David Domoney has become the Brand Ambassador for Kent & Stowe garden tools...
Preparing for the Big Freeze
With the Big Freeze on the horizon it was no surprise to see Gardman Frostgard as the highest re-entry in the GTN Garden Products Chart...
Young veg plants and herbs start to sell through but onion sets dominate
Onion set sales continued to dominate Veg-2-Gro sales in the two weeks leading up to the Big Freeze while sales of young veg plants and pots of herbs start to sell through in good volumes.
Will growing media momentum continue?
Packs of top soil and bark saw the biggest increases last week as sales continued at a good level prior to the snow and cold winds arriving...
Wild Bird Care sales down by 30% but set to grow
Wild Bird Care sales increased last week as the cold weather started but sales so far this year are down nearly 30%...
Keukenhof - Meteorological spring has started
Keukenhof will be opening its gates for the 69th time on March 22. When it closes eight weeks later, some 1 million visitors from across the world will have visited the international flower exhibition...
Looking for Christmas Ideas for 2018?
If you are on your way to Harrogate and wanting some extra input of ideas for your Christmas 2018, take a look at GTN's photo tours of 30+ garden centres this Christmas including:
See GTN's Christmas Garden Centre photo tours
The best of last week's
- Aylett Nurseries
- Barton Grange
Blue Diamond Trentham
Fresh at Burcot
Frosts Woburn Sands
Haskins West End
Mains of Drum
Old Railway Line
Woodlands Ash, Kent
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"I will FIX this issue" Gardman CEO updates GTN Xtra on delivery issues
After GTN passed on a number of comments from readers last week, Gardman CEO Pete Utting gave us this statement regarding their progress in solving the delivery issues from their new Daventry warehouse...
Wyevale unveils its first Garden Trends Report
Wyevale Garden Centres has launched its 2018 Garden Trends Report, offering an in-depth look at the key influences and insights shaping the UK’s garden retail market – now worth over £5bn annually...
Squire’s Garden Centre in Woking now open
Squire’s Garden Centre on Littlewick Road in Woking is now open again with a great new look. Following a significant extension the stunning new garden centre offers an inspirational plant area, complete with an outdoor canopy to keep you and the plants dry; and a much bigger shop, offering a wider choice of gardening products, gifts and garden furniture.
See more pictures from Friday's opening