In This Issue
26th June is Deadline for initial Wyevale Garden Centre offers
Homebase sold for £1.00 - " of the great all time disasters"
Westland and Crest are touring!
Get the right compost for your hanging baskets & patio planters
Bord na Móna Growise Sponsors Myeloma UK Garden at Chelsea Flower Show
Bulldog supports RHS Campaign for School Gardening
Garden Centres in a much better place than DIY
Plants now ahead of last year with the Chelsea boost still to come
New owners for Stansted Park Garden Centre
SBM Life Sciences account manager and family raise hundreds for Greenfingers Charity
Celebrating 10 Years of Vitavia
Fryer’s Roses and Helen’s Trust work blooming well together!
Raoul Curtis-Machin leaves HTA
Success for Woodlodge at RHS Chelsea Flower Show
GTN Xtra and GDPR
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Union Jack Windmill sales soar in celebration weekend
Honorary Greats Award for John Athwal
Courgette tops Runner Bean as Veg 2 Gro Bestseller
Johnsons Lawn Seed’s World Cup tip for retailers
Springwatch boost for Wild Bird Care
Growing Media sales set another May record
The best of last week's
Guy Hands puts the "For Sale" notice up at Wyevale Garden Centres
Blue Diamond profits increase to £9.2m
Profits up by 24% at Westland Horticulture
Plant sales soar...'just like an old-fashioned bank holiday'
Golds for Hillers, Cooks, Taylors Bulbs and Dibleys at Chelsea 2018
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Springwatch boost for Wild Bird Care

Thirty eight out of the Top 50 Wild Bird Care lines in the GTN Bestsellers chart increased sales week on week as popular Gardman lines come back on stream and garden centre footfall is high. With Springwatch starting on BBC on Bank Holiday Monday now is a good time to make the most of summer WBC sales opportunities.

  • Gardman’s Feeding Station and Bird Bath re-enters at No 32.
  • And Gardman Seed Mix, 12.7kg pack size is the highest re-entry at No 16.
  • Tom Chambers Hungry Hedgehog Blend, 0.75kg, is the highest new entry at No 46.
The UK Garden Centre Wild Bird Care Products Chart  
Week Ending Sunday 20th May 2018  
This Week Last Week Product Description BarcodeNum Volume Sales Change
1 1 Gardman Fat Snax, tub of 50 5024160659958  +50% Increase
2 2 Gardman Seed Mix 2kg 5024160782106  +50% Increase
3 4 Gardman No Nets Fat Snax 6 Pack 5024160822130 Increase
4 5 Smart Garden Chapelwood Suet Balls, tub of 50 5050642017213 Increase
5 10 Gardman Mealworm Pouch 400g 5024160832757 Increase
6 11 Tom Chambers Luxury Fat Balls-6 Pack No Nets 5022506024262 Increase
7 20 Gardman Sunflower Hearts 2kg 5024160845849  +50% Increase
8 6 Johnston & Jeff Wild Bird Seed 2kg 5031871019025  
9 3 Gardman Poppy Feeder With Stem 5024160013699  
10 19 Gardman Suet Feast Value Pack, pack of 10 5024160617095 Increase
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