In This Issue
Business agility for the UK gardening market in a disruptive world
People, Brand, Knowledge and Partnerships - 4 equations for a virtuous circle
How will Brexit impact on the UK garden retail industry?
Four pillars of success for future retailing winners
Will "wish-listing" have a bigger impact than "green aspirations" on the garden centre landscape for 2017?
What will the next 10 years bring for garden retailing?
Why do profitable businesses lose the art of start?
Plants can be used to mitigate the effects of climate change
Being brave, fresh thinking, embracing diversity and knowing what makes a business stand out from the crowd
People are the lifeblood of the horticulture industry
Garden Centre General Manager
Horticultural Quality Controller
Nursery Growing Supervisor
Horticultural Plant Centre Manager (Northamptonshire)
Taylors Bulbs director joins HTA board as VP elect
New HTA report sets out market threats and opportunities
HTA Marketing Forum - Maximising Your Potential
Get your own copy of GTN Xtra
Bestsellers Top 50 charts every week
Buy your subscription to GTN Bestsellers
GTN's Greatest Awards 2016
An amusing view of the image of the horticultural industry
Situations Vacant
Garden Centre General Manager
Salary: Excellent
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Horticultural Quality Controller
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000
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Nursery Growing Supervisor
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
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Horticultural Plant Centre Manager (Northamptonshire)
Salary: £16,500
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Business agility for the UK gardening market in a disruptive world
It has never been more important for businesses in the UK gardening market to adapt and change with the times. Only those businesses that stay agile and forward thinking will prosper and grow.

HTA Garden Futures conference and dinner brings together key players in the garden industry to consider some of the key disrupters that face the sector. Business leaders and experts will present impactful and thought provoking business-focussed content to inspire and energise!

Alongside this, the event provides plenty of opportunity for networking with your peers from across the industry. Set in 400 acres of tranquil Oxfordshire countryside and with a purpose built auditorium and beautiful ballroom, Heythrop Park will provide a fantastic setting for this year’s event.

A limited number of places are still available, book now at

Sessions covering the latest information about the state of the economy, the impact of Brexit on consumer behaviour, external trends and retail design, smart homes and technology, future proofing, staying agile and thinking outside the box and responding to environmental challenges.  Read more about the sessions in this special issue of GTN Xtra.

HTA Futures 2016 Programme,  12th October 2016, Heythrop Park Oxfordshire
  • 8.30 Registration and refreshments
  • 9.30 Conference welcome from Carol Paris, HTA Chief Executive and Adam Wigglesworth, HTA President. Lunch, exhibition and networking opportunities
  • 4.30 Conference close
  • 7.00 Pre-dinner drinks
  • 7.45 Conference Dinner including the presentation of the HTA Pearson Memorial Medal
  • 9.45 GTN host The Greatest Garden Retailing Team Awards
  • 10.15 After dinner speaker - David Domoney
  • 11.00 Dinner close

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