In This Issue
Christmas sales race ahead of last year
HTA says £30k salary threshold for overseas workers will inhibit expansion for growers
Netherlands auction house to enforce sustainability standards
FUNdraising dinner honours amazing Greenfingers supporters
Your chance to meet wholesalers and distributors from Sweden, Switzerland and Iceland
Added-value plants will vie for honours at IPM Essen 2020
Vintage year for award-winning Cornish garden
Spring Fair makes it easier to source quality overseas products
Bradford garden centre's half term charity planting event raised almost £300
Langlands gets all Pudsey for Children in Need
Get your own copy of GTN Xtra
Christmas houseplants get off to a great start
New Plant Tagging System
High volume garden products drive sales
Go far with a tree production travel scholarship
More peat-free growing media in the Top 10
Best half term week for Christmas ever!
Garden Press Event stand space selling out fast
The best of last week's
Notcutts Chairman Nicky Dulieu is stepping down
New Botanica Houseplant department at Sunshine Garden Centre
AMES UK's approach to decorative planters opens up appeal top wider market
John Hinde's new company brings unique German home and leisure range to UK
Squire's rolls out brand and image refresh across group's 15 centres
Garden Centre Photo Tours
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Christmas sales race ahead of last year

 

Christmas races ahead of last year, Bottle lights continue to be a No 1 Bestseller and Peat Free Growing Media continues to sell to serious gardeners like never before. These are the headlines from the GTN Bestsellers EPOS data analysis this week.

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HTA says £30k salary threshold for overseas workers will inhibit expansion for growers

 

Growers are concerned that proposals around future foreign labour requirements will hinder the expansion of the ornamental horticulture sector...

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Netherlands auction house to enforce sustainability standards

Growers supplying plants and flowers to Royal FloraHolland auctions will need to demonstrate phased environmental registration and certification by the end of 2021.,,

 

 

 

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FUNdraising dinner honours amazing Greenfingers supporters

Friends and supporters of Greenfingers Charity gathered for another night of celebrations and vital fundraising at the charity’s annual FUNdraising dinner...

 

 

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Your chance to meet wholesalers and distributors from Sweden, Switzerland and Iceland

 

Gardenex and PetQuip are holding the latest in their successful ‘Meet the Buyers’ events at their offices in Brasted, Kent, at the end of this month...

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Added-value plants will vie for honours at IPM Essen 2020

The Show Your Colours Awards for the best shrubs and perennials will be presented for the fifth time during IPM 2020 at Essen in Germany in January...

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Vintage year for award-winning Cornish garden

Following a vintage award-winning year in 2019, visitors to Cornwall’s Caerhays Castle next year will be able to explore the magical 140-acre English Heritage Grade II Listed woodland gardens and enjoy its impressive National Magnolia Collection, made up of more than 600 varieties.

 

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Spring Fair makes it easier to source quality overseas products

Spring Fair is set to launch a new international sourcing sector to help buyers explore suppliers from beyond the UK without travelling...

 

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Bradford garden centre's half term charity planting event raised almost £300

The team at Tong Garden Centre is celebrating after its half term bulb planting event, Little Daffodils, raised £289 for charity...

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Langlands gets all Pudsey for Children in Need

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Pudsey, the Children in Need mascot, joined James Ducker Managing Director at Langlands Garden Centre and local children at Burgess Ice Cream’s factory...

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