In This Issue
Dobbies preview their 2020 ranges for the National Press
Daro preview new products for 2020
Durstons show they're a 'Class Act'
Are garden centres a panacea from election blues?
New £2m market-leading distribution centre takes centre stage at Kettler HQ
Christmas gets personal – sales up by 26%
Two days to go until Cultivating Retail
Zext 4 Leisure's MD honoured at business awards
Tong elected to partner American supplier of environmentally friendly festive ornaments
Supa Ltd launches two new pet carriers
Squire's holds Remembrance Afternoon Tea for charity
Langlands Pudsey experience for Children in Need
Mr Fothergill's Staff smarten up for Children in Need
Funding for commercial horticulture students thanks to Peter Seabrook & BPOA
Cyclamen outsell pansies by three to one
Growing media sales defy the weather
Harry starts Management Trainee Scheme
Pots sales uplift
The best of last week's
Christmas sales race ahead of last year
The Flowerbowl Story - Guy Topping, Barton Grange Group
FUNdraising dinner honours amazing Greenfingers supporters
Deco-Pak’s Craig Hall remembers Greenfingers on his wedding day
HTA says £30k salary threshold for overseas workers will inhibit expansion for growers
Best Family Business Award for Hillmount Ards
Planet, People, Profit – three Ps of sustainability
Garden Centre Photo Tours
Bestsellers Top 50 charts every week
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All the latest news from the world of garden centre catering
Casual Dining goes big with first Keynote announcement
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Dobbies preview their 2020 ranges for the National Press

Dobbies entertained the national and glossy magazine press in London last week as they launched their outdoor themes for 2020...

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Daro preview new products for 2020
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With a newly refurbished showroom and a fresh 2020 product range, there's a feeling of new beginnings for rattan and cane furniture experts Daro...

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Durstons show they're a 'Class Act'
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A Class Act!....well that was the response to its new packaging worn by model Alice, at this year's GLEE trade show, but is only one of many reasons why Durston Garden Products, continues to celebrate its ongoing success and longevity.

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Are garden centres a panacea from election blues?
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Garden centres appear to be the ideal place to get away from all that Election and Brexit “stuff” and a refuge away from the very wet weather...

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New £2m market-leading distribution centre takes centre stage at Kettler HQ
 

Leading outdoor living provider, Kettler has opened the doors to its brand new £2 million state-of-the-art facility in Redditch, reflecting the company’s market leading presence and demonstrating its long-term vision for sustained growth...

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Christmas gets personal – sales up by 26%

Despite the gloomy, very wet, weather of last week Christmas sales continued at a pace faster than all but one of the past six years...

 

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Two days to go until Cultivating Retail

 

Time is running out to book your place at this year’s Cultivating Retail event, taking place on Tuesday 19 November 2019 at East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham...

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Zext 4 Leisure's MD honoured at business awards

Steve Morgan, Managing Director of Zest 4 Leisure, was presented with the Lord Barry Jones Legacy Award at the Flintshire Business Awards...

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All the latest news from the world of garden centre catering
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Casual Dining goes big with first Keynote announcement

Three of the biggest names in casual dining: James Spragg and Steve Holmes, the CEOs of Casual Dining Group (CDG) and Azzurri Group respectively, and David Campbell, executive chairman at Bill's Restaurants – are on the Keynote menu at Casual Dining 2020...

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Tong elected to partner American supplier of environmentally friendly festive ornaments

Tong Garden Centre has been selected by an established American brand to partner with them as they set out to grow their market share in the UK....

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Supa Ltd launches two new pet carriers
 

Award-winning Supa Ltd has launched two new carriers ideal for transporting pets in an easy and stress-free way...

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Squire's holds Remembrance Afternoon Tea for charity

To commemorate Remembrance Day, Squire’s Garden Centre in Long Ditton held a special Afternoon Tea for some of the residents of Royal Star & Garter. The residents were given delicious sandwiches, scones, cakes and tea in Squire’s Cafe Bar...

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Langlands Pudsey experience for Children in Need

Langlands Pudsey experience for Children in Need culminated with a live BBC TV appearance for Managing Director James Ducker on Friday night...

 

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Mr Fothergill's Staff smarten up for Children in Need

The team at Mr Fothergill’s Seeds have donned their finest ties to help raise money for BBC Children in Need - an idea which came about as Tim Jeffries, Mr Fothergill’s Commercial Director is the last and only person to ever wear a tie in the office..

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