In This Issue
British Garden Centres jump to No 2 while Caulders and Otter Nurseries become equal 10th biggest garden centre groups
Mike Withers sells Trebaron to Newbank
Wyevale Elm Court gets to continue as a garden centre
Give customers what they really want with elho
Santorini Swing is another top design from Zest 4 Leisure
Glee goes Floral Thursday for Greenfingers
Glee New Product Awards 2019 - Winners revealed
Glee New Products 2019 – Shortlisted Products
Glee Buyers Power List Winners Revealed
New Product Awards for Pets@Glee revealed
Boyd Douglas-Davies appointed as HTA President
PATS Telford is the BEST place for garden centres to source new pet products
Prongcroft brings fresh approach to garden care
Woodlodge’s ‘Fountain of Fizz’ raffle helps to raise vital funds for Greenfingers
Garden Re-Leaf 2020 officially launched at Glee
Traditional garden centre category sales soar thanks to hottest July on record
Get your own copy of GTN Xtra
Best Green Heart Display winners confirmed
GMA sets out road map timelines towards sustainable growing media
Travel with the Ball Colegrave Sponsored Scholarship
HRH Princess Alexandra will attend 180th Festival Dinner as guest of honour
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Wyevale Garden Centres announces sale of all remaining centres to British Garden Centres
Wyevale Garden Centres sells remaining trading business
spoga+gafa 2019 - GTN Xtra photo tour
IGCA 2019 - 250 delegates from across the world visit UK garden centres
Garden Centre Photo Tours
Garden Centre Photo Tour - RHS Wisley New Plant Centre
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110 new products competing for lunch! Innovation Challenge Awards
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British Garden Centres jump to No 2 while Caulders and Otter Nurseries become equal 10th biggest garden centre groups

The sale of the final Wyevale Garden Centres last week prompts major changes in our "State of the Nation" garden centre ownership chart...

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Mike Withers sells Trebaron to Newbank

Trebaron Garden Centre at Newton-Le-Willows near Warrington has been sold for an undisclosed sum to Newbank Garden Centres...

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Wyevale Elm Court gets to continue as a garden centre

Wyevale Garden Centres have secured the future of Elm Court as a garden centre as Elm Court Garden Centre Limited will take over the operations and all colleagues at the site will transfer over...

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Give customers what they really want with elho
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The b.for collection from elho has a vast range of popular indoor pots and planters in all shapes, sizes and colours. From the stylish matt textures and muted tones of the b.for soft to the geometric angles and bright colour pops of the b.for rock, there’s something to suit any interior décor scheme...

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Santorini Swing is another top design from Zest 4 Leisure
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Zest 4 Leisure’s in-house design team has worked hard to create a range of new products based upon current and future market trends, and in response to customer feedback for 2020.

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Glee goes Floral Thursday for Greenfingers

 

Glee went Floral Thursday in support of Greenfingers Charity's special 20th anniversary year, The event, supported by Garden Trade News, saw exhibitors and visitors to Glee joining in the fun by wearing an array of floral clothing throughout the day. Over £1,400 was raised for Greenfingers...

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Glee New Product Awards 2019 - Winners revealed

 

Ground-breaking new garden products have been confirmed as the winners of the coveted Glee New Product Awards 2019, run in association with GTN...

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Glee New Products 2019 – Shortlisted Products
 

Exhibitors face the judges after Glee New Products shortlist is revealed

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Glee Buyers Power List Winners Revealed

 

The winners of the Glee Buyers Power List were revealed at the show. They included Ayletts Nurseries, who won Best Single Site Independent Garden Centre...

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New Product Awards for Pets@Glee revealed
 

Seven pet product suppliers are celebrating winning New Product Awards at Pets@Glee with the honours being presented at the end of day two of the show...

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Boyd Douglas-Davies appointed as HTA President

 

The Annual General Meeting of the Horticultural Trades Association, which took place at Glee this week saw the appointment of Boyd Douglas-Davies as HTA President...

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PATS Telford is the BEST place for garden centres to source new pet products

 

PATS Telford, the UK’s number one pet industry exhibition, is the best place to source new products, according to a growing number of garden centres attending the Autumn showpiece. Visitors to PATS Telford on 22-23 September 2019 will be presented with thousands of products from more than 200 UK and international brands, making the exhibition essential to retailers seeking next year’s bestsellers...

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All the latest news from the world of garden centre catering
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110 new products competing for lunch! Innovation Challenge Awards

 

lunch! ramps up innovation levels again, with a record 110 new products ‘going for gold’ in its Innovation Challenge Awards.  Many of these innovations will be enjoying their official trade launch at the show, which returns to ExCeL London next week, on 19-20 September...

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Prongcroft brings fresh approach to garden care
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Prongcroft Ltd, of Nottingham, a company which brings a fresh approach to garden care and maintenance introduced The Garden Prong at Glee last September...

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Woodlodge’s ‘Fountain of Fizz’ raffle helps to raise vital funds for Greenfingers

 

Gareth Roberts, of Pendre Garden Centre, Tywyn, was drawn out as the winner of a stunning water feature brimming with fabulous bottles of bubbly donated by long-term Greenfingers supporters, Woodlodge. The winning ticket was drawn by Linda Petrons, of Greenfingers...

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Garden Re-Leaf 2020 officially launched at Glee
 

Greenfingers Charity is delighted to announce that the 2020 event will take place on Friday 13th March and will once again include the popular Garden Re-Leaf Walk and Cycle Challenge, as well as other FUNdraising events which will take place across the country...

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Traditional garden centre category sales soar thanks to hottest July on record

 

Hot weather in July sent traditional garden centre category sales soaring according to the Garden Centre Association’s Barometer of Trade report for the month...

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