In This Issue
Wyevale Garden Centres agrees sale of Podington Garden Centre
Ade discusses his fabulous Phoenix!
Zest 4 Leisure now offer over 50 videos – including ‘How-To’ style assembly videos and lifestyle product films.
Clematis wins visitor vote at National Plant Show
Police arrest three as they flee from Sanders GC early-hours break-in
Greenfingers wing walkers set for take-off after technical glitch thwarts first attempt
Bents charity ball raises £11,480 to help bereaved children
Exclusively show attracts more influencers and bloggers
Klondyke’s Three Peaks Challenge raises £12k
‘Adopted Yorkshireman' relocates from Australia for garden centre role
Breast Cancer Now raises £4k at Haskins Roundstone
Wyevale sell 11 more - and British Garden Centres group grows to 24
Capital Gardens buys Sherfield GC from Wyevale
Squires and trading standards join forces for garden revamp at children's home
Retail Lab @ Glee - first stop for inspiration seekers
Rain hits June plant sales
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Aylett Nurseries
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Dobbies Edinburgh
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Groves of Bridport
Garden Centre Photo Tour - In-Excess Ringwood
Garden Centre Photo Tour - N1 Garden Centre
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Notcutts Norwich Houseplants
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Perrywood Houseplants
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Plymouth Garden Centre
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Kings Garden & Leisure Sidmouth
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Squires Badshot Lea
Garden Centre Photo Tour - St Johns Ashford
Garden Centre Photo Tour - St Johns Barnstaple
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Stewarts Christchurch
Garden Centre Photo Tour - Whitehall Lacock
Get your own copy of GTN Xtra
Vitax area sales manager retires after 37 years
Customers and staff can win prizes in NGGV photo contest
The best of last week's
Eleven more Wyevale centres sold today
Who are the buying teams of 2019?
Mill Race Garden Centre goes up for sale
Rain, rain go away, we’ve got plants and pots to sell
Taupe pots campaign switches focus to kerbside challenge
Agapanthus ‘AMB001’ ‘Fireworks’ takes Best in Show at New Plant Awards
New 5000 sq m Plant Centre opens at RHS Wisley
Bestsellers Top 50 charts every week
Buy your subscription to GTN Bestsellers
Send us your news and great ideas

Contact us with your news. 

Email, or or call the GTN News team on 01733 775700

Rain hits June plant sales

The heavy rain of the past two weeks really hit plant sales, according to GTN Bestsellers Epos Data analysis.  During the week ending 16th June total plant sales volumes were down 36% on the same week last year and dropped to the lowest level for the second week of June over the past four years.


Year to date plant sales volumes are now 5% down on last year but 1% up on 2017.


It wasn't just plants that suffered last week.  Total Garden Centre volume sales, as measured by the GTN Bestsellers All Products index dropped by 17% from the first week of June and were 20% down on the same week last year.  Year to date, overall garden centre sales are still managing to stay up year on year, by 2% on 2018 and statci with 2017.


GTN Bestsellers Top 50 sales volumes compared to the same week last year: week 24


•          Garden Products Top 50 – down 13%

•           Growing Media Top 50 – down 32%

•           Wild Bird Care Top 50 – up 5%

•           Veg 2 Gro Top 50 – up 10%

•           All Plants index – down 36%

•           All Items index – down 20%

Share | Comment (0)

Email Address:*