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Technology & The Changing Face of Garden Retail

With more and more customers wanting to order products from their mobile devices not having to move from their sofas,…

Here’s how Squires Garden Centres use social media

Squire’s Garden Centre is a successful family owned horticulture business that serves the local community. There are 16 Squires Garden…

Keeping your garden centre on trend in a digital era

As garden retail endures to thrive, the future of the trade looks promising. Matthew Mein, Glee Event Director, said: “The…

The Wyevale Effect – How has the selling of all 145 Wyevale Garden Centres effected the industry?

GCR recently caught up with garden centres across the country, investigating how the sale of all 145 Wyevale Garden Centres…

Is your garden centre doing enough to tackle mental health?

The WHO predicts that by 2020 depression will be the second largest single cause of ill health in the world.…

Why Social Media Is Essential for Your Garden Centre

GCR recently spoke with Nick Burrows, the Chief Exec at Notcutts, to see how they’re taking advantage of the business…

Direct purchasing from China made easy with new joint venture

China Direct UK, formed by Frank Sandford, Neville Stein and head of the China Horticultural Association, Larry Lee will help…

Wyevale Garden Centres sells two more

Wyevale Garden Centres (WGC) announce the sale of two centres in two separate transactions. Springfield Garden Centre is being sold…

‘Brexit worries’ cause nervous Brits to prepare for Christmas early

A Christmas Tree business has reported a 112% increase in sales as nervous Brits stockpile for the Christmas period ahead…

Why garden centres are a good investment

Simon Quinton Smith gives an overview as to why garden centres in the UK are a good investment. Garden centres…

Wyevale Garden Centres sells further six centres to Blue Diamond

Wyevale Garden Centres (WGC) announce the sale of six centres to Blue Diamond. This follows the sale of eight centres…

Wyevale Garden Centres sells Podington Garden Centre to Cherry Lane

Wyevale Garden Centres [WGC] announce that Podington Garden Centre has been sold to Cherry Lane Garden Centre [CLGC]. The sale…

Coolings collects award at the KEiBAs

Coolings wins Commitment to the Environment Award at this year’s Kent Excellence in Business Awards. Coolings Nurseries has committed to…

Stewarts Garden Centres researching recycling initiatives

Stewarts Garden Centres is looking at ways of increasing the amount of waste it recycles. Over the last 12 months,…

Wyevale Garden Centres agrees sale of 11 centres

Wyevale Garden Centres today announces the sale of 11 garden centres in four separate transactions to British Garden Centres, The…

‘Adopted Yorkshireman’ moves from Australia for Tong Garden Centre role

HR professional has relocated from Melbourne to Saltaire to take up a top role at Tong Garden Centre. Neil Barwise…

Haskins Garden Centre celebrates 25 years since opening of Ferndown centre

The popular garden centre Ferndown centre in Dorset is celebrating its 25th anniversary, having officially opened its doors in March…

Small plants range from Farplants sees record growth

The Small Plants for Small Spaces range from Farplants is being restocked by garden centres at a record rate. Sales…

Smiemans set to upgrade Van Hage Great Amwell

The garden centre at Great Amwell will be completely renovated by Smiemans Projecten. More than 3,000 m2 of Van Hage’s…

West End Garden Centre to open on site of first ever international football match

A new garden centre is opening in the West End on a corner of what is now the home of…
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