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Squire’s steps up sustainability commitment

Squire’s steps up sustainability commitment

Squire’s Garden Centres has announced a number of changes in its bid to reduce its carbon footprint and drive to be increasingly more sustainable. Only ‘home compostable’ carrier bags and boot liners are available across all Squire’s garden centres, replacing...

Blue Diamond supports seed giveaway with BBC

Blue Diamond supports seed giveaway with BBC

The Blue Diamond Group is partnering with BBC Radio 2 for a new initiative where customers can collect a free pack of seeds. Forty-five thousand packets of Forget Me Not seeds have been donated by the garden centre group for Let It Grow, a new campaign to reach a...

Hillier Garden Centres acquires Rosebourne

Hillier Garden Centres acquires Rosebourne

Hillier Garden Centres has announced the acquisition of Rosebourne Ltd, a group of boutique destination garden centres across three sites - Weyhill, Aldermaston and Hampton in Arden. The acquisition of Rosebourne follows a period of growth that has seen Hillier move...

Hillier launches new apprenticeships

Hillier launches new apprenticeships

Hillier has launched a variety of apprenticeships following the southern garden centre chain becoming an accredited Government Employer Training provider earlier this year as part of the company’s new Learning and Development department. The new apprenticeships will...

Cherry Lane Garden Centres celebrates 21 years

Cherry Lane Garden Centres celebrates 21 years

Value garden centre group Cherry Lane is celebrating its 21st anniversary. The business has grown from three sites to 17 and has a month of events, activities and treats planned for customers to mark this milestone. Cherry Lane was established in 2001 with the...

Dobbies expands compost bag recycling scheme across UK

Dobbies expands compost bag recycling scheme across UK

Garden centre chain Dobbies has expanded its compost bag recycling scheme following a successful trial across 10 of its stores.  Customers across the country can now recycle compost bags at all mainline Dobbies’ stores. This packaging is typically difficult for people...

British Garden Centre helps Greenfingers

British Garden Centre helps Greenfingers

British Garden Centres has already achieved its first fundraising milestone since becoming a Platinum Partner of Greenfingers in January, when it pledged to raise at least £25k ahead of the charity's 25th anniversary TV presenter and charity patron, David Domoney, was...

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