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Quarter of SME retailers missing out on consumer finance boom

A quarter of UK retailers are not cashing in on the rise in consumers spending on finance. This is according…

Garden centre printing partnership launches

Eight Days a Week Print Solutions has joined forces with Spring Marketing to provide the garden centre with printing needs.…

Neudorff and DLF enter partnership

DLF Seeds is to distribute the Neudorff natural gardening product portfolio. The company, which owns the Johnsons Lawn Seed brand,…

LifestyleGarden brings DuraOcean to the UK

The first container of DuraOcean from LifestyleGarden has arrived in the UK. The furniture, made from nets, ropes and plastic…

Johnsons of Whixley launches new catalogue

Johnsons of Whixley’s Garden Centre Sales has launched a new catalogue for 2020. It’s to promote new and existing lines.…

Natural Grower sees business rocket

Natural Grower is taking the garden retail sector by storm. The business is experiencing growth thanks to a trend for…

Vitavia adds Janssens to its portfolio

Vitavia has announced that from 2020 they will be the new UK distributors for Janssens greenhouses and garden rooms. Belgium-based…

The millennial effect on your garden centre

Ask the millennial plant parents about their collections – they’ll gush with such pride that you’d think they were talking…

Derrys Nurseries suffers £4k damage in torrential downpour

Derrys Nurseries in Leicestershire has suffered damages as a result of floods. It will cost them about £4,000 to their…

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…

Glee owners rebrand as Hyve

Owners of Glee ITE Group plc has announced a name change and new brand identity. It will mark a new…

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…

Dejex seek partners to trial TagTray Concept in UK

Dejex Supplies is seeking retail partners to work for proof of trials of the TagTray system. The TagTray Concept is…

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…

Perrywood Sudbury celebrates first birthday

A garden centre saved from uncertainty last year is celebrating its first anniversary. Perrywood Sudbury, purchased from Wyevale by Perrywood…

Wild Bird Banquet campaign drives traffic to garden centres

Gardman has announced the launch of Wild Bird Banquet as part of its partnership with the BTO. It’s aim is…

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.…

Houseplants sales heat up in August

The August Bank Holiday Weekend helped lift houseplants sales at garden centres across the country. This is according to GCA…

Can you use data to improve mental health at work?

Mental health organisation, Mente, has said that businesses can improve mental health at work by being more strategic. They should…

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…
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