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Klondyke announces its Plant Supplier of the Year

Klondyke announces its Plant Supplier of the Year

Allensmore Nurseries was recently voted as the Klondyke Group’s Plant Supplier of the Year for 2020. The award was announced…
Squire’s Garden Centre Reigate receives GCA GROW training award

Squire’s Garden Centre Reigate receives GCA GROW training award

Squire’s Garden Centre in Reigate has been presented with the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) Garden Retail Online Workshops (GROW) award…
Dobbies acquires Johnsons Garden Centre

Dobbies acquires Johnsons Garden Centre

Dobbies has announced the acquisition of Johnsons Garden Centre located in Boston, Lincolnshire. This takes the total number of Dobbies stores…
Dobbies partners with Butterfly Conservation

Dobbies partners with Butterfly Conservation

Dobbies Garden Centres has teamed up with UK wildlife charity, Butterfly Conservation, on the launch of its Nurture for Nature…
Online retail sales hold steady in March

Online retail sales hold steady in March

Despite the upcoming end of lockdown and promise of in-person shopping, online retail sales continued to show strong growth in…
Skylark introduces day ticket fishing

Skylark introduces day ticket fishing

Skylark Garden Centre is opening its lakes for day ticket fishing from 1 May. Skylark Lakes is formed of three…
Dobbies announces awards to find UK’s best gardeners

Dobbies announces awards to find UK’s best gardeners

Garden centre giant Dobbies has announced the launch of its first-ever ‘Not Your Average Gardener’ awards, to find the UK’s…
New rules allowing socialising in gardens deliver strong boost to garden centre sales

New rules allowing socialising in gardens deliver strong boost to garden centre sales

The Horticultural Trades Association’s (HTA) Market Update report for April shows that nationally garden centre sales were up 97% in March…
Autumn Fair to return September 2021

Autumn Fair to return September 2021

After over a year away from in-person events, Hyve Group has announced that Autumn Fair will return to the NEC…
Squire’s financial results encouraging despite a challenging year

Squire’s financial results encouraging despite a challenging year

Squire’s Garden Centres has reported a drop in turnover for the year ending 31 July, which the group says is…
Bradford garden centre appoints York business for leadership training

Bradford garden centre appoints York business for leadership training

A Bradford garden centre has invested to equip its team with leadership and management skills in preparation of an ambitious…
Shop workers fear abuse when implementing COVID regulations

Shop workers fear abuse when implementing COVID regulations

Two thirds of UK shop workers have said they fear abuse from customers if they try to implement COVID-19 regulations…
Record breaking sales month in garden centres for GARDENA

Record breaking sales month in garden centres for GARDENA

Despite garden centres still being closed in some areas in the UK, March 2021 has been a record breaking sales…
GIMA Charity Golf Day returns this summer

GIMA Charity Golf Day returns this summer

As lockdown restrictions ease and golf clubs reopen, GIMA has confirmed its Golf Charity Day will be making its return…
Perrywood reduces its CO2 emissions

Perrywood reduces its CO2 emissions

As part of its commitment to reducing its carbon footprint, Perrywood Garden Centre has recently installed three new Air Source…
Dobbies unveils spring advertising campaign for 2021

Dobbies unveils spring advertising campaign for 2021

Garden centre giant Dobbies has unveiled its new spring advertising campaign for 2021. As people across the country begin to…
Skylark Garden Centre raises funds for road safety

Skylark Garden Centre raises funds for road safety

Skylark Garden Centre in Wimblington has raised £1300 for the NHS Charities and The Fenland Road Safety Campaign. The monies…
Rosy future for Derwen College Garden Centre

Rosy future for Derwen College Garden Centre

Derwen College Garden Centre has been named as an official retailer for Britain’s most famous rose growers. Family-run Shropshire business…
Two sustainable Plantorama garden centres open

Two sustainable Plantorama garden centres open

In one weekend, the successful Plantorama chain has added two new garden centres which will bring them to a total…
Westland’s sustainable progress highlights significant action taken to date

Westland’s sustainable progress highlights significant action taken to date

Keith Nicholson, marketing director at Westland Horticulture, looks at sustainability and the challenges facing the sector Westland Horticulture is significantly…
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