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Highfield Garden World reveals major investment and new restaurant plans

Highfield Garden World has revealed how an increase in profits and footfall has helped with new restaurant plans. Its annual…

Peat vs. peat free: is the market heading in the right direction?

Bord na Móna is driven by delivering exceptional products to market. It specialises in renewable energy, horticulture, resource recovery and…

Horticultural business can be more sustainable

The post-digital environment will see the horticultural sector dominated by developing technologies and AI. But sustainability remains of the utmost…

Dobbies becomes £300m business as business blooms

Garden centre chain Dobbies has seen its growth spurt pay off with sales topping £300 million. This is after becoming…

Davidson Richards and Garden Connect to develop Scan & Go App

Davidson Richards and Garden Connect have agreed to a partnership for joint solutions. One of the first services the companies…

GCA Christmas competition winners announced

Barton Grange Garden Centre and Whitehall Garden Centre – Whitchurch have been announced as the national winners of the 2019…

Encouraging garden centre tree sales during National Tree Week

As part of this week’s National Tree Week activities (23 November – 1 December), the HTA has partnered with The…

Haskins Garden Centre to promote inclusivity this festive season

Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown is hosting a festive autism-friendly shopping night. This is in partnership with Autism Wessex and…

Hillier starts making plans for RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2020

Hillier has confirmed that it will be returning to RHS Chelsea Flower Show in 2020. Once again taking up its…

Environmentalist to speak at 2020 GCA conference

Environmentalist Trewin Restorick has been announced as the first speaker for the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) annual conference. The conference…

Houseplant sales grow for third month running

The UK’s current love for houseplants shows no sign of diminishing. This is according to the Garden Centre Association (GCA)…

Thetford Garden Centre plans big extension

Thetford Garden Centre has “big plans” for an entertainment and children’s play area. They’re also planning another coffee shop. The…

Online retail sales rebound in October, but still lowest ever for that month

With peak shopping season almost upon us, retailers got a much needed boost in October. Online sales grew by +6.2%…

Weber launches game-changing new grill

Weber has announced the launch of a SmokeFire wood fired pellet grill. Weber’s first pellet grill combines over 70 years’…

Tong selected to partner U.S supplier of festive ornaments

Tong Garden Centre has been selected by an American brand to grow their market share in the UK. Tong Garden…

Retail turning backs on young workers to favour older generation

41% of retail businesses would recruit an older worker over a younger candidate with exactly the same skills and experience.…

Zoon brand from Smart Garden launches in garden centres

Smart Garden has announced that first deliveries of the new Zoon Pet Range are in Garden Centres. This is following…

Dobbies Garden Centres unveils animated Christmas advert

Dobbies Garden Centres has released its animated Christmas advert for 2019. It follows the journey of helpful reindeer Dobbie.  …

B&M plans garden centre expansion in Blackburn

B&M has lodged plans for a garden centre in retail units abandoned by Maplin and Mothercare.   The cut-price chain…

Woodlodge adds classic Victorian designs to ‘iconic’ range

Woodlodge is adding to its William Morris collection, inspired by the designer. It sees two new products set to drive…
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