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How did Monkton Elm reduce their costs & admin whilst expanding their restaurant to 400 seats?

How did Monkton Elm reduce their costs & admin whilst expanding their restaurant to 400 seats?

Monkton Elm is a unique garden centre destination based in central Somerset, nestled in the undulating countryside north of Taunton.…
Bramble Foods going from strength to strength.

Bramble Foods going from strength to strength.

Now in its thirteenth year, Bramble Foods is one of the country’s leading suppliers of ambient foods in the independent…
Stagecraft Display Ltd shows why it’s the garden retail display specialists

Stagecraft Display Ltd shows why it’s the garden retail display specialists

Stagecraft Display Ltd has recently completed the installation of interior and exterior retail displays at the new 11,800sqm purpose-built Haskins…
Garden businesses should start planning 2021 PR now

Garden businesses should start planning 2021 PR now

After a very difficult early 2020, the garden sector must move on. Whilst some businesses have thrived and others have…
Urban Gardening gaining interest in the UK

Urban Gardening gaining interest in the UK

The good news: the annual dynamics of the search for the LECHUZA brand in Google is characterized by a twofold…
Why Savvy Garden Centres are branching out into Home Textiles

Why Savvy Garden Centres are branching out into Home Textiles

Many forward-thinking Garden Centres have already started incorporating products for the home into their portfolio. It’s not uncommon to see…
Britain’s most (and least) popular garden trends revealed

Britain’s most (and least) popular garden trends revealed

The best and worst garden trends of all time have been revealed by leading tool firm Draper Tools – with…
‘Summer in the garden’ focus for new Onduline MD

‘Summer in the garden’ focus for new Onduline MD

Ten months in and Paul Duffy is Onduline Managing Director who is looking up. And that’s not just because the…
A Simple 3-Step Guide to Covid-Secure Garden Centres

A Simple 3-Step Guide to Covid-Secure Garden Centres

With the recent guidance from the Government that garden centres can reopen after weeks of lock-down, making sure social distancing…
Is gardening good for your health?

Is gardening good for your health?

Of course, gardening is great for increasing the kerb appeal of your property. But did you know it can also…
COMBATTING CORONAVIRUS: The Palace Gardener

COMBATTING CORONAVIRUS: The Palace Gardener

The Palace Gardener is a quaint garden centre in the heart of Fulham, West London. A traditional centre, it relies…
COMBATTING CORONAVIRUS: Evergreen Garden Care

COMBATTING CORONAVIRUS: Evergreen Garden Care

Evergreen Garden Care is one of the largest manufacturers in the garden retail market, supplying a whole range or garden…
COMBATTING CORONAVIRUS: Blue Diamond Garden Centres

COMBATTING CORONAVIRUS: Blue Diamond Garden Centres

Blue Diamond is the second biggest garden centre chain in the UK. The Channel Island based business has recently gone…
COMBATTING CORONAVIRUS: Tapps Garden Centre

COMBATTING CORONAVIRUS: Tapps Garden Centre

Tapps garden centre is a family-run, independent garden centre based in Baldock, Hertfordshire. The business is owned by Graham and…
COMBATTING CORONAVIRUS: MorePeople

COMBATTING CORONAVIRUS: MorePeople

MorePeople was supposed to be celebrating this month. The business has been recruiting staff for their clients in food, garden…
How we’ve Fallen Back in Love with our Gardens

How we’ve Fallen Back in Love with our Gardens

There are definite downsides to a few months of enforced lockdown. But one of the most obvious silver linings is…
Would your Garden Centre Benefit from Selling Greenhouses?

Would your Garden Centre Benefit from Selling Greenhouses?

Vitavia shares their expertise on selling greenhouses in the garden retail setting We appreciate that the following is the question…
Getting more garden shed sales from your show site

Getting more garden shed sales from your show site

This guide, by Power Sheds, reveals some top-secret tips on how you can convert your visitors and not lose them…
Can garden centres go peat free?

Can garden centres go peat free?

Bow Flowerdew kicked up a storm on Twitter earlier this month. The TV presenter and contributor to Radio 4 Gardeners…
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