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Haskins Roundstone wins local ‘Garden Centre of the Year’ award

Haskins Roundstone wins local ‘Garden Centre of the Year’ award

Haskins Garden Centre in Roundstone has won The Brighton Argus ‘Garden Centre of the Year 2021’ Award after being nominated…
MSC secures permission for opening canopy at Dunbar Garden Centre

MSC secures permission for opening canopy at Dunbar Garden Centre

Dunbar Garden Centre has been given the green light to construct a new opening roof canopy, an addition that owners…
spoga+gafa cancelled for 2021

spoga+gafa cancelled for 2021

The world’s largest garden lifestyle trade fair, spoga+gafa, is not going to be staged this year due to the ongoing…
Creative Gardens acquires new store

Creative Gardens acquires new store

Family run garden centre Creative Gardens has added a fourth store to the group. It has acquired the Logwood Mill…
Hozelock survey reveals UK is now a nation of healthy hobbyists

Hozelock survey reveals UK is now a nation of healthy hobbyists

A recent survey by Hozelock found that more than eight in 10 adults have taken up a new hobby during…
Dobbies opens its 71st store

Dobbies opens its 71st store

Garden centre chain Dobbies has opened its 71st store, located in Boston, Lincolnshire. Previously Johnsons Garden Centre, the store has…
Harrogate Fashion Week set for success

Harrogate Fashion Week set for success

Harrogate Fashion Week is set to open at 9.30am on Sunday 1 August at the Harrogate Convention Centre right in…
Dobbies’ launches sustainability campaign

Dobbies’ launches sustainability campaign

Garden centre giant Dobbies is supporting the RHS’ National Gardening Week, from 26 April to 2 May, with the launch…
Garden centres reminded to ensure they are registered for business rates relief

Garden centres reminded to ensure they are registered for business rates relief

Business rates specialists at Malcolm Scott Consultants have issued a reminder to retail, leisure and hospitality operators to update themselves…
Notcutts Woodbridge Garden Centre to start phase 2 of redevelopment

Notcutts Woodbridge Garden Centre to start phase 2 of redevelopment

Notcutts Woodbridge Garden Centre has announced that work on phase two of its major modernisation and improvement programme is set…
Gardena honoured with Red Dot Design Awards

Gardena honoured with Red Dot Design Awards

The Gardena ClickUp! range, the RollUp range of wall-mounted and garden hose boxes as well as the new robotic lawnmower…
Survey shows UK is a nation of gardeners

Survey shows UK is a nation of gardeners

Ahead of National Gardening Week, a recent survey carried out by the Crop Protection Association’s Common Sense Gardening Group confirmed…
Greenfingers thanks LOFA for generous donation

Greenfingers thanks LOFA for generous donation

The Leisure and Outdoor Furniture Association (LOFA) has donated £10,000 to the Greenfingers Charity. The donation from the trade association…
BaltCap sells EKJU to AMATA

BaltCap sells EKJU to AMATA

Garden furniture specialist EKJU has been sold to a new holding company following a record year in 2020. A deal…
Brambles Pet and Wildlife appoints new digital marketing manager

Brambles Pet and Wildlife appoints new digital marketing manager

Laura Tracey has joined her parent’s family business Brambles Pet and Wildlife to head up digital marketing in their fast-growing…
Promotion for Haskins Garden Centre’s catering manager

Promotion for Haskins Garden Centre’s catering manager

Jason Froggatt, who first joined Haskins Garden Centres in 2003, has been promoted to group catering manager. Jason started his…
Woodlodge wins GCA Supplier of the Year Award

Woodlodge wins GCA Supplier of the Year Award

Woodlodge Products has been presented with the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) 2020 Associate of the Year Award. Members were asked…
Seventh generation Durston joins family business

Seventh generation Durston joins family business

Durston Garden Products has taken on a new apprentice – director Dan Durston’s daughter. Katie announced last year that she…
Glee to return in September

Glee to return in September

Hyve Group has announced that Glee will return to the NEC Birmingham from 14 – 16 September 2021. Following its…
Scotsdales launches Scan & Go loyalty app

Scotsdales launches Scan & Go loyalty app

Scotsdales Garden Centres has launched a new Scan & Go app. This app allows customers to scan their products while…
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