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Nearly a third of consumers would like to see greener products

Nearly a third of consumers would like to see greener products

Millions of people are making the interiors of their homes more environmentally friendly but are struggling to embrace green living…
Planning permission secured within the Green Belt for Willowbrook Garden Centre

Planning permission secured within the Green Belt for Willowbrook Garden Centre

A planning application for the proposed development of Willowbrook Garden Centre has been approved. Bromsgrove District County Council agreed on…
Blue Diamond embraces EV charge points

Blue Diamond embraces EV charge points

Mer, part of Norwegian renewable energy giant Statkraft, has entered into an agreement with Blue Diamond to provide more than…
GIMA reveals judging panel for 2022 awards

GIMA reveals judging panel for 2022 awards

Following the successful return of the annual GIMA Awards in 2021, the association has unveiled this year’s judging panel. With…
Weber undertakes nationwide experiential activity

Weber undertakes nationwide experiential activity

Outdoor cooking product supplier Weber has launched its biggest ever experiential event in partnership with retailers across the nation. The…
British Garden Centres launches new signature plant at Chelsea

British Garden Centres launches new signature plant at Chelsea

British Garden Centres has launched its new signature Hydrangea ‘Red Butterfly’ at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show, named to…
Empathy launches new RHS endorsed bird feed range

Empathy launches new RHS endorsed bird feed range

Natural gardening brand Empathy is set to launch a brand new premium wild bird feed range, endorsed by the RHS.…
UK’s first wellbeing festival for retail workers launches

UK’s first wellbeing festival for retail workers launches

Staff from 100 of the UK’s biggest retailers have taken part in the first wellbeing festival for retail workers run…
Fiskars creates bee-friendly garden to mark world bee day

Fiskars creates bee-friendly garden to mark world bee day

Fiskars, one of the UK’s leading gardening tool suppliers, has teamed up with several green fingered influencers to support the…
Jenny Douthwaite of Primeur elected GIMA president

Jenny Douthwaite of Primeur elected GIMA president

GIMA has announced the election of Jenny Douthwaite of Primeur as GIMA president, supported by Kate Ebbens of Capi Europe…
Frosts in discussion with Notcutts about the prospective sale of its Brampton garden centre

Frosts in discussion with Notcutts about the prospective sale of its Brampton garden centre

Frosts is currently in discussions with Notcutts about the potential sale of its garden centre in Brampton. Frosts believe that…
Sipcam Home & Garden launches product to support the Greenfingers

Sipcam Home & Garden launches product to support the Greenfingers

Sipcam Home & Garden has launched a new special edition product to help raise funds for the children’s hospice garden…
Hillier becomes Government accredited training provider

Hillier becomes Government accredited training provider

Hillier has announced that it has become a Government accredited training provider. The company has had its application to become…
British Garden Centres helping Greenfingers to exhibit at Chelsea

British Garden Centres helping Greenfingers to exhibit at Chelsea

Greenfingers and the British Garden Centres Group have announced that they will be exhibiting at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show…
Dobbies embraces ‘green sanctuary’ at Chelsea

Dobbies embraces ‘green sanctuary’ at Chelsea

Garden retail giant Dobbies is marking the return of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show to May this year with a…
Green Light Trust and Notcutts announce corporate partnership

Green Light Trust and Notcutts announce corporate partnership

East Anglian based charity Green Light Trust (GLT) and family-owned garden retailer Notcutts have announced an ongoing corporate partnership. The…
Review of business rates process could lead to red tape headache, says MSC

Review of business rates process could lead to red tape headache, says MSC

Business rates professionals at rural business operations specialists Malcolm Scott Consultants have raised concerns about the pressure ratepayers are set…
New lines added to Burgon & Ball’s National Trust range

New lines added to Burgon & Ball’s National Trust range

This season sees the launch of two new gardening accessories in the ‘National Trust Made by Burgon & Ball’ licensed…
BRC finds prices are rising as costs soar

BRC finds prices are rising as costs soar

Prices are experiencing the highest rate of inflation in more than a decade, according to the BRC-NielsenIQ Shop Price Index.…
New generation of green-fingered gardeners born out of lockdown, finds eBay Ads

New generation of green-fingered gardeners born out of lockdown, finds eBay Ads

As the UK rapidly approaches the spring bank holidays, new research from eBay Ads UK reveals that Brits’ passion for…
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