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Dobbies’ restaurants to reopen in the UK

Dobbies’ restaurants to reopen in the UK

Following updated guidance from Government that restaurants may reopen in July, the UK’s leading garden centre retailer, Dobbies Garden Centres,…
Glee falls victim to coronavirus

Glee falls victim to coronavirus

The industry’s biggest and best trade exhibition, Glee, has become the latest business to business event to get cancelled due…
Furniture and barbecue sales soar after garden centres re-open

Furniture and barbecue sales soar after garden centres re-open

Furniture and barbecues were the biggest sellers when garden centres re-opened in May according to the GCA Barometer of Trade…
Malcolm Scott welcomes planning permission extension period

Malcolm Scott welcomes planning permission extension period

The Government has announced that planning permissions that lapsed, or are due to lapse, during the Coronavirus lockdown period between…
Glebe Garden Centre plans restaurant extension and new jungle gym

Glebe Garden Centre plans restaurant extension and new jungle gym

Glebe Garden Centre, in Countesthorpe, has drawn up proposals which would see new play facilities built as well as an expanded…
Perrywood Garden Centre opens with ‘drive-thru’ to beat coronavirus

Perrywood Garden Centre opens with ‘drive-thru’ to beat coronavirus

Perrywood Garden Centre has gone ‘drive-thru’ to get back in business and help deal with the challenges of the coronavirus…
Garden centres offered supply lifeline in face of fragile overseas sources

Garden centres offered supply lifeline in face of fragile overseas sources

A new manufacturing facility has opened in the UK promising the garden centre and wider retail industry high volumes of…
Southend’s newest garden centre feeling positive for the future

Southend’s newest garden centre feeling positive for the future

Scott’s of Southend is working with retail and operations specialists at Malcolm Scott Consultants to develop the centre’s offering following…
Instadecor announces new partnership with LECHUZA

Instadecor announces new partnership with LECHUZA

Instadecor is pleased to announce a new long-term partnership with the global manufacturer of self-watering planters LECHUZA. Artur Iliev is…
Screen with Envy launches COVID-19 screens

Screen with Envy launches COVID-19 screens

In response to the ongoing COVID–19 crisis, garden screen and accessories brand Screen With Envy will be launching its first…
Tong Garden Centre’s expansion on track for September completion

Tong Garden Centre’s expansion on track for September completion

Building work has continued throughout the Coronavirus pandemic closure to make further improvements to Tong Garden Centre. The workforce of…
Fire at Cook’s Garden Centre nursery ‘accidental’

Fire at Cook’s Garden Centre nursery ‘accidental’

A fire at a Stourport garden nursery was started accidentally. Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service say the fire,…
Tuffgrass and Quick Lawn top Johnsons Lawn Seed’s best-sellers as strong demand drives growth

Tuffgrass and Quick Lawn top Johnsons Lawn Seed’s best-sellers as strong demand drives growth

Johnsons Lawn Seed, the UK’s oldest lawn seed brand, is today reporting healthy sales of two of its most iconic…
Marlows Garden Centre forced to close due to poor trading conditions

Marlows Garden Centre forced to close due to poor trading conditions

Marlows Home and Garden Centre in Bury St Edmunds has been forced to close because of “poor trading conditions” caused…
PATS Telford 2020 – bringing the pet industry back together

PATS Telford 2020 – bringing the pet industry back together

PATS is on track to deliver the most important show in its 11-year history at the Telford International Centre on…
Stanton Nurseries thanks customers for sticking to social distancing rules

Stanton Nurseries thanks customers for sticking to social distancing rules

Stanton Nurseries has thanked customers for the respectful way they had reacted to new safety measures it has introduced due…
Dobbies Garden Centres are in the pink

Dobbies Garden Centres are in the pink

The UK’s leading garden centre retailer, Dobbies Garden Centres, announces a positive start to the first weekend open in Scotland,…
Dobbies to reopen 12 Scottish stores

Dobbies to reopen 12 Scottish stores

Following updated guidance from the Scottish Government that garden centres may open, Dobbies Garden Centres will reopen 12 stores across…
Four Oaks trade show 2020 cancelled

Four Oaks trade show 2020 cancelled

It is with great regret that Four Oaks has taken the decision to cancel the 2020 Trade show on September…
Tong Garden Centre steps in to help create lockdown TV garden

Tong Garden Centre steps in to help create lockdown TV garden

The team at a Tong Garden Centre responded quickly to a request from a TV production company to provide plants…
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