• Garden Centre Retail ? October 2015 issue

    Garden Centre Retail ? October 2015 issue

    News centre: Mary Berry at Wisley, seeds in space, and a round-up of the industry?s latest news

    Association news: The HTA appoints its new president; GCA releases barometer of trade results

    Going undercover: Liz Dobbs offers innovative ways to rejuvenate your house plant offer

    Coming into style: Kevin Waters adapts his Glee tour of visual merchandising to suit the calendar year

    The future of garden centre design: Mike Still says ?experience? and ?lifestyle? will gain importance in retail structure, look and layout

    Centre fit for a gardening legend: Des O?Neill outlines the work that went into the recent refurbishment of Percy Thrower?s Garden Centre in Shropshire

    From the ground upwards: Malcolm Scott on the transformation of Garson Farm Garden Centre in Surrey based on its location and history

    Let?s hear it from: John Schofield and Lisa McCormack, co-owners of Battersea Flower Station, on engaging with the community and building a loyal customer base

    Baked in Berwick: Lynda Murray on the logistics of selling home-made produce at England?s most northerly farm shop ? Berwick Garden Centre

    Plant focus: Buyer Tim Jacobs predicts what will get tills ringing in the coming year

    Glee pictorial: We take a look at the highlights from Glee 2015

    South West Growers Show: Our overview of the foremost commercial horticultural event in the West Country

    Product news: Halloween, Helleborus and the latest offerings

    How to sell? seeds & bulbs: Geoff Hodge on how you can make the most from this hugely profitable and vital market

    Seeds & bulbs: From new ranges to bags and stands

    Artificial grass: The latest offerings for open spaces

    Outdoor cooking: Sizzling offers for when the sun shines

    Trading with: Garden Centre Retail talks to Chris Marsden-Jones, business development manager at Swan Retail

    Staff room: Shining a light on three industry personalities

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