Roger McLaughlan leaves at the end of January

Roger Mclaughlan, CEO of Wyevale will leave the business at the end of January as will Paul Emslie, trading & marketing Director.  Anthony Jones, chief financial officer is to take over and becomes chief operating officer. Justin King, becomes executive chairman. 

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Fiskars Garden Action Light weed puller

Fiskars is preparing for a prosperous 2019 with the announcement of a brand new direct sales channel for its trade partners. In early spring, retailers will be able to take advantage of a newly created route, which will offer retailers better value, a more personalised experience and direct access to Fiskars’ expertise, knowledge and support with merchandising.



Business Services

What better way to ensure sales opportunities are maximised this spring than by booking onto a HTA Workshop. The workshops target specific areas of visual merchandising within a garden centre, including chemicals and fertilisers, and gifting. We are also offering our popular Selling More Plants workshop.



Danny Booth, BallColegrave scholarship winner

Ball Colegrave is offering young commercial bedding plant growers the opportunity for a travel scholarship, which is part of the David Colegrave Foundation Scholarship Season, awards up to £1,500 to fund travel to Europe in order to develop knowledge and experience in bedding plant production and marketing.


The programme for the annual campaign was announced and entries are now open to find up and coming employees at garden centres who show great potential and would benefit from the opportunity to further their skills and experiences as part of the Rising Stars Program.


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