Why is a feasibility study important

If you are thinking of diversifying your business the best thing you can do to ensure your best chance of success is to have a solid plan in place. This is where a feasibility study comes in. Read more

Branding is more than just a Logo

There are so many things you have to consider, plan and do when you are diversifying your business, you have so many things to think about that one thing that is often forgotten about is the branding of your new venture. Branding is a very important part for your new business. Read more

The growing trend for purchasing garden plants online

The Present Tree looks at the growing trend for purchasing garden plants online, identifies the reasons for this, and the effect this has on the gardening industry. Read more

Do you like your own coffee?

Do you like your own coffee? Do you go to the same bathroom as your customers? And where do you park your car? Three questions that might seem strange, but to get online attention, there is nothing quite as powerful as a weird pick-up line. Read more

5 smart & inspiring tips

We're living in an ever-connected world: the number of smartphones and tablets sold to senior citizens is still increasing and the youngsters have been addicted to their smartphones for years. How can you inform & inspire customers on the go? And how can your staff use smartphones to be more productive? 5 smart & inspiring tips. Read more

How Bonnington Plastics beat substitute sellers on Amazon

Bonnington Plastics offers to share with other manufacturers the tactics it used to beat the substitute sellers who were costing the company £50,000 a year. Read more

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How could you diversify?

Whether you own a farm and have some empty barns you are looking to convert or a country estate or existing farm shop or food outlet looking to expand, there are many different options and ways you can diversify and create extra revenue. Read more

The GDPR is live: 4 things you should know

Are you ready for the new GDPR legislation? Probably not… because at Garden Connect, we haven’t spoken to anyone who is 100% ready and compliant. However, we did speak to a lot of people who are already fed up with this new legislation, even before it came into force! Read more

5 tips on how a local webshop can easily be found

A lot of garden centres are using their webshop as a showroom for their physical store. The customer journey starts online but ends offline in a brick and mortar store. But how do you make sure that you are easily found via Google? Read more

Brand new look for Premier

Premier is excited to launch their brand-new collections at GLEE this year, which includes eight fresh ranges, over 500 brand-new products – plus over 140 offers to tempt consumers the entire year-round. Read more

Dorset Wildlife Trust Forest School helps Plankbridge get ready for RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Plankbridge Master Hutmakers is returning to RHS Chelsea Flower Show, the UK’s most prestigious flower show, for the fourth year running and has enlisted the help of a Dorset Wildlife Trust Forest School to build two bug hotels for its wildlife friendly tradestand exhibit. Read more

Marketing Trends for 2016

With 2016 well and truly here, we thought we’d take a look at the marketing trends to watch out for this year so that you and your business are always one step ahead of the game. Read more