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

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

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

The new reality for garden centres

Previously we’ve informed you about the way consumer’s behaviour is changing: the smartphone is not only a phone but also a good shopping companion for your customers. 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

Selling more plants starts with Google

Do you want to sell more plants? Do you wonder how you can reach your target audience in a more efficient and affordable way? Or are you interested in learning how Google can help you to attract new customers to your garden centre? Visit Garden Connect at the HTA Plant Show to learn everything about Google and how it can help you to sell more plants online! Read more

Garden Connect boosting Greenfingers' online presence via Google Grants

Greenfingers is looking forward to another exciting year. Being found online is one of the key goals of the charity in 2017. Garden Connect will support Greenfingers to achieve this via an extensive Google AdWords campaigns under the Google Grants program. Read more

Do online ads generate footfall into garden centres?

The link between a good position in Google’s index and sales in your bricks & mortar store might not be obvious, surveys have shown clearly: YES, there’s an obvious link between the two! Read more