Syngenta acquires of Varinova’s cyclamen business

The acquisition of Varinova’s cyclamen business is a strategic move for Syngenta Flowers that aims for a stronger position in the cyclamen market. Read more

SGD Spring Conference live streaming reaches International audiences

The SGD Conference live-streaming service, which was offered for the first time at the Society's Spring Conference has been hailed a great success after attracting delegates from all over the world including New Zealand, USA, Slovakia, Finland, Austria, The Netherlands, Estonia and Ireland.  Read more

A multitude of new pet foods, treats and petcare items to be exhibited in British pavilion at Zoomark

Italy continues to be a popular market for British suppliers of a wide range of pet products. 23 companies will exhibiting in the British group organised by the PetQuip export association for the seventh time at Zoomark. Read more

Cath Kidston

Overseas buyers seek new garden and pet products at event on 27 March

Buyers from Germany, Sweden, The Netherlands, Lithuania and Dubai seek new garden and pet products at event on 27 March. Read more

First construction phase of garden centre Hobbyland completed

Recently the doors of the new spacious entrance were opened for the customers of Hobbyland in Denmark. The wide span construction that has been realised was part of the first phase of the total renovation of this well-known garden centre in Roskilde. Read more

Hobbyland in Denmark

Belgian company Gediflora wins international AIPH award

Gediflora, a Belgian nursery that focuses for 100% on breeding and propagating chrysanthemums, wins the prestigious AIPH title 2019 ‘International Grower of the Year’. Read more

The Gediflora team celebrates being crowned ‘Grower of the Year’ 2019 with their Golden Rose.

British firms open up new export markets following international trade fairs

As the Gardenex export federation embarks on a new year of organising export events, member companies have emphasised the major impact the Federation has had on their export sales.  Read more

2019 China International Floriculture & Horticulture Trade Fair (Flower Expo China 2019)

2019 China International Floriculture & Horticulture Trade Fair (Flower Expo China 2019), happening next March 17th-19th, at Guangzhou International Sourcing Center Complex!  Read more

SAVISA, a leading producer and exporter of premium Gypsophila

Thermoflor awaits outcome of sale negotiations

Thermoflor has ceased trading following the bankruptcy of its parent The Grimbergen Group declared at Maastrict last week. Another of the group’s companies is Bright building. Read more

Rosebourne under construction

Brexit: forewarned is forearmed says Gardenex

Gardenex advises companies to visit them at either spoga + gafa or Glee to get advice on preparing for whatever the eventual outcome of the Brexit negotiations will be. Read more

Amanda Sizer Barrett

Hortipak is co-founder of a new international horticulture media group

Hortipak has joined leading horticultural marketing groups across Europe and the USA to form the Media Concept Group. Read more

James Buffoni

Silver for Bransford Webb in international grower awards

The AIPH Awards at the Colosseum Theatre in Essen, Germany celebrated the world’s best in ornamental horticultural production. Bransford Webb was the sole UK winner taking Silver in its category. Read more

Bransford Webb

Download a new toolkit for exporters

Gardenex gives three reasons why garden suppliers should export and the HTA has created an overseas market tool kit, download it now. Read more

Practical gardening accessories and pet foods are among items being sought by Canadian and Spanish buyers at next ‘Meet the Buyers’ event

The next event in the highly successful ‘Meet the International Buyers’ programme organised by the Gardenex and PetQuip associations will take place at the Federation’s head office in Brasted, Kent on Wednesday 12 June 2019. Read more

Overseas buyers at March 2019 MTB event.

Garden centre staff selected to attend IGCA Congress

The Garden Centre Association (GCA) Trust recently selected Emma Lamb from Barton Grange Garden Centre and Sam Clark from Cowell's Garden Centre to attend this year's International Garden Centre Association (IGCA) Congress. Read more

Emma Lamb and Will Clark - Barton Grange Garden Centre

British garden product suppliers return to National Hardware Show following successes in 2018

The UK export federation Gardenex is organising the British group/pavilion at the 2019 National Hardware Show (NHS) in Las Vegas. It is the 23rd occasion that the federation has organised a group of British exhibitors at the major North American trade show. Read more

Spear & Jackson's new agricultural tools

Pet product suppliers hear export successes and gain business guidance

Pet product suppliers hear export success case studies and receive valuable business guidance at international trade conference. Read more

(L-r) Ivo Darnley, Rathbone Investment Management; Tim Hiscock, Strong and Herd & government lobbyis

Smiemans builds another garden centre for Hortes in Tallinn, Estonia

In the same period that Smiemans Projecten realizes the expansion for garden centre Hansaplant, they are also building a new garden center for Hortes. Both projects are being built in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. Read more

New garden center for Hortes

Innovative pet products are highlighted in British Pavilion at Global Pet Expo

Seven major suppliers of British pet care products will be exhibiting their latest innovations in the British pavilion at Global Pet Expo in Orlando, Florida (20 to 22 March 2019). Read more

Supreme Pet Foods

Conference to provide practical advice and inspiration to new and seasoned exporters

Some of the leading exporters in the home enhancement, garden and leisure and pet product sectors are lining up to share their experiences with delegates at The Future for International Trade conference, being organised by leading trade associations, Gardenex, PetQuip and BHETA. Read more

Meet the International Buyers event - 8 November 2018

Latest international buyers’ event offers major opportunity for UK suppliers to reach European pet and garden outlets , is due to take place on 8 November 2018 at the associations’ head office in Brasted, Kent. Read more

Desch Plantpak has acquired SKY-LIGHT's horticulture activities

Desch Plantpak has agreed to acquire the assets of Danish SKY-LIGHT that are used for the production of horticultural trays and reminds people about the enormous added value of recycled plastic. Read more

Take advantage of a £1,500 government grant to exhibit at expanding Myplant & Garden exhibition in Milan

British suppliers of garden products who act fast can take advantage of a cost-effective exhibiting package at Italy’s major trade fair for the horticulture and gardening sector. Read more

VegTrug expansion

VegTrug Limited are excited to continue expanding and developing business globally. Read more

Gardenex secures government funding for major overseas garden trade exhibitions

Gardenex has secured grant funding to help UK manufacturers, especially SME’s, exhibit at major overseas garden trade shows. For the first time these will include Myplant & Garden in Milan. Read more

Myplant Garden, Milan

Double joy for Arboretum

Arboretum, Ireland’s leading garden centre, has two reasons to celebrate.  It has been named National Store of the Year and has signed up to buy the National Garden Exhibition Centre. Read more

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