Latest designs for traditional garden items, plus new technology on show from British exhibitors

Company: Gardenex
  • Darlac new cuttings tools
  • STV's all-pest repeller
  • Grow Sow Simpe's children's garden kit
  • G Plants spring flowering gifts

The Gardenex export federation has organised a 23-strong group of exhibitors at spoga+gafa 2019, continuing its 40-year plus association with the world’s largest international garden trade fair.

At this year’s event, to be held in Cologne from 1 to 3 September, buyers from around the world will be able to find a wide range of British garden and leisure items.

Among the more traditional garden items are the latest ideas in growing accessories, cutting tools, garden machinery fittings, watering equipment, decorative fencing, garden storage, lawn edging, garden furniture, wood protectors, garden decor, garden giftware and many more.

Utilising the latest technology, other exhibits include a Bluetooth-controlled barbecue device, an exciting new technical innovation in solar lighting and an innovative multi-speaker ultrasonic all-pest repellent.  The younger gardener has not been neglected with items on display such as garden puzzles and new ranges of children’s gardening gloves.  New pet products will be on show too.

In order to help international buyers source garden, leisure and pet products from the UK, the multi-lingual team from Gardenex will be manning a British gardening and leisure product information stand (Hall 9.1, Stand D34).  Buyers visiting the stand can obtain a copy of the latest edition of the federation's guide to British gardening products and services and find a wealth of information about the British gardening market and register their product sourcing enquiries with the Gardenex team.

The British exhibitors are as follows:

ALM Manufacturing (Hall 6.1, Stand D50) is launching a number of new products at spoga+gafa 2019 that will extend the company’s extensive range of accessories for grass trimmers, lawnmowers, chainsaws and greenhouses.  Many of the new items will be presented in new improved packaging.

BCB International Ltd (Hall 7.1, Stand B22) is exhibiting Fire Dragon, a lightweight, environmentally friendly and waterproof, solid cooking and firelighting fuel.

Catwatch by Concept Research Ltd (Hall 9.1, Stand D32) has been manufacturing quality ultrasonic animal deterrents in the UK for over 25 years. Included in Concept Research’s exhibits will be CATWatch, the only cat deterrent tested and approved by the UK’s Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (the RSPB).

Charles Bentley (Hall 9.1, Stand D33) is a global manufacturer and leading supplier of garden and homeware products.  The company’s wide product range of wooden brush ware, garden furniture, tools and other accessories will be on the stand. 

Darlac Cutting Tools (Hall 9.1, Stand E35) is launching four quality cutting tools endorsed by Sarah Raven, the UK gardening personality.  The drop forged pruners, snips and ergonomically designed smaller snips and pruners are supplied in attractive design-led packaging and feature stylish teal-coloured handles to suit the Sarah Raven brand image.

DeliVita (Hall 7.1, Stand E28/F29) is exhibiting its award-winning oven that is one of the lightest, traditional clay, wood fired ovens on the market. 

Frogsuit Ltd (Hall 9.1, Stand E37) is showing its newly launched range of wood protector products for both indoor and outdoor use. 

G Plants Ltd (Hall 9.1, Stand E33) is exhibiting its recently launched range of spring flowering bulb gifts, as well as all-year-round gifts. 

Gardenex (Hall 9.1, Stand D34) is The Federation of Garden & Leisure Manufacturers Ltd, the UK export trade association that brings together UK suppliers and international buyers.  Gardenex provides a free supplier and product sourcing service for international buyers, and its sister association, PetQuip, offers similar services in the petcare product sector.  Information about Glee, the UK’s leading garden and outdoor living trade show, is also available on the Gardenex stand.  The exhibition will take place at the NEC, Birmingham, England between 10 and 12 September 2019.

Greco Design Ltd (Hall 9.1, Stand D34a) is showing its plastic mat that is designed as an alternative to the feet of outside pots when situated on paving or decking.

Grow Sow Simple (Hall 9.1, Stand D31) is launching a new range of 3D puzzle garden kits for children.

Haws Watering Cans (Hall 9.1, Stand D30) is renowned in the UK and overseas markets for its British-made top quality metal and plastic indoor and outdoor watering cans. (Hall 9.1, Stand E29) is a leading garden decor company, and is exhibiting its handcrafted art solar glass jellyfish wind chime that will add a beautiful touch to any garden or indoor space.

Irrigatia (Hall 6.1, Stand D41a) manufactures a range of weather responsive, solar automatic watering systems.  On display will be the new Tank Series range consisting of three models – the SOL-C60, SOL-C120 and SOL-C180.

Panacea (Hall 9.1, Stand C32) is a brand leading manufacturer of decorative metal garden products, and is exhibiting at spoga+gafa for the first time.  The product ranges include decorative fencing and edging, high quality arches and arbours, and decorative and classic style steel trellis.

Pet Rebellion (Hall 9.1, Stand C30) is exhibiting its Comfy Rug that has been designed to make pets feel at home. 

ProQ Barbecues & Smokers (Hall 7.1, Stand E53) is showing its premium barbecue smokers and accessories, including a new ProQ Smartfire Wifi and Bluetooth BBQ Controller.

Smart Garden Products Limited (Hall 9.1, Stand D16) will be showcasing an exciting new technical innovation in solar lighting as well as over 50 new lighting designs.  The Briers range of gloves and footwear will be re-launched with a refreshed brand image, along with the popular Kids range.  The core gardening category will also be extended with over 100 new essential items. Overall, the company’s new products for 2020 will number more than 500.

Smartedge (Hall 9.1, Stand D36a) is well known for its structural lawn edging system that is manufactured in the UK from high strength polypropylene.  The company is introducing a number of new edging brands to the UK and European markets at spoga+gafa show, as well as a new range of hanging basket drip trays.

STV International Ltd (Hall 6.1, Stand B27) is a specialist home and garden pest control product supplier, and will be launching a Mega-Sonic Multi-Speaker 360° Ultrasonic All-Pest Repeller to complement the existing The Big Cheese Ultra Power range.

Trimetals Ltd (Hall 6.1, Stand A43) provides a range of premium garden storage solutions and bicycle stores that will be available shortly in a new eco-friendly colour coated steel. 

VegTrug Europe GmbH (Hall 9.1, Stand D21) is the designer and manufacturer of the original, iconic raised bed planter.  In addition to the original VegTrug, the company will be exhibiting the VegTrug nursery greenhouse package.

The Amazing Waspinator (Hall 9.1, Stand D36) is well known for its award-winning best selling wasp repellent.  A new and compact 14/21 piece counter display unit, supplied complete with a free display sample unit and hanger, will be on show. 

Whitefurze Ltd (Hall 9.1, Stand E31) has been manufacturing high-quality products for the garden and home for over 40 years.  The company’s extensive garden range includes planters and pots, propagation and composting lines, water butts and watering cans, as well as garden accessories and seasonal lines. 

For further information on the British exhibitors or Gardenex, the trade association that works on behalf of British companies to help them increase sales worldwide,

telephone:  +44 (0) 44 1959 565995   or   fax:  +44 (0) 1959 565885

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