GIMA - Knowledge Exchange Workshops 2018

GIMA’s Knowledge Exchange Workshops commence this year with Sales Territory Planning followed by New Product Development Workshop.
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Garden Connect webinars: Google Analytics and Conversion Optimisation

Garden Connect is hosting two webinars this month: one webinar regarding Google Analytics and another concerning the optimisation of conversion rates in webshops. Garden Connect strives to provide garden centres with the means to get the most out of their website and/or webshop for which several webinars are hosted throughout the year. Read more

Webinars Google Analytics and Conversion Optimisation

Former horticulture student returns to lend his expertise to College Gardening Centre

A successful horticulturalist from the North East has returned to where it all began as he joins East Durham College’s Houghall Campus Plant Centre as its newest member of staff. Read more

Ross Weightman

Sow the seeds for a fresh career this New Year

Pave the way for a new direction in 2018 with online gardening courses that fit lessons from experts around busy lifestyles. Read more

Perennial funds new horticultural traineeship at West Dean Gardens

Perennial, the UK’s only charity dedicated to helping all horticulturists in times of need, is delighted to confirm a new partnership with West Dean Gardens, part of The Edward James Foundation, a charitable education trust located on the 6,400 acre West Dean Estate in West Sussex Read more

Do you know how customers are making purchase decisions?

Do you know how customers are making purchase decisions? A look at the customer journey of garden consumers. Read more

Wyevale Nurseries re-opens Management Trainee Programme

Wyevale Nurseries has re-opened its Management Trainee Programme and is calling for people to apply for a position. Read more

Andy Johnson

More chat from the aisles of the Garden Press Event

A new website for Westland, Showa’s bio-degradable gardening gloves, Eden Project seeds, a 10,000 strong Facebook community of Garden Goddesses and Hozelock’s electric weed killer were some of the innovations on show at the Garden Press event. Read more

Hozelock Thermal Weeder

Garden Connect invites you to join the free GDPR webinars

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018. These new requirements are a radical change of the existing obligations on companies regarding privacy and the processing of customer data. Garden Connect is helping customers to comply with these new guidelines and is organising 3 free webinars. Read more

BALI-NCF works with leading power tools manufacturer to reduce accidents

BALI-NCF, the grounds maintenance industry’s National Contractors Forum, part of the British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI), and STIHL GB, joined forces recently to deliver best in class hedge trimmer training to 30 contractor companies at four land-based colleges across the UK. Read more

BALI-NCF Train the Trainer Oatridge College

Bionema launch new specialist biopesticide training courses to increase product efficacy

Bionema have developed new, specialist biopesticide training courses to help participants understand and maximise the potential of these highly effective biologically based products which protect and enhance crops, plants and amenity areas. Read more

Deadline looms for David Colegrave Scholarship applications

There is just a week left for you to apply for a scholarship or bursary award from the David Colegrave Foundation. Read more

Learningwithexperts to offer RHS gardening qualifications online

The RHS has approved award-winning online learning provider Learningwithexperts.com 
(formerly MyGardenSchool) as an accredited provider of RHS gardening qualifications. Read more

Crown Group announces apprentice investment

Construction and landscaping specialist Crown Group has announced plans to increase its investment in apprenticeships as part of its strategic expansion of the business. Read more

(L-r) Apprentice Dominik Colbron with Gareth Emberton and former apprentice Richard Moss.

Download e-learning courses now from Learning Plus

Learning Plus is a leading e-learning supplier, with a range of over 250 courses. These include a full range of Health and Safety and compliance courses endorsed by RoSPA and AIM awards that can be taken from any internet enabled device. Read more

Tom Hall-Martell

New legislation affecting sale of garden chemicals

From 26th November most garden retailers will be required by law to have a trained and certificated member of staff available when they sell garden chemicals.  The HTA and Crop Protection Association have a solution. Read more

Developing Business Leaders and Specialist Management and Supervisory Training

Cedar Associates offer a suite of effective Management Development Programmes. Read more

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