Wyevale sells 11 more centres 

Wyevale Garden Centres is selling 11 more garden centres in four separate transactions to British Garden Centres, The Plant Area Limited (t/a Clandon Park Garden Centre), Coolings Garden Centres and Maidenhead Aquatics. Read more

Spate of thefts hits garden centres

Garden centres in West Yorkshire, the Midlands and Northumberland have been hit by a series of break ins, where goods are being stolen to order. Read more

Photo: Northumbria Police

The next May bank holiday will be on a Friday

The first May bank holiday in 2020 will be put back 4 days to Friday 8th May to celebrate VE Day in Europe. Read more

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

Dobbies ‘On-Boards’ 11 Wyevale garden centres

Dobbies has taken control of the first 11 of the 31 Wyevale garden centres it agreed to buy in April.  The rest will follow in weeks as Dobbies looks to buy further sites. Read more

Dobbies has taken control of Andover garden centre

RHS turns to citizen science to prepare for Xylella

The spittlelbug, native to the UK, is the chief carrier of Xylella in Southern Europe.  The RHS is asking gardeners and nature lovers to report spittle sightings to understand how Xylella might enter and spread here. Read more

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Capital takes control of Sherfield on Lodden

Capital Gardens took control of Sherfield On Loddon garden centre from Wyevale last Friday, promising the most exciting range of indoor and outdoor plants in the area. Read more

Stephen Reynolds and Colin Campbell-Preston

Warren Haskins looks ahead as he celebrates 50 years in garden centres

Warren Haskins celebrates 50 years in garden centres and explains how he has secured the future for Haskins garden centres. Read more

Steve, Warren, Sally, Becki and Jamie - 25 years ago,

Mill Race Garden Centre and website is for sale

Swallow Aquatics has announced it is to sell Mill Race Garden Centre and website as a going concern with Swallow remaining as a tenant. Read more

Highfield plans further expansion

Following its 2014 developments, which proved an unmitigated success, Highfield Garden World is finalising plans for a further extension. Read more

Meet the right people with Glee’s new App

Stand bookings for Glee are up 15%.  During an up-coming workshop for exhibitors, organisers ITE are to unveil a new app for making appointments at the show. Read more

Contemporary sculptures mark opening of new Wisley garden centre

A 5m high Giants Chair dominates a sculpture display at RHS Wisley Gardens that coincides with next week’s opening of its new garden centre, restaurant and Welcome building. Read more

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