Blue Diamond closes on £100m threshold

248 Blue Diamond staff celebrated at the group’s annual awards and were told by MD Alan Roper that the group is fast becoming a titan of its industry. Read more

Fryer's Garden Centre Team with Manager Bijal Mistry (centre)

Met Office forecast for the Bank holiday

After the chilly, wintry weather this week, it will become warmer for the weekend with most places seeing sunny spells, but with rain for some on Sunday.

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Richard Sandbrook joins Katie Blake Garden Furniture

Richard Sandbrook a well known character for over 20 years in the Garden Furniture sector joins Glencrest Seatex and Katie Blake as Product Development Manager. Read more

Richard Sandbrook

AIPH International Grower of the Year Awards 2018 - open for entries

Known as the Oscars for plants, the 9th International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year (IGOTY) Awards 2018 is open for entries. Read more

Franchi Seeds to launch 'Seed Embassy' pop up store at Borough Market

Franchi Seeds to launch 'Seed Embassy' pop up store at Borough Market with exclusive pre-RHS Hampton Court Flower Show VIP Press Party, 20th June in the Market Hall. Read more

GIMA Knowledge Workshop: Demystifying the Digital World

In June, GIMA - in association with PP8 Marketing - will run a special interactive workshop entitled ‘Demystifying the Digitial World’ for garden suppliers and manufacturers. This exclusive event will focus on how companies can maximise their online presence, through improved website communication and social media strategy. Read more

Gardening is hungry work…Klondyke opens new restaurant at Brookside Garden Centre

The new build restaurant is part of an ongoing redevelopment project of the full garden centre site and offers a fantastic dining experience for 220 covers. Read more

George Hillier takes a senior management role as Hillier rewards loyalty

Hillier has recruited from within and attracts a buyer from Dobbies to fill the vacancies left after last month’s departures to Dobbies. Read more

George Hillier

Forest uses stealth technology to reduce unwanted noise in the garden

Forest has unveiled a noise reducing Decibel Panel that it believes is the most significant development in fence panels in years. Read more

Plant hunter Ben attends California Spring Trials

A member of staff at one of the UK’s leading nurseries in Hereford has recently just got back from attending the California Spring Trials in the USA. Ben Gregory, Product Development Manager at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford, visited 12 nurseries in the country searching for some unusual plants and building relationships with breeders and growers. Read more

Ben Gregory, Product Development Manager at Wyevale Nurseries

New president for AEA

Mark Ormond, Managing Director of SAME Deutz-Fahr UK, takes over the annual presidency of the Agricultural Engineers Association. During his speech at this year’s annual conference, Mark highlighted the importance the AEA will be to its members as we head on our path out of the EU. Read more

AEA President - Mark Ormond

Memorial garden wins top show garden honours

Top honours in the 2017 Harrogate Flower Show Gardens has gone to 6 Regiment, Royal Logistics Corps with a Gold Award for A Homecoming Prayer. Read more

 A homecoming prayer – 6th Regiment Logistic Corps, Dishforth

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