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

Westland acquires Gardman Group

Westland Horticulture has acquired Gardman Group and has immediately taken them out of administration. The purchase includes all trading assets, stock, infrastructure and Gardman brands. Read more

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

Autumn preview Event at Provender Nurseries October 31st 2018

To herald the arrival of autumn Provender Nurseries are holding a one day event which is guaranteed to be informal, informative and packed full of food and good company. Read more

Gardman outcome will be confirmed next week

Gardman tells staff that it remains optimistic that a sale can be achieved next week to avoid administration. Read more

The Choice Marketing awards go to …

At the Choice Marketing  Annual Conference and Dinner, Westland was named supplier of the year, Farplants was grower of the year and Widdop was awarded gift supplier of the year. Read more

Michelle de Lavis-Trafford, Sue Grant, Andrew Illingworth, Mike Cook from Choice

Jacksons Fencing teams up with Titchmarsh to garden for a worthy cause

Jacksons Fencing helps create dream garden for hit ITV show Love Your Home and Garden. The redesign opens up the garden for an elderly couple, one of whom lives with dementia. Read more

Jacksons Tongue and Groove panels

Plastics and Green issues on agenda for Cultivating Retail

According to the latest HTA trend report (Peak Plastic? Changing consumer perspectives of plastic and recycling) 95% of consumers agree that it’s important for businesses to design products that have less plastic in.  Read more

Trewin Restorick, founder of Global Action Plan and the founding CEO of Hubbub

Glee 2019 - Record breaking rebookings

Happy exhibitors mean a bright future for the exhibition, and what better measure of this than the onsite rebooking process. Over 60% of the 2019 floorplan already booked. Not only does this stand Glee in good stead but it also demonstrates the strength that the industry is in as we enter the 2019 season. Read more

AQUA 2019 shaping up to be a fantastic show

With a year to go before AQUA 2019, the UK’s aquatics and water gardening trade exhibition is shaping up to be one of the best shows ever staged in its history. Read more

New sales structure for AMES UK

Richard Pyrah, AMES UK Group Sales Director has announced the creation of a new sales structure designed to support the planned growth strategy for the business. In recent months, the acquisitions, firstly of La Hacienda, Kelkay and more recently Anchor Fast, have resulted in an overlapping network of sales representatives. Read more

Christmas department opens at Haskins Garden Centres

The garden centre group, Haskins, is celebrating after a successful launch of its Christmas department across all four of its centres. Read more

Christmas department opens at Haskins Garden Centres

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