It's been an amazing few months at Greenfingers Charity!

As the summer finally arrives and we are spending more time enjoying our own gardens, we wanted to let you know about new Greenfingers Charity gardens and our plans to create two more in 2017.  Read more

More international buyers and exhibitors expected at PATS Telford

PATS Telford in September is set to have a strong international presence with a growing number of pet buyers and exhibitors from around the world expected to attend the autumn showpiece. Read more

Retail Lab @ Glee: everything you need to know

Created by a panel of industry experts to create something entirely fresh and new at Glee, the Retail lab @ Glee is set to the be the key focal point of the 2017 show, and will be the exhibition’s interactive hub full of inspiration and the latest trend information. Read more

Garden plants of the month for 2018 announced

The product selection of the Garden Plant of the Month for 2018 has been completed in collaboration with the product specialists from Royal FloraHolland. We will be letting you know which plants we will be putting in the spotlight next year, how the list of plants are produced, how we will be promoting them and how you can link in with this campaign on the shop floor.  Read more

News from the National Plant show

News from the NPS: Christmas tree prices could fall; dry weather is likely to affect the tulip harvest; social media drives a houseplant boom. Growers are cautious about next year. Read more

The Nursery Supply Show

Eden Halls Greenhouses Ltd re-names as The Juliana Group Ltd

One of the UK´s longest established greenhouse manufacturers, Eden Halls Greenhouses has been renamed as The Juliana Group Ltd, a new company which includes the Halls, Eden and Juliana greenhouse brands. Read more

Sponsor my wing walk for Greenfingers

Conna Powells from Haskins is raising money for the charity Greenfingers by performing a wing walk. The Greenfingers charity has been associated with garden centres for a long time with most GCA members as supporters. Read more

Whixley business recognised for charitable contributions

Johnsons of Whixley has been recognised for its charitable efforts with the receipt of a Plaque of Appreciation from the Easingwold District Lions, marking more than 25 years of working with the organisation. Read more

The Gardens Group founders receive Outstanding Contribution Award

On Thursday 15 June, Mike and Louise Burks, who founded The Gardens Group together in 1987, were presented with an Outstanding Contribution Award at the Western Gazette Business Awards, held at Westlands in Yeovil. Read more

Clive Wakely, Louise Burks and Mike Burks.

Bernard Tickner awarded MBE in Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday Honours

Bernard Tickner has been awarded an MBE in Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday Honours. The award has been given in recognition for services to wildlife conservation and horticulture, relating to his voluntary conservation work in Suffolk and for his work at Fullers Mill Garden in West Stow. Read more

Bernard Tickner (Photo: Gregg Brown)

Steph McGovern to host HTA Garden Futures Conference 2017

Garden retail – the great escape – is the theme for this year’s HTA Garden Futures Conference and Dinner, which takes place on Wednesday 4 October at Heythrop Park in Oxfordshire. This one day conference and dinner is aimed at all those from across the garden industry from business owners to directors and managers. Read more

Steph McGovern

Steve Pitcher joins Homebase / Bunnings

Steve Pitcher started work with Homebase / Bunnings last week, a year after leaving B&Q. Read more

Steve Pitcher

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