GCA Conference 2020 - Book now!

Our conference is attended by a majority of our garden centre members; therefore, it is the ideal opportunity to meet new and existing customers and speak to the decision makers. Read more

New sales merchandiser for Landmann

Landmann are delighted to announce the appointment of Matthew Lee. Read more

Landmann announce the appointment of Matthew Lee.

Hillier gets green light for major extension project

Visitors to Hillier Garden Centre Newbury can look forward to a transformed experience as West Berkshire Council  gives green light for major extension project. Read more

Newbury extension artist's impression

Changes to Scottish business rates would be damaging says HTA

Later this month the Scottish Parliament is to vote on scrapping the Uniform Business Rate in Scotland, allowing local authorities to set their own rates. Read more

James Barnes

Brimsmore Gardens helps The Hub ‘green up’ for RHS It’s Your Neighbourhood scheme

The Hub, a Yeovil-based service for vulnerable adults across Dorset and Somerset, has received high praise in the RHS’s It’s Your Neighbourhood initiative, a non-competitive scheme for community groups wanting to ‘green up’ their local area. Read more

The Hub trainees visiting the team at Brimsmore Gardens in Yeovil.

Further expansion planned for Thetford Garden Centre

A further £3m investment is planned for Thetford Garden Centre to include containerised catering in the style of the Wahaca Mexican street food restaurants. Read more

Front row: Shane and Lucy Hinkley with Jean Nixon

‘Orse racin’ returns to GCA conference in aid of Greenfingers

Garden centre and horticultural industry staff can now sign up for a fundraising event being held at the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) annual conference. Read more

2019 Greenfingers Challenge Cup

Are you ready to go ‘Monte Carlo or Bust’ for Greenfingers?

If you have a team of willing participants and a weekend spare, then the Bust Rallies’ Monte Carlo or Bust banger rally could be the perfect adventure. What’s even better, the Greenfingers charity has been granted 10 places for this fabulous event. Read more

Monte Carlo (Monaco)

A new vision for Westonbirt, The National Arboretum

Forestry England and the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum have today launched their new 10-year vision for Westonbirt, The National Arboretum. The vision outlines the future direction of the arboretum over the next 10-year. Read more

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, Photographer Johnny Hathaway.

Squire’s employees rewarded for making a difference… and for saving Christmas!

Squire’s Garden Centres has rewarded some of their employees for making a difference to the business. Read more

Squire’s 2019 “Made A Difference” winners.

Decco owner in £46m deal with TP

Newbury Investments (UK), owner of garden trade distributor Decco, has bought Primaflow F&P from Travis Perkins for £46m. Read more

Boningale Ltd develops innovative plastic pot recycling process

Boningale Ltd has developed an innovative plastic plant pot recycling process for use by clients, preventing pots from being sent for landfill. Read more

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