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

Decco Buyer Connect

Just a quick reminder that the closing date for our next Buyer Connect event with Decco is this coming Friday, 21st June.  Original invitation and details below.  Open to both GIMA members and non members. Read more

Glee 2019 set to showcase the future of garden retailing

As garden retailing continues to thrive, with double digit year-on-year growth, the future for our industry continues to look bright. One place where this optimism will shine through will be the forthcoming Glee exhibition. Read more

Jackie Eades has joined Fallen Fruits

Former Briers CEO, Jackie Eades has joined Fallen Fruits as commercial director at the end of May. Read more

Jackie Eades

APL Avenue at BBC Gardeners’ World Live is shaping up to be the best one yet!

This year’s BBC Gardeners’ World Live show has now opened, with the five gardens on APL Avenue showcasing some of the amazing talent from within the association, and the BBC Gardeners’ World Live Young Landscapers Award highlighting some of the upcoming talent within the industry. Read more

BBC Gardeners' World Live Young Landscaper Award competitors with Professor David Stevens.

GIMA Charity Day enjoys a thriving 10th anniversary event

A successful day and night of fundraising was had by all who recently attended the 10th annual GIMA Charity Day, held at Telford Hotel and Golf Resort on 6th June. Read more

Team Pink win the Crystal Maze

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

Agapanthus ‘AMB001’ ‘Fireworks’ takes Best in Show at New Plant Awards

Agapanthus ‘AMB001’ ‘Fireworks’ from Fairweather’s Nursery has been crowned this year as Best in Show at the New Plant Awards on the opening morning of the HTA National Plant Show. Read more

Agapanthus ‘AMB001’ ‘Fireworks’ from Fairweather’s Nursery

Greenfingers opens new hospice garden at Claire House

The beautiful Greenfingers Charity ‘Garden of Colour’ has recently opened at Claire House Children’s Hospice (Bebington, Wirral - June 12th), providing a stunning sensory place of enjoyment and rest for those life-limited children and their families that call Claire House ‘home’. Read more

Celebrating 10 years of new plants at the HTA National Plant Show

New plants will once again be taking centre stage at the 10th HTA National Plant Show, sponsored by Hortipak, which takes place this week on 18 and 19 June at Stoneleigh Park. 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

SM Agencies join with Greenkey

Greenkey Garden & Home welcome Matthew Hanson of SM Agencies for their sales agent to cover the far North of England. Read more

Matthew Hanson

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