The Solar Centre expands into new premises

The Solar Centre has moved into a new warehouse, 5 times the size of its previous site to accommodate its rapid growth of 40% per annum. Read more

Paul to talk about economy and political landscape at GCA conference

Writer and broadcaster Paul Mason will be talking about the economy and the political landscape during his guest speech at the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) 2020 annual conference in January (January 26 until 29). Read more

Writer and broadcaster Paul Mason.

Notcutts announces Non-Executive Director and Chair for 2020

Notcutts Group Ltd has today announced the appointment of Bridget McIntyre as Non- Executive Director and Chair Designate with effect from 1st January 2020. Bridget will replace outgoing Chairman, Nicky Dulieu, with effect from 1st March 2020. Read more

Bridget McIntyre joins Notcutts Group as Non-Executive Director & Chair Designate.

Ground Control awarded BALI’s highest accolade for The Children’s Garden at Kew

BALI Registered Contractor Ground Control has been awarded the British Association of Landscape Industries’ (BALI) prestigious Grand Award at the 43rd BALI National Landscape Awards 2019. Read more

Ground Control collecting Grand Award

Dobbies to lead the future of Garden Centre retailing

2018-19 accounts just filed for Dobbies reveal a strategic plan to lead the future of garden centre retailing, a loss before tax of £14m and that it paid £70m for six garden centres. Read more

Soft Play raises money for Children’s Charity

Squire’s Garden Centres in Shepperton has donated £2,889 to the Charley Paige Trust. Squire’s gave 20% of the profits from their Buzzy Bumbles soft play hive to the charity. Read more

Buzzy Bumbles soft play at Squire’s Shepperton

BHETA provides Challenge 25 collateral for bladed goods

BHETA is to provide officially sanctioned Challenge 25 artwork for suppliers, retailers and delivery companies involved in the supply of age-restricted bladed items such as kitchen knives and DIY and garden tools Read more

Fallen Fruits celebrates Liz Warren's 15 years

Fallen Fruits celebrates Liz Warren working for the company for 15 years. Michael Hall says she is a key member of the team with an in-depth knowledge of the company. Read more

Liz Warren

Kick start 2020 with the Contact Conference

With 2020 designated the International Year of Plant Health, biosecurity will be taking centre stage at Contact Conference, sponsored by ICL, which takes place on Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 January 2020 at Horticulture House, Chilton.  Read more

Whartons invests in marketing with new management position

Whartons Roses welcomes Jo Davey to the new role of marketing manager. Jo joins Norfolk based rose grower Whartons with over 25 years of horticultural experience in marketing and sales. Read more

Jo Davey, Whartons Nursery

Winner of the Katie Blake Luxury Holiday Prize draw

The winner of the Katie Blake Luxury Holiday Prize draw ran at Solex where by visiting the stand you would automatically be entered into the holiday competition was Phil Stevenson of Carlton Park Garden Centre. Read more

Wyevale Nurseries expands its sales support team

One of the UK’s leading nurseries based in Hereford has expanded its sales support team and taken on two new administrators this month (December, 2019). Read more

Helen Hoskins Sales Support Administrator at Wyevale Nurseries.

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