What is happening at Wyevale Garden Centres?

Following recent rumours and reports about the preformance and funding of Wyevale, Gardenforum talks to major suppliers and people close to the company and gets a better understanding of what is happening. Read more

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched to help popular UK garden residents

Today, 15 August 2017, the first ever national Hedgehog Housing Census has been launched by Hedgehog Street, a nationwide campaign set up by wildlife charities the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) and People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES), to help combat the ongoing decline in native hedgehog population numbers. Read more

London’s Garden Bridge project is abandoned

The project to build a Garden Bridge over the river Thames has been abandoned, officially, following the Mayor of London withdrawing his support. Read more

Stephen Pickering Rest in Peace

Stephen Pickering passed on away on 9th August after a brave fight against cancer surrounned by his family. A burial service will be held to celebrate his life and all are welcome. Read more

Stephen Pickering

Society of Garden Designers announces new Vice Chair

The Society of Garden Designers (SGD) has appointed Sarah Morgan MSGD as its new Vice Chair working alongside SGD Chair, Philippa O'Brien MSGD. Read more

Sarah Morgan MSGD is the new Vice Chair.

It’s all smiles as Squire’s donates plants to White Lodge Centre

Squire’s Garden Centre in Chertsey has donated over £200 worth of bedding plants, hanging baskets, herbs, seeds and compost to their charity of the year White Lodge Centre, which supports disabled people of all ages in Surrey. Read more

Claire Browne, Jane Cartwright, Kate Palmer (White Lodge) with Matt Tanner (Squire's).

Interview with Glee’s keynote speaker, Nick Bailey

Nick Bailey talks about his experience in the horticultural industry, what continues to inspire him about gardening and many other topics in this interview.
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Nick Bailey 2017 (credit Lesley Cook)

Simon Fraser appointed to HTA Board

Simon Fraser, Managing Director of Ben Reid & Co in Aberdeen, has been appointed to the HTA Board. Read more

Simon Fraser

Barton Grange begins construction of £8m leisure venue

The Barton Grange Group has started the construction of its £8m leisure development to be built alongside its award-winning garden centre at Brock on the A6 near Preston. Read more

Bunnings names its first Homebase conversion in the South West

Two more Homebase stores to be converted as Bunnings pilots, bringing the total to 10. The latest include Weston-super-mare and Harlow. Read more

inside Folkestone

GCA Ruxley Rose finalists announced

The Garden Centre Association (GCA) has announced the names of the finalist garden centres in its Ruxley Rose competition. The 20 centres all received top scores in the spring bedding and hardy nursery stock categories from the GCA's spring inspections and have now been put through for autumn judging. Read more

Aylett Nurseries Ltd

Greenfingers charity receives donation from Haskins Garden Centres

The green-fingered team at Haskins presented Greenfingers charity with a cheque to mark their most recent donation of £12,002.37. Read more

Greenfingers charity receives donation from Haskins Garden Centres.

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