Blue Diamond wins People Choice Award at Chelsea

The Octavia Hill Garden by Blue Diamond with the National Trust wins coveted People’s Choice Award – its third award of the week – at RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Read more - members only

Andy Jasper, Ann-Marie Powell with Alan Roper

Blue Diamond - UK’s largest garden centre group by sales

Latest accounts from Blue Diamond show profit before tax up +16% and confirms it has become the UK’s largest garden centre business by sales. Read more - members only

Sustainability award for Southern Trident

Southern Trident celebrates success at North Lincolnshire Business Awards 2024 as the winner of 'The HETA Green Sustainability Award'. Read more - open to all

Light touch avoids delays at borders…for now

A light touch by Government has avoided the worst border delays since 30th April, but what will happen when full checks are implemented? Read more - members only

The Greenfingers Wing Walk is back – will you join the hall of fame?

To date, 15 brave souls have strapped themselves atop a biplane to swoop across the Cotswold countryside in aid of the Greenfingers Charity. Now,  the charity is issuing a rallying call to the industry not to miss out on the chance to wing walk into the Greenfingers Hall of Fame! Read more - open to all

The Greenfingers Charity Dragon Boat Race – great for teams and individuals

On Sunday 23rd June, the great and good from the garden retail sector will descend upon Grendon Lakes in Northamptonshire to find out who has the skills to be crowned the 2024 Greenfingers Dragon Boat Race winners. Read more - open to all

Grower of the Year Awards 2024 now open for entries

Entries are invited for the 2024 Grower of the Year Awards to recognise and celebrate best practices in sustainable production in UK horticulture.

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Shaw Pye appointed Director of Fullbrook Operations

Fullbrook Nursery is excited to announce the appointment of Shaw Pye as the new Director of Fullbrook Operations, effective immediately. Read more - open to all

April sales fall for a third year

Despite April sales falling for a third year,  Garden centres were ahead of 2023 at the end of April with catering and garden sundries prospering. Read more - members only

Clothing (+14%) and Catering (+13%) were the bright spots.

Wyevale Nurseries puts up seven entries for the New Plant Awards

Wyevale Nurseries has entered seven varieties for the New Plant Awards at the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) National Plant Show at NAEC Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire on June 19 and 20 (2024).

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Philadelphus Petite Perfume Pink

Blue Diamond Garden Centres wins RHS Childrens Choice Award

Blue Diamond Garden Centres with the National Trust has won the RHS Childrens Choice award at RHS Chelsea with a garden designed by Ann-Marie Powell.  Read more - open to all

The Blue Diamond Garden

Industry supporters gather for Party for Perennial

Last week, the horticulture community came together for a night of camaraderie and generosity at Party for Perennial, hosted at Core Bar in London and proudly sponsored by Core Landscape Products. The event saw industry supporters unite in support of Perennial.

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Manni Keates Managing Director of Core Landscape Products

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