Bransford Webbs is now a zero to landfill business

The Bransford Webbs Plant Company are very proud of their environmental credentials and have achieved the BS8555 accreditation for environmental management for ten consecutive year. Read more

White Stores announces new showroom opening in Shropshire

Due to great demand from customers in the North, White Stores has announced that they will be opening a new garden furniture showroom in Mere Park, Shropshire. Read more

Mere Park

Vitax marches on with charity partnership

Vitax Limited, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of garden and horticulture products, has announced it will be marching forward with its support for a national charity for a second consecutive year. Read more

Paul Gooding – Vitax’s chairman with Robin Bacon - Chief of Staff at ABF The Soldiers’ Charity

Grown in Britain Hero 2018

The 2018 Grown in Britain Hero is John Cosford from BAM Construct. John has supported Grown in Britain's work from its inception in 2013. He continues to be a champion for the cause through his role as Regional Buyer for BAM Construction. Read more

RHS Greening Grey Britain grants up for grabs

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is calling on communities across the UK to transform an unloved local space into a green haven this summer. Read more

Amber Court Stratford

Saddle up for charity with the Garden Re-Leaf Cycle Ride Challenge

Greenfingers Charity is inviting its supporters and others to put their pedal power to the test this spring by taking on the inspiring Cycle Challenge for Garden Re-Leaf Day. Read more

Garden Re-Leaf 2018 cyclists

Perennial pledges to reach more people than ever during its 180th anniversary year

Perennial kicked off its 180th anniversary in style this week with the annual Party for Perennial at La Goccia in Covent Garden on Tuesday 29 January. Read more

Haskins Garden Centre nominated for ‘Lifetime Support Award’

Haskins Garden Centre in West End is celebrating after being nominated by Countess Mountbatten Hospice for a ‘Lifetime Support Award.’ Read more

Haskins Garden Centre in West End nominated for Lifetime Support Award.

The Pansies team lift the Greenfingers Challenge Cup

Teams competed for the Greenfingers Challenge Cup during an afternoon of ‘orse racin’ to mark the start of the GCA annual conference, which saw the The Pansies team, made up of garden centre staff, take the crown. Read more

Greenfingers Challenge Cup

Spirit of Christmas at Squire’s raises over £19,000 for local charities

Visitors to the Christmas grottos at Squire’s Garden Centres across Surrey, Sussex and Middlesex not only met the man from the North Pole, but also shared the true spirit of Christmas by helping to raise an amazing £19,480.55 in support of a range of local charities. Read more

Squire’s donate over £19,000 to local charities. L-r: George Bishop, Anne Dedman & Ricky Bowness.

Zest 4 Leisure smashes charity fundraising target

Employees of Zest 4 Leisure, a leading trade supplier of quality timber garden products including furniture, arches, arbours and fencing, have collectively smashed their charity fundraising target for 2018. Read more

Edinburgh Woollen Mill pulls out of Dobbies’ House of Angus project

Edinburgh Woollen Mill has pulled out of plans to be the core occupant of Dobbies’ £700,000 re-development of House of Angus next to its Dundee garden centre. Read more

Dobbies at Dundee

Gardenforum reviews a turbulent year for garden retail

Here’s your chance to catch up with some of the events in the retail garden sector that you may have missed. It was a turbulent year with the collapse of Gardman; around 60 garden centres changing hands or closing, Wyevale, Bunnings, Snow and drought. This is open to all. Read more

Gardman's fire started a turbulent year

Wooly Pully Day brings festive fun

There’s nothing woolly about Fish4Dogs’ devotion to pets. Staff from the premium pet food manufacturer demonstrated this today – wearing their hearts on their sleeves and animals on their chests - for National Christmas Jumper Day (14 December) in aid of Save The Children. Read more

Sunshine wins Taylor’s Bulbland Competition

London’s Sunshine Garden Centre wins Taylor’s Bulbland competition, with Belton GC taking the runner-up prize.  See all the winners and why they won. Read more

Sunshine's fragrant display

Darlac donates tools to assist injured service personnel

Darlac, the cutting tool experts, have donated tools worth over £1,000 to the charity HighGround which uses horticulture as a rehabilitation intervention for injured service personnel. Read more

Horticultural Therapy session at DNRC Stanford Hall using tools donated to HighGround by Darlac.

Nova Outdoor Living announce a new showroom in Shropshire and a week of showroom openings

Nova Outdoor Living announce that they will be hosting an open showroom week at their showrooms in Essex and Shropshire for a week in June. Read more

Nova's new Shropshire showroom

Royal Horticultural Society celebrates Edible Britain for National Gardening Week 2019

The nation’s biggest celebration of gardening returns for 2019 from Monday 29 April to Sunday 5 May 2019 as the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) encourages everyone to get involved in grow-your-own. Read more

Zest 4 Leisure announces Hope House and Tŷ Gobaith as 2019 charity of the year

Zest 4 Leisure, a leading trade supplier of quality timber garden products including furniture, arches, arbours and fencing, has announced that Hope House and Tŷ Gobaith will be its charity of the year for 2019. Read more

Less than four weeks to go until Garden Re-Leaf Day – Sign up now!

There are now less than four weeks until Garden Re-Leaf Day on March 22nd and those who haven’t signed up yet need not worry, there is still time to get involved! Read more

Walkers are all smiles as they complete the Garden Re-Leaf Walk - 2018.

White Stores announces new showroom in Windlesham

White Stores is set to open a new garden furniture showroom in Windlesham. This brand-new showroom is set to be a great addition to the retailer’s already existing showrooms. Read more

The sweet smell of success at Squire’s Plant Show

Squire’s Garden Centres held their annual plant show in West Horsley on 7th February 2019. Suppliers from the UK and abroad came to Squire’s to showcase their latest plants, ready for the spring season ahead. Read more

Bransford Webbs - Colin Squire, Trina Cole, Sarah aSquire’s awarded Bransford Webbs “Best Hardy

Garden centres urged to sign-up and support Garden Re-Leaf day on Friday 22nd March

Garden centres across the UK are being encouraged to take part in Garden Re-Leaf Day on Friday 22nd March and raise vital funds for the Greenfingers Charity, the national charity that creates magical gardens for children’s hospices. Read more

New Look Café Bar at Squire’s in West Horsley

Squire’s Garden Centre in West Horsley has started 2019 with a stylish new look, décor and furniture following an extensive refurbishment of its popular Café Bar. Read more

Cafe Bar at Squire's West Horsley

GCA reveals its ‘Garden Centres of Excellence’ winners

The Garden Centre Association (GCA) revealed the winners of its most prestigious awards at its annual conference including its 10 Garden Centres of Excellence and the Garden Centres of the Year. Read more

Destination Garden Centre of the Year - Bents Garden and Home

Haskins Garden Centre in Roundstone partners with Ferring Primary School to donate houseplants

Haskins Garden Centre has partnered with Ferring Primary School to donate houseplants to the school in Worthing. Read more

Roundstone centre houseplant donation Ferring Primary School

New Year, New Business: kickstart your 2019 with Perennial

Tickets are selling fast for the annual Party for Perennial, which this year celebrates the 180th anniversary of the charity dedicated to helping people in horticulture. It will be held in the elegant surroundings of La Goccia restaurant at Petersham Nurseries in Covent Garden, London and takes place on Tuesday 29 January 2019. Read more

Haskins Garden Centre in Roundstone partners with West Park Primary School to spread festive cheer to children at Chestnut Tree House this Christmas

The team at Haskins in Roundstone partnered with West Park Primary School and Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice for a festive colouring project. Read more

Haskins Garden Centre donates festive wreaths to Forest Holme Hospice

Haskins in Ferndown has spread a little festive cheer this Christmas by donating four handmade wreaths to Forest Holme Hospice. Read more

Haskins Garden Centre donates festive wreaths to Forest Holme Hospice

Rosebourne Christmas Tree toss is back - recycling has never been so fun

It's now time to choose the perfect Christmas tree, but Rosebourne is already thinking ahead to after the big day and the best way to recycle your tree. Read more

Burn off the Christmas calories by launching your Christmas tree as far as you can throw it!

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