HTA Benevolent Fund supports members in need

The HTA Benevolent Fund continues to work in confidence supporting members of the HTA with grants to assist them in difficult circumstances. Read more

Matt Jones wins Garden Design Competition

Provender Nurseries are pleased to announce Matt Jones of London Plantsman as the winner of the Garden Design Competition at the Enfield Campus. Read more

L to R Liz Hughes, Matt Jones and Sophie Guinness

Innovation and consolidation at Glee

We look at how consolidation, Gardman’s recovery and innovation were central themes for Glee 18. Read more

Dress-up LED Icebuckets with blue tooth speakers

A growing line-up for the APL Autumn Seminar - “It’s Time to Plant”

With less than two weeks to go until the final chapter of the latest round of Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) seminars, the full line-up of speakers for ‘It’s Time to Plant’ has now been announced. Read more

Richard McKenna, Provender Nurseries

Save the date National Children’s Gardening Week

National Children’s Gardening Week (NCGW) is to promote gardening to the general public and to encourage garden centres across the UK to hold events throughout the week of Saturday 25 May-Sunday 2 June 2019. Read more

New Wyevale likely to retain 100+ garden centres

The latest position on the sale of Wyevale Garden centres that emerged from the aisles of Glee is one of last minute negotiations that will determine how many are sold out of the group.  However, there will be problems for the new owners to resolve. Read more

Wyevale at Chilton

B&Q stumbles as Kingfisher profits crash

Kingfisher emphasises halfway point in transformation plan as like for like sales fall at B&Q “within the context of a continuing weak consumer backdrop”. Read more

Maximise your Christmas sales with great visual merchandising

By strategically repositioning your products, evidence shows you can increase sales by 20-25%. Learn more about the power of visual merchandising at the HTA Marketing Forum, which takes place on 17 October 2018 at Horticulture House in Oxfordshire.
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Capital Gardens buys Studley Green from Hillview

Capital Gardens has bought Hillview’s Studley Green garden centre becoming the fourth in the group. Hillview had decided it no longer fitted their refined model. Read more

olin Campbell-Preston (L) greets Boyd J Douglas-Davies

Hort Science Live – practical showcase of latest science

Hort Science Live 2018, the highly practical event showcasing the latest scientific developments in ornamental horticulture, is to be held at Palmstead Nursery in Kent (4 October) and at Stockbridge Technology Centre in Yorkshire (17 October).  Read more

Staff at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown prepare for Bournemouth Half Marathon in aid of Autism Wessex

Four employees working at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown are training for the Bournemouth Half Marathon in aid of Autism Wessex. Read more

Staff at Haskins GC, Ferndown prepare for Bournemouth Half Marathon in aid of Autism Wessex.

Green-tech Gives Pots of Support to Yorkshire Charity Horticap

Green-tech has donated in excess of eight pallets of horticulture sundries to adult-education charity, Horticap. Read more

Phil Simon and Michael from Horticap collecting from Green-tech.

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