Successful Show for Woodlodge at Glee at Spring Fair

Glee at Spring Fair has been a success for Woodlodge – the UK’s leading supplier of pots and planters. Throughout the show the company received great feedback on the ranges on display from a variety of garden centres, high street DIY stores, florists and wedding planners that visited its stand. Read more

The Best of British Growers!

The British Plant Fair, the best place to see the best of British growers all under one roof, is less than a month away!! It will take place on Thursday 1st March 2018. Read more

Battery power drives Stihl’s sponsorship of Hillier at Chelsea

Stihl’s sponsorship of Hillier’s Chelsea exhibit underlines their drive to involve garden centres with the new era cordless garden tools, which will shortly be on sale at Hillier’s garden centres. Read more

Decco exhibits at the Spring Fair

Home improvement and garden wholesaler, Decco is exhibiting at Spring Fair (Hall 10; stand C15) for the first time.  Read more

HTA Catering Conference 2018 - ‘A Recipe for Growth’

Bookings are now open for the HTA Catering Conference 2018, ‘A Recipe for Growth’, which takes place on Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 June at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. This successful two-day event and dinner is aimed at all those in garden centre catering from business owners and managers to chefs and front of house staff. Read more

AIPH approves Flormart 2018 Trade Fair in Italy

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) has given approval to Flormart 2018 to become a D category International Horticultural Trade Fair according to the Regulations of AIPH. Read more

AIPH Secretary General, Tim Briercliffe and Geo Spa (owners of Flormart) Chairman, Andrea Olivi

Major pet companies book their stands at PATS Sandown

PATS Sandown is set to be a must-visit event for pet retailers and buyers as the industry’s leading companies show their commitment to the exhibition on March 20-21, 2018. Read more

Hortipak continues support for HTA National Plant Show

We are delighted to announce that Hortipak has continued its support as headline partner for the HTA National Plant Show for the next two years. Read more

Growing for the future – Headline partner for HTA Nursery Supply Show confirmed

ICL will be joining the HTA Nursery Supply Show in 2018 as headline partner. With ICL having close relationships with both growers and fellow supply chain businesses they will be supporting the learning and development opportunities within the show. Read more

AQUA 2017 New Product Awards revealed

The winners of the AQUA 2017 New Product Awards were chosen by a panel of highly respected aquatic retail judges, and were presented with their honours at a special dinner attended by over 700 guests last night (Wednesday, October 18). Read more

Packed audience sees twenty-two petcare companies scoop honours at PetQuip Awards 2017

Twenty-two companies in the pet care industry were honoured on Sunday 24 September 2017 at the PetQuip Awards Dinner & Party, which took place in the Ludlow Suite at the Telford International Centre, in association with PATS Telford.  Read more

Lifetime Achievement Award for Terry Brown

Over 300 pet brands on show at PATS Telford

Hundreds of pet companies have confirmed there is only one place to be this September…and that’s exhibiting at PATS Telford. Read more

Gardenforum reports from spoga + gafa

We report on highlights from spoga + gafa, with some hints of what we might see at Glee, plus news of the Westland brand moving into Europe. Read more

Crest's indoor gardening kit with 3 colour light

Stars from TV’s The Yorkshire Vet host new look Countryside Live

TV favourites Julian Norton and Peter Wright will take centre stage at the Great Yorkshire Showground this Autumn with a new “The Yorkshire Vet at Countryside Live” event. Read more

Julian Norton and Peter Wright

PATS Telford gears up for biggest show ever with a strong seminar line-up

PATS Telford is gearing up to be the biggest show ever in the UK’s No.1 pet trade event’s nine-year history and has secured a strong line-up of speakers for two days of seminars designed to give pet retailers ahead-of-the-game ideas on new lines, new approaches and new profit potential. Read more

TV gardener David Domoney to partner with Everest again in 2018

Everest Home Improvements will again be teaming up with celebrity gardener David Domoney this year for a series of events and activities, including the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Read more

How was it after 2 days of Glee at the Spring Fair?

It is too early to judge whether the new Glee at the Spring Fair will become an annual event. Gardenforum believes it has potential, with a change of name and focus. Read our notes from the aisles. Read more

 Andrea and Tony Barnett, whose Potty Feet were named best new product

More international buyers expected at the UK’s National Pet Trade Event

Firmly established as the UK’s National Pet Trade Event, PATS Telford is making every effort to ensure that September’s show is even more successful for its growing numbers of visitors and exhibitors. Read more

Five landscaping companies announced to take part in APL Avenue competition at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2018

For the third year running, the Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) return to BBC Gardeners’ World Live with the much-anticipated Show Garden competition, APL Avenue. Read more

Living Gardens ‘It’s not just about the beard’ garden which won gold on APL Avenue last year.

Fine Food Show North serves up three course feast for February

With a keynote talk from food critic, writer and broadcaster, Jay Rayner, The Jolly Tasty pop-up pub sampling Great Taste award-winning beers & ciders, retail clinics with the School of Fine Food and Shopper’s Anonymous all on the line up, the new look Fine Food Show North (formerly Harrogate Find Food Show) is set to be bigger and better than ever before. Read more

Applications invited for inaugural Belvoir Flower & Garden Festival 2018

Applications are now being invited for the first flower show to be held in the grounds of Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire. The Belvoir Flower & Garden Festival will take place on 14 and 15 July 2018 and will offer all those with a love of gardens and gardening in the East Midlands and East Anglia a floral destination for garden inspiration and shopping. Read more

Giving & Living 2018 – presenting you with what your business needs

If you’re looking for exciting new products for your customers, then look no further. Giving & Living is the largest Gift and Home trade show in the South West, and presents a sensational selection of products and lifestyle inspiration for retail buyers at a wide range of price points. Read more

Book your place in front of the media at the Garden Press Event 2018

Exhibitors are encouraged to sign up now for the Garden Press Event 2018, now in its 13th year, as spaces are filling fast. The Garden Press Event, takes place on Wednesday 28 February 2018 at the Business Design Centre, London. Read more

The Garden Press Event - Perfectly timed to launch new products to the media.

Now in its 13th year, The Garden Press Event is firmly established as the launch of the gardening season, and a key date for all gardening journalists and media to attend. It has inevitably become the launch pad for many new companies and products. Read more

Non-stop growth at Farplants sees key promotion

Following strong growth this year for the nursery co-operative Farplants, Andy Merrick has been promoted to Head of Sales. Read more

Andy Merrick has been promoted to Head of Sales

Feast your eyes on fine food and drink at Scotland's Speciality Food Show

A key date for every deli, farm shop and restaurant in the north of the UK is Scotland’s Speciality Food Show, to be held on 21-23 Jan 2018 at the SEC, Glasgow. Following on from a very busy tourist season in Scotland, all food shops and catering establishments will be looking to source new ideas and products for the forthcoming year. Read more

Flurry to grab the best spaces as Glee relocates

There was a flurry of activity on tuesday night and Wednesday as exhibitors rushed to book the best spaces in the new Glee layout for 2018. Read more

Record number of exhibitors make it the biggest-ever AQUA

AQUA 2017, the UK’s aquatics and water gardening trade event, will stage its biggest ever trade show in October with a record number of over 100 exhibitors showcasing their products and services. Read more

Glee industry update – pre-registration required

The doors open on Glee 2017 in just a week. Retailers and buyers from across the garden, landscaping, pet, home and gift sectors are invited to register for the show to secure their free ticket ahead of the annual exhibition. Read more

Retail Lab @ Glee - Preferred Supplier Partners: Elho

One of the most innovative features at the annual Glee exhibition, the Retail Lab @ Glee – new for 2017 - has secured backing from a wide range of leading suppliers, including ‘Preferred Supplier Partner’, Elho. Read more

Elho’s Sales Manager UK & Ireland, David Nicholson.

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