Latest news from Harrogate Christmas & Gift

Harrogate Christmas & Gift will once again open its doors to the festive industry in 2019, straight after the Christmas holidays – from 13th to 16th January 2019 – promising a wealth of exciting new products for the Christmas 2019 season. Read more

Glee at Spring Fair exhibitors reveal plans for the 2019 event

With just weeks to go until the second annual Glee at Spring Fair event (3rd – 7th February, NEC Birmingham) the show’s exhibitors reveal what garden and gift buyers can expect to see from this thriving section of the exhibition.  Read more

Woodlodge's new Rustic range

Chelsea themes focus on health and reconnecting with nature

Encouraging people to reconnect with nature is a key theme at the 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower Show with 3 gardens representing natural landscapes, an IKEA garden showing how to grow food in the city and a first garden for the Greenfingers charity. Read more

Welcome to Yorkshire, inspired by canals and waterways

The Nursery Supply Show finds a new home at Stoneleigh Park

The HTA Nursery Supply Show, sponsored by ICL, is moving to a bigger and more easily accessible home at Stoneleigh Park in Hall 1, directly connected to the HTA National Plant Show. Read more

The Great British Growing Awards to return to Glee 2019

In an exciting move to help build Glee’s ongoing relationships with consumer media and their readers, it has been confirmed that Grow Your Own magazine will once again be bringing its annual Great British Growing Awards to Glee 2019. Read more

Glee 2019 - Record breaking rebookings

Happy exhibitors mean a bright future for the exhibition, and what better measure of this than the onsite rebooking process. Over 60% of the 2019 floorplan already booked. Not only does this stand Glee in good stead but it also demonstrates the strength that the industry is in as we enter the 2019 season. Read more

Fine food producers amass at Scotland's Speciality Food Show

Summer suns may be disappearing in Scotland but there is plenty of warmth and sunny spirit heading to the SEC in Glasgow next January for Scotland’s Speciality Food Show. Following a very busy summer season in Scotland, Scottish food and drink producers are looking to widen their trade accounts with almost three quarters of the Show’s 150 stands already booked. Read more

PATS Telford 2018 New Product Awards revealed

The winners of the PATS Telford 2018 New Product Awards were presented at the PetQuip Awards after the first day of a hugely successful show. Read more

Glee New Product Awards 2018 - Winners announced

Eleven ground-breaking new garden products have been confirmed as the winners of the coveted Glee New Product Awards 2018, at a special award presentation organised and run by Garden Trade News. Read more

Glee New Products Judging

Glee confirm new Tues - Thur opening days for 2019

Glee has a proven track record of evolving and changing to meet the needs of the industry it represents. The latest update is a continuation of this theme, as it is confirmed that the 2019 event will take place on Tuesday 10th – Thursday 12th September. Read more

GIMA Buyer Connect confirmed for Glee 2018

The GIMA Buyer Connect event has become one of the most highly-anticipated parts of Glee’s programme of content. This year is set to be no different as the trade association confirms the return of these special 10-minute speed networking sessions.  Read more

Preserving rich heritage of Perry pears

Perry pears will be one of the stars of the show with a display aiming to smash a world record at this year’s Malvern Autumn Show held at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern, on September 29-30. Read more

RHS cuts London Shows to one

The RHS has cut back the once famous monthly flower shows at the Royal Horticultural Halls in Vincent Square to only one for 2019, The RHS London Spring Launch Show. Read more

Vincent Square

ITE agrees to buy the owner of Glee and Spring Fair

ITE has agreed to buy 7 exhibitions from Ascential, formerly EMAP, that include Glee, Spring and Autumn Fair. Read more

Delighted to have Dura-ID on board at the Nursery Supply Show

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) is delighted to announce Dura-ID as the sponsor of the Nursery Supply Show Hub at the 2018 Nursery Supply Show. Read more

Helping Children Grow at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) will be returning to RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 with a Discovery Zone exhibit titled ‘Helping Children Grow’, promoting National Children’s Gardening Week which takes place between 25 May - 2 June 2019. Read more

Speakers’ Corner comes to Giving & Living in January

Giving & Living is the South West’s largest gift and home trade show, and takes place from 13-16 January at Westpoint, Exeter. Making its debut at the show in January is Speakers’ Corner, sponsored by Grow Exeter and located in the Atrium, where you can get business advice and information from experts.  Read more

Many good reasons to visit Scotland's premier fine food event

Be the early bird and re-stock first when thousands of fine food retailers across the UK will head to Scotland’s only speciality food trade show at the SEC in Glasgow from 20-22 Jan 2019. Registration is now open for your complimentary entry ticket. Read more

Speakers’ Corner comes to Giving & Living in January

Giving & Living is the South West’s largest gift and home trade show, and takes place from 13-16 January at Westpoint, Exeter. Giving & Living showcases an extraordinarily wide range of merchandise at very different price points. Read more

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 10th and 11th February 2019. Read more

2019 China International Floriculture & Horticulture Trade Fair (Flower Expo China 2019)

2019 China International Floriculture & Horticulture Trade Fair (Flower Expo China 2019), happening next March 17th-19th, at Guangzhou International Sourcing Center Complex!  Read more

SAVISA, a leading producer and exporter of premium Gypsophila

AQUA 2019 shaping up to be a fantastic show

With a year to go before AQUA 2019, the UK’s aquatics and water gardening trade exhibition is shaping up to be one of the best shows ever staged in its history. Read more

World record giant veg at Malvern

The Malvern Autumn Show 2018 has seen five world records set in the CANNA UK National Giant Vegetables Championship. Read more

Paul Rochester, record leek grower

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

PATS Telford is THE place to be this September

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

Dame Judi Dench to open RHS Garden Wisley Flower Show 2018

Dame Judi Dench will open this year’s annual flower show at The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden Wisley, in Surrey on Tuesday 4 September. The six-day flower festival (4-9 September 2018) offers visitors the chance to enjoy a profusion of plants and flowers, seek the best gardening advice and explore the garden in its late summer glory. Read more

Much-loved star, Dame Judi Dench, will headline the six-day floral extravaganza.

Low cost brochure and product sample display on offer at Spoga+gafa 2018

The Gardenex export federation is offering companies that do not have the full resource to exhibit in their own right at Spoga+gafa in Cologne (2 to 4 September 2018), the opportunity to promote their products via a low-cost brochure display.  Read more

Pot of Prosecco: Woodlodge to support Greenfingers Charity at Glee with pottery raffle

Woodlodge has announced it will once again be raising money for Greenfingers Charity at Glee 2018 by hosting a raffle in aid of this worthy cause. Read more

Never has the outlook been so unpredictable for growers

The aisles of a busy HTA National Plant Show hummed with discussions about Wyevale, Brexit, technology, early wastage and the shortage of hardy nursery stock. Read more

Brett Avery on Far Plant's busy stand

A new HTA National Plant Show app

Garden Connect has launched a brand new app for the HTA National Plant Show and Nursery Supply Show. This year, a brand new application was developed to inform visitors of the show about the exhibitors, events and news. Read more

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