Italy: the gardening market is growing

The growth trend of the gardening market in Italy doesn’t stop: +100 million Euros in two years (2017-2019). Myplant, International Green Expo that will take place at FieraMilano-Rho from 26 to 28 February 2020. Read more

Cactuses exhibited at Myplant & Garden 2019.

Garden Press Event 80% booked!

It’s time to secure your space at the Garden Press Event 2020. 80% of the prime slots on the main floor are already booked! Read more

It's not just any trade fair... It's Scotland's Trade Fair Spring

A date for the calendar that is unmissable is 19-21 Jan 2020. This is a show that is not just about buying but has so much more to offer with awards, workshops, networking and talks among the many added extras. Read more

Get in front of the media at the Garden Press Event

Businesses across the garden industry are gearing up for the Garden Press Event 2020 by securing prime slots for this key event in the calendar. Read more

Thousands to contribute to one of biggest ever food bank collections at harvest show 

In a bid to help tackle poverty, one of the biggest ever food bank donations in the country will be made at the Malvern Autumn Show as it becomes the first of its kind to host a huge harvest festival.  Read more

Three Counties Showground team with donations already received

Tickets to RHS Flower Shows 2020 now on sale

RHS members’ tickets to the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Flower Shows in 2020 have gone on sale today, Monday 2 September, offering them an exclusive opportunity to get their hands on tickets to RHS Shows including the popular world-famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Read more

Annabelle Padwick’s Seminars for GLEE announced

Life at No.27 has been announced as an official partner to GLEE 2019. Founder of Life at No.27 and National Growing for Wellbeing Week, Annabelle Padwick, will be an expert speaker at the show every day. Read more

Innovation and sustainability at the National Plant Show

The NPS had a busy first day with more colourful displays than ever, crammed into the Stoneleigh venue. The environment, marketing innovation and technology were key themes. Read more

Farplants' Brett Avery with the Wellbeing promotion

Hillier looks to a next generation for a 74th consecutive Chelsea Gold

The Stihl Hillier centrepiece of the Great Pavillion will be a first Chelsea garden for young designer Lilly Gomm.  She will be backed by a new young team of growers from Hillier Nurseries. Read more

Jo & Emma Fell, Chris Francis, Robert Hillier, Lilly Gomm and Peter Gill

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

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

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

Terra Firma, raises the ‘For Sale’ signs over Wyevale

Terra Firma has appointed Christie & Co to sell Wyevale Garden Centres as a whole or garden centre by garden centre.  Read more

Wyevale Head Office

Entrepreneurs: The garden industry needs you

Start-ups, entrepreneurs and innovators from a wide range of backgrounds are being encouraged to take part in this year’s ‘Innovators Zone’ at the Glee garden, gift, home and leisure trade show (NEC, Birmingham, 10-12 September 2018). With the UK garden market valued at around £5.7bn*, interest is set to be higher than ever before. Read more

Innovators Zone

New exhibitors join big-name brands at PATS Sandown

PATS Sandown is the place for pet retailers to see a host of new and international exhibitors as well as the industry’s big-name brands, all of which will be showcasing their 2020 launches over two action-packed days on February 9-10 next year. Read more

Major pet companies book their stands at PATS Sandown

Following a hugely successful show at Telford last month, PATS Sandown on 9-10 February 2020 looks set to be another must-visit event for pet retailers and buyers. Read more

Widen your product range at the unmissable Scotland's Speciality Food Show

Scotland’s Speciality Food Show in Glasgow is a mecca of fine food and drinks produced by artisan creators from far and wide. This is a Show that is not just about buying but has so much more to offer with awards, workshops, networking and talks among the many added extras. Read more

AQUA 2019 gets set for exciting show in October

AQUA 2019, the UK’s aquatics and water gardening industry exhibition, is getting ready to stage another memorable show in October with an impressive list of exhibitors showcasing their products and services. Read more

Sustainability at the core of PATS thanks to new initiatives

Two major initiatives to make the 2019 PATS Telford show the most eco-friendly yet have been announced by the PATS team. Read more

What caught the eye at Spoga gafa?

Disbelief over Brexit, a replacement for disposable barbecues, how technology can improve customer understanding and a compostable hose, were creating interest. Read more

Unknown Furniture’s chair moulded from reheated lava

Delight the senses at the RHS Garden Wisley Flower Show

TV’s Rachel de Thame opens the annual floral celebration as it returns for the 27th year. Excitement is building ahead of the highly anticipated return of the RHS Garden Wisley Flower show on 3-8 September 2019. Read more

Glee Connect app now live!

Introducing the Grip smartphone application to optimise retailer and manufacturer presence at Glee 2019. Glee Connect – the exhibition’s new AI-powered event ‘matchmaking’ platform for smartphones and desktops – is now live! Read more

Meet the right people with Glee’s new App

Stand bookings for Glee are up 15%.  During an up-coming workshop for exhibitors, organisers ITE are to unveil a new app for making appointments at the show. Read more

News from The Garden Press Event

Over 100 companies exhibited at the busy 2019 Garden Press Event, with several innovative products to see including Doctor Organic’s Plant Pills, Pop Plants from Kinder Plants and Chesneys wood burning stove that doubles as a barbecue. Read more

Craig Hall with Deco-pak's first Lumipaves

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

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

LANDSCAPE returns to London’s Battersea Park

The key trade show for the industry LANDSCAPE is back for another year, uniting Garden Designers, Landscape Architects and Contractors under one roof for two days, dedicated to sourcing the latest innovations and technologies in the landscaping industry. Read more

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