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

Top Chelsea awards for Mr Fothergill’s and Thompson & Morgan

Mr Fothergill’s world launch of Optigrow is RHS Chelsea’s garden product of the year and Thompson & Morgan’s Hydrangea Runaway Bride is the plant of the year.  Read more

Contenders ready! The four young landscapers going forward in the Young Landscapers Award.

Earlier this year, BBC Gardeners’ World Live announced the launch of the BBC Gardeners’ World Live Young Landscapers Award, in conjunction with the Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) and sponsored by Marshalls. Just a couple of months later, the names of the four talented contestants have been named: Read more

Your recipe for success in 2018

The Food & Drink Trade Show in May is an unmissable event for all those involved in this innovative and fast-moving industry. Whether you are a producer, supplier or a buyer, this unique show enables you to achieve all this, and more, for a very modest investment of time or resources. Read more

Strong start to 2018 for Glee

In a year that sees Glee refresh itself even further for the benefit of the industry it represents, the show organisers have reported that the beginning of 2018 saw the annual exhibition witness an incredible display of support from the garden retail sector. Read more

Bringing the great outdoors indoors at RHS Malvern Spring Festival

Get your fill of beautiful houseplants and on-trend terrarium inspiration. Enthusiasm for greening up the indoors is growing and the humble houseplant is bang on trend right now. Read more

Paul Hervey-Brookes is bringing 3 giant 7m terrariums to the show. Right, kokedama displays.

Pats celebrates 10 Years

PATS, The pets trade event organised by Impact Exhibitions, celebrated its 25th show in 10 years yesterday at Sandown Park. Read more

Gordon Thomas and the PATS team

British Plant Fair closes the door

After nearly ten years, the British Plant Fair closed its door for the final time on Thursday. The British Plant Fair led to the successful launch of the National Plant Show, held every June at Stoneleigh Park Read more

Chat from the aisles of the Garden Press Event

News includes the phasing out of the Viking brand name, unprecedented order levels for Wyevale Nurseries, a new sales and marketing director for Grange and a final goodbye to Paul Hansord, MD of T&M. Read more

Paul Taylor at Grange

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

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

Scoop for the Green Heart of Glee as leading growers return

Hillier and Farplants are returning to Glee after an absence of some years.  They join other top growers at the exhibition’s Green Heart, which will have more exhibitors than ever. Read more

Images and tales from Hampton Court

Eye catching models from Perennial, a cuddly display from Easigrass and literal interpretations on Franchi Seeds' autistic kitchen garden entertained visitors at Hampton Court. Read more

Rachel de Thame with models on the perennial garden

New Halls for Glee 2017 and 2018

Glee 17 extends to an extra hall as it introduces the Retail Lab @Glee and the first Flemish growers pavilion. Ascential Events has also announced a complete new layout for the UK’s biggest gardening trade show in 2018. Read more

Glee to open a spring show in 2018

Glee has announced today that it is to open a concession within the Spring Fair in 2018, focussing on 3 garden categories.  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

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

Urban chic wins top show garden honours

Top honours in the 2018 Harrogate Spring Flower Show Gardens has gone to Thirsk-based designers, Colour Your Garden. Read more

Garden of Translucence

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

Why PATS is a ‘must-visit’ event

The two-day pet trade exhibition at Sandown Park in Surrey was hailed as a great success after hundreds of new products were launched during the show. Now the attention has turned to PATS Telford, which takes place on Sunday and Monday, September 23rd-24th 2018.  Read more

Get your 2019 sales rocketing

After another bumper event in 2018, Harrogate Christmas & Gift is now open for booking for its 2019 show which takes place at the Harrogate Convention Centre from 13th to 16th January 2019. Read more

“Mini Monet” commissioned for limited edition Chelsea Flower Show paintings

15 year old art prodigy, known as “Mini Monet”, commissioned for limited edition Chelsea Flower Show paintings…and you could own one! Read more

What More UK celebrate partnership with new National Home Improvement Week initiative

What More UK are celebrating their partnership with the National Home Improvement Week. The brand-new consumer-facing marketing initiative is coordinated by BHETA (The British Home Enhancement Trade Association). National Home Improvement Week is set to be a landmark event in the home and garden industry. Read more

Interest grows in AQUA as dates and venue confirmed for 2019 show

AQUA 2019, the market-leading showcase for the UK’s water gardening and aquatics trade, will be returning to the Telford International Centre on Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th October, 2019. Read more

UK to exhibit Beijing Horticulture Expo 2019

The HTA and the RHS are backing a British exhibit at Beijing’s massive Garden Expo, confirmed by the Prime Minister, which runs from April to October 2019. Read more

Topping out the China pavilion of Horticultural Expo 2019

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

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

Glee reveals the short list of top garden industry buyers

Glee has opened the vote to find the UK's best garden buyers. They have revealed a shortlist of 25 buyers across 5 categories: independent garden centres, multiples, DIY / Builder Merchants, online and other. Read more

BBC Gardeners’ World 50th anniversary will be buzzing with celebrities

There will be a buzz of gardening celebrities at the BBC Gardeners’ World Live event in Birmingham (15-18 June, NEC) to celebrate the programme’s 50th anniversary. Read more

Lots for the Garden Press to write about

There was plenty to see and hear at the Garden Press Event including a snail fence, outdoor fragrances, a new urban compost from Scotts and news of some enhanced summer events. Read more

Woodlodge's Dorset rocking chair.

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