Consumer communication, performance and collaboration key factors to peat-free future

Westland Horticulture has said that widespread consumer communication, the availability of high-performance peat free alternatives, and increased government collaboration will be key factors in creating a sustainable, peat-free future for the sector. Read more

Meet Viano & DJ Turfcare: organic to the core

Sustainability, eco-friendly, environmentally sound, ‘green’ - these are all words that have found their way into everyday language and the public agenda, but for leading eco- friendly garden product supplier, Viano, it is the core ethos of the business. Read more

DJ Turfcare - MO Bacter Instants

Diary

Ground-breaking NEW product for plant lovers

For the first time ever, plant owners will no longer have to worry about unsightly soil and the risk of spills and mess. With Potstars decorative stones and Vuba Easihold spray, you can hold stones in place in plant pots, watering cans, displays, and anywhere else your imagination takes you! Read more

Johnston & Jeff launch limited edition No Mess, No Grow Wild Bird Food

Johnston & Jeff, the premium bird food manufacturer, has launched a limited edition no mess, no grow wild bird blend to celebrate its 140th anniversary. Read more

Maddy Johnston with Johnston & Jeff's limited edition No Mess No Grow bird seed

Grass seed sales soar by 40% over the past two years, reports Johnsons Lawn Seed

Johnsons Lawn Seed, the UK’s oldest grass seed supplier, is celebrating a 40% rise in lawn seed sales over the past two years, as demand strengthens for its market-leading portfolio of quality lawncare products. Read more

Super Smart Lawn Feed

David Domoney partners with Yard Force®

TV Gardener & Chartered Horticulturist, David Domoney, partners with Yard Force® UK to bring their range of powered garden tools to the everyday gardener. Read more

Seasol, a seaweed product for all seasons

Mr Fothergill’s Seasol seaweed concentrate offers a wide window of sales, almost the whole of the gardening season. Read more

Viano Fertilisers help your customers to take Care of Mother Earth

DJ Turfcare’s extensive portfolio of lawncare products cater for organic gardeners. Natural & organic lawncare solutions from DJ Turfcare and Viano. Read more

Strong pre-season orders for Neudorff’s natural gardening range

DLF Seeds, the exclusive new distributor for Neudorff, is reporting strong pre-season orders for the German natural gardening pioneer’s leading product portfolio.  Read more

Neudorff Organic Multipurpose Plant Feed

Strong sales and a quick supply chain see Kent & Stowe wellington boots flourishing

Following a successful launch at GLEE, Gardman Crest has reported has reported full supply availability of its Kent & Stowe wellington boot range, at a time when market demand is high. Read more

6-Months Control of Box Tree Moths from Solabiol®

Box tree caterpillars, the larvae of box tree moths, can be devastating, defoliating box plants almost overnight.  Having first arrived in the South of England in 2008, the moth has since been slowly creeping north.  Read more

Solabiol® BUXAtrap® Box Tree Moth Trap

Gorgeous new gardening gifts this Christmas from Burgon & Ball

This Christmas it’s easy for retailers to put together a tempting array of must-have gifts, as Burgon & Ball unveils a selection of high quality, stylish new gardening gifts, the result of its collaborations with carefully-selected prestigious names in gardening. Read more

Burgon and Ball National Trust secateur. Thanks to National Trust, Kingston Lacy.

Tom Chambers launch innovative WaterSave basket liners

Tom Chambers have announced the launch of a full range of Eco-friendly coco fibre liners developed with an innovative ‘WaterSave’ layer. Read more

WaterSave Hanging Baskets & Hayracks Liner

Bents and Cowells take the top GCA plant awards

Bents and Cowells top the first day’s awards at the 2018 GCA conference. Also prominent were Fairways of Ashbourne, Stratford and Barton Grange Garden Centres. Read more

Ruxley Rose (Destination Garden Centre category) – Bents Garden & Home

Westland calls on the industry to avoid short cuts when there is a shortage of peat

Following a reduced peat harvest, which Westland admits will have a cost impact, the company calls on the growing media industry not to take short cuts by using materials like green waste. Read more

Edward Conroy shows West + to Darmuid Gavin and the current DUP Leader, Arlene Foster.

Westland launches revolutionary Organic Slug and Snail Barrier

Westland has introduced a new addition to its recently relaunched Growing Success range with ‘Growing Success Organic Slug Barrier Pellets’. The product is a revolution in plant and crop protection offering the most effective barrier treatment in the market. Read more

Growing Success Organic Slug Stop Bucket

Clever watering solutions from GARDENA

This month marks the 17th annual World Water Day, when we’re encouraged to consider how much water we use and waste. Did you know in Britain alone over a third of water we use goes straight down the drain? Read more

GARDENA Smart soil moisture sensor

Johnsons Lawn Seed discovers the holy grail of lawncare

Introducing Tuffgrass with Dog Patch Resistance, the super-tough new grass seed that dog-owners would be barking mad not to try! Read more

Tuffgrass

100% natural weed prevention product launched in UK

Gardeners in the UK can now manage weeds in an organic, natural way with the launch of an innovative new weed prevention product from Westland. Read more

 Resolva Weed Preventer Tub

Jobs

New Environmental Headers for Franchi Seed stands in garden centres

94% of heritage veg seeds have been lost in just one century. Franchi do about 200 varieties from the remaining 6% and so by using Franchi, your customers are supporting biodiversity on the planet. Read more

Seed Month: The Greener Gardening Company’s 6 top tips for February planting

Despite the chilly weather, Spring is just on the horizon, and February is the perfect time to pop on a warm jacket and gloves and get out into the garden to prepare to plant seeds! Read more

VE Day and St Patrick's Day counter tops from Mr Fothergill's

Mr Fothergill’s continues supporting Royal Hospital Chelsea Pensioners with its Special VE Day counter top display in 2020 and introduces Shamrock Seeds for St Patrick’s Day. Read more

Evergreen Garden Care announces David Domoney as brand ambassador

Evergreen Garden Care, which encompasses leading garden care brands such as Miracle-Gro®, Levington, Roundup and Tomorite, is delighted to announce it has appointed one of the UK’s most prominent Chartered Horticulturalist and TV broadcasters, David Domoney, as its brand ambassador. Read more

David Domoney Miracle Gro Performance Organics Potted Plants

Treadstone places unique ‘Safety DNA’ of Clipglove range at retailers’ fingertips

Treadstone Products has just launched a range of Industrial Safety Gloves, showcasing the expertise and technology behind the company’s ground-breaking ClipGlove gardening gloves. Read more

Treadstone introduces new brochures for all brands

Wrexham-based Treadstone products has invested in new brochures across all three of the company’s brands: ClipGlove, Peter Rabbit and ‘The Good Life’. Read more

Inspired by modern urban architecture, Woodlodge introduces Modena

Woodlodge is introducing a contemporary collection of lightweight garden planters, designed to appeal to consumers who are keen to make bold statements in gardens that reflect modern interior décor. Read more

Ground-breaking William Morris collection is set to grow

Woodlodge is expanding its ground-breaking William Morris collection, inspired by the arts and crafts movement designer, with two high-profile new products set to drive sales growth during the 2020 season. Read more

William Morris pottery collection by Woodlodge

Smart Garden buys Briers

Smart Garden Products has announced the purchase of Briers, the leading glove supplier, from administrators. 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

Wyevale expects to sell 2000 bulb packs an hour this weekend

Wyevale Garden Centres is predicting that this weekend will be the most popular for the sale of bulbs, when it expects to sell around 2,000 packets of bulbs an hour. Read more

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