Population of box tree moths in South East explodes

Stock Up On c NOW! After receiving an explosion in the number of calls to its customer advisory line asking about box tree moths this week, SBM Life Science is advising garden centre retailers to stock up on Solabiol® BUXatrap® Box Tree Moth Trap. Read more

Solabiol® BUXatrap®

Expect strong sales from Darlac Secateurs

Darlac, the cutting tools experts, have added a new pair of secateurs in their high-quality Expert Range. Launched under the name “Rhino” the company believe these to be their toughest and hardest working secateurs yet! Read more

Diary

Create beautiful garden rooms with Elho

The concept of creating different garden ‘rooms' is becoming more popular as home owners and renters alike are short of indoor and outdoor space. Appeal to a wide range of customers by demonstrating how they can use different Elho pots and planters to divide a garden, patio or balcony into zones. Read more

Johnsons extends range to follow growing organic trend

All the most popular vegetable categories are now available as organic in the Johnsons range and all have been approved by Organic Farmers and Growers Ltd. As well as being available within the main Johnsons collections, retailers can also order the range as a stand-alone hot spot display, to allow them to be added as a separate themed feature in stores. Read more

Johnsons Chard

The RHS Collection - Gloves with Feeling

The debut of the newly launched RHS Collection at the recent Chelsea Flower Show helped Gold Leaf to the most successful show in their 15 year history. Read more

David Domoney shares his knowledge and enthusiasm for ‘Grow Your Own’ with Mr Fothergill’s sales force

This year, Mr Fothergill’s Sales Conference was visited by Love Your Garden presenter David Domoney who gave an enthusiastic presentation about gardening and shared his experience of garden transformations. Read more

Johnsons launches new growing kit for all year round microgreens and sprouting seeds

A new addition to the popular Microgreens range of seeds and kits, Johnsons has introduced its Microgreens Kitchen Seed Sprouter (RRP £11.99) - a convenient and economical way to produce fresh and tasty sprouts and microgreens all year round, from your kitchen windowsill. Read more

Johnsons Lawn Seed’s World Cup tip for retailers

The world’s biggest grass seed supplier, DLF (parent company of Johnsons Lawn Seed) is the chosen lawn seed supplier for eight out of 12 stadiums for this year’s world cup in Russia (14th June - 15th July).  Read more

DLF supplies the 2018 world cup

The winner of RHS Chelsea Garden Product of the Year 2018 is…. Optigrow

Mr Fothergill’s is delighted to announce that its cutting-edge range was awarded for quality, innovation and environmental sustainability. This year, the winner of the RHS Chelsea Garden Product of the Year 2018 is Mr Fothergill’s Optigrow seeds which competed for the prestigious title with 11 eclectic finalists. Read more

The judging panel for Product of the Year including Deborah Meaden and Peter Seabrook.

Johnsons Seeds go Back to Black for 2019 with exclusive viola

New for next season, Johnsons has introduced exclusive Viola Back to Black (RRP £2.35 for 100 seeds). Mini flowered and on small, neat plants the petals are truly jet-black and beautifully contrasted with a bright yellow eye. Flowering over an extremely long season, they are perfect for all baskets, patio containers and dramatic bedding displays. Read more

Johnsons Viola - Back to Black

Mr Fothergill’s joins forces with BBC Children in Need

Mr Fothergill’s is delighted to announce its new partnership with BBC Children in Need, to launch two seed packets for children – Sunflower Pudsey and Pumpkin Pudsey. For each packet sold, Mr Fothergill’s will donate 30p to BBC Children in Need, to help make a real difference to the lives of children all across the UK. Read more

Crest Garden repeat successful Trade Shows

Crest Garden Ltd have announced today that they will be repeating their successful regional Trade Shows with Westland Horticulture in June 2018. They will showcase their Autumn ranges and launch a new concept in creative gardening gifts inspired by Imperial War Museums. Read more

Introducing a new natural Artificial Grass Cleaner from ecofective®

The growing trend of homeowners replacing natural lawns with low maintenance artificial grass has seen Sipcam UK announce the launch of a brand-new product within the ecofective® range - a new and natural Artificial Grass Cleaner. Read more

Artificial Grass Cleaner

Meadow View – Go Garden collection

Meadow View are delighted to welcome the addition of the Go Garden brand which is a collection of compost, bark and topsoil to their already expansive collection of decorative aggregates, paving and stoneware Read more

Job done® takes to the airwaves on talkSPORT this weekend

‘Tired of weeds? Now there’s Job done® Tough Weedkiller’. SBM Life Science’s revolutionary new weedkiller, Job done® is taking to the airwaves on talkSPORT. With nearly 3 million listeners, TalkSPORT is the world’s largest sports radio station broadcasting sport and sports coverage 24 hours a day. Read more

Job done® Tough Weedkiller

Award winning seed range from Mr Fothergill’s and the RHS exceeds sales expectations

Now stocked in over 1,000 retail outlets and approaching its second season, the Award of Garden Merit range from Mr Fothergill’s and the RHS is set to continue its success into the 2019 season. Mr Fothergill’s reports that 2018 sales into garden centres have reached 137% of target for the vegetable collection, whilst the flower range is at 125%. Read more

Transform dishes this season, with tasty recipes from Jekka McVicar – the UK’s leading herb expert

New for 2019, the Jekka’s Herbs display from Johnsons will feature free recipe cards for customers to take away and use at home. Taken from her beautifully illustrated book ‘Jekka’s Herb Cookbook’, each uses some of the more unusual varieties in the Jekka’s Herbs collection. Read more

Woodlodge give sustainability the green light

In recent times, there has been a growing awareness and increasing resonance regarding environmental concerns, with suppliers and end users now recognising the importance of environmental responsibility and sustainability. One company that is taking steps to improve its impact upon the environment is Woodlodge - the UK’s leading supplier of garden pots. Read more

Woodlodge's turbine that generates electricity for their Tetbury headquarters.

Mr Fothergill’s boosts its plant tonic offering with new Seasol 4-Litre

Buoyed by recent sales of its Seasol 1-litre product, which is now stocked in over 650 retail outlets nationwide, Mr Fothergill’s is launching the seaweed-based plant tonic in a 4-litre format for the 2019 season. Read more

Jobs

Kent & Stowe launch ‘Dig for Victory’ gift range with IWM

Kent & Stowe has launched a unique collection of gifts using the WW2 ‘Dig for Victory’ campaign, taking inspiration from British civilians who grew their own throughout WW2. Read more

DFV Hand Trowel

Make this sales season a green one with ecofective®

In recent times there has been significant growth in consumer interest regarding eco-friendly products, with shoppers now choosing to buy from brands that they firmly believe are doing social or environmental good. Read more

Greener, safer gardening with ecofective®

Many people are concerned about the safety of their children or pets when they use garden care products such as pesticides, plant food or cleaners.  However, the ecofective® range from Sipcam, one of the world’s leading plant technology companies, offers unrivalled peace of mind, thanks to its new series of ‘Child and Pet Safe’ products. Read more

A new look for Johnsons Sarah Raven Range

Johnsons has refreshed it’s retail range with Sarah Raven, to launch new style packaging and POS for 2019. Still with large packets and featuring beautiful photography, the eye catching new design continues to have a premium feel, creating a modern and attractive display. Read more

Mr Fothergill’s Celebrates the Year of the Carrot

Supporting Fleuroselect’s Year of the Carrot, Mr Fothergill’s has added four new varieties to its existing selection including the exclusive to Mr Fothergill’s, Carrot Volcano F1. Read more

Carrot Gold Nugget F1

Planters galore!

Anglo Eastern Trading has a comprehensive collection of planters, covering a range of sizes, colours and prices to suit everyone. Read more

Sipcam scoops annual BUILD Landscape & Gardening Award

As one of the world’s leading plant technology companies it comes as no surprise that Sipcam UK has won annual BUILD Landscape & Gardening award. Read more

GARDENA springs to life with new TV and multi-media campaign

Celebrating the 50 year heritage of the Original GARDENA System, GARDENA seeks to inspire gardeners this spring with the launch of a nostalgic, nationwide TV campaign with the strapline: ‘Bringing life for 50 years’ hailing the brands’ promise of leak-free watering for more than fifty years. Read more

Nurture your nematodes day! 15th May

Nematodes are naturally occurring microscopic animal organisms that act as natural pest controls, with each species having its own target prey. To raise awareness of this biological method of pest control, BASF is launching the first ever ‘Nurture Your Nematodes Day’, on 15th May. Read more

Solve your customers' garden emergencies with Elho

Elho pots, planters and accessories provide solutions for multiple garden challenges.  It’s easy to turn an unloved garden, patio or balcony into a colourful and appealing space with our top three hacks to help your customers transform any outdoor area. Read more

Green basics rain barrel

Get a hedge-start this weekend with Fiskars

Whether you are looking to entertain by throwing a summertime BBQ bonanza with friends or enjoy a newly-renovated outdoor sanctuary with your loved one, Fiskars, one of the UK’s leading gardening tool brands has some expert top tips for easy gardening and instant results. Read more

Fiskars’ PowerGear™ X Pruner

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