ecofective® brand is poised for growth at Glee

Leading environmentally-friendly plant care brand ecofective® will feature its rapidly expanding portfolio at Glee 2019, showcasing the latest generation of natural feed, weed and pest control products that cater for the UK’s growing band eco-friendly consumers and organic gardeners. Read more

Woodlodge gets ready to drive container category growth in 2020 by unveiling latest ranges at Glee

Woodlodge, the UK’s leading supplier of garden pots and containers, will reveal its much-anticipated 2020 product line-up at Glee, with fresh new ranges that are poised to raise the bar in stylish outdoor living. Read more

Diary

Make a healthy start for the 2020 season with Mr Fothergill’s and David Domoney

The David Domoney seed stand has a new look for 2020. ‘Make a healthy start’ is a new message promoting the importance of eating a rainbow of colours for the best diet. Read more

Franchi Slow Food Ark of Taste Garden at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2019

Slow Food’s global biodiversity-protection project featured for the first time at one of the world’s biggest gardening shows. Read more

Dobbies Garden Centres welcome elho in store

The UK's largest garden centre operator, Dobbies, has welcomed elho branded store concepts into garden centres nationwide. Read more

Cirencester

Exciting sales expansion for Darlac

Sales at Darlac, the cutting tools experts, have increased 30% since GLEE 2018 with the addition of over 130 new garden centre stockists the company have announced. Read more

British brand CEuk celebrates 10 years in business

10 years ago, CEuk’s small team of three friends attended APF with nothing more than a folding table, gazebo and a selection of pruning handsaws, fast forward to 2019 and the brand is now recognised as one of the main specialists in outdoor professional products. Read more

CEuk team

‘Shout it Out and Let Um Hear’

Garden Centre Buyers are often faced with extreme busy periods during this time of the year and as a result need to know that there are companies out there that can deliver at very short notice and in double quick-time. Read more

Fiskars’ campaign helps grow sales for retailers

Fiskars’ exclusive spring trade offer to support the company’s consumer focussed ‘0% Stress, 100% Happiness’ marketing campaign, has proven to be an outstanding success so far. Read more

Mr Fothergill’s announces its RHS Range extension

Following the success of the RHS Award of Garden Merit flower and vegetable ranges, Mr Fothergill’s has added a seed collection range to its selection of seed products for gardeners, again in partnership with the experts at the Royal Horticultural Society. Read more

Westland to highlight houseplants at Gardeners’ World Live

Houseplants have been one of the biggest trends in gardening in the past few years, with year-on-year sales being up 15% percent . This something which Westland will be celebrating at Gardeners’ World Live 2019 in its sponsorship of the Pyramid Stage at the show. Read more

Help your Little Gardeners grow

New to Little Gardeners (Johnsons’ range for children) this season, are two flower and two vegetable starter kits – Cheery Nasturtiums, Gigantic Sunflowers, Halloween Pumpkins and Sweet Strawberries. Read more

Four New Little Gardeners Starter Kits

Johnsons turns Japanese with its New and Exclusive Cosmos for 2020

This season, Johnsons launches exclusive Cosmos Kiiro as part of its seed range. The result of new Japanese breeding (‘Kiiro’ means ‘yellow’ in Japanese), the flower’s unique yellow petals with peach coloured reverses, provide a stunning display, standing out against the more traditional cosmos colours. Read more

Rudbeckia Gloriosa Daisies

Burgon & Ball wins five stars at Chelsea

Burgon & Ball, the UK’s longest-established manufacturer of garden tools and accessories, has won five stars from the Royal Horticultural Society for its stand at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019. Read more

No mess, no waste, no fuss with GARDENA’s new range of planting mats

GARDENA's new range of Planting and Trimming Mats. For potting, repotting and topiary trimming. Dirt free. The perfect addition to planting up Summer bedding and planters. Read more

Johnsons Lawn Seed to showcase breakthrough in grass seed technology at Glee

Leading grass seed brand Johnsons Lawn Seed will unveil a major breakthrough in seed technology at Glee – revealing the solution to a lawncare problem that consumers have been craving for decades. Read more

SBM’s UK Sales Manager Scott Williams leads his team to the shop floor

Relationships are the foundation of any true partnership and SBM has a clear vision that the future of its business relies on service and service is what the man at the helm of the business is going to deliver over the coming months. 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

Suttons investing in the future of retail partnerships 

Suttons continue to focus on building new retail partnerships by creating a brand new look to their seed stand displays, recruiting into their field merchandising and sales team, as well as a continued partnership ethos of not discounting seeds in its direct to customer channel. Read more

Jobs

Great results from a partnership between SBM & Barenbrug

Back in December 2018, SBM Life Science Ltd entered into a partnership with Barenbrug UK to market their Green Velvet Grass Seed range. Read more

Green Velvet range

Mr Fothergill’s names its new Sweet Pea Mayflower 400

Leading sweet pea seed supplier Mr Fothergill’s has introduced a new and exclusive ‘Spencer’ variety for the forthcoming season as part of the 400th anniversary commemoration of the sailing of the Mayflower to the new world in 1620. Read more

Sweet pea Mayflower 400

Fighting back against the elements

Patio and block paving cleaners and seals from weatherproofing specialist Thompson’s are the answer to a fast-acting, safe and effective way to clean, revive and protect patios and paving safely and easily. Read more

 Thompson's Advanced Patio and Block Paving Cleaner

Johnsons adds Jekka’s Herb Pocketbook to its 2020 collection

Jekka McVicar’s new book ‘A Pocketful of Herbs’, published earlier this year, will be available to buy from the Johnsons Jekka’s Herbs seeds stand for the 2020 season.  Read more

Climate emergency - ‘Survival Kit’ Seed Range

Following outstanding sales of our ‘Brexit Veg Growing Survival Kit’ and subsequent sell-out launch of our Pollinators Survival Kit at RHS Chelsea Flower Show, we are pleased to announce that we are soft launching a standalone ‘Survival Kit seed range’ for outlets. Read more

Vegetable Growing Survival Kit

Floramedia strive to make label buying easy 

Floramedia are adding two more features to My.Floramedia their online platform developed to make label buying easy.  Read more

DLF Seeds channels investment into R&D to bring innovative new lawncare products to market

DLF Seeds, the company behind the Johnsons Lawn Seed brand, is channelling investment into research that will bring innovative new lawn seed and fertilisers to market, designed to meet the challenges posed by climate change. Read more

High demand expected for natural slug controls as metaldehyde disappears from store shelves in June

Sipcam, the company behind the ecofective® brand of natural plant protection products, is rushing to meet demand from retailers who are stocking-up on environmentally-friendly slug controls ahead of the metaldehyde slug pellet ban on 30th June.

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ecofective FerriMAX Slug Killer

10,000 new customers in one day!

As part of the recent National Gardening Week celebrations, Flopro ran a promotion to giveaway 10,000 hose reels. Read more

Flopro queues

Johnsons adds to its ranges for 2020 season

This season, Johnsons launches exclusive Cosmos Kiiro as part of its seed range. The result of new Japanese breeding (‘Kiiro’ means ‘yellow’ in Japanese), the flower’s unique yellow petals with peach coloured reverses, provide a stunning display, standing out against the more traditional cosmos colours. Read more

NEW Little Gardeners Starter Kits

Burgon & Ball showcases new products at Chelsea

Burgon & Ball showcases Corona Tools and new RHS-endorsed Container Gardening Range at RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Read more

Burgon and Ball RHS-endorsed container tools group

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