Overseas buyers seek new garden and pet products at event on 27 March

Buyers from Germany, Sweden, The Netherlands, Lithuania and Dubai seek new garden and pet products at event on 27 March. Read more

New Express Hoe from Burgon & Ball swings into action

The new Express Hoe from Burgon & Ball will be swinging into action this season, with a pivoting blade which finds the perfect angle for biting into the soil, for effortless weeding. Read more

Burgon and Ball Express Hoe

Diary

Gardening the smart way with GARDENA at the Ideal Home Show 2019

GARDENA is proud to be sponsoring the Feature Gardens and the Show Home gardens at the Ideal Home Show 2019 at the Olympia London from March 22nd to April 7th. Read more

GARDENA Robotic lawnmowers

NEUDORFF – supporting retailers throughout 2019

Weed, feed and control brand Neudorff has pledged to provide even more support to its retailers throughout 2019 and beyond. Read more

Treadstone Products reports expansion - new ClipGlove a hit with Garden Centres

2018 saw Wrexham-based Treadstone products enjoy double digit sales growth in its Good Life garden sundries range, high demand for its Peter Rabbit themed children's garden range and the launch of a new garden glove range called ClipGlove. Read more

New horizon on the horizon

First deliveries of what is set to be a ground-breaking launch have started appearing in garden centres. A high quality compost, with the added benefit of being peat-free, organic and sustainable. Read more

E.P. Barrus continues expansion in 2019 with new warehouse

Leading gardening tools and equipment supplier E.P. Barrus expands its warehouse capacity in 2019 to meet continued demand following a successful 2018.   Read more

Eco-conscious and vegan gardeners re-enforce grow-your-own trend

The grow-your-own trend continues during 2019 as the nation’s gardeners seek out environmentally-friendly ways of growing healthy, pesticide-free produce with zero food miles. Read more

ecofective® Houseplant Boost

Passionate about pots: a new RHS-endorsed collection of container gardening tools

There’s a new RHS-endorsed collection of specialist container gardening tools from Burgon & Ball, offering the perfect way to plant, weed and maintain container displays quickly and easily. Read more

Burgon and Ball RHS container tools

Sipcam urges retailers to stock up on natural slug and snail controls

Sipcam, is urging garden retailers to stock up on its environmentally-friendly slug controls, to ensure stores can meet demand when the government’s ban on metaldehyde slug pellets comes into force this summer. Read more

ecofective Slug Defence

Anglo Eastern Trading launch new exciting display deals

Anglo Eastern Trading have launched a series of four NEW Point of sale displays pallet deals. Each of which offer good profit margins on the stock featured combined with eye catching POS marketing support with perceived product added value. Read more

Attractive units stimulate and encourage buyers resulting in increased sales.

LECHUZA launches new planters for 2019

After a successful year, the makers of attractive, self-watering planters LECHUZA is pleased to announce it has expanded its range with the launch of ten new products. Read more

Hard surface maintenance made easy with ECOPROTEC® treatments

Two new products are joining the British-made ECOPROTEC® range this year, to help restore hard landscaped areas. Read more

British-made ECOPROTEC® range

Garden centres have been a vital link in Forest Garden’s 2018 success

Garden centres remain at the very heart of sales planning for Forest Garden, the UK’s leading producer of decorative timber structures, wooden fence panels, trellis, outdoor storage and sheds. Read more

John Gomersall

Sipcam’s ecofective® brand poised to grow in 2019

Sipcam’s ecofective® brand poised to grow in 2019 with new additions to the Child & Pet-Safe range plus RHS Garden Care line-up is set to take retail market by storm. Read more

New RHS partnership L-R Peter Graham, Assured Products, Shereen Llewellin, RHS, Matt Jones, Sipcam.

Juliana Urban Series perfect for city dwellers

The Juliana Urban Series comprises the Balcony, the Vertical and the City Greenhouse, all combine elegant aesthetics, high end functionality and small space adaptability offering perfect added value sales. Read more

Juliana Urban Series - the Balcony

William Morris collection is right on trend

The launch of the William Morris collection by Woodlodge, the UK’s leading supplier of garden pots, has introduced Victorian chic and timeless style to a new range of planters, on sale at garden centres across the UK. Read more

The 2019 William Morris Collection from Woodlodge

Ivyline trading update & Brexit promise

2018 was a great year for Ivyline with Ivyline posting a huge 18% YOY growth. Ivyline have invested heavily in record stock levels to ensure there is no disruption in supply should a no deal scenario happen on the 26th of March. Read more

Woodlodge helps retailers to inspire a new generation of gardeners with ‘virtual sales assistants’ to boost consumer confidence

Retailers have a handy new tool to help drive demand for container gardening with the introduction of ‘virtual sales assistants’ – expertly crafted POS that provides shoppers with the confidence to make informed purchases. Read more

Woodlodge strawberry POS

Jobs

Consumer demand for premium ranges sends Pro 5 sales soaring for Bord na Móna Growise

Bord na Móna has reported a ‘premiumisation’ of the growing media market in the UK, with consumer demand for top-quality ranges at an all-time high. Read more

 Bord na Móna Growise Pro 5 range

Bloomin Amazing has made a big impact in its first year

New triple action soil enricher has disrupted the established garden growing media sector in its’ first 12 months. Read more

Taupe pots become a reality

This week marked a significant change in the potting shed at The Bransford Webbs Plant Company, with the first of the new taupe pots being used for potting. The taupe pots will begin appearing in garden centres over the next few months. We will be replacing black plastic pots for all new crops. Read more

The Pot Company offers a unique range of Chinese Water Jars with exclusive discount

The Pot Company is offering its customers a range of striking Chinese vases for those seeking an entirely one-off feature for an outdoor space. Read more

A new premium quality textile hose from GARDENA

Easy to use, practical and well-designed, the new GARDENA Textile Hose Liano boasts impressive watering performance and can be stored quickly and easily after use. This hose makes watering simpler and easier than ever before, and comes with an impressive 30-year warranty. Read more

Smart Garden buys Briers

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

Another record breaking January for leading pot supplier, Apta

For the fourth consecutive January, Apta have posted record breaking sales, with January 2019 sales up a huge 15.3% on January 2018. Read more

Apta Fowey

Adapting to Climate Change – We CAN and We WILL

Traditionally, the buying season in the gardening industry has been between September and Christmas. However, with the weather being so unpredictable, it means this is no longer the case. Read more

WOLF-Garten launches new consumer-focused website for 2019

In order to support its extensive range of innovative products, leading garden tool supplier WOLF-Garten has developed a brand-new website for 2019. Read more

Sarah Raven tools from Darlac

Darlac, the cutting tool experts, have just introduced a bright new range for the spring season designed for a premium market – Sarah Raven quality tools. Read more

Sarah Raven tools - packaging follows the brand imagery of the successful Johnsons seed range.

Smart team are delighted to retain top GCA award

Last night’s Garden Centre Association (GCA) 53rd annual conference and Gala dinner saw the Smart Garden team scoop the prestigious Associate of the Year award, proudly retaining the Haskings Stewart cup as top supplier to the industry. Read more

Associate Member of the Year - Smart Garden Products

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