Sales success for Darlac Tools - more than 100 new retail stockists

Cutting tools experts – Darlac - has announced it has opened 120 new garden outlet stockists for its ranges since GLEE in September 2017. The company, based in Berkshire, is undertaking a sales drive to make the Darlac range more accessible to UK gardeners. Read more

Quality year for Johnsons Lawn Seed

2017 has been an exciting year for DLF/Johnsons Lawn Seed, with the roll out of new consumer focused packaging, a significant new distribution deal, and being able to celebrate new fast growing seed technology with hair-raising live samples. Read more

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Kent & Stowe silent sales assistant builds lawn spend

Everyone aspires to have a nice lawn, whether it is a beautifully manicured centre piece or simply a focal point for family social activity. It is no surprise that the combined sales of Lawn Seed and Fertilisers in the UK is estimated to be in excess of £100 million. Read more

Kent & Stowe - LawnCare display unit

'A-peel' to everyone on Potato Day with Elho

The humble spud takes centre stage in January and February when Potato Days are celebrated across the country. It's the perfect time to encourage your customers to stock up on seed potatoes ready for Spring planting. With the Green Basics Potato Pot even more people can boil, mash and bake this versatile vegetable straight from their own garden. Read more

Green basics potato pot

Take care of Christmas poinsettia with Baby Bio®

Capitalising on the popularity of poinsettia at Christmas, SBM Life Science has launched a bright red themed point of sale wrap that simply slides over existing Baby Bio® Original displays, transforming them into attention-grabbing units. Read more

Baby Bio Poinsettia Drip Feeder Dispenser

Busy year for Briers

2017 has been a busy one for Briers, as the garden lifestyle brand attended exhibitions all over the globe and capitalised on its market leading position.  Read more

It's been a busy year for Briers

More Australian seaweed sets sail for Mr Fothergill’s

Due to increased demand from retailers, Mr Fothergill’s is set to receive delivery of another container of Seasol seaweed concentrate from Australia in the coming months. Read more

Hypoallergenic bamboo gardening gloves in captivating colours

For those of us with sensitive skin, finding a gardening glove that is both practical and doesn’t cause irritation can be challenging. Gardening glove and footwear stalwarts, Town & Country, have, though, the perfect solution. Read more

DLF Seeds Ltd confirms exclusive deal to distribute MossOff Chemical Free in UK

DLF Seeds Ltd is delighted to announce a new partnership with VivaGreen Group which will see them provide even more innovative gardening solutions to the garden centre market. Read more

Russell Walsh, Vivagreen & Guy Jenkins, DLF Seeds

Johnsons Microgreens still a flavour hit with customers

Johnsons Seeds reports increased sales of 31% for its Microgreens growing kit in the 2017 season, buoyed by the continuing trend of adding baby leaves to dishes. Read more

Johnsons Microgreens

Anyone can grow their own with Elho

Elho is on a mission to bring more nature into people's daily lives, particularly those who live in urban areas. The award-winning Flower Bridge Grow House does just that by making grow your own available to everyone. Now even more of your customers can cultivate their own vegetables, fruit and herbs on even the tiniest balcony.  Read more

Barrus celebrates its 100-year anniversary

E.P. Barrus Ltd is pleased to announce that September 18th, 2017 marks their official 100-year birthday. Read more

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DJ Turfcare launches new RHS range

DJ Turfcare – one of the UK’s most formidable suppliers of lawn care products – is excited to announce that it is launching its first-ever RHS endorsed range of chemical-free lawn fertiliser products. Read more

YoYo expanding expectations

Discover the new system for watering and washing with the self-extending and retracting YoYo expandable hose. YoYo received the prestigious ‘2016 International Red Dot Award’ for Design, having been judged as one of the most significant products selected from 5000 entries from 57 nations. Read more

Plantpak Hydro-Pod Indoor Garden - Anyone can be a gardener

For more than half a century, Plantpak has been a respected supplier to the UK garden market, the name is synonymous with quality propagation equipment for the amateur gardener. The introduction of the Plantpak Hydro-Pod Indoor Garden marks a major development for the brand, bringing easy to use high tech hydroponics into the home allowing anyone to be a gardener. Read more

Plantpak Hydro-Pod with light

Mims Outdoor Garden Pottery - Find out what all the fuss is about...

Mims are excited that our 2018 collections have arrived. Take a look at our new website and explore the many fresh and vibrant collections hand picked for you. Read more

Maxicrop arrives in SBM warehouse!

Following the announcement of the partnership agreement between SBM Company and Valagro, the first delivery of the Maxicrop brand of organic seaweed based fertilisers has arrived at SBM Life Science’s Shrewsbury warehouse! Read more

Apta celebrates record pre-season sales

Following another successful Glee in September, Apta, the leading supplier of planters to garden centres, is celebrating a record value of pre-season orders placed during and after the show. Read more

Sabre tooth saw is a cut above

Cutting Tools Experts, Darlac, have added a new sabre tooth saw to their impressive cutting range for 2018. The company, based in Berkshire, are particularly proud of this saw and suggest it will be used by keen gardeners and professionals alike. Read more

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Kent & Stowe Garden Life cultivates incremental sales

The Garden Life tool collection was initially launched following research into the needs of ladies, older gardeners and people with restricted movement or mobility issues. The range offered consumers the lighter way to garden, making it easier to garden for longer. Read more

DJ Turfcare set to impress at SALTEX

DJ Turfcare Equipment, one of the UK’s most consistent suppliers of lawn care products, is preparing to wow the turf and grounds care industry at IOG SALTEX this year (Hall 8, stand M060). Read more

Durstons hold prices for 2018

Despite recent reports of rising costs and poor harvests of Growing Media causing many companies to hike up their prices for next year, UK based Durston Garden Products are pleased to announce that their  prices for 2018 will remain the same. Read more

RHS and Mr Fothergill’s sales success for AGM seed range

Mr Fothergill’s reports that sales of its Award of Garden Merit flower and vegetable seed range, endorsed by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), have exceeded initial expectations, with both collections beating the season’s forecast already. Read more

Harness the power of the sun with Flopro

The introduction of Flopro Eco Smart weather responsive irrigation systems enables gardeners to harness the power of the sun to ensure regular and precise watering to help plants to thrive. Read more

Flopro Eco Smart Range

Blowing petrol power out of the garden

Lithium-ion powered blowers from EGO Power+ feature ground-breaking technology that conquers leaves and debris in minutes. The technology within EGO’s products place the blowers among the most powerful models on the market. Read more

Get the balance right with Flopro

Flopro have upgraded their introductory range which provides high quality, no leaks products that fit all brands, while still retaining ‘value’ price points to encourage new consumers and fringe gardeners to take a first step on the gardening journey. Read more

Flopro Elite Tripod Sprinkler

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.

Johnsons enhances lawn seed and salesforce at Glee

At this year’s Glee, Johnsons Lawn Seed (DLF) launched its next bestseller to the market, Lawn Thickener, demonstrating the quality of the product in living displays, whilst also announcing a newly expanded national salesforce. Read more

Johnsons Lawn Seed Glee stand 2017

New Neudorff Nematodes make a big impact at GLEE

Weed, feed and control brand, Neudorff has made a big impact at this year’s show, not only has the company launched a UK first in the form of nematodes that do not require refrigeration, it has also scooped a New Product Award for the range. Read more

LeatherjacketFree Nematode

Tildenet enjoys growing support at Glee 2017

The show kicked off to a great start with BBC Breakfast broadcasting live from a Haxnicks Sunbubble which took centre stage at the innovative Glee Retail Lab area generating huge interest on the stand. Read more

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