SBM Life Science unveils 2 new health-boosting natural fertilisers under Solabiol®

With an increasing number of gardeners turning to natural garden care products, SBM Life Science is set to expand its natural Solabiol® range with the launch of two new fertiliser products at GLEE this September. Read more

Solabiol Top Lawn

New HorizoN™ 2019 triples the goodness with BIO3™

One of the most exciting breakthroughs in growing media for many years – a new product produced from three natural and sustainable ingredients that is indistinguishable in performance, appearance, smell and texture from 100% peat based products – is launched at GLEE by Westland Horticulture. Read more

Diary

Johnsons Lawn Seed announce improved products to benefit shady and luxury lawns

Leading lawn seed company Johnsons Lawn Seed has strengthened its portfolio further with improvements to two popular products at Glee 2018 – Shady Place and Luxury Lawn, to bring the greenest of grass to its customers. Read more

Luxury Lawn

Woodlodge bring beauty of nature to the fore with latest William Morris collection

Beautiful and timeless designs have been brought to the aisles of Glee, as Woodlodge launched its William Morris collection of planters at the show. Read more

Woodlodge William Morris range

The only feed you’ll need -  New Super Smart Lawn Feed launched to revolutionise the UK’s gardens

Leading grass seed brand Johnsons Lawn Seed has launched its latest lawn innovation that will revolutionise the greening and feeding of lawns around the country. The breakthrough comes as a result of the company’s latest research into grass growing techniques, resulting in “the only lawn feed you’ll need.” Read more

Town & Country Launch a wealth of new products at GLEE

Since acquiring Town & Country just one year ago, E.P. Barrus has fully refreshed and updated its offering, with 2019 seeing 120 new products added, following on from extensive customer research and product development. Read more

Westland to unveil results of £35million investment at Glee

Westland will use Glee 2018 to strengthen its position and launch its strongest home and garden range with new products and developments across a diverse portfolio. Read more

Flopro launch new Professional Range

Flopro Professional Range is being launched to meet consumer demand for a highly styled, quality range of metal products. The range includes a Hose Cart and Reel, Spray Guns, Sprinklers, Connectors and Nozzle plus two high quality Hoses. Read more

Professional Metal Hose Reel

STIHL returns to Glee with cordless range

Following the success of last year’s show, STIHL will be returning to Glee on 10th – 12th September to showcase its range of cordless garden tools. Stand: 7H83  Read more

Woodlodge to showcase Marie Curie charity partnership at Glee

At Glee this year, Woodlodge, the UK’s leading supplier of garden pots, will be promoting its partnership with the UK’s leading terminal illness support charity, Marie Curie, to raise vital funds and awareness. Read more

Lawns will need reseeding after rain-free summer

Grass breeding specialist Johnsons Lawn Seed is warning its garden centre customers to stock up as increased demand is expected on lawn seed and turf ahead of the main season for lawn care. The company has increased stocks of seed amid concerns for supply of turf from drought-hit growers across the UK. Read more

Lawn Thickener

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.

Innovation from Mr Fothergill's

As well as the acquisition of Darlac, Mr Fothergill’s revealed other innovations, including a new RHS AGM range, a starter range endorsed by David Domoney and the introduction Seasol and Optigrow. Read more

David Domoney's Get growing range

Lots for the Garden Press to write about

There was plenty to see and hear at the Garden Press Event including a snail fence, outdoor fragrances, a new urban compost from Scotts and news of some enhanced summer events. Read more

Woodlodge's Dorset rocking chair.

Unique self-watering planters take the plant care market by storm

The makers of attractive, functional planters that offer a stylish and convenient way of looking after plants have shown commitment to this rapidly growing market with the appointment of a dedicated sales representative, Ian Riggs. Read more

Treadstone new clip glove receives enthusiastic response at GLEE

Treadstone Products, the well-respected supplier of branded garden accessories, launched its new innovative Clip Glove product at GLEE with visitor reaction suggesting the Wrexham-based business is on to a winner. Read more

Perfect partnership for Block Blitz and Kelkay

Kelkay has recently signed a new agreement to distribute the best-selling range of hard surface cleaning products from Block Blitz. Launched in 2016, the Block Blitz range now includes formulations designed for most types of paving, artificial grass and gravel as well as the original block paving treatment. Read more

Power, speed and much more for WOLF-Garten at GLEE

WOLF-Garten will be unveiling a variety of new products at Glee, all designed to deliver next level expertise to gardeners whilst boosting convenience. Read more

Jobs

West Country Soil Improvement’s Bloomin Amazing feel just that as they scoop the 2018 GIMA Innovators’ Seed Corn Fund

The GIMA Innovators’ Seed Corn Fund (GISCF) has already contributed to helping four brands find their place within the garden retail market both here and across the globe. This year, another company is set to benefit from the GISCF excellent prize package. Introducing the 2018 winners – Bloomin Amazing from West Country Soil Improvement.  Read more

Wilkinson Sword extend Ultralight and Elite Ranges and launch new products at Glee

Glee 2018 provides the opportunity for Wilkinson Sword to introduce extensions to two of its most popular lines, and to launch a selection of new gardening tools and accessories. Read more

Wilkinson Sword Ultralight Pruners

Kent & Stowe consolidate market position

Kent & Stowe is an established and well-respected player in the garden tools market. As part of Westland Horticulture, they have benefited from major investment in new product development, resulting in market leading equipment which has generated incremental sales in key market sectors. Read more

Evolving Plantpak launch Gardener’s Handipacks

Plantpak is further evolving and expanding the range with the addition of Gardener’s Handipacks. These are an essential part of any growing range and include such things as plant labels, tree ties, thermometers, pH testing kits and greenhouse accessories. Read more

Plantpak Digital Soil pH Meter

New RHS-endorsed leaf rake from Burgon & Ball: Lightweight, durable and extremely effective

Burgon & Ball has launched a new RHS-endorsed Leaf Rake to allow gardeners to effortlessly gather leaves and other debris from lawns – year after year. Read more

Burgon and Ball RHS-endorsed leaf rake.

Autumn action now with Crest Garden!

Autumn will come early this year for retailers and Crest Garden has an autumn promotion to cover all consumer needs to prepare their gardens for the season ahead. The range is available for immediate delivery. Read more

Kent Stowe - Potting and Planting display unit.

Pot of Prosecco: Woodlodge to support Greenfingers Charity at Glee with pottery raffle

Woodlodge has announced it will once again be raising money for Greenfingers Charity at Glee 2018 by hosting a raffle in aid of this worthy cause. 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

See the Westland SafeLawn TV advert

Westland is spending £4m on TV advertising starting next week, with sales of the Westland SafeLawn ‘going well’ following an unprecedented sell-in to retailers.  See the new TV advert. Read more

Stihl to approach garden centres to sell battery cordless tools

Stihl warns its specialist dealers that it plans to extend its distribution of lithium-ion cordless garden tools to selected garden centres and hardware stores, next year. Read more

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