Evergreen Garden Care launches all new, all natural lawncare

Leading garden care company unveils two new SKUs to their successful Maracle-Gro Lawncare line. Read more

The World's Finest Gardening Gloves

Gold Leaf are disappointed not to be meeting their valued longstanding and potential new customers in person at GLEE, but are delighted that sales of their world renowned gardening gloves have reached record levels. Read more

Diary

New Decorative Glass Watering Globes for potted plants

Increase your sales with a new decorative and functional product your customers will love. Plantpal watering globes are fast moving self watering globes with high consumer ratings. Read more

The effortless way to clear up leaves this Autumn

Perfect for large gardens, the new GARDENA Leaf and Grass Collector makes Autumn tidy up easy. Read more

Europe's biggest peat free range: Launch from Evergreen Garden Care

To meet the demand for peat-free growing media options Evergreen Garden Care can now announce the biggest peat-free range in Europe. Across the Miracle-Gro and Levington brands, 13 new SKUs are now available. Read more

Innovation and quality will ignite the lawncare category this autumn

Stocking quality lawn seed with proven heritage in packaging that clearly displays multiple benefits for the consumer holds the key to securing additional sales as lawncare categories get ready for one of the busiest autumns in memory. Read more

Shady Place Lawn Seed

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.

Elho completes purchase of Ebertsankey

Elho’s Good(s)Factory has completed the purchase of Ebertsankey as Fiskars focuses on its core consumer business. Read more

Taylors’ £1m expansion was a ‘big pill to swallow’

Taylors Bulbs new warehouse increases loading capacity in their peak seasons and will improve efficiency. Read more

Telegraph opens online Garden Shop

Hayloft Plants has beaten bigger rivals to run The Telegraph online Garden Shop and is looking to add product. Read more

Thompson & Morgan is predicting the best ever year for grow your own

Thompson & Morgan has reported a 24% rise in seed sales through September to end of November 2015, compared to the same period in 2014, driven by vegetable seed sales. Read more

Paula Parker leaves as Scotts reorganises

UK marketing director, Paula Parker, has left as Scotts Miracle-Gro cuts out a layer of management in the UK. Read more

Paula Parker

Garland adds 54 items for next season

New product development has been the key to the success of Garland/Worth Gardening with many new product ideas being driven by feedback and input from customers. Read more

Garland’s Bio-based tray

Happy Compost range will double in size for 2021

The Greener Gardening Company is doubling the size of its top-performing 100% peat-free Happy Compost range for 2021, to meet growing consumer demand for sustainable compost and eco-friendly soil improvers. Read more

The Greener Gardening Company works around the clock

The Greener Gardening Company works around the clock to meet exceptional demand for growing media. Read more

Lawn seed sales up five-fold this summer

Johnsons Lawn Seed sales went through the roof in June and July, extending the traditional springtime peak in lawncare category sales well into the summer. Read more

Jobs

DJ Turfcare invests in new video content

DJ Turfcare is set to make sales of its new Autumn Lawn Treatment even easier for retailers following the company’s investment in a dedicated video which highlights the many benefits of this exciting new lawncare innovation. Read more

DJ Turfcare's new Autumn Lawn Treatment

Smart Garden buys Briers

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

Strong profit growth from T&M

T&M revealed a sharp improvement in performance in its latest accounts, crediting more efficient operations along with a shift away from traditional catalogues to the web. Read more

Plant inspecting at T&M

Stay of execution for glyphosate - UPDATED

EU grants an 18 month extension for glyphosate based products as the Health Commissioner expresses concern that that member states could not accept EU commission proposals. Read more

Health Commissioner V Andriukaitis

Tildenet buys Bosmere

Tildenet has acquired Bosmere in a move that will confirm its position as a major retail supplier in the gardening sector. Steve Millington will stay with the business. Read more

Andrew Downey

Sheila Hill explains more about Scotts’ new strategy

Sheila Hill explains more about Scotts’ new strategy and how it is actively looking at additional investments in Europe. Read more

Sheila Hill

How Bonnington Plastics beat substitute sellers on Amazon

Bonnington Plastics offers to share with other manufacturers the tactics it used to beat the substitute sellers who were costing the company £50,000 a year. Read more

Customers responding to this advert wrongly believed they were buying the genuine product

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