BALI achieves Investors in People Silver

BALI have been awarded ‘We invest in people, silver accreditation’ by Investors in People, an accolade only achieved by 3,000 businesses that have been assessed (20%) by this globally recognised not-for-profit organisation.  Read more

Deco-Pak – Celebrating 15 years of excellence in 2020

2020 marks a major milestone for Deco-Pak who will be celebrating its 15-year anniversary this year. From humble beginnings with just 10 decorative products in the range, the company has grown to now offer an extensive multi award winning offering including aggregates, garden decor, insect hotels, birdhouses and feeders. Read more

Deco-Pak win at GIMA 2018 Awards

Diary

The UK is on high alert for Xylella

Xylella fastidiosa has the potential to have huge implications for the UK horticultural trade. Landscapers, designers, retailers and anyone directly importing plants are now subject to the same stringent measures as growers and suppliers. Read more

AMA identifies trends that will benefit sales of landscape materials

AMA Research suggests that sales of landscaping materials will grow more modestly after a volatile period but says trends like artificial grass will benefit the market. Read more

Good first half for Marshalls

Landscaping products specialists Marshalls saw its first half revenue grow 11 per cent. Read more

Kelkay completes its new plant and head office

Kelkay completes its new plant and head office with an investment of £1 million in machinery to secure its market leading position, says its managing director. Read more

December was the biggest month of the year for GCA members

The latest figures from the GCA show 2014 was the best year for 4 years with December beating May as the biggest sales month of the year. Read more

Simply Green Landscapes takes home the Supreme Winner title at the APL Awards 2020

The annual awards ceremony, sponsored by Bradstone, took place on Friday 13 March at The Brewery, London, to celebrate and recognise the outstanding landscaping carried out by members of the APL. Read more

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Kelkay win GWP business

Kelkay have announced that they have recently won new listings for their market-leading aggregates range in the seven-strong Great Western Partnership (GWP). The win comes after the successful launch of the new look range at GLEE in September. Read more

New Kelkay aggregate range merchandising at Plymouth Garden Centre.

Forest uses stealth technology to reduce unwanted noise in the garden

Forest has unveiled a noise reducing Decibel Panel that it believes is the most significant development in fence panels in years. Read more

Vivid Arts settles dispute with Tom Chambers

The legal battle between Vivid Arts and Tom Chambers regarding allegations of design right infringement, copyright infringement and passing off has been resolved. Read more

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Jobs

Vote now to recognise Gardening’s best buyers

Believing that good buyers have not been given the recognition they deserve, Glee is asking you to nominate people or teams that might qualify as the country’s best buyers for awards being introduced at the show. Read more

GCA names best garden centres for plants and furniture

Sunshine Garden Centre and Van Hage are the best GCA outdoor living retailers.  Cowell’s and Bents are the best for plants. Read more

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Looking ahead - It's not all doom and gloom

2013 turned out to be another disappointing year in all three key sectors of the garden retail market – garden plants, garden care and garden leisure – with all three sectors showing a steady decline in the five years to 2013 covered by the Analysis. Read more

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