Adapting sanitisation needs is key to garden centres staying open, says Cleaner Retail

Advice from Cleaner Retail – a new service designed to assist in creating a sanitised environment for safer shopping and a clean retail experience for the consumer. Read more

Cleaner Retail launch same day dispatch on reusable antimicrobial two-ply cotton facemasks

Now in stock for same day dispatch are reusable, washable protective masks for your staff and for resale. Read more

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Social distancing signage and thank-you POS for garden retailers

Floramedia is here to help you adapt to an unprecedented period of retail. Read more

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Reopening your retail store: Step one - signage & screening

Advice from Cleaner Retail – a new one-stop-shop designed to assist in creating a sanitised environment for safer shopping and a clean retail experience for the consumer. Read more

Example of protective signage usage

Smiemans to build ± 12,000 m2 garden centre for Plantorama in Tilst (DK)

This year, Smiemans Projecten is realizing a new garden centre of almost 12,000 m2 for the well-known garden centre chain Plantorama in Denmark. Read more

Plantorama Tilst garden centre

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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Mum finds razor blade in child’s present from garden centre

Manchester Evening News reports how a horrified mother found a razor blade in a present given to her daughter by a garden centre’s Santa.  Read more

Prepare for opening your store safely

CE Certified and UK Manufactured, Perry face visors are an effective way to cover the whole face comfortably, offering protection from coughs and sneezes. As used in the NHS. Read more

Stormafit supplying masks, gloves and alcohol sanitiser - in stock now

Stormafit Ltd have reopened with the news garden centres have been given the green light to open. Read more

Kindwood report sales have increased by over 320%

Leading sustainable firewood company, Kindwood, confirms that firewood sales have increased by over 320% as UK consumers look to create an environment of comfort during lockdown. Read more

Reopening your retail store: Step two – sanitation & portable hand washing/sanitisation stations

Advice from Cleaner Retail – a new one-stop-shop designed to assist in creating a sanitised environment for safer shopping and a clean retail experience for the consumer. Read more

Penguin Foot Operated Sanitiser Dispenser

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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

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

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