The Pit Boss® Navigator Series

Grill like a Boss with Direct Flame Grilling Technology, the longest warranty in the industry, the best value Grills in the sector and the finest quality 100% all-natural Hardwood Pellets on the market and all available to order right now. Read more

Broil King to promote ‘Made in North America’

Broil King will launch a consumer marketing campaign 'Made in North America' to highlight their strategic advantage over products made in the Far East. Read more

Diary

Campingaz® introduces a new portable gas barbecue 

In 2020, Campingaz® launched the Attitude range of table top gas barbecues, for 2021, Campingaz® is launching a lightweight, portable version, called the Attitude 2go CV, designed for those who don’t want to compromise of their barbecue experience when camping or picnicking.   Read more

Broil King Roadshow takes products to dealers’ doorstep

Broil King® UK have not been deterred by 2020’s absence of trade shows and found a different way to get their products in front of dealers – by hitting the road and taking their products to the buyers. Read more

All New Baron

Katie Blake introduces new products

Katie Blake now a leading brand in Garden Furniture with sales exceeding £15 million, is continuing its presence in the market. They have introduced some exciting new items that fit into their collections. Read more

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

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.

Plants now take second place to catering

If August is wet plant sales prosper. If it is dry garden furniture sales do well. Last month was different. It was wet and dry in different areas and both categories flourished according to the latest GCA figures. But long term trend shows the proportional fall of traditional gardening. Read more

Paradise Park

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

More chat from the aisles of the Garden Press Event

A new website for Westland, Showa’s bio-degradable gardening gloves, Eden Project seeds, a 10,000 strong Facebook community of Garden Goddesses and Hozelock’s electric weed killer were some of the innovations on show at the Garden Press event. Read more

Hozelock Thermal Weeder

Valentine’s Day is for the birds

Valentines Day sees the start of National Nest Box Week as we are not the only creatures to get romantic as spring approaches.   The BTO offers an information pack and ideas. 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

Is this the future of garden furniture retailing?

Garden centres regularly complain they are the showroom for online garden furniture retailers. A recent collaboration between Primrose.co.uk and Toad Hall Garden Centre may be a signpost to the future. Read more

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

Bigger. Hotter. Heavier. Pit Boss® Wood Fired Pellet Grills.

Grill like a Boss with Direct Flame Grilling Technology, the longest warranty in the industry, the best value Grills in the sector and the finest all-natural Hardwood Pellets on the market. Read more

Katie Blake Outdoor Furniture by Glencrest Seatex Ltd

Flamingo a new concept. Our Flamingo collection is very exciting being the only range available in the UK where every Armchair has a Reclining Backrest.  Read more

Barlow Tyrie’s New Products for 2021

Normally Barlow Tyrie would be welcoming customers and associates to its trade stands at outdoor furniture shows but as we will not be able to meet you in person, Barlow Tyrie has put together a digital presentation of its new products for 2021. Read more

EKJU launch new website

Garden furniture specialists, EKJU, have launched a brand-new website, a development that strengthens their sales offer into 2021 and beyond. Read more

Jobs

Fire & water - Woodlodge adds to its product line-up for 2021

Since the introduction of Woodlodge’s water feature and fire pit collections, retailers have been quick to secure stock. Now, as the 2021 season approaches Woodlodge confirms that a number of new designs have been added, further enhancing these popular ranges. Read more

The new Seaton Fireplace from Woodlodge

Furniture outlet stores launch website

furnitureoutletstores.co.uk is one of the first UK websites to offer the furniture outlet experience to online shoppers. Their offer includes garden furniture with a guarantee of the UK’s lowest prices. 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

Vivid's range

Kettler GB unaffected by restructure announcement

Heinz Kettler Gmbh & Co KG has entered a period of self-administration in order to restructure its German business but leaves the UK operation unaffected. Read more

White Stores opens garden furniture showroom in Oxford garden centre

Online garden furniture retailer White Stores has opened its first concession at Yarnton Nurseries Garden Centre in Oxfordshire as a pilot. Read more

Online retailers raise their profile

The growing presence of online retailers was clear at the Garden Press Event with two established sites and two newcomers, one launched at the show and one being mysterious about its launch plans. Read more

Monthly plan from Garden Wants

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

The-GIMA-Award-for-Best-Garden-Products-Retailer-(Destination-GC)

Review of 2014 in the Garden Industry

2014 has been dominated by the repositioning of the major gardening goods distributors following the demise of Solus.  The weather for once provided a good news story and towards the end of the year there was a flurry of activity from Wyevale as it picked up eight long established independent garden centres.  See the full review – which is open to all… Read more

Notcutts opens phase 2 of Wheatcroft

Notcutts is to open phase 2 of Wheatcroft garden centre. The centrepiece is “The Street Kitchen” themed restaurant where each van cooks a different type of cuisine. See more… Read more

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