PATS Telford is the BEST place for garden centres to source new pet products

PATS Telford, the UK’s number one pet industry exhibition, is the best place to source new products, according to a growing number of garden centres attending the Autumn showpiece. Read more

PAWExpo to launch in 2020

PAWExpo – a new high-end pet focused exhibition – will launch in September 2020, supported by the team behind the annual Glee trade event. Read more


PATS Telford once again backing the prestigious PetQuip Awards

PATS, the UK’s number one pet industry exhibition, is pleased that once again the PetQuip Awards will be presented at a gala dinner and party on the first evening of PATS Telford (Sunday, 22nd September) and are happy to be major sponsors of the event. Read more

Tom Chambers announce major business upgrade for 2019/2020

Tom Chambers has announced significant investment in their business to support its UK manufacturing operations. New staff have been employed and the installation of new machinery including a new bird food packaging machine has doubled the output of packed bird food. Read more

Oswald Bird Table

Westland reiterates BTO findings of booming bird market

Significant findings have been announced by the British Trust for Ornithology (the BTO) which show that there are now more birds in UK gardens than there were 40 years ago. Read more

Peckish Complete All Seasons Seed Mix

Henry Bell creates a new division and announces a raft of appointments

Henry Bell, the family-owned and leading quality pet and wild bird food producer, has set up a dedicated division to support its newly launched Henry Bell Wild Bird Care brand and also bolstered its ranks with a number of high profile appointments to support the brand’s growth. Read more

Tony Clare

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


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

Henry Bell Wild Bird Care wins major Dobbies listing

Henry Bell & Co, the family-owned and leading quality small animal and pet feed producer, has secured a listing with the largest national garden centre group, Dobbies. The new range will be available online and on the shelves of the 69 Dobbies centres from early October. Read more

Henry Bell - Decorative Collection - Rose Hanging Feeder

Smart Pet appointment

Pet Industry marketing expert Peter Johnson has joined Smart Garden Products to head up their newly created Pet Division that will launch at GLEE under the “Zöon” brand. Read more

Peter Johnson heads up the newly created Pet Division that will launch at GLEE under the “Zöon”

List of finalists announced for PetQuip Awards 2019

Over 70 of the pet industry’s high achievers have been short-listed for the 2019 PetQuip Awards and will be waiting in anticipation at the PetQuip dinner at PATS, Telford in September to see who has scooped the top prizes this year. Read more

Henry Bell & Co (Grantham) Ltd launches recyclable packaging for its Wild Bird Food Range

Henry Bell, the family-owned and leading quality pet and wild bird food producer, is unveiling a recyclable packaging for its new Henry Bell Wild Bird Food range which will hit stores nationwide next month. Read more


Westland joins forces with British Trust for Ornithology

As a key partner in the supply of bird care products to garden centres, Westland is committed to driving the sector and educating the public. Read more

Henry Bell & Co launches own brand: Henry Bell Wild Bird Care

Henry Bell & Co, the family-owned and leading quality animal feed producer announces the release of its own brand: Henry Bell Wild Bird Care. Read more

Henry Bell Wild Bird Food

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

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