Aquatic firms boosted by rise in popularity of garden ponds

The UK’s aquatics and water-gardening industry has been boosted by a huge surge of interest in garden ponds during the coronavirus lockdown. Read more

PATS Telford 2020 – bringing the pet industry back together

PATS is on track to deliver the most important show in its 11-year history at the Telford International Centre on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th September, as the pet industry comes together in 17 weeks’ time, for the first time since the UK’s lockdown was imposed in March. Read more


Aquaja sets focus on innovation & energy-savings!

Aquaja is an internationally operating company, based in the Netherlands, with more than 20 years of experience in customized shop fittings for the display of livestock. Aquaja ensure that the customer can use sustainable and eco-friendly solutions. Read more

PATS Telford and PetQuip Awards set to reunite pet industry in September

PATS Telford and the PetQuip Awards are set to play an important role in bringing the whole pet industry back together after the current coronavirus crisis. Read more

Drink reception before the Awards are presented.

More companies, including one from China, sign up for PATS Telford

More companies are signing up to exhibit at PATS Telford, including a pet product supplier from China. Read more

The coldwater basins from Aquaja are a crowd favourite for your pond department

Are you looking for a unique and inspiring pond department? Discover the versatile coldwater basins from Aquaja! Read more

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

Our new limited-edition mix No Mess, No Grow Wild Bird Food

We have launched a limited edition no mess, no grow wild bird blend to celebrate our 140th anniversary. Read more

PetQuip Awards provide much needed boost for pet industry

Winning a prestigious industry honour like a PetQuip Award could be just the tonic needed by companies following the current coronavirus pandemic. Read more

PetQuip welcomes new dates for Interzoo and Zoomark

PetQuip has welcomed news that the organisers of the international pet trade exhibitions Interzoo and Zoomark International have worked together to find mutually agreeable dates for their next shows. Read more

AQUA 2021 takes on an even more crucial role

AQUA 2021 will be a crucial event in the aquatics and watergardening industry, according to UK and international suppliers and retailers. Read more


Top tips: What to feed wild birds this spring, by Henry Bell

With spring arriving, leading quality wild bird and pet food producer, Henry Bell & Co, is sharing its top tips on what to feed wild birds at this time of year. Read more

Henry Bell Heritage Suet Feeder

Pawexpo - How pets can boost health, wellbeing and the value of the “Pet Pound”

Focusing on the important role pets have to play as a source of companionship and joy cannot be underestimated as Pawexpo, the new trade show launching this September (15th – 17th September, NEC Birmingham), will reveal. Read more

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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