LATEST Looking Good and Availability lists

Check out the Looking Good and Availability Lists for 8 Nurseries including Boningale, Howicks, Dingley Dell, Chichester Trees and Shrubs, Hawkesmill, Kernock Park Plants, Worfield and Seiont Nurseries. Read more

Leucanthemum - Kernock

Hawkesmill Nurseries - Varieties for delivery in April

Warwickshire based Hawkesmill Nurseries, whose wide array of beautiful flower varieties provide bright displays and encourage seasonal sales, are offering retailers a whole host of ranges available now for delivery in April. Read more

Diary

Selling more plants starts with Google

Do you want to sell more plants? Do you wonder how you can reach your target audience in a more efficient and affordable way? Or are you interested in learning how Google can help you to attract new customers to your garden centre? Visit Garden Connect at the HTA Plant Show to learn everything about Google and how it can help you to sell more plants online! Read more

New & exclusive Salvia 'Pink Lips' & Viola collection

Hawkesmill Nurseries, the family run business based in Warwickshire, grow an abundance of over 3.5 million plants throughout the year. The team are proud to announce that they have a brand new and exclusive Salvia which has been added to their range for 2017. Read more

Salvia Pink lips

Summer has arrived in style – Hayloft’s brightest & boldest summer catalogue yet!

The front cover is enough to lure you into this year’s summer catalogue with a breathtaking visual of the most exquisite and intriguing plant, mottled in vibrant shades of lime green and dark purple. What could it be? Read more

More building news from Bransford Webbs

Bransford Webbs Plant Company, who recently celebrated the silver success at the International Grower of the Year Awards, has completed the construction of a further 2500m2 of polytunnels. Read more

New tunnels at Bransford Webbs.

Demand for UK grown plants increases

Allensmore and Wyevale Nurseries step up the promotions on plants and have noticed increased demand for British grown stock. Read more

Instant effect - planted containers for Mother's Day at Allensmore

The 2017 'Best New Bedding Plant' Award goes to...

Novelty won the day at the ‘2017 Grower Of The Year Awards’ in London last week with the  extra-ordinary colour breakthrough of Petunia ‘Night Sky®’ taking the award for ‘Best New Bedding or Pot Plant’. Read more

Petunia 'NightSky'

BOPP achieves Resembling Status to GLOBALG.A.P.

The British Ornamental Plant Production (BOPP) Certification Scheme has recently once again been recognised as a Resembling Scheme to the GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) Standard. Read more

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.

Alpines available to order now...

Available from this month, the Hawkesmill Nurseries alpine range is growing in size and variety choice each year. These beauties are perfect for both the experienced and beginner gardener, as they are surprisingly easy to grow.   Read more

Camellias for early colour

Few hardy shrubs signal the end of winter better than camellias, the Horticultural Trades Association’s (HTA) ‘Plant of the Moment’ for February, providing some welcome colour through late winter and into early spring. Read more

Camellia in bloom (Adam Pasco Media)

Silver for Bransford Webb in international grower awards

The AIPH Awards at the Colosseum Theatre in Essen, Germany celebrated the world’s best in ornamental horticultural production. Bransford Webb was the sole UK winner taking Silver in its category. Read more

Bransford Webb

British Plant Fair 2017

The British Plant Fair, backed by Gardenforum, is now well established as the must attend season opener for UK garden retailers looking to stock plant areas for the coming season. Read more

GCA names best Garden Centres for Plants

The GCA has named the regional winners in the competition to find the best plant retailers. The garden centres will face a second inspection before the national winners are declared in January. Read more

Barton Grange Garden Centre

AIPH International Grower of the Year Awards 2018 - open for entries

Known as the Oscars for plants, the 9th International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year (IGOTY) Awards 2018 is open for entries. Read more

Glendale Horticulture new Plant Showcase open day

Glendale Horticulture will launch its new Plant Showcase at its Coblands Plant Centre in Sevenoaks, Kent TN14 6AA on Tuesday 25th April from 8am - 1pm.

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The magic of maples

Create a focal point in your garden with Japanese maples, the Horticultural Trades Association’s (HTA) ‘Plant of the Moment’ for April. Read more

Japanese Maple (Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum')

Proven Winners® - Spiraea Double Play®

The number one plant selling brand in the US, selling over 150 million plants in North America alone, Proven Winners® is an international plant brand established over twenty five years ago. Read more

Spiraea Double Play Artist

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Wholesale flowers introductory offer, £99 for a 48 variety Franchi Flower Stand

Wholesale Flowers Introductory Offer, £99 for a 48 variety Franchi Flower Stand - An unbelievable 46% off our normal wholesale price!!! Read more

Visitor numbers grow for PlantFest at Hereford nurseries

Retailers visited two nurseries in Hereford yesterday (Wednesday, March 8, 2017) to attend their PlantFest and to see new product developments for the coming year. Read more

Adam Dunnett, Wyevale Nurseries with Mike Simms, Buyer from the Chepstow Group.

The CHA to reprise GrowQuip in November

The CHA launched GrowQuip 2017 at IPM Essen in Essen and Fruit Logistica in Berlin earlier this year. It is being staged at Stratford Manor Hotel and encompasses a conference programme which will bring together the best brains in horticulture. Read more

Markus Kobelt from Lubera in Switzerland

Spring has sprung with perfect primulas

Plant a rainbow of colour in the garden with primulas and polyanthus and welcome in spring, the Horticultural Trades Association’s (HTA) ‘Plant of the Moment’ for March. Read more

Cowslip in flower (Primula veris) (Adam Pasco Media)

New partnership with Thrive and Chiltern Seeds produces stunning Zinnia ‘Lilliput Purple’

Thrive is celebrating a new partnership with Chiltern Seeds which is selling a stunning new Zinnia ‘Lilliput Purple’ in aid of the charity, which uses gardening to help people with disabilities and ill health. Read more

Zinnia

RHS Malvern Floral Marquee Showcases Britain's Best Blooms

RHS Malvern Spring Festival is proud to present its biggest ever Floral Marquee, boasting a spectacular display from the finest specialist nurseries across the country. The Floral Marquee welcomes 69 leading growers setting the horticultural standard at the start of the season Read more

Four Gold Medals for 2018

Fleuroselect is proud to present the 2018 Gold Medal winners! Each one of these breeding breakthroughs obtained an outstanding score on innovation, beauty and garden performance, convincing our judges to award the coveted Gold Medal. Watch out for these beauties as they revolutionise the market! Read more

Calibrachoa cultivars MiniFamous® Double PinkMania!

Nursery Supply Show and National Plant Show, stands selling fast!

The HTA Nursery Supply Show is off to an exciting start with bookings already coming in for the new launch event from companies including Melcourt, Northern Polytunnels, Easitill, IML, Open Retail Solutions and B to B Links to name just a few of the confirmed sign ups. Read more

Get ready for perennials this month

Hawkesmill Nurseries, the Warwickshire based family company, are raring to go and to share their stunningly beautiful perennials with their customers.  Read more

Lovania launches a mobile website to aid plant buyers

Lovania has teamed up with Floramedia to create a mobile website to aid plant buyers with information and images while shopping the plant area. Read more

Planteria manager at Highfield Garden World reveals how plant retailing has changed

Gone are the A-Z beds... Does anybody make their own hanging baskets these days? Where sales of shrubs, perennials and annuals may have shrunk, sales of plants like an £800 potted acer have soared.   Read more

Jon Mason

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