Honeysuckle: June Garden Plant of the Month

At the time of sale honeysuckle is not the world’s most appealing plant. You can use the official Garden Plant of the Month images to give an impression of how beautiful the plant will look in a couple of weeks’ time. Read more

Wyevale Nurseries passes Woodland Trust’s UKSG renewal 

One of the UK’s leading commercial nurseries based in Hereford recently (April, 2019) had its UK Sourced & Grown Assurance Scheme (UKSG) application renewed. Read more

Diary

Fragrant showstoppers: May garden plants of the month

The Fragrant Showstoppers each spread their delectable fragrance in a different part of the world. The Mexican orange blossom’s home is clear from its name. Lantana grows in tropical South America, whilst lilac originates from south-east Europe. The rose has spread from Asia. Read more

Celebrating 10 years of the HTA National Plant Show

Ensure that you make the most of this year’s HTA National Plant Show by registering to attend in advance at www.nationalplantshow.co.uk and help celebrate its 10th birthday this year. Read more

Be creative with colour

This April paint your garden with colourful plants and brighten your outlook throughout the year! With help from the HTA’s ‘Gardening is Good for You!’ campaign, supported by National Garden Gift Vouchers, garden lovers can get creative with colour this month. Read more

Colour festival: April garden plants of the month

The Colour Festival brings spring to your garden, patio or balcony in a flash. Begonia, Verbana, Gazania and Bougainvillea are all rich bloomers in different forms, so that they bring instant visual delight and experience to the garden. Read more

Be creative with colour... with Gardening is Good for You!

This April tell your customers to paint their garden with colourful plants and brighten their outlook throughout the year! Read more

Advice on introducing Pantone’s ‘Colour of the Year’ into the garden

Haskins is offering plant recommendations for gardeners looking to bring Pantone’s ‘Colour of the Year,’ Living Coral, into their garden. Read more

Spring into action this March with Gardening is Good for You!

Spring is in the air, and there’s no better time to start planning and planting colourful displays to enjoy over the months ahead. Read more

Bruunera Jack Frost

Spring Surprises: February Garden Plants of the Month

Spring Surprises like hazel (Corylus avellana Concorta'), rock cress (Arabis), primula (Primula aucalis) and Aubrieta are perfect for those who can’t wait to bring their garden to life. Not only do they bloom early, but the latter two provide a second round of flowering later in the year. Read more

Grow yourself healthy this January

Research from around the world has confirmed something many gardeners already know ­– gardening really is good for you! So, this January we’re encouraging you to share this news with your customers with help from the HTA’s ‘Gardening is good for you’ campaign. Read more

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diabolo'

Plants For Europe launches new website

Plants For Europe Limited (PFE) is excited to announce the launch of their brand new website designed by Simon Vincent, Director at East Sussex based Flexx Creative. Read more

Hillier to phase in taupe recyclable plant pots

Looking for alternatives to single use plastic within its business, Hillier Nurseries will be phasing in the new taupe kerbside recyclable plant pot, replacing the old black plastic pot. 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

Irish grower to expand into the UK

One of Ireland’s foremost growers of nursery stock, Flannery’s Nurseries, is looking to develop its market by expanding into the UK with Bob Haward as their agent. Read more

Bob Haward

Fill your garden with fragrance...with Gardening is Good For You! #GIGFY

Embrace the full sensory appeal of flowers this June, including the most evocative of all … fragrance! By growing fragrant plants customers can enjoy these benefits too. Read more

Lavandula Pretty Polly © Adam Pasco Media

Premier Gold at the Harrogate Flower Show for Taylors’ daffodil display

Taylors Bulbs are pleased to announce they have been awarded a Premier Gold Award at Harrogate Spring Flower Show.  Read more

Students to prosper from the sales of Begonia ‘Sweet Spice Bounty’

Plant breeder, Kerley & Co and wholesale distributor, Ball Colegrave, are working together to bring plant sales donations to the David Colegrave Foundation (DCF) to support students studying horticulture in the UK. Read more

Begonia SweetSpice Bounty

Get set...Grow!...with Gardening is Good for You! #GIGFY

Encourage customers to get set and grow this May, with help from the HTA’s ‘Gardening is Good for You!’ campaign, supported by National Garden Gift Vouchers. Read more

Berberis darwinii

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Start experiencing the magic of Willow Wands with newly launched trade display units

The team behind the popular Willow Wand has unveiled its new self-contained trolley display units, perfect for helping retailers drive sales instore. Read more

Willow Wand's new self-contained display trolley.

Busy Lizzies are back ... without the risk!

New Impatiens Beacon™ bred by PanAmerican Seed® and distributed in the UK by Ball Colegrave, offers high resistance to Plasmopara obducens, the cause of Impatiens downy mildew. Read more

Impatiens Beacon Mixed

Spring into action this March

Spring is in the air, and there’s no better time to start planning and planting colourful displays to enjoy over the months ahead. Read more

Brunera Jack Frost in April (Adam Pasco Media)

Three Gold Medals for 2020

Fleuroselect is proud to present the 2020 Gold Medal winners! Each one of these breeding breakthroughs obtained an outstanding score on innovation, beauty and garden performance. Read more

Leucanthemum x superbum Madonna

SmartPlant links with T&M

SmartPlants adds T&M to its growing list of commercial partners.  Customer receipts by the mail-order supplier will soon be accompanied by the newly developed SmartPlant 'button' to provide post sale advice. Read more

Sleeping Beauties: January Garden Plants of the Month

When the whole garden is still sleeping, dogwood (Cornus), Viburnum and redvein enkianthus (Enkiathus) with their attractive, sometimes coloured branches and eye-catching lines still put on a good show in winter, particularly with a coating of rime or snow. Read more

New and exclusive Hebe for 2019 from The Bransford Webbs Plant Company

We have three new and exclusive wonderful Hebe for 2019. Hebe Starlight, Sunrise and Mint Chocolate. Read more

Hebe Sunrise

People's Choice Award for Tagetes Alumia Vanilla Cream, experts go for Bali Yellow

Following the Europe-wide trial initiated by Fleuroselect to celebrate ‘2018, Year of the Marigold’, both consumers and experts have cast their vote.
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Alumia Vanilla Cream & Bali Yellow

Syngenta launches mildew resistant Busy Lizzie through B&Q

A new, downy mildew resistant Busy Lizzie bred by Syngenta is to be unveiled by B&Q. The Busy Lizzie is back, said Tim Clapp, “This is the biggest thing I have been involved in over my 20 years in horticulture.” Read more

Tim Clapp with Imara Bizzie Lizzie

The 2017 review

Hawkesmill Nurseries, the Warwickshire based family company, have had a whirlwind of a year in 2017! Read more

Innovation from Mr Fothergill's

As well as the acquisition of Darlac, Mr Fothergill’s revealed other innovations, including a new RHS AGM range, a starter range endorsed by David Domoney and the introduction Seasol and Optigrow. Read more

David Domoney's Get growing range

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