Visitors vote for their favourites at the HTA National Plant Show

Visitors to the HTA National Plant Show, sponsored by Hortipak, which took place this week at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire voted for their favourite plants and most inspiring retails stands and concepts at the event. Read more

Clematis Elodi™

Bee Friends: Garden plants of the month for July

A green garden is not just a joy to look at, walk through and relax in; it’s also a paradise for bumblebees, honeybees, butterflies and other useful insects. A flowering garden is a sweet shop for them, particularly in view of the fact that intensive agriculture and increasingly paved gardens mean that they are struggling to find food. Read more

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Fill your garden with fragrance...with gardening is good for you! #GIGFY

Step outside and smell the roses, plus a host of other scented flowers too. Choosing plants shouldn’t just be about their size, shape and colour. Let’s embrace their full sensory appeal, including the most evocative of all … fragrance! Read more

Rose archway and lavendar path at Capel Manor Gardens

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

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

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

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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

Agapanthus ‘AMB001’ ‘Fireworks’ takes Best in Show at New Plant Awards

Agapanthus ‘AMB001’ ‘Fireworks’ from Fairweather’s Nursery has been crowned this year as Best in Show at the New Plant Awards on the opening morning of the HTA National Plant Show. Read more

Agapanthus ‘AMB001’ ‘Fireworks’ from Fairweather’s Nursery

Colour and inspiration from Bransford Webbs

Bransford Webbs, one of the original exhibitors at The National Plant Show, will be exhibiting for the tenth consecutive year next week. Located on stand 119 / 110, near the new plant area, we look forward to welcoming you to our colourful and inspirational stand. Read more

Hebe Sunrise

Enjoy summertime in the garden...with gardening is good for you! #GIGFY

Encourage consumers to enjoy summertime in the garden this month with support from the ‘Gardening is Good for You!’ campaign, supported by National Garden Gift Vouchers. Read more

Petunia + Yucca in pot © Adam Pasco Media

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

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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

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

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

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