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  • Tackling the big issues that are shaping garden retail, Glee’s dedicated hub for education and learning, ‘The Stage’, will feature an unmissable timetable this year. Find out more below. Focusing on w ...
  • We’re excited to launch our Glee TV with an editorial video hosted by Trevor Pfeiffer, Editor and Director at Garden Trade News. The panel discussion highlights the issues customers are facing regardi ...
  • How Can Gardening Boost Your Health?

    06 Jun 2022 By Jane Sandwood, Freelance Writer
    Gardening is a popular pastime in the UK, with around 27 million people dedicating themselves regularly to growing an array of plants, flowers, and produce. One of the main reasons for its popularity ...
  • We cannot help but rejoicing as the Queen celebrates her Platinum Jubilee after 70 years of service, the first British Monarch to commemorate such an extraordinary achievement. Many events and activit ...
  • See what the UK’s premier garden centre & gift exhibition has to offer in these crucial market sectors Not only have many of the UK’s garden centres become amongst the most successful destination reta ...
  • We are all super excited with our fast-approaching show and look forward to welcoming you in June. There are wonderful things happening behind the scenes and we want to warmly invite you to participat ...
  • The horticultural hub of Glee, the Green Heart is THE place to see the latest indoor and outdoor plant varieties from a range of leading growers.  An integral part of the show each year, the central a ...
  • This year’s Glee (June 28th – 30th) is set to be bigger and better, with hundreds of garden and leisure brands coming together under one roof for a jam-packed three days. Buyers across the industry ha ...
  • Giving at Glee 2022

    12 May 2022
    This year’s edition of Glee – taking place in late June (28th – 30th June, NEC Birmingham) - will welcome a number of new initiatives, all designed to help the show’s exhibitors and visitors to “give ...
  • Every good brand needs a mascot, and Bud Garden Centre knows this more than most. With resident cat Bubzi calling the shots, the centre has managed to create a connection with customers on and offline ...
  • The garden retail sector is delighted to have live exhibitions and networking events back in the calendar, including a brand-new date in the 2022 line-up, with Glee set to take place June 28th – 30th ...
  • This year’s edition of Glee will be home to the show’s biggest contingent of global brands since 2019, bringing together a spectacular showcase of European design and a window into how gardening is de ...
  • Online registration for Glee 2022 – taking place in late June (28th – 30th) – is now live, enabling buyers and retailers to get online and book their free ticket for the UK’s leading garden retail exh ...
  • Poised to topple pre-pandemic numbers, Glee 2022 – which is entering a new chapter this year with a move to a late June time slot within the exhibition calendar – is on course to maximise its allocate ...
  • Just in time to get into the spirit for Glee Birmingham, National Gardening Week 2022 returns this May. The event was founded in 2012 by the Royal Horticultural Society, and challenges gardeners aroun ...
  • Among ongoing awareness around sustainability, green spaces and mental health, there’s another gardening trend set to take off this year. When looking at popular searches on Google, the term “homegrow ...
  • Lava-Lite was shortlisted for the StartUp Awards National Series as one of the most exciting new businesses in Nottingham. This brand new awards programme has been launched to recognise the booming st ...
  • Heritage comes first for Crimple Hall, a Pannal-based garden centre with family connections at its heart. With its stunning aesthetics and wealth of facilities, Crimple Hall is not just a garden centr ...
  • Picture the scene – it’s late June and the sun is shining. The garden retail sector has come together to showcase the latest innovation and merchandising solutions ahead of the 2023 season, to source ...
  • With gardening booming and the value of exhibitions stronger than ever, it will come as no surprise that Glee 2022 – taking place in late June 28th – 30th – at the NEC Birmingham – will be a hotbed of ...
  • Here at Hyve we are celebrating International Women’s Day; 8th March 2022. Hyve, and all its colleagues, will be supporting this global celebration to mark the social, economic, cultural and political ...
  • Home to the biggest brands in gardening, plus a host of exciting new innovators, Glee 2022 is set to be THE place to boost your retail offering for the year ahead. Last year the show welcomed highly t ...
  • Launched all the way back in 2009, the Glee Innovators Zone has helped hundreds of companies break into the garden retail market and is the first port of call at the show for many visiting buyers.  De ...
  • As Glee 2022 fast approaches - June 28th – 30th 2022 (NEC Birmingham) – we have been joined by one of the show’s most exciting exhibitors to find out more about its plans for the show. Here Ivyline’s ...
  • As the garden retail sector looks forward to Glee 2022 - set to run at the new date of June 28th – 30th 2022 at the NEC Birmingham – we catch up with some of the show’s leading brands to find out more ...
  • Echoing the incredible growth that is shaping the garden retail sector, Glee 2022 – taking part in late June (28th – 30th, NEC Birmingham) - is enjoying pre-pandemic levels of activity, helping the ex ...
  • June 2022 floorplan 75% booked. Hot on the heels of a thriving 2021 event, the 2022 edition of Glee is now just six months away and is set to be the biggest edition of the UK’s leading garden retail e ...
  • Retail Spotlight: Bampton Garden Plants

    20 Dec 2021 Suzanne Ellingham, Head of Content
    Glee Birmingham 2022 will no doubt welcome traders from all over the UK. One garden centre that has caught the eye of retail experts is Bampton Garden Plants, the Oxford-based garden centre is renowne ...
  • Here at Glee, we're constantly on the lookout for the most exciting new collections and the trends driving the industry forward. As we prepare to reopen the doors to Glee this September, we've been ta ...
  • It is a truth universally acknowledged that retaining a loyal customer base is more cost-effective than constantly churning new customers. A dedicated stream of loyal footfall is the stuff of dreams f ...