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  • Garden centres up and down the UK are celebrating the fact that summer, does indeed, seem to be here. So as we look forward to the great British public spending weekends in the garden, be that gardeni ...
  • Vegepod stands and wheeled trolleys are a recent invention from the Vegepod team (see their blog 2017: Vegepod In Review for the other inventions they cooked up in 2017). But what exactly are the stan ...
  • Award Winning App SmartPlant is now live on Amazon Alexa to help anyone, anywhere keep plants alive  Over the past few years the gardening industry has embraced a glistening array of innovative gadget ...
  • Stewart Garden set up the Schools Programme to get more children interested in gardening, providing participating schools with a special kit that they can use to set up a gardening project of their ch ...
  • In the town of Roskilde, about 35 kilometres west of Copenhagen, Smiemans Projecten will build a new garden centre for Hobbyland next to their existing building. The owner of Hobbyland wants to divide ...
  • Why Grow Your Own

    08 Jun 2018
    Why Grow Your Own Know what you're eating Modern agriculture today produces more than enough food everyday for affordable prices. The majority of us take this service for granted, but have you ever th ...
  • Standing out from the crowd, know your products and customer engagement were the key themes at the Glee Exhibitor Workshop, which took place on 4th July at Poplars Garden Centre in Toddington. Over 80 ...
  • Getting children into gardening – where to start? Children love getting their hands mucky and a garden is a brilliant playground for children of all ages. Gardening can be the perfect activity to help ...
  • Local disability employer selected for regional finals at National Learning Disabilities and Autism Awards Norfolk Industries for Disabled People has been selected as a regional finalist at the Nation ...
  • RDA was recently appointed by Whitegates Nursery in North Yorkshire to transform its existing tea room into a contemporary country kitchen style cafe. A family business, Whitegates was established ove ...
  • A Special Report in the Financial Times in April 2018 has highlighted Smart Garden Products as one of the fastest growing companies in Europe.   Smart Garden Products are very proud to announce that t ...
  • Aussie start-up, Vegepod, are to be special guests at the world's most prestigious garden and flower show this year, the Royal Horticulture Society's Chelsea Flower Show. The edible raised garden bed ...
  • BY GTN Xtra  The Horticultural Trades Association has announced the appointment of Matthew Bent, the Managing Director from Bents Garden & Home near Warrington, to the HTA Board as a non-executive dir ...
  • 12 months on from launching the UK's first fridge-free nematode range, Neudorff returned to Glee 2018 with bold changes to some of its best-selling products. The company's glyphosate-free, systemic we ...
  • As the leading garden retail event in the industry calendar with unrivalled new product sourcing opportunities, it is vital that businesses get the most out of visiting Glee.  Plus, with Glee's ever-e ...
  • Kate Bradbury at GLEE

    09 May 2018
    Kate Bradbury – award-winning author, journalist and wildlife gardener – will be making a guest appearance at the Hozelock stand at GLEE on Tuesday 11th September, 2018 to present an additional expert ...
  • BY GTN Xtra Plant trends bloom across the industry Plants, seeds and bulbs are the bread and butter of any garden retail offering.  Appealing to consumers across all demographics, they are the lifeblo ...
  • The UK garden retail sector is in a positive place in 2017 with prospects for further growth ahead across most sectors says Matthew Appleby, Deputy Editor of Horticulture Week. UK retailers have had t ...
  • Garden Connect is the newest member of EFSA, the European association of innovative suppliers to the garden industry. Other EFSA members include Bolsius, Capi/Cadix, Edelman and Briers which are mostl ...
  • To celebrate the fourth year of National Children's Gardening week and it's ‘adoption' by the HTA, a new look website for National Children's Gardening Week has been unveiled, along with a suite of fr ...
  • WE'LL RUN YOUR CAFé – SO YOU CAN GROW YOUR BUSINESS Caterleisure offer: Tailored Catering Solutions – They have years of experience in providing a wide variety of high quality, tailored and innovative ...
  • 5 tips on how a local webshop can easily be found A lot of garden centres are using their webshop as a showroom for their physical store. The customer journey starts online but ends offline in a brick ...
  • Woodlodge, the UK's leading supplier of garden planters and containers, has teased details of its expanded offering for some of its popular ranges, all of which will be launched at Glee 2018 this Sept ...
  • A new HTA National Plant Show app Garden Connect has launched a brand new app for the HTA National Plant Show and Nursery Supply Show. This year, a brand new application was developed to inform visito ...
  • Around three quarters of UK adults have a garden or allotment, according to the HTA's Garden Market Analysis report. These consumers spend close to £6 billion a year on plants and products for their g ...
  • Launched at Glee 2017, the Retail Lab was a key focal point for the annual garden retail exhibition. Unlike anything before seen at Glee, it was a place to experience the beating heart of the industry ...
  • Launched at Glee 2017, the Retail Lab was a key focal point for the annual garden retail exhibition. Unlike anything before seen at Glee, it was a place to experience the beating heart of the industry ...
  • WHAT WOULD YOU SAY IS IMPORTANT TO YOUR CUSTOMERS AT THIS TIME? We find the Frosts customer wants help and advice in choosing their purchase. From a BBQ to a solar light, from plants to fencing, they ...
  • Have you seen the John Lewis Christmas advert yet? The extensive array of festive adverts on our screens are now synonymous with the start of the Christmas season, and we at Glee wanted to share with ...
  • Brambles Pet and Wildlife is a family owned company and the team have been involved in developing products for animal welfare since 1990. The Managing Director has a scientific background in Biologica ...