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  • Squire's Garden Centres are running their very popular “Large Summer Hanging Basket” planting masterclass on Friday 18th May at 10am and 2pm.
  • David Denny, Marketing and Insights Manager at the Horticultural Trades Association reveals the latest trends driving growth in the UK garden market.  
  • Leading Dutch brand Kaemingk has been selling outdoor furniture to UK retailers since 2000. Stefan Koldeweij, Head of Sales for UK & Ireland discusses how their business has grown over those years.
  • There has never been a better time to think about getting children back outside to enjoy the great outdoors and Bents Garden & Home's Explorer initiatives are great ways for children to do just that. 
  • Plants, seeds and bulbs are the bread and butter of any garden retail offering.  Appealing to consumers across all demographics, they are the lifeblood of any domestic garden, whether it be vegetables ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • The 2018 National Children's Gardening Week takes place between 26 May and 3 June – taking on board two weekends. Children love growing plants and being outdoors but can often be impatient for results ...
  • “We work in close partnership with businesses and form trusting relationships with owners. We care about what we do and the way that we do it, I think that's how we've grown our business over the past ...
  • 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 ...
  • The HTA has launched a Recycling Scheme for its members which will enable businesses of all sizes to responsibly recycle their plastic and other waste and enhance their green credentials.
  • The BRC is the UK's leading retail trade association, aiming to make a positive difference to the industry and the customers it serves. They cover all retail, large, small, digital and physical.

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