News & Views

News & Views

  • With garden centres now open for business, Glee arranged an exclusive roundtable to discuss learnings from lockdown and the first few days of trading. 
  • Growing produce and mental wellbeing

    27 May 2020 Annabelle Padwick
    Believe it or not, humans and plants are very similar, so establishing that connection and experiencing the most natural remedy given to us is super important. Some might say that we have more complic ...
  • As our team continue to work from home, we’ve naturally been taking extra care of our gardens and plants and have put together a handy guide to what we’re growing and sowing right now.
  • Gardening 101 with Grow Your Own

    19 May 2020 Laura Hillier, Grow Your Own
    As we're focussing on growing this month here at Glee, we've sat down with our partners Grow Your Own to get their top tips for lockdown gardening. First off, can you tell us a little more about Grow ...
  • The reasons gardening is so important for our mental health.
  • We share some of our top tips for staying connected on social media during the lockdown period.
  • We've pulled together a list of essential resources to help you navigate your business through this difficult period.
  • Since this week is National Gardening Week, the Glee team are getting involved, offering you a sneak peek at our own gardens…
  • Over the last month, we have seen unprecedented changes in the horticulture industry due to COVID-19. With the closure of garden centres across the UK forcing growers online and the extra time at home ...
  • By now, we’ll all have read Alan Titchmarsh’s open letter for The Mail on Sunday calling for the reopening of the nation’s garden centres, in line with regulations set out for supermarkets. The TV gar ...
  • Take a look at some of our favourite acts of kindness and positivity from the Glee community the past few days.
  • Gardening sustainability: what’s shaping the future?

    30 Mar 2020 Laura Hilier from Grow Your Own
    The horticulture industry has long been flying the flag for environmental responsibility, but never more so than now with climate change concerns intensifying.