Garden centre staff selected to attend IGCA Congress in Amsterdam

The Garden Centre Association (GCA) Trust recently selected Laura Matheson from St Peters Garden Centre and Holly Byrne from Millbrook Garden Centre Gravesend to attend this year’s International Garden Centre Association (IGCA) Congress. Read more

Holly Byrne and Mat Hester, Millbrook GC

Gardenex, PetQuip and BHETA Export Conference has a new Spring date

The second edition of the popular Future for International Conference, sponsored by three of the leading trade associations in the garden and leisure, pet product and home enhancement sectors, will now take place on 17th March, 2022.  Read more

Smiemans wins BTTV 2021 with tropical glasshouse at botanical garden Flora

The technically advanced project for the botanical garden "Flora" in Cologne has won the Benelux Trophy Hot Dip Galvanizing (BTTV) 2021 in the category 'Functional galvanizing'. Read more

Glass construction Flora Tropen­ und Wüstenhäuser

Gardenex launches new initiative following Brexit trade deal

The three associations will be publishing a series of invaluable trade deal bulletins, designed to give member companies information about how to deal with life outside the EU. Read more

Gardenex and PetQuip produce updated A-Z Guide to Exporting, exclusively for members

The Gardenex and PetQuip associations have published the latest edition of their invaluable A-Z Guide to Exporting, which is now available exclusively for members. Read more

Huge Opportunities Identified for Industry at the World Ornamental Horticulture Summit 2019 in Beijing

Following World Ornamental Horticulture Summit 2019 in Beijing, the AIPH Secretary General, says, “There has never been a better time than now to get involved in the Chinese market.”

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World Ornamental Horticulture Summit 2019 panel discussion

Desch Plantpak has acquired SKY-LIGHT's horticulture activities

Desch Plantpak has agreed to acquire the assets of Danish SKY-LIGHT that are used for the production of horticultural trays and reminds people about the enormous added value of recycled plastic. Read more

Brexit: forewarned is forearmed says Gardenex

Gardenex advises companies to visit them at either spoga + gafa or Glee to get advice on preparing for whatever the eventual outcome of the Brexit negotiations will be. Read more

Amanda Sizer Barrett

Gardenex secures government funding for major overseas garden trade exhibitions

Gardenex has secured grant funding to help UK manufacturers, especially SME’s, exhibit at major overseas garden trade shows. For the first time these will include Myplant & Garden in Milan. Read more

Myplant Garden, Milan

Double joy for Arboretum

Arboretum, Ireland’s leading garden centre, has two reasons to celebrate.  It has been named National Store of the Year and has signed up to buy the National Garden Exhibition Centre. Read more

Instant access to the International Statistics – Flowers and Plants 2021

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) in association with Union Fleurs, the International Flower Trade Association, announces the 69th version of the International Statistics – Flowers and Plants 2021. Read more

Gardenex arranges virtual meetings between South African and Canadian garden product buyers

Two more popular Virtual Meet the Buyers events organised by Gardenex will be held in July, featuring buyers from a South African garden centre chain and a leading Canadian garden product retailer. Read more

Webinar on 'Exporting to the EU since the trade deal’

Gardenex, PetQuip and the Commercial Horticultural Association will be hosting a special webinar, ‘Exporting to the EU since the trade deal – impacts and key issues’, for its industry sectors. Read more

Federation webinar delivers crucial advice for UK exporters preparing for end of Brexit transition

UK exporting companies gained an invaluable insight into how they should be preparing for the end of the Brexit transition period during a special webinar organised by Gardenex, PetQuip and the Commercial Horticultural Association. Read more

Gardenex launches website information source exclusively for member companies 

Gardenex has launched a Members-Only Area on its website, containing business and export advice, information, market research and the latest business news and developments. Read more

Syngenta acquires of Varinova’s cyclamen business

The acquisition of Varinova’s cyclamen business is a strategic move for Syngenta Flowers that aims for a stronger position in the cyclamen market. Read more

Thermoflor awaits outcome of sale negotiations

Thermoflor has ceased trading following the bankruptcy of its parent The Grimbergen Group declared at Maastrict last week. Another of the group’s companies is Bright building. Read more

Rosebourne under construction

Hortipak is co-founder of a new international horticulture media group

Hortipak has joined leading horticultural marketing groups across Europe and the USA to form the Media Concept Group. Read more

James Buffoni

Silver for Bransford Webb in international grower awards

The AIPH Awards at the Colosseum Theatre in Essen, Germany celebrated the world’s best in ornamental horticultural production. Bransford Webb was the sole UK winner taking Silver in its category. Read more

Bransford Webb

Download a new toolkit for exporters

Gardenex gives three reasons why garden suppliers should export and the HTA has created an overseas market tool kit, download it now. Read more

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