Poundbury Gardens to mark 15th birthday

Poundbury Gardens will celebrate its 15th anniversary, with founders Mike and Louise Burks announcing plans to undertake 15 community planting projects to mark the occasion. Read more

Poundbury garden centre

Exporting to the EU since the trade deal

Gardenex, PetQuip and the CHA will be hosting a special webinar, ‘Exporting to the EU since the trade deal – impacts and key issues’,  on Friday 5 March. Read more

GCA virtual area meetings hailed a success

The first regional meetings of 2021 for Garden Centre Association (GCA) members were held online and were hailed a great success by attendees recently (February 2021). Read more

Iain Wylie, Chief Executive of the GCA

White Stores hires new marketing director

White Stores is pleased to announce that they have acquired a new marketing director with the aim of bringing structure and focus to the marketing department. Read more

Scott Tatton-Bennett the new marketing director

Duchess of Cornwall celebrates Flowers from the Farm anniversary

Double celebration for Flowers from the Farm as 1000th grower joins on the 10th anniversary of the British cut flower grower association Read more

The Duchess of Cornwall

Nova Outdoor Living target new market with new agent

Nova Outdoor Living has announced plans to target the interior market with the aid of their new nationwide agent, Kelvin Kennedy. Read more

Kelvin Kennedy

New concept for garden centre concessions

Industry-leading doggy day care provider, Bruce’s, has opened its newest centre at the Woodcote Green Garden Centre in Surrey, owned by Dobbies.  Read more

New appointments to AMES UK senior leadership team

James Hoad has recently been appointed as Supply Chain Director and Jon Wilson has been promoted to the position of Manufacturing Director, responsible for the development of the Pollington manufacturing facility.  Read more

James Hoad has recently been appointed as Supply Chain Director

PetQuip Awards set to reward outstanding achievements during pandemic

The prestigious PetQuip Awards will take on even greater importance in 2021 when it recognises outstanding achievements within the pet industry during the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more

David Austin explains shortage of roses

After a challenging year, David Austin has started slowly to re-open parts of its business closed due to the impact of Coronavirus. Read more

Bitter disappointment at First Minister’s caution

Bitter disappointment follows the First Minister’s statement as Scottish garden centres remain unclear when they can re-open.  Director of Cardwell calls for return to essential status. Read more

Kieran Gallagher

FT highlights plight of UK growers post Brexit

The Financial Times interviews with Alex Newey and Adam Taylor warns that millions of daffodil blooms will go unharvested because of the lack of Eastern European seasonal workers.  Read more

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