Provender Nurseries is certified Plant Healthy

Provender Nurseries are now certified ‘Plant Healthy’, one of the first group of ornamental suppliers to the horticultural industry to gain certification so far. Read more

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

More walkers welcome!

Join the Garden Re-Leaf Lands’ End to John O’Groats virtual walk. Read more

Kimberley and Matthew 120 milers

More land adds 25% to Kelkay capacity

Kelkay has signed a long-term lease for additional land in Pocklington which will expand inventory holding capacity by a further 25%. Read more

The yard at Pollington filling up fast

One million steps for Garden Re-Leaf 2021

As Garden Re-Leaf turns 10 in 2021, it seems only right that the team at the Greenfingers charity celebrate in style with their own FUNdraising challenge – ladies and gentlemen, get ready for the One Million Step Challenge! Read more

Thrive with Notcutts during lockdown 

Notcutts Garden Centres have partnered with Thrive to help cultivate the nation’s wellbeing making the ‘Cultivating Wellbeing in Gardens and Nature’ course freely available. Read more

Scotscape Groundscape to support Greenfingers Charity

We are thrilled therefore to announce that with immediate effect we pledge to donate 1% of the annual value of every new Annual Garden Maintenance Contract we win to the brilliant charity Greenfingers. Read more

A New Year update from Greenfingers

A look ahead to another year of FUNdraising. In a year which sees the charity’s biggest fundraising day, Garden Re-Leaf, turns 10 the next 12 months are set to be a busy year for the charity and its supporters. Read more

Southern Trident national sales team hits the road

High quality coir product company Southern Trident Ltd, has recruited a team of salespeople to cover the UK, aiming to develop the business’ presence in garden centres. The team of 9 hit the road in the New Year with shipments for the new season. Read more

Spreading Christmas cheer building a surprise sensory garden for a family in need

The Spirit of Christmas is alive as landscape supplier Green-tech joins other businesses in the landscape industry to answer the call from the Dame Vera Lynn Children’s Charity to design and build a surprise garden for the Taylor Johnson family. Read more

Photos of Josh at the Dame Vera Lynn Center

Wyevale Nurseries donates new Mangave range to RHS Garden Wisley

Wyevale Nurseries has donated a collection of new Mangave succulents to the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Garden Wisley in partnership with Plantipp B.V. Read more

Mark Tuson, Team leader at RHS Garden Wisley, excited to assess the 'Mad about Mangave'.

Haskins to put team wellbeing first this Christmas

Haskins Garden Centres has confirmed it will close its centres on Boxing Day this year, to provide staff with extended time with their families this holiday season. Read more

Garden centres in the news over the weekend

Local news reports this weekend include a £5,000 theft from Dobbies and police warnings about traffic queues outside garden centres. Read more

From Facebook, Amanda Levett, Indoor Living Manager at Thetford garden centre

RHS receives record £1.8m donation to RHS Garden Bridgewater

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is delighted to announce the receipt of a £1.8million gift from retired Hong Kong businessman and philanthropist Dr Lee Kai Hung DL to RHS Garden Bridgewater. Read more

L-R RHS Director General Sue Biggs & Dr Lee Kai Hung DL at RHS Garden Bridgewater in February 2019.

Little Dobbies opens today in Edinburgh

Today (Monday 9 November), Dobbies’ first small format store, Little Dobbies, has opened its doors. Read more

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

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

Pit Boss® and Louisiana Grills® by Dansons join LOFA

Pit Boss® and Louisiana Grills® by Dansons are the newest member of The Leisure and Outdoor Furniture Association (LOFA). Read more

Parasene introduces gas products

Following its acquisition of the Parasene brand name Fireside Products has announced the launch of range of Parasene branded gas products. Read more

Get set go – supporters confirm plans for Garden Re-Leaf 2021

It’s now only a matter of weeks before we reach Garden Re-Leaf Day. Here we find out more about some of the amazing events which will be taking place throughout March 2021 to help celebrate its 10th anniversary! Read more

Blue Diamond reopens Nailsworth garden centre

A mudslide following heavy rain forced Blue Diamond to close Nailsworth garden centre in Gloucestershire, on 3rd February.  The garden centre has re-opened this afternoon. Read more

Why can’t garden centres in NI buy plants & seeds from GB?

Why can’t Northern Ireland garden centres get deliveries of many plants and seeds from the rest of the United Kingdom following Brexit? Read more

Plants at Inver Garden Centre

HTA commits to 20% less CO2 with Planet Mark

The HTA has signed with Planet Mark to give members expert support in achieving the 20% carbon reductions goal in the HTA Sustainability Roadmap.  There's a free workshop in February. Read more

New Garsons building increases footfall

A contemporary link building opened in September 2020 at Garsons Esher to connect its farm shop and garden centre has been hailed an immediate success. Read more

Get set for Garden Re-Leaf Day 2021!

2021 marks a very special occasion for the annual Garden Re-Leaf Day event as this special FUNdraising day (March 19th, 2021) celebrates its 10th anniversary! Mark Friday March 19th, 2021 in your diaries now! Read more

Boyd Goes Green 4 Greenfingers

The Green-tech team get festive for Charity

Friday 11th December, National Christmas jumper day, saw the Green-tech team pull out all the stops to raise just over £250 for Henshaws, their charity of choice for 2021. Read more

Christmas jumper day 2020

Neudorff wins the German Sustainability Award 2021

The German Sustainability Award 2021 in the category ‘Transformation Resources’ has been awarded to Neudorff, the leading manufacturer of environmentally friendly products for plant care and natural gardening. Read more

Hans-Martin Lohmann, MD, Neudorff, at the digital award ceremony of the German Sustainability Award.

Green-tech choose Henshaws as charity to support in 2021

Green-tech, the leading supplier of landscaping materials across the UK has announced its intention to make Henshaws its charity of choice for 2021. Read more

Green-tech delivering donated gardening materials to Henshaws

Tim’s Ties help Mr Fothergill’s raise money for BBC Children in Need

Taking up the challenge once again, Mr Fothergill’s has helped raise vital funds for BBC Children in Need this year, by smartening up and wearing a ‘Tie for Tim’. Read more

Despatch Warehouse staff at Mr Fothergill’s, Kentford – wearing ties...and masks!

Dobbies launches series of Christmas podcasts

As Christmas approaches, Dobbies has released the first of three festive themed podcasts, sharing advice on everything from festive decorations and at-home Christmas crafts. Read more

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