A new season, a new Kelkay

Kelkay, part of the AMES UK family of brands, will once again be setting the benchmark for new product innovation and sales support tools to help retailers ignite landscape gardening sales in 2023. Read more

Meadow View Stones record breaking year

Following a very successful Glee, and a significant increase in customer numbers the company is in the process of implementing FIVE new robotic packing lines across their FOUR production sites, to facilitate the Company’s rapid growth. Read more


Forest uses stealth technology to reduce unwanted noise in the garden

Forest has unveiled a noise reducing Decibel Panel that it believes is the most significant development in fence panels in years. Read more

Vivid Arts settles dispute with Tom Chambers

The legal battle between Vivid Arts and Tom Chambers regarding allegations of design right infringement, copyright infringement and passing off has been resolved. Read more

Vivid's range

AMA identifies trends that will benefit sales of landscape materials

AMA Research suggests that sales of landscaping materials will grow more modestly after a volatile period but says trends like artificial grass will benefit the market. Read more

Vote now to recognise Gardening’s best buyers

Believing that good buyers have not been given the recognition they deserve, Glee is asking you to nominate people or teams that might qualify as the country’s best buyers for awards being introduced at the show. Read more

GCA names best garden centres for plants and furniture

Sunshine Garden Centre and Van Hage are the best GCA outdoor living retailers.  Cowell’s and Bents are the best for plants. Read more


Looking ahead - It's not all doom and gloom

2013 turned out to be another disappointing year in all three key sectors of the garden retail market – garden plants, garden care and garden leisure – with all three sectors showing a steady decline in the five years to 2013 covered by the Analysis. Read more

Experience a new chapter for AMES UK at Glee 2022

Think you know AMES UK, then get ready to think again as at this year’s Glee, (28th – 30th June, NEC Birmingham, stand 6C40-F41), the outdoor living experts behind the leading Kelkay, La Hacienda and Apta brands are ready to showcase a whole new chapter for the company; a chapter that is designed to offer garden retailers more value than ever. Read more

Meadow View Stone's most successful GLEE ever

Sarah Hill MD of Meadow View Stone outlines why GLEE was one of the best the company has witnessed! Read more

Corner Garden

Sarah Morgan Awarded Fellowship of the Society of Garden Designers

The Society of Garden Designers announced today that garden designer and former Chair of the SGD Sarah Morgan, has been awarded a Fellowship of the Society in recognition of her exceptional contribution to the profession. Read more

Sarah Morgan FSGD

The UK is on high alert for Xylella

Xylella fastidiosa has the potential to have huge implications for the UK horticultural trade. Landscapers, designers, retailers and anyone directly importing plants are now subject to the same stringent measures as growers and suppliers. Read more


Good first half for Marshalls

Landscaping products specialists Marshalls saw its first half revenue grow 11 per cent. Read more

Kelkay completes its new plant and head office

Kelkay completes its new plant and head office with an investment of £1 million in machinery to secure its market leading position, says its managing director. Read more

December was the biggest month of the year for GCA members

The latest figures from the GCA show 2014 was the best year for 4 years with December beating May as the biggest sales month of the year. Read more

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