Crowders online garden centre set to take off

Crowders Nurseries owner Robert Crowder says his online garden centre can be bigger than his bricks and mortar centre, sold to Wyevale Garden Centres last month.


Crowder said his intention was to grow the online business to beat the seven figure status of the Horncastle, Linciolnshire Crowders centre within two years.

He said the online offer at was specialist io gardening rather than gifts or clothing seen in garden centres and featured plants, chems and ferts, tools, plant care and furniture and BBQs.

Crowder added that there is also a marketplace for other sellers to offer their products, which includes plants and plat care and was a growing part of the business.

He said the very competitive area could be tackled by using Adwords, pay for click and other tools.

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