Pay as you go bed cards launched

Pay as you go bed cards are now available from Joy of Plants with no annual fee.

Bed cards are a plant retailer's "silent sales force", giving customers the info they need to make the purchase, says Joy of Plants’ Terri Jones.

The cards cost 33p-50p each.

Clients login to the 'Joy of Plants' website, upload their logo and choose their colours, and pick from the selection of templates. Standard sizes for 'Joy of Plants' bed cards are 8x6, A5 and A4 to suit 'label tracking' systems and bed card frames. There are 13,100+ UK plants available in the library.

Garden centres using the 'Joy of Plants' bed card printing service include Aylett Nurseries in Hertfordshire, Barton Grange in Lancashire, The Old Railway Line in Powys, Garsons in Surrey, Perrywood in Essex, Pennells in Lincolnshire and West Somerset Garden Centre.

Jones said: "We are proud to already count 10 of the UK's top 30 garden centres as our clients from Horticulture Week's Top 100 Garden Centres 2016."

Goldenhill Garden Centre manager Liam Cooper said: "We have been using the Joy of Plants mobile app for several years to support our customers queries, so we knew that the Joy of Plants bed card tool would be the same excellent service. The new hub is really easy to set up and you can get printing straight away. The pay as you go subscription is ideal for any business as you pay for what you use. When you're all setup and ready to go, the bed card hub is amazing and really easy to access, and the bed cards are so easy to print out."

Garsons Garden Centre director Ben Thompson said: "Garsons were searching for a solution to our bed cards. We were delighted when 'Joy of Plants' bed cards became available. The system is very simple to use. In the first few weeks we produced over 750 A5 plant information cards – and new plants are being added all the time. I would highly recommend this package to other garden centres and nurseries." 


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