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The Garden Retail Summit 2017 is set to be the most exciting yet, bringing together garden retail's leading executives in this pivotal year for the industry's development.
Wyevale Garden Centres predicts that it will see an 11 per cent year-on-year sales rise on its real Christmas trees this year.
Thompson & Morgan has seen an improvement in performance in its latest accounts.
The Gardens Group has launched its first online Christmas tree store with Needlefresh, the supplier of living and fresh cut Christmas trees.
Blue Diamond managing director, speaking partly in a personal capacity at the Chartered Institute of Horticulture's conference, highlighted a lack of focus on gardening and too many concessions in some other centres, giving independents and retail nurseries opportunities to prosper.
Continual improvement can help your business steer a course through the uncertainty of Brexit, Neville Stein explains.
Suppliers are targeting consumers who do not feed plants to help improve the value of the category, Matthew Appleby reports.
Dining, locally sourced produce, gifts and traditional plants are themes at this newly opened purpose-built garden centre, Matthew Appleby finds.
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Tiarella 'Angel Wings' was launched at Four Oaks by Seiont Nurseries which has exhibited continuously at Four Oaks for more than 35 years.
Calibrachoa Rave Pink '16 from Pentland Plants has an upright mounding habit and a stable star pattern in the pink flower.
New plant launches from Thompson & Morgan include Bidens 'Moonlight', Bidens 'Firelight' and Bidens 'Fairylight'.
Schneider Youngplants sales manger Simon Wright says the Dutch grower's new launch Petunia 'Splash' is UK breeding that thrives in our climate from the start of spring though to winter.
Hebe 'TULL16' (Pink Passion) was bred by Tully Nurseries in Bally Boughal, Co Dublin, Ireland.
Hebe 'High Voltage' was bred by Neil Alcock from Caemarfon, Gwynedd.
These perfect pot plants for Christmas can be brought back into flower year after year, Miranda Kimberley explains.
This staple of the indoor plant market in garden centres is renowned for its attractive leaves, says Miranda Kimberley.
These popular plants for the house or office have attractive foliage and are easy to cultivate, says Miranda Kimberley.
These excellent plants for the garden are long-flowering, vigorous and good for ground cover, says Miranda Kimberley.