Garden Retail's Top 100 Garden Centres

The full list of Garden Retail's top 100 garden centres based on turnover, plus news, analysis and expert advice on how retailers can maximise the success of their businesses.

Garden Retail Top 100 Garden Centres 2016

Garden Retail Top 100 Garden Centres 2016

The unique Garden Retail Top 100 looks at the turnover of individual garden centres, supplied either by garden centre groups or estimated by Horticulture Week.

Updated list - Top 50 garden retail buyers

Updated list - Top 50 garden retail buyers

Horticulture Week's Garden Retail Top Buyers list, now in its second year, is based on the Garden Retail Top 100, a feature that has run annually for seven years, identifying top-turnover garden centres by site in the UK. This year's update was published in HW, 27 May.

Garden centre profile: Mappleborough Green Garden Centre

Garden centre profile: Mappleborough Green Garden Centre

Phase two of the redevelopment of the former Badger Nurseries has delivered rapid and impressive results, Matthew Appleby discovers.

Garden centre profile: Aylett Nurseries, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Garden centre profile: Aylett Nurseries, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Since starting as a dahlia specialist Aylett Nurseries has grown more successful and continues to focus on plants, writes Matthew Appleby.

Garden centre profile: Tong Garden Centre

Garden centre profile: Tong Garden Centre

The biggest garden centre in Yorkshire is thriving under new owners and has plans to develop further, Matthew Appleby finds.

Garden centre profile - Planters Garden Centre

Garden centre profile - Planters Garden Centre

Not content with raising turnover to £5m, Planters Garden Centre owner Gerald Ingram has set a £10m target, Matthew Appleby reports.

Garden centre profile: Frensham Garden Centre, Surrey

Garden centre profile: Frensham Garden Centre, Surrey

Frensham owner David Wheelhouse aims to get the centre into the Garden Retail Top 100 through its extensive improvement programme, Matthew Appleby reports.

Top 100 Profile - Haskins West End

Top 100 Profile - Haskins West End

This successful centre in Southampton is already improving on its record results of last year and aiming to retain its place in the high echelons of the Garden Retail Top 100, Matthew Appleby reports

Top 100 Profile - Hayes Garden World

Top 100 Profile - Hayes Garden World

This destination garden centre in the Lake District is going the extra mile to attract more families and maintain its position as one of the top turnover centres in the country, Matthew Appleby reports.

Top 100 Profile - Haskins Roundstone

Top 100 Profile - Haskins Roundstone

With theatrical entrances, sweeping curves and a fuller retail experience, Haskins has come up with a successful template for its place among the Garden Retail Top 100, says Matthew Appleby.

Top 100 Profile - Squire's Twickenham

Top 100 Profile - Squire's Twickenham

Plants and core gardening remain the key strengths for Garden Retail Top 100 centre Squire's Twickenham following the redevelopment of its offering, Matthew Appleby reports.

Top 100 Profile - Alton Garden Centre

Top 100 Profile - Alton Garden Centre

Altons director Andy Bunker is keen on using local producers to supply the family-run centre in Essex that boasts a high ranking in the Garden Retail Top 100, Matthew Appleby discovers.

News & Analysis

Top 100 reveals important story

Top 100 reveals important story

Each year, Horticulture Week's exclusive listing of the top 100 UK garden centres by turnover has an important story to tell - and this year is no exception. It is great news for the sector's leading independent garden centres, the top 10 of which have between them piled on an extra £13.5m in turnover in one year.

Garden centre build strategy rethought

Garden centre build strategy rethought

Dobbies experience has changed approach, says Scott.

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