IPM - the year starts brightly with the German nursery show, though Horticulture Week reports on exhibitor Raymond Evison's concerns about coronavirus in China.
Haskins bought Forest Lodge garden centre near Farnham, Surrey.
Agralan partners with Remin Scotland
Lockdown - mail order booms.
Darsham Nurseries closes.
Defra bans/restricts Xylella-risk plants - the EU says the move in unlawful.
Canadian company Sundial Growers' has sold Bridge Farm back to former owner David Ball.
The Parasene brand has been bought by a former employee, John Cartwright, the owner of Fireside Products.
HydroGarden head of sales Tom Ellis has been promoted to the chief executive of Grow In, after the companies merged.
B&Q announces it will drop sales of glyphosate products.
Marlows Garden Centre in Bury St Edmunds to close. Walled Garden Nursery in Kent to close. Teviot Smokery in the Borders to close.
HW podcast launches.
Industry £250m bailout claim fails. Staycations lead to garden retail boom. Prolonged heatwave.
Burcot Garden Centre closes to go for housing.
Eat Out to Help Out. 100 million meals ordered at half price.
Tong plans a second storey restaurant.
Baginton Nurseries in Warwickshire closes.
British Garden Centres grew to 58 centres after taking over former Wyevale Thatcham in Berkshire. BGC also plan to develop its Burford House garden centre as an attraction.
AHDB new chair Nicholas Saphir faces a vote on the future of the levy for the horticulture sector, set for January 2021.
Autumn storms destroy bedding in Lancashire.
Brown marmorated stink bug trapped in UK for first time.
Spirit of Four Oaks runs.
Fruit growers Boxford (Suffolk) Farms acquire Wallings Nursery.
Flooding hits north west England bedding growers.
National Trust and RHS among those to make redundancies in wake of coronavirus crisis. NT's Lanhydrock nursery set to close.
Ravensworth Nurseries in North Yorkshire £1.1m investment.
Tong announced plans for a new garden centre at Tingley, south Leeds.
Brenda and Gary Groucott, who run Wymondham Garden Centre in Norfolk reopen Aylsham Garden Centre on October 31 after buying it at auction for £720,000.
IPM Essen among 2021 shows cancelled.
RHS Chelsea 2021 launched with slightly reduced visitor numbers, an extra day and a wellbeing category.
Granary Group develops Berkshire Gardener at Ladds Garden Village and has plans for two more centres.
Hillier grew to 18 garden centres after announcing it was taking over former Wyevale Syon Park. Hillier also bought a new tree nursery in the Meon Valley.
The first Little Dobbies opened, in Edinburgh, taking the chain to 69 centres.
Alver Valley Garden Centre wins planning permission - third in Paul Richards' My Local Garden Centre group.
England Tree Strategy and England Peat Strategy to be published.