Four Oaks Trade Show seminar line up takes shape

Biopesticides, Christmas and food retailing will be the hot topics at this year's Four Oaks Trade Show seminar programme.

Fargro managing director Paul Sopp starts the events on 7 September with a talk on biopesticides. "The time is right for biopesticides," he said. "They will become a major part of the pest control strategy.

"There have been a couple of developments over the past year and hopefully there will be a couple more by the time of the talk, so I will be specifically looking at those new products."

Garden centre consultant Eve Tigwell will run a seminar on inspiring garden centre Christmas displays. "What I'm doing is a mix between showing some exciting Christmas displays and actually building part of a display on site, so it will be pictures and practical," she explained.

Food Marketing Network founder Rob Ward will discuss food retailing in garden centres.

- For further information, see www.fouroaks-tradeshow.com.


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