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Horticulture Weekly
Garden Retail Bulletin 20th August 2019
 

 
Latest Analysis
 
What remains of Wyevale Garden Centres after latest sales?
What remains of Wyevale Garden Centres after latest sales?
 
Latest news
 
Government withdraws metaldehyde slug killer ban after "concerns raised about decision-making process" A ban on metaldehyde slug killer has been withdrawn after a High Court challenge. Government withdraws metaldehyde slug killer ban after "concerns raised about decision-making process"
 
 
Wyevale Garden Centres announces the sale of Findon Garden Centre and closure of Rayleigh Wyevale Garden Centres has sold Findon Garden Centre to Findon Garden Centre Ltd (FGCL), a new company set up by the current Findon manager Dylan Penhaligan and his partner Chrissie Chaplin. Wyevale Garden Centres announces the sale of Findon Garden Centre and closure of Rayleigh
 
 
Closing down sale at Tenbury Wells' Burford Nurseries Worcestershire-based Burford Nurseries closing down sale continues into August with the site set to become a caravan park. Closing down sale at Tenbury Wells' Burford Nurseries
 
 
Garden Centre Association sees 10 new members join The Garden Centre Association (GCA) has seen a record number of new members join in 2019 - with 10 signing up so far in 2019. Garden Centre Association sees 10 new members join
 
 
Squire's Garden Centres opens play area at Milford ahead of full refurbishment Squire's Garden Centre in Milford, Surrey has opened a children's play area using FSC wood, seesaw, slide, multiplay unit, plus nature boards to help children identify birds and trees. Squire's Garden Centres opens play area at Milford ahead of full refurbishment
 
 
Bord na Móna launches 'Happy Compost' peat-free range Bord na Móna's peat-free brand launches at Glee 2019 at Birmingham NEC (10-12 September). Bord na Móna launches 'Happy Compost' peat-free range
 
 
Organic Bulbs retail company launches Organic Bulbs has launched range of autumn bulbs, hand-picked by Somerset-based landscape designers Urquhart & Hunt. Organic Bulbs retail company launches
 
 
B&Q among retailers cutting carbon emissions Retailers are meeting carbon emissions targets two years early with carbon emissions from leading retailers cut by one third since 2005, says the British Retail Consortium. B&Q among retailers cutting carbon emissions
 
 
Peatland inquiry launched by Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee The Parliamentary Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee is to look into the state of peatland in England. Peatland inquiry launched by Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
 
 
Neudorff to launch vegan gardening products at Glee Weed, feed and control brand Neudorff will launch a new Vegan Society Accredited range of products at Glee 2019 at Birmingham NEC (10-12 September). Neudorff to launch vegan gardening products at Glee
 
 
More than six out of 10 UK DIY and gardening shoppers continue to favour physical retail despite store closures DIY and gardening shoppers in the UK are most likely to switch to a different retailer's physical store if the store they normally shop at closes, while relatively few would switch to online or travel to the same retailer's store in a different location. More than six out of 10 UK DIY and gardening shoppers continue to favour physical retail despite store closures
 
HW BUSINESS AWARDS GARDEN RETAIL WINNERS!
 
Horticulture Week Business Award - Garden Centre Group/Multiple Retailer of the Year
Horticulture Week Business Award - Garden Centre Group/Multiple Retailer of the Year
Winner - Hillier Garden Centres
 
 
Horticulture Week Business Award - Best New Build, Refurbishment, Refit or Extension
Horticulture Week Business Award - Best New Build, Refurbishment, Refit or Extension
Winner - The Orange Tree, Pugh's Garden Village, Wenvoe
 
 
Horticulture Week Business Award - Garden Centre Outlet of the Year
Horticulture Week Business Award - Garden Centre Outlet of the Year
Winner - The Old Moat Garden Centre and Café
 
 
Horticulture Week Business Award - Best Sales or Marketing Campaign
Horticulture Week Business Award - Best Sales or Marketing Campaign
Winner - Task Force Transparent Green PET, Modiform
 
 
Horticulture Week Business Award - Customer Service Excellence
Horticulture Week Business Award - Customer Service Excellence
Winner - Tendercare
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Top 100 UK Garden Centres 2018
 
REVEALED: Horticulture Week's Top 100 Garden Centres 2018
REVEALED: Horticulture Week's Top 100 Garden Centres 2018
 
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