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Horticulture Weekly
Garden Retail Bulletin 18th November 2017
 
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Horticulture Week Awards
 
Garden centre stars sought as garden retail award categories open for entries
Garden centre stars sought as garden retail award categories open for entries
Entries are now officially open for the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018 offering new and unrivalled opportunities for garden retail businesses to broadcast their strengths to potential customers, underline their reputations as leaders and ensure lasting recognition for their teams.
 
Latest news
 
Suttons Seeds acquires firm to expand year round gift offer Suttons Seeds acquires firm to expand year round gift offer
 
 
MEPs "hotly debate" glyphosate ahead of last-minute vote MEPs "hotly debate" glyphosate ahead of last-minute vote
 
 
Defra decision on neonicotinoids triggers protest over garden plants Defra decision on neonicotinoids triggers protest over garden plants
 
 
Garden centre in housing plan Garden centre in housing plan
 
 
Outdoor Room buys Pots and Pithoi Outdoor Room buys Pots and Pithoi
 
 
Water restriction concerns aired as projections show below normal river flows in some areas by March Water restriction concerns aired as projections show below normal river flows in some areas by March
 
 
Garden Centre Association members see September sales grow 4.44% Garden Centre Association members see September sales grow 4.44%
 
 
Bonnetts Garden Village fully opens for Christmas Bonnetts Garden Village fully opens for Christmas
 
 
Online retailer drops glyphosate-based products from sale Online retailer drops glyphosate-based products from sale
 
 
Wyevale Garden Centres believed to be up for sale Wyevale Garden Centres believed to be up for sale
 
Industry Analysis
 
Are garden centres losing out to franchise-style lawn-care operations?
Are garden centres losing out to franchise-style lawn-care operations?
Ferndale Garden Centre's Neil Grant believes lawn-care franchise Green Thumb is taking from the "big bad lawn-care sales" of the past.
 
Expert business advice
 
Business planning: The labour challenge
Business planning: The labour challenge
With staffing becoming increasingly problematic, Neville Stein looks at the alternatives to finding good recruits.
 
Top 100 Garden Centres 2017

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Retail price data
 
GARDEN CENTRE PRICES w/e 26 October 2017 Recent prices for garden centre products and plants.
 
 
GARDEN CENTRE PRICES w/e 29 September 2017 Recent prices for garden centre products and plants.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Kate Lowe | Editor
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