Plant Focus

Asano: each deep-pink chrysanthemum flower has up to 100 pointed petals

Hardy Plant Focus: Prunus part 1 - flowering cherries for the garden

Flowering cherries are a quintessential harbinger of spring in the UK — probably more so than crab apples, hawthorns, rowans and whitebeams combined — and they likely constitute the most often-planted and widely recognised garden trees.

Malus transitoria

Hardy Plant Focus: Crab apple (Malus) — star billing for showy fruits

Often in the shadow of the flowering cherries, crab apples should have star-billing in their own right.

Dahlia 'Jomanda'


Dahlias are back in fashion, come in a multitude of shades and offer retailers a double hit, writes Sally Drury.

Garden Centre Profiles

Business Planning

Tim Whitworth (Credit: TIM Group Holdings)

Yorkshire entrepreneur rescues Garden Trading Company from administration

Under the undisclosed deal, TIM Group Holdings (TGH) will work with the current management team to continue to deliver quality home and garden products while saving all 53 jobs.

Key opportunities for garden retailers to prosper in 2023

Make Christmas even more special at your garden centre

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