Special events on the way

Fruit and vegetable special events are the way to boost booming edibles sales, says Buckingham Garden Centre plant merchandising manager Chris Day.

Garden Retail Awards judge Day says: "At Buckingham we've run three very successful Potato Weekends, and we are currently planning the next for February 2009. We headline Colin Randel, Thompson & Morgan's vegetable guru to be our potato expert, plus we run cookery demonstrations, expert advice from a local allotment gardener, as well as my plant info office, giving more general vegetable-growing advice."


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