Author archive for Sallie Payne

  • Match made in heaven: Evergreen Garden Care signs new partnership with David Domoney for 2021

    By Sallie Payne on February 1, 2021
    After a successful first year, the brand and chartered horticulturalist will have a focus on Chelsea Flower Show and charity scheme, Cultivation Street  After a hugely successful first year, leading garden care brand Evergreen Garden Care (, has announced that it will continue working with Chartered Horticulturalist and TV Gardener, David Domoney. One of the key calendar events this year will be the […]
  • Garden centre boss calls for united approach to Covid

    By Sallie Payne on January 8, 2021
    A garden centre boss is urging the industry to stick to the latest set of government guidelines or face being stripped of their essential status. Chris Bonnett who runs Bonnetts Garden Village in Brentwood has voluntarily taken the decision to shut his doors to keep staff and customers safe as the new strain of Covid-19 takes hold. He believes garden […]
  • Wyevale Nurseries donates new Mangave range to RHS Garden Wisley

    By Sallie Payne on December 15, 2020
    Wyevale Nurseries has donated a collection of new Mangave succulents to the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Garden Wisley in partnership with Plantipp B.V. The ‘Mad About Mangave’ range has been assessed by Wyevale Nurseries, managed by Plantipp B.V, for the past few years and the donation will help extend plant research. Wyevale Nurseries’ Production Manager Kyle Ross explained: “In cooperation […]
  • Five pledges in five years unveiled by Keter

    By Sallie Payne on December 11, 2020
    Keter, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of home and garden products, has unveiled five transformational sustainability pledges to be delivered in the next five years. As a responsible manufacturer, the commitment to these pledges is being announced as part of its latest sustainability report, unveiled today. The ambitious and far-reaching pledges are: 1.         55% of recycled content in total […]
  • CKI Free Carriage extended to end of June

    By Sallie Payne on June 17, 2020
    Always looking at fresh and innovative ways to help customers drive sales, CKI are also very much committed to supporting retailers during these challenging times. Fantastic FREE UK Carriage Offer CKI is extending its FREE UK carriage on all orders until the end of June 2020*.  This will enable retailers to buy what they need, with no extra stock holding […]
  • The Retail Mutual launches #OpenForBusiness

    By Sallie Payne on June 17, 2020
    On Monday 15 June the UK took another step towards easing the lockdown as non-essential retailers are permitted to reopen their stores. To mark the occasion, The Retail Mutual has launched a social media campaign to support their return to business. Specialist cover provider for independent businesses, The Retail Mutual has created the Open for Business campaign to celebrate and support […]