Posts tagged with ‘garden centre’

  • Garden centres to reopen in Scotland: Response from the Horticultural Trades Association

    By GCU on May 27, 2020
    The Scottish Government has announced that garden centres will be allowed to reopen on or after 28 May, as part of Phase 1 of its strategy for exiting lockdown.
  • Business blooms for online garden centre

    By GCU on April 17, 2020
    Gardening Express says orders have soared since lockdown as green fingered Britons abandon traditional garden centres to stay indoors and buy plants online instead.
  • Record sales for Squire’s

    By GCU on January 3, 2020
    Squire’s Garden Centres has published its financial results for the year ending 31 July 2019. It was a year of record sales; turnover increased by 15% to £57m.
  • 2% increase expected in garden industry until 2023

    By GCU on December 17, 2019
    According to AMA Research’s 2017 Garden Market Analysis Report, the UK Garden Products market is currently valued at £5.7billion and is expected to benefit from a 2% annual increase until 2023.
  • Bradford Garden Centre bakes festive treat for charity race

    By GCU on December 16, 2019
    A Bradford Garden Centre has donated 600 mince pies to runners participating in a recent charity running race. Tong Garden Centre’s head baker, Lee Parnham and his team of three, crafted the pies for the second sellout Bah Humbug 10k race on 8th December. Parnham, a keen runner and member of the South Leeds Lakers, said: “Ours is a free […]
  • Wyevale announces sale of Barnett Hill and Seven Hills centres

    By GCU on March 5, 2019
    It has been revealed that Barnett Hill will continue to operate as a garden centre under its new owners; Seven Hills has been sold to a development firm, with employees set to lose jobs within the next six months. Barnett Hill has been sold to Cherry Lane, the value garden centre group (part of QD Group) and will continue to […]
  • Saddle up for charity with the Garden Re-Leaf cycle ride challenge

    By GCU on February 15, 2019
    Greenfingers Charity is inviting its supporters and others to put their pedal power to the test this spring by taking on the inspiring Cycle Challenge for Garden Re-Leaf Day. Garden Re-Leaf 2018 cyclists The cycle event, which was launched as part of the Garden Re-Leaf roster of events in 2018, is making its return in 2019, taking place on Friday […]
  • Wyevale centres sold to BGC and Rochmills Group

    By GCU on February 6, 2019
    The six latest sites to be sold are Bold Heath, Carr Gate, Leyland, Coventry and Bolton, which have been snapped by family-run British Garden Centres, whilst Woburn Sands has been bought by investment firm, Rochmills Group According to the statement issued by Wyevale this morning, both buyers will continue to operate all sites as garden centres, with the sales expected […]
  • Hillier announces new charity partnership with Maggie’s

    By GCU on January 30, 2019
    Hillier has announced a new charity partnership for 2019-20 with national cancer support charity, Maggie’s. Through the partnership, Hillier hopes to raise funds, give direct support to Maggie’s Centres and help bring Maggie’s to the South of England. Built in the grounds of NHS cancer hospitals, these centres provide free practical, emotional and social support to anyone with any type of […]
  • Candide launches Garden Day for 2019

    By GCU on January 25, 2019
    On Sunday 12th May 2019, a community benefit project will be launching across the UK. At the peak of the horticultural season, Garden Day is aimed at encouraging people to spend the day celebrating their gardens with friends, family and neighbours. The organisers of the event has said anyone and everyone can get involved in Garden Day – from family gardeners and allotment aficionados to […]