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Go green this summer with Firemizer

Now the sun is shining and summer is well and truly on its way, many of us will be dusting off our garden furniture and barbeques ready for an outdoor gathering with friends and family.

For those looking to throw a party on the patio or a shindig under the sun, Firemizer has shortlisted five green tips for a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle this summer …

Hows your garden centres coffee, toilets and parking?

Do you like your own coffee? Do you go to the same bathroom as your customers? And where do you park your car? Three questions that might seem strange, but to get online attention, there is nothing quite as powerful as a weird pick-up line. However, there is a kernel of truth: good coffee, a clean toilet and the parking area say a lot about your garden centre.

Are you ready for the Amazonification?

I was invited to participate in an expert group discussing the future of garden retail in the Netherlands and Belgium. Among the speakers was a very famous expert and he dropped the word Amazonification. I always like these words since you can explain them exactly the way it fits you. But as a garden centre, you already know how Amazon is having an impact on your day to day life.