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Haskins Garden Centres announces competition to celebrate National Tree Week

Haskins is encouraging gardeners to make the most of National Tree Week with a new competition to win a tree for the garden, school or local community.

National Tree Week takes place from Saturday November 25 until Sunday December 3. First initiated in 1975, it is the UK’s largest tree celebration annually which launches the start of the winter tree planting season.

Garden centre customers update their wardrobes for new season

THE NEW autumn/winter season saw garden centre customers stocking up on warm clothing and accessories during September (2017) according to the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) Barometer of Trade (BoT) report.

 

Total sales in clothing departments across GCA member centres was up 32.24% compared to the same month last year (2016).

 

Wide range of garden items sought by German and Romanian buyers at Gardenex ‘Meet the International Buyers’ event on 30th November

Buyers from a specialist German online retailer and mail order company that specialises in British products, as well as garden distributors from Germany and Romania (each with an online presence too) will be travelling to the UK on 30 November 2017 to meet with UK suppliers.