Garden trade industry features including events, exhibitions, and shows
Nestled on the North Norfolk coast in the picturesque village of Cley next the Sea you’ll find Red Hare Publishing, a small but growing independent business, supporting British artists and manufacturers.
A resurgence of interest in domestic lawns coupled with the stay-at-home-culture arising from the Covid-19 pandemic is set to drive sales of lawn seed via DIY and hardware channels in 2021, according to Johnsons Lawn Seed – the UK’s oldest grass seed supplier.
We’ve cracked it! The perfect stocking filler this Christmas, to tick all the boxes, is the daft and hilarious Bewilderbeest Wild Bites calendar. Light and flat to post, the calendar will hang on the wall all year round, and will bring a smile (or at least an eye-roll over a bad joke) every day.
Spike Leisurewear launched their collection of officially licensed socks in 2018. The range has grown steadily and now includes a large selection of branded designs, including The Beatles, Doctor Who, Mr Bean and Only Fools and Horses.
Year on year, eCommerce sales continue to surge as more of us swap the high street in favour of shopping online from the comfort of our homes. This trend has only been exacerbated in recent months, as the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns meant more shoppers than ever were encouraged to buy online. Spending more time at home pushed many of us to tackle those DIY to do lists.
This resulted in a growth of almost 50% in online sales of home and garden retail products compared to the year before. Whilst any boost in sales is a real positive for businesses, an increase in online deliveries inevitably raises the problem of one of retail’s biggest headaches - returns.
UK homeowners have become increasingly concerned about the appearance of their garden — with the garden products industry expected to be worth £5 billion. With the warmer months approaching, many are beginning to prepare their gardens for the season ahead. Here, Nick Cowley, managing director at exterior cladding and outdoor living product Endurawood, runs through the key considerations when revitalising your outdoor space.