Garden Trade industry news
Rosebourne in Hampshire is a relatively new retail outlet which seamlessly combines a restaurant, food hall and garden nursery.
Rosebourne opened its doors in October 2016 with around 80 staff, with the aim of showcasing quality, fresh and locally sourced produce in its restaurant and food hall, alongside a wide range of plants, homewares and gifts.
JOSHUA Stone from Pershore College has recently (June, 2018) been presented with Wyevale Nurseries’ Peter Williamson Travel Award.
The 19-year-old, who has just finished in his first year of a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horticulture, scooped the accolade after impressing the judges with a written submission and an interview.
SALES at garden centres across the country were up and down during April (2018) according to the Garden Centre Association Barometer of Trade (BoT) report.
Outdoor plant sales remained down at -12.73% compared to the same month last year but could have been much worse if the bad weather had continued says the Garden Centre Association.