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Tong Garden Centre shortlisted in local business awards

Directors and staff at a Bradford Garden Centre are celebrating after being announced as finalists in the eighth annual Bradford Means Business awards. Tong Garden Centre has been shortlisted in the Job Creator category that rewards businesses that have played an outstanding role in boosting employment in the Bradford district through innovation, investment and risk-taking in the face of tough

LOFAssured initiative gains strength across the garden furniture industry


LOFA’s (Leisure and Outdoor Furniture Association) LOFAssured initiative ensures that all cushions sold by members comply with current government fire safety regulations.

LOFA is raising awareness of fire safety standards/regulations for garden furniture cushions in this young campaign and, already, seventeen members are certified with 21 in progress and soon to be completed.

Pemberly Fox

Pemberly Fox understands that choosing a special card for the right person and occasion is a very personal process. You want it to be just right, which is why they are passionate about creating the finest custom cards possible.

How to make gardening for kids entertaining

Gardening is a fun and inclusive activity that people of all ages can enjoy. As well as being something different for the children to experience, it can also be beneficial for their well-being and education. Together with Suttons, an online retailer and gardening expert, we take a look at the benefits of gardening for children and ways to encourage their participation.