A strong, easy, and fast alternative to concrete
OSMOUK Post Fix is a strong, easy-to-use, and fast-setting solution that allows users to fix a post in a matter of minutes.
Whether you are installing garden posts or sports poles, OSMOUK Post Fix is the ideal product for those who are looking for a cost effective, lightweight alternative to concrete.
OSMOUK Post Fix is a DIY product for use on small projects that require a quick and easy solution. With no complicated installation process and no need for any tools or fixings, everyone can use OSMOUK Post Fix. Applications include fences, garden lights, post boxes, signs,…
Guide answers outdoor furniture flammability questions highlighted by LOFAssured scheme success
Produced by FIRA to give a greater understanding of fire safety issues that may concern those buying or selling outdoor furniture, the LOFA Outdoor Furniture Flammability Guide provides a basic introduction to the LOFAssured Scheme with essential information for retailers and consumers.
One of the conditions of LOFA membership is that members must adhere to a code of conduct, part of which is compliance with all current legislation. The new guide explains that, in order to achieve LOFAssured status, LOFA members must pass an audit process supported by Hertfordshire County Council…
Fall in love and plant a peony
Alec White, nurseryman and peony expert of Primrose Hall Peonies shares his predictions for the peonies that will be seen at the Royal Wedding in May and gives his reasons for singling out these specific peony varieties. Primrose Hall is one of the UK’s largest growers and only UK specialist peony grower.
“If I were a betting man I would put my money on at least one of these stunning varieties of peonies featuring in the Royal Wedding. Meghan Markle is a self-confessed peony lover, sharing many…
Wyevale Nurseries reports growth in demand for specimen shrubs
ONE OF the UK’s leading nurseries, Wyevale Nurseries, has seen a growth in sales of its range of specimen shrubs and has increased its own production by 300% in the past three years.
Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford has created additional bed space on its nursery for specimen shrubs and has extended the range recently to include several native hedging varieties to keep up with demand.
Adam Dunnett, Sales and Marketing Director at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford, said:
“Our new specimen beds are quarter of a hectare each and the total additional area space is half a…
Inspire this summer season with Woodlodge’s sales support
Woodlodge, the UK’s leading supplier of garden pots, horticulture products and garden ware, is leading the way this summer by setting the standard in customer support, product merchandising and introducing a new POS printing service.
Eye-catching POS Printing
To entice customers in-store, Woodlodge offer its own in-house printing service to create an eye-catching point of sale across all its ranges, which include Heritage Garden, Feather, Chelsea Terrace, Vintage and Rustic Garden. Retailers can use this service to print targeted and personalised content that will convey…
Spring into action and help your pets ‘Quit That Itch’
Now spring has officially sprung so can the Quit That Itch campaign, as we can finally say hello to warmer weather, lighter evenings and beautiful flowers in bloom. However this season also brings with it a rise in tree and grass pollen which can be an irritation to both you and your furry four-legged friend.
Skin and coat complaints in dogs are most commonly seen during the spring and summer months. To help dog and cat owners across the country support the health and wellbeing of their pets Lintbells, manufacturer of the UK’s No.1 Veterinary Skin and Coat Supplement* YuMEGA has…
5 tips on how a local webshop can easily be found
A lot of garden centres are using their webshop as a showroom for their physical store. The customer journey starts online but ends offline in a brick and mortar store. But how do you make sure that you are easily found via Google? Here are 5 practical tips to improve your local findability.
1. DON’T FORGET THE META-DESCRIPTION
The meta-description is a short text that will be visible in the Google search results and, as such, rather important.
If you want to make sure to be found in your own region, you will have to make sure to communicate your place…
It is time to pamper your pooch
With national pet month well and truly underway, we’re seeking the best gifts to spoil our favourite furry friend with.
During our exploration of pup goodies we have discovered Nineteen 87, a relatively new super-premium pet food that is made in a bakery in rural North Wales. The range is created through a continuous baking process and uses 50% fresh chicken, beef, lamb or salmon from UK based farms in each flavour. Full of delicious botanicals and scrumptious nutrients the range is sure to fuel pups with all the best energy whilst boasting a wealth of sophisticated flavours.…
Spring clean your garden this bank holiday
There is a flourishing trend for inner-city gardens across the towns and cities of the UK with the advice from GARDENA, and with bank holiday season fast-approaching this offers the perfect opportunity to tend to the garden and tackle the jobs that may have been neglected over the cold winter months.
With the Easter, Early May and Spring bank holiday’s just around the corner, GARDENA provides this handy guide to help city-dwellers find their green-fingers and cultivate their own green haven, whether that be vast and sprawling, a minimal balcony garden or even a communal space or…
Keepsake Cards perfect for Everyone
Small but perfectly formed, keepsake cards are the perfect size for the finishing touch to smaller items of giftware jewellery and flowers.
Created from original paintings by owner and artist Caroline Crawford, the artwork is then printed into small folding cards. Inspired by current trends in the industry Caroline paints the images in watercolour, using colour pallets including the ‘white range’ to compliment current trends and occasions; These are then printed on beautiful silk sustainable board and all the cards are printed here in the U.K and sold in packs of fifty.
Kyle creates customer Plant Health Information Pack
The Plant Heath Coordinator at one of the UK’s leading nurseries has created an Information Pack on biosecurity to help address the recent concerns related to the topic within the industry (March, 2018).
Kyle Ross from Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford has created a Plant Health Information Pack to hand out to customers to raise awareness of potentially damaging pests and diseases that are currently threatening the horticulture industry.
Twenty-four-year-old Kyle explained:
“We feel it is important that businesses working within the sector are aware of…
Where to find the most beautiful blooms this spring
With the first day of spring falling on Tuesday 20th March, its time to find the most beautiful blooms with longer days and lighter nights are finally in sight. When we think of spring we think of newborn lambs, hearing the birds begin to sing, and of course flourishing trees and colourful flowers.
To get you through the last few weeks of winter, last minute rental provider Snaptrip.com shares the best blossoming places to visit this spring.
1. Daffodils at Bodnant Garden
The daffodil is the proud emblem of Wales, and the country is home to some of the most…
Garden ‘rooms’ and vertical planting set to dominate trend setting gardens in 2018
Spring is finally in the air and it seems Brits are preparing to leave hibernation. With searches for gardening products at argos.co.uk up 43 percent compared to last year, leading retailer Argos is tipping 2018 to be the year of the garden.
With searches for garden chairs up 60 percent on the same period last year, Argos predicts many a garden party this season as the nation starts to prepare for Royal Wedding celebrations and a summer of sport.
What’s more, it seems we’re not even willing to wait until the temperature rises to enjoy our outdoor spaces as…
Woodlodge improve efficiencies with upgraded warehouse facilities
Woodlodge is preparing for a strong 2018 season after investing heavily in its warehouse and operations facilities to increase its offering to retail customers.
Following on from a phenomenal period of growth – including 2.2 million pots sold in 2017 alone - the leading pot and garden ware supplier was bursting out of its Tetbury headquarters, which currently covers over 100,000 square feet in the Gloucestershire countryside. Recognising that improvements were needed to maintain full capability of its distribution operations, the company set out to make the necessary upgrades. …
Welcome to town & country – Home of the UK’s bestselling gardening glove!
With a vast range of high-quality gardening gloves to choose from, including the UK’s bestselling gardening glove it is no wonder that Town & Country is the ‘go to’ company for discerning gardeners who value functionality, quality, and style. If you are someone who enjoys taking care of their garden and wants to look good whilst doing so, Town & Country has a glove for you – no matter the price point!
Master Gardener - £5.99
The Master Gardener has the prestige of being the UK’s…
Flymo announces date for First cut Sunday
Sunday 08 April has officially been named First Cut Sunday by the makers of UK gardening superbrand Flymo.
The outdoor power product manufacturer Husqvarna Group has identified that annually, the second Sunday in April is the most popular day for homeowners to dig the lawnmower out for the first time and get their gardens ready for the warmer weather ahead.
The gardening favourite has been an expert in its field for over 50 years following the invention of the ‘Flymo’ hover-mower by Karl Dahlman in 1964, based on a concept similar to that which a hovercraft used. Since then…