Garden trade industry features including events, exhibitions, and shows

The industry was saddened at GLEE 2017 to hear that the range of DaVinci Home and garden products were no longer available to garden centres as the business had ceased trading due to personal reasons.

With margins of +140% on high ticket items that cost the retailer virtually nothing to stock, this was something we really wanted to find more out about. So to find out how they do this Garden Trade Specialist interviewed WhatShed.co.uk, the UKs most authoritative website on garden buildings.

Hillmount Ards has opened its doors following a £1 million investment in transforming the site of the original Thriving Life Church at the junction of Movilla Road and Ballyreagh Road into a 10,000sq ft lifestyle garden centre with the creation of 25 jobs for Newtownards.

Garland / Worth Gardening will be making a major statement with the launch of over 70 new products on its Stand Hall 18H10-K11 at Glee in 2017.


New products to be launched include:

Brambles Pet and Wildlife Limited have launched a brand new wildlife range under the ‘Brambles’ brand name, exclusive to the pet & garden trade. At Brambles Pet and Wildlife we are passionate about wildlife. Our vast experience enables us to produce a range of quality foods that keep wild animals in tip top condition in today’s challenging times.

Pet food company Soopa are celebrating the recent successful launch of their healthy dental stick range in the UK and Ireland. The new range of dental sticks which sold out in their first 2 months are stocked in Pet’s Corner, Scampers, Chessington Garden Centre and in independents pet stores across the UK.

Win a Retail Starter Kit worth £170 with Soopa Pets.


Simply answer the following question:


How many products in total are in the Soopa Dog Treat Range?

New Century Glasshouses Ltd is a family run business specialising in the supply and erection of second hand refurbished Venlo glasshouses and associated products. The Managing Director, Ken Sharpe has over 50 years experience in the horticultural supply business and he leads a small team of dedicated staff to ensure the services provided are of the highest quality.


Burgon & Ball, the UK’s longest-established manufacturer of garden tools and accessories, has won top honours at the GIMA Awards 2017 with its RHS endorsed Ergo Deadheader, an ergonomically-designed compact deadheading tool.

Maximise your sales and profit with Kings Seeds and Suffolk Herbs collections. The Suffolk Herb collections extend your range of packets that you can offer to your customers whilst appealing to a completely different, subsequently, wider market.