Garden Trade industry news

Following a string of successful appearances at a number of UK and European expos earlier this year, UK manufacturer Whitefurze Ltd will showcase its comprehensive garden range atSpoga+Gafa Cologne and Glee Birmingham this September. 


European leading wildlife product and habitat designers, Wildlife World, has introduced an eco-friendly bird feeder, the Eco Beacon, to its growing range of products for small birds.

Wildlife World has extensive knowledge of all species and their preferred nesting and feeding habits, and has applied this to the design and creation of all of its products.


CastClear® is a proven combination of both organic and unique nutrient materials large and small. It's the solution to lawn worm cast problems and has been selling in Garden Centres since the autumn of 2011 via 350 retail stockists. To enhance further retail sales CastClear® is rolling out a smart new retail carton into the garden retail sector this autumn.


Brookes & Co, the leading UK- based PR and marketing company specialising in the home and garden sector, will be attending this year’s GLEE show in support of a number of its clients, including housewares gadgets company, Creative Products.


Alex Marsh, Managing Director at Close Brothers Retail Finance, reveals the latest trends in garden purchasing and highlights the value of being able to spread the cost of big ticket items for the garden through retail finance.

Often described as the world's most scented shrub, Daphne Perfume Princess™ is recognised for its superior characteristics and performance. This plant was awarded Plant of the Year at the 2016 Nursery & Garden Industry awards in Australia, after its launch by Anthony Tesselaar Plants at the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show in 2015.


A gardener’s shed can often get very cluttered with tools, plant posts and other gardening essentials. Filplastic have teamed up with Two Thirsty Gardeners to collate the best storage tips for every gardener. 


THE GARDEN Centre Association (GCA) has announced on August 11, 2017 the names of the finalist garden centres in its Ruxley Rose competition.


The 20 centres all received top scores in the spring bedding and hardy nursery stock categories from the GCA’s spring inspections and have now been put through for autumn judging. 


The green-fingered team at Haskins presented Greenfingers charity with a cheque to mark their most recent donation of £12,002.37.

The fundraising total includes money raised from Haskins’ buying director’s Wing Walk last month, as well as money raised throughout the year from the sale of carrier bags in all centres.

Providing thermal accessories which can be used for a multitude of different occasions, Heat Holders are widely regarded as the ‘world’s warmest thermal socks’.