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Zest 4 leisure celebrates another successful GLEE

Zest 4 Leisure, a leading trade supplier of quality timber garden products including furniture, arches, arbours and fencing, is celebrating another successful year at Glee 2018.

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ONE OF THE UK’s leading commercial nurseries has this month (November, 2018) unveiled its new amenity crop range for 2020. Eight new plants have been carefully selected by the team at Wyevale Nurseries based on their habit, colour and functionality.

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Clean patio power

With the colourful season of autumn coming to an end, it’s time to get your garden winter ready and give it a good clean. Nobody wants to deal with rusty equipment and weed filled paths once winter is over, so get prepared beforehand and save yourself the hassle in spring.

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Happy dog in leaves

The season for chunky knits and cosy scarves has arrived! With the grey skies, colder temperatures and shorter days, it is tempting enough to slip into hibernation mode. But if you share your home with your canine companion, it’s important to stay happy and active throughout the year. 

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Forming part of an extensive programme of GIMA Knowledge Exchange Workshops will be the latest one-day session entitled ‘Finance for Non-Finance Managers’. 

Perfect for those without a finance background, this lively and interactive topic will help delegates become more comfortable with financial reporting and data.

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Rockfish Neoprene Lined Walkabout Wellington Boots

Rockfish Neoprene Lined Walkabout Wellington Boots *Voted ‘Best Buy’ Independent Newspaper.

Avaialbe in Black or Evergreen

Men's sizes 7 - 13 UK

Women's sizes 5 - 9 UK

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J. A Jones & Sons director Mike

J. A Jones & Sons was established in Southport in 1900, and has earned a reputation as a high quality tree and shrub nursery.  We currently grow in excess of 100 acres of field grown trees, ranging in size from hedging transplants to semi-mature and multi-stem trees.  Grown on Southport’s inherently fertile soil, excellent fibrous root systems are developed, which when combined with our strict growing regime, produce strong healthy trees.  Our trees are lifted strictly to order to ensure they arrive `nursery fresh`.  For those projects taking place outside the `traditional` planting season, we grow over 7000 container and air pot trees, enabling us to maintain continuity of supply.

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Johnsons Lawn Seed Lawn Thickener

As a result of favourable temperatures across the UK in the last quarter of the year, Johnsons Lawn Seed has reported record breaking sales across its range.

The UK’s most recognisable lawn seed brand has attributed the tripling in autumn demand amongst garden retailers, to the summer’s weather which saw one of the hottest and driest summers on record. With consumers looking to repair their damaged and parched grass the demand for quality lawn seed has far outstripped traditional demand at this time of year.

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Hedges - A Year of Growing Challenges

With this year’s unusual weather extremes having many repercussions for plants and growing as a whole, Hedges Direct has taken the step to discuss and make customers aware of how the adverse growing season has impacted both plant availability and growth levels, in order to effectively manage customer expectations and available stock through the autumn hedging season.

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Glee & leading consumer magazine, Grow Your Own, confirm continued partnership

In an exciting move to help build Glee’s ongoing relationships with consumer media and their readers, it has been confirmed that Grow Your Own magazine will once again be bringing its annual Great British Growing Awards to Glee 2019.