Garden Trade industry news

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GCA small flowers

THE GARDEN Centre Association (GCA) revealed the winners of its most prestigious awards at its annual conference including its 10 Garden Centres of Excellence. 

The awards were presented to the winners during a ceremony at Luton Hoo Hotel.

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STAFF at garden centres across the country are celebrating after receiving awards at the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) annual conference in Luton yesterday (Monday, January 21, 2019). 

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master winter walkies

Learning to master winter walkies with your dog can be a challenging experience. Cold weather, ice and even snow can make a 10-minute walk feel like a marathon. However, by listening to your dog and using the right equipment, a winter walk doesn’t have to be something to fear. Company of Animals, leading dog training and behaviour experts, have put together five tips to help you and your dog have safe and fun walks together this winter

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ZEST 4 Leisure logo

Employees of Zest 4 Leisure, a leading trade supplier of quality timber garden products including furniture, arches, arbours and fencing, have collectively smashed their charity fundraising target for 2018.

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The professional market leader for outdoor surface and patio care products, Azpects, have expanded their EASYCare range to satisfy retailers and consumers.

Used widely by professional landscapers, builders and gardeners, Azpects have packaged a selection of nine top-selling and new products in consumer sized packs aimed at garden centre and DIY customers. 

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Manchester-based pet bed manufacturers Scruffs® have started the New Year with a giveaway featuring their brand new ‘Ellen’ collection of bedding.

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Retail futurist to talk best practice and improving businesses to conference delegates

RETAIL Futurist Matthew Brown has been added to the line-up of guest speakers at the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) annual conference taking place this month (January 20 until 23, 2019).

Matthew will be providing best practice and creative insights to delegates in order to help them improve their businesses during his talk at Luton Hoo Hotel, Luton, on Monday, January 21.

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Lubera and Robert Mayer representatives in a greenhouse

The companies of Robert Mayer and Lubera have joined forces to produce a wide selection of young plants. Lubera Edibles GmbH has taken over the marketing of fruit and berry young plants to plant producers

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Dog playing with ball

Whilst winter is a beautiful time of year with plenty of things to enjoy, it’s important not to forget about your dog. To support your dog’s health and wellbeing and start the year on the right foot, Company of Animals has put together a few game ideas to keep your dog entertained and active.

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Greenfingers charity cheque

GARDEN centre and horticultural industry staff are this month (January, 2019) being asked to sign up for a fundraising event being held at the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) annual conference.