Garden Trade Specialist has teamed up with Haskins Garden Centre to offer this Wooden Tabletop Football Game (£24.99) – perfect for bringing children together, getting them away from digital toys and back to basics! It’s also the ideal game to bring adults together, inspire a bit of fun and games and light-hearted competitive spirit.


FOLLOWING the BBC’s successful Blue Planet II series the Garden Centre Association (GCA) has secured a guest speaker passionate about shark conservation for its annual conference in January (2018).

Smart Garden Products are delighted to announce the launch of Three Kings, a new Christmas brand for the 2018 season, with over 60 products to adorn the home and garden,from a warm welcome at the front door to the cosy surround of the fireplace.  

As Christmas passes and thoughts turn to the year ahead, January is the time to take a fresh new look at optimising your growing offer to both traditional gardeners and beginners. Plantpak is about ‘Growing your Own’, allowing anyone to grow their own produce from garden to kitchen, no matter the size of garden, allotment, balcony or windowsill.

When it comes to DIY tasks in the garden, you don’t have to be an expert to accomplish something beautiful. Whether your garden spans acres of land or you only have a smaller urban balcony, there are endless creative and innovative tasks you can undertake to bring your space to life. From crafting bespoke tree benches, upcycling planters or simply refreshing fencing panels, woodcare expert Sado

WORLD renowned economist Roger Martin-Fagg will be speaking at the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) 52nd annual conference in Warwickshire this January (January 21 until 24, 2018). 


BENTS Garden and Home and Castle Gardens have recently (November, 2017) been announced as the national winners of the 2017 Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) annual Christmas competition. 


The garden centres were judged to have the best festive displays in the country by the organisation and will receive their awards at its annual conference in January.


Following a truly fantastic Garden Re-Leaf Day this year, Greenfingers Charity is delighted to announce 2018’s event will take place on Friday 16th March and with some new exciting events planned for next yearpromises to be even bigger than this year…more details of new events will be revealed in the coming weeks... 

A GROUP of green fingered tenants have been rewarded for their skills by winning a leading housing and care provider’s ‘Best Community Garden’ award.


Lawrence Kemlo, who has been a tenants at Blackwood’s Charleston development for 23 years, collected his award at the Blackwood AGM in Largs. 


Houseplants have seen a resurgence within the younger generation according to the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) Barometer of Trade (BoT) report for October (2017).


Compared to the same month last year (2016), sales were up 14.27%.