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    The Strongest Men in Gardening

    World-class competitors from the Strongman circuit, including Game of Thrones star Thor Bjornsson, have been preparing for the upcoming Europe’s Strongest Man competition with the help of commercial nursery business Johnsons of Whixley.

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    Concern over Missing Fish

    5-year old Harry Morgan was so upset when he heard that ten Koi Carp had been stolen from Squire’s Garden Centre in Badshot Lea that he drew lots of missing posters. Squire’s were touched by his thoughtful gesture; so to say thank you they invited Harry and his mum for a private tour of their Pets & Aquatics Centre, followed by a complimentary cream tea last Thursday 23rd March.

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    Celebrating Staff Heroes

    Notcutts, the family-owned garden centre business, has hosted an annual conference and awards dinner to recognise team and business achievements as it celebrates its 120th anniversary.

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    Industry Exhibit Garden Design

    The design has been revealed for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show industry showcase exhibit entitled “40 Sunbury Road”.

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  • Christmas Display Winners

    Christmas Display Winners

    • News
    • December 12, 2016

    Barton Grange and Castle Gardens have been announced as the national winners of the 2016 Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) annual Christmas competition.




  • Reader Profile: Baytree Nurseries

    Reader Profile: Baytree Nurseries

    Here Jutta Whitworth-Biehler talks to Garden & Hardware News about her family business, Baytree Nurseries and Nursery in Lincolnshire.

  • Reader Profile: Monkton Elm

    Reader Profile: Monkton Elm

    Monkton Elm is a unique garden centre destination based in central Somerset, nestled in the undulating countryside north of Taunton. We caught up with Mike Lind, Managing Director, to find out what has made this family business successful. What was the origin of the company and when was it started, when did you get involved?

  • Reader Profile: GROW London

    Reader Profile: GROW London

    Held on Hampstead Heath, GROW London combines the worlds of horticulture and contemporary design like no other show. We caught up with the founder Will Ramsay to find out more about the show.

  • Reader Profile: Gordon Castle

    Reader Profile: Gordon Castle

    The Walled Garden at Gordon Castle, is being lovingly restored to its former glory. The estate has a café serving home cooked food fresh from the Walled Garden, and a shop that sells luxury Scottish gifts and traditional food and drink­­

  • Home Owners Open To Improvement

    Home Owners Open To Improvement

    A study on home improvement, commissioned by the Travis Perkins Group, has revealed that when it comes to bigger, more complex improvement works, the majority of UK homeowners look to a professional tradesman for a solution, but most are confident in their ability to undertake odd jobs and small tasks around the home as DIY

  • A Greener Approach to Display

    A Greener Approach to Display

    Neil Farmer looks at new packaging innovations for flowers that could help prolong the shelf life of gift-style plants in garden centres   We all know how hectic it is for consumers at Christmas. The pressure is intense to get all the shopping and the other 101 things done that are necessary in the lead


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