• GCA Workshop Success

    GCA Workshop Success

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    • September 5, 2016

    The Garden Centre Association held a successful Plant Area Workshop at Ball Colegrave this summer (2016). The event was attended by plant area managers, buyers and supervisors and was facilitated by GCA inspector, Roger Crookes.

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  • Charity Target Smashed by Wyevale

    Charity Target Smashed by Wyevale

    Wyevale Garden Centres are celebrating reaching their £750,000 fundraising target for charity partner Marie Curie, the UK’s leading charity for people living with any terminal illness and their families, more than 12 months ahead of schedule.

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  • Open Day is Blooming Success

    Open Day is Blooming Success

    The Founder and Principal at the Cotswold Gardening School, Caroline Tatham and garden designer and TV presenter, Kate Durr, were the guest speakers at the Open Day at Wyevale Nurseries.

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  • Carla Named Apprentice of the Year

    Carla Named Apprentice of the Year

    CARLA Nash who works at one of the UK’s leading commercial nurseries has recently been announced as the Midland Regional Growers’ Apprentice of the Year. Carla, who is 25-years-old and works at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford, was presented with the award at Hampton Court on Thursday, July 7 by TV gardener and broadcaster, David Domoney.

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  • Joint Open Day

    Joint Open Day

    Two nurseries in Hereford have announced that they will be hosting a joint Open Day in March aimed at the retail industry.  Wyevale Nurseries and Allensmore Nurseries will hold the Herefordshire Nurseries Customer Open Day on March 9 and 10.  Adam Dunnett, Sales and Marketing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, said: “This is the first time

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  • Display Winners

    Display Winners

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    • December 7, 2015

    Barton Grange and Castle Gardens have recently been announced as the ‘dazzling’ national winners of the 2015 Garden Centre Association’s 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 golden jubilee conference in January.  Iain Wylie, GCA

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  • Strong Christmas Sales

    Strong Christmas Sales

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    • November 12, 2015

    Customers at garden centres across the country were buying furniture and outdoor plants during October and early indictations of Christmas sales are good according to the Garden Centre Association’s Barometer of Trade (BoT) results.  There was a 26.82% rise in sales of furniture and barbecues compared to 2014 and outdoor plants were up 17.59%. Clothing

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  • New look for Cadbury

    New look for Cadbury

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    • October 29, 2015

    Wyevale Garden Centres announced the re-launch of its Cadbury garden centre, in Bristol on Friday, 9th October 2015 following a 13 week redevelopment.  The new-look space, including an extensive outdoor area (91,221sqft) within an attractive landscaped environment, combines shopping, leisure, dining and events making it the ultimate retail destination. It has been designed to spark

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  • Boom for Gardening Professionals

    Boom for Gardening Professionals

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    • September 1, 2015

    The gardening industry appears to be in the middle of a boom as Brits are now prepared to spend an average of £19 an hour for trusted professionals to help keep their gardens tidy, according to Bark.com. Somewhat surprisingly given the lack of gardens and green space at home but people in London (18% of

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