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UK: Embracing change for the future of garden retail

The garden industry came together on 4 October for HTA Garden Futures Conference, sponsored by Hozelock, which took place at Heythrop Park in Oxfordshire. This year’s strategic event, with the theme of ‘Garden Retail – the great escape’, was hosted by Cathy Newman, journalist and presenter of Channel 4 News......

Denmark: New garden centre for Billig Blomst

The Venlo type garden centre of Billig Blomst will get a large entrance. Between the cold and the warm part of the garden centre will be a wide passage. In this large passage customers will find a flower shop, a café and a farm shop. There will also be room for an office, canteen and kitchen. This farm shop.....

UK: Nicholas Marshall joins HTA Garden Futures Conference line-up

Nicholas Marshall, CEO of Dobbies Garden Centres, has joined the line-up for the HTA Garden Futures Conference, sponsored by Hozelock, which takes place on Wednesday 4 October at Heythrop Park in Oxfordshire.With over 30 years’ experience in the garden centre sector Nicholas founded and built two garden.....

UK: Boyd Douglas-Davies awarded the HTA Pearson Medal

Boyd Douglas-Davies, CEO of Hillview Garden Centres, was awarded the HTA Pearson Memorial Medal at the HTA Garden Futures dinner, which took place at Heythrop Park in Oxfordshire on 4 October. This award, in memory of the HTA’s first general secretary Charles Pearson, is presented annually to an individual.....

UK: Garden centre for sale in Ipswich

Quinton Edwards offers to the market an established Garden Centre where due to illness and lack of investment the turnover has not been as it should and where there is considerable potential to increase both turnover and profitability.There is an attractive and popular coffee shop where trade is good and.....

UK: Squire’s garden centre undergoes metamorphosis

Squire's Garden Centre commissioned Smiemans Projecten to completely rebuild its existing garden centre in Woking, near London. With a curved and a venlo greenhouse, almost 1,700m² of additional covered sales space will be created.Through this expansion, shopping is very convenient for customers. The garden.....

UK: Wyevale Garden Centres' new strategy shifts away from acquisitions

Wyevale Garden Centres' annual report 2016 has been published. The company generated revenue of £325.4m (compared to £311m in 2015) and recorded a loss of £122,4 million (compared to £15.6m profit in 2015) for the financial year ended 25 December, 2016. New strategyIn order for the business to achieve.....

UK: Buyout tycoon Hands digs deep to seal £100m Wyevale debt deal

Sky News has learnt that Wyevale Garden Centres, which is owned by Guy Hands' Terra Firma Capital Partners has struck an agreement with Hayfin, a specialist lender, after months of talks.Barclays and Lloyds Banking Group are also said to be involved in the refinancing, which will come as Wyevale narrowly.....

UK: Colemans Garden Centre invests £5 million in new facilities

Templepatrick based garden centre Colemans, has unveiled plans for a £5million investment to renovate and extend its facilities over the coming months, with an official opening of the new site expected this Autumn.Phase one renovations of the garden centre, which was established in 1965 and is currently.....

US: GrowIt! Garden Shops sees 50,000 searches for local garden centers

Since the launch of GrowIt!, people had been finding plants on the app that would work well in their specific locations. By seeing what people were planting around them, community members could gain inspiration for their own spaces, but one question remained, “Where can I get these plants?”This spring,.....

US (NE): Fire destroys nursery greenhouses

A Wednesday morning fire destroyed two greenhouses at a local nursery, and possibly a third.North Platte Fire Department was called to Chasers Greenhouse & Nursery, 802 E. Walker Road, just before 9 a.m. Heavy smoke clouds formed above downtown North Platte, miles from the nursery south of town.At the.....