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8-10 February 2017: HTA's study tour to the Netherlands

UK Garden centres to study Dutch trends in garden retailing

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) have arranged an inspirational study tour to the Netherlands from 8-10 February 2017. As well as an exclusive tour of the Dutch design company Elho head office, which will include presentations from their operations team and in house trend specialists, the tour will.....

Decorum Winter Fair

NL: Green plants are doing well again

PHOTO REPORT Decorum Company organized the Winter Fair for the sixth - or is it the seventh? – time again. And as before JoGrow, representing the largest range, is hosting it in the prime space it has available for it.After years of decline and even years in which many fellow growers were forced to quit or switch to.....

Sustainable garden center opens in the Netherlands

On Thursday 1 December, the new Ranzijn tuin & dier in Leiderdorp opened the doors to its customers. The previous evening, surrounded by a group of specially invited guests, managing-director Bart Scheffer and manager Edwin Stromberger rang the bell to mark the opening of this garden centre, which.....

UK: Ansell Garden Centre opens five days after it was destroyed by fire

Less than a week after it was destroyed by raging flames, the British Ansell Garden Centre is open for business.It opened doors on (November 25) to clear stock and will start selling Christmas trees today (November 28).The news has been welcomed by loyal customers, who are eager to return to their favourite.....

November and December, busy time for a garden center?

The leaves are off the trees and the flower beds around your home are dying, but at Vern Goers Greenhouse in Hinsdale, this is one of the busiest times of the year.Not surprisingly, May and June are the busiest months at the garden center, said Phillip Goers, whose family business celebrated its 50th.....

UK: Fire at Ansell Garden Centre near Heathrow

Around 100 firefighters tackled a fire at a garden centre on Holloway Lane in West Drayton yesterday. Most of the two storey garden centre was alight and crews put a 300 metre safety cordon around the incident. Around 20 people left the centre before the Brigade arrived and there were no reports of any.....