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UK: Garden centres pray for better weather as sales slide

The UK's garden centres are suffering after the country's spate of bad weather, with sales at their worst levels in at least five years.So far this year, average underlying sales are down 15% to 20%, with the early Easter proving a washout, says the Garden Centre Association.Now the horticulture industry is.....

Largest Dutch Intratuin gets mega restaurant and children’s play paradise

The refurbishment of the largest Intratuin branch in the Netherlands was completed just before Easter. The greater part of the new area of the branch in the town of Duiven, which now measures 24 thousand square metres, contains a restaurant and a large climbing hall for children. Thermoflor completed the.....

US (CO): Plantorium expands with two new greenhouses

Gardeners in LaPorte observe with one eyebrow up while the Plantorium Greenhouse adds two 12,000 square feet greenhouses to the west side of the nursery. They can only watch and wonder, could it be? Are owners Jim and Cindy Roberts jumping on the bandwagon and starting a growing operation?Growing yes, but.....

US (TX): Calloway's Nursery to open 19th location in Hebron

Calloway's Nursery will open its 19th store in the Dallas-Fort Worth area this spring at 2415 W. Parker Rd. in Hebron, Texas.The new store will feature approximately 2,200 square feet of indoor retail space with a 12,000-square-foot outdoor area in a new open concept floor plan that will improve customers'.....

US (CA): SiteOne acquires three Village Nurseries Landscape Centers

TreeTown USA announced the sale of its Village Nurseries Landscape Centers in Orange, Huntington Beach, and Sacramento, California to SiteOne Landscape Supply, the largest and only national wholesale distributor of landscape supplies in the United States.TreeTown USA CEO Jonathan Saperstein stated, “The sale.....

US (PA): Marriage in Walmart garden center

Getting married in a Walmart garden center? Yes, at a Pennsylvania Walmart, a couple said "I do" last weekend and it was broadcasted all over. The choice of the venue wasn't, however, that unusual as they both work at the store. All in all, the flowers and plants in the garden center made a beautiful wedding.....

NL: Lot of interest for opening Waterdrinker Green Trade Center

On February 18th, at 4:15 am, even before the arrival of the first employees, a group of 30 enthusiastic customers were waiting at the front door of the brand-new Waterdrinker Green Trade Center (GTC). They were ready to make their first purchases in this facility. And when the doors opened, a good start.....