Garden center

Colasanti's Tropical Gardens

How to entertain the garden centre consumer

Colasanti's Tropical Gardens is a monument in the Leamington region. The company has been around for decades and is well-known for being a garden centre and an entertainment centre, making it a tourist destination for families in southwestern Ontario. During the Canadian Greenhouse Conference Bus Tour,…

Chelsea CAMFED Garden to have new home at Eden

The Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED) African Garden, which won a prestigious gold medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May, is now being installed at the Eden Project in Cornwall. The garden tells the story of how the Campaign for Female Education supports the most excluded girls and young women…

UK: Houseplants sales heat up in August

The August Bank Holiday Weekend helped lift sales at garden centres across the UK at the end of the month according to the Garden Centre Association's Barometer of Trade report. Houseplant sales were up 20.69% compared to the same month last year (2018) and outdoor plant sales were up 6.09%. After…

UK: Development site close to Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire for sale

The development opportunity site benefits from an 85 metre frontage to the A41 and 176 metre frontage to Watermead extending to 1.933 hectares (4.776 acres). This site is in an excellent location close to Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.   To the west is a large Best Western Hotel and Health & Fitness club, the crematorium…

UK: Wet and warm August sees garden centre sales continue to grow

A wetter but warmer August, saw garden centre sales 13% up on August last year, with sales up on all reported categories compared to last year, according to the latest HTA Market Update report. Houseplant sales continue to lead the way, with garden care and growing media categories also performing well…

UK: Indoor and outdoor plants lead strong July garden centre performance

The strong year for garden centre sales across the UK continued in July, with year to date comparisons up on last year for all of the product categories reported. Despite the more unsettled weather this July, garden centre sales continued to experience significant growth and are up by 17% on 2018 for…

UK: GCA members look for ways to reduce plastic waste

The Garden Centre Association are encouraging their members to do what they can to help reduce the amount of plastic going to landfill. Two of its member centres recently worked with Herefordshire and Worcestershire authorities to get non-black PP plastic pots and trays accepted in household and kerbside…

Europe: The Plant Bus is a showroom on wheels

The Plant Bus stops at sales companies, large florists, garden centers and supermarkets to present seasonal products from several Danish and Dutch nurseries. The Plant Bus has been traveling the Danish country roads since January 2018. Behind the wheel is bus driver Jette Malmskov, who prefers the title…

HTA Market Update

UK: Garden centre sales still 10% up for year despite weak June

A wetter more overcast June meant garden centre sales were 2% down on last year for the month of June, however non-garden categories performed well; and a strong start to 2019…


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