• Introducing the award-winning Solar Power Bank from Yard Force

    By GCU on October 31, 2023
    Drawing on its expertise in battery innovation across garden, lifestyle and power tool ranges, Yard Force’s new award-winning Solar Power Bank delivers up to 14 hours of charge to devices like phones, cameras and tablets, meaning you’ll never be caught running low on battery when you need it the most. The brand new LX PB21 Solar Panel Power Bank combines a […]
  • Gethin Jones to host the 2023 GIMA Awards

    By GCU on August 24, 2023
    TV and radio broadcaster, Gethin Jones has been confirmed as the host of the 2023 GIMA Awards. Taking place on Thursday 19th October at the prestigious Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, South Wales, it will be Gethin that will help to reveal the winners of this year’s highly coveted GIMA awards. Gethin will be highly recognisable to delegates of the […]
  • GARDENA celebrates growth in the UK market

    By GCU on August 20, 2023
    Europe’s number one watering brand, GARDENA, is celebrating continued growth across the watering and hand tools categories, after a successful spring and summer season in the UK. The UK gardening market has grown after a small decline in 2022, with the watering category seeing positive growth. GARDENA has made significant growth in the garden watering market, gaining shares in the […]
  • Glee Preview: Green Heart brings plants to the forefront

    By GCU on June 19, 2023
    Glee’s Green Heart has become a must-see part of the annual garden retail exhibition with growers bringing plants to the fore at the NEC (27th -29th June). A leading showcase of both UK and international growers, the Green Heart in 2023 will once again be found in the light-filled atrium and, this year will feature interactive exhibits that will provide […]
  • Bradford Garden Centre relaunches its butchery offering

    By GCU on March 7, 2023
    A Bradford garden centre has relaunched its butchery offering following feedback from customers. Hearty’s Food Hall at Tong Garden Centre has introduced a new butchery department in partnership with East Yorkshire-based Yorkshire Wold butchery. Yorkshire Wold’s MD, Christopher Smith, is excited by the opportunity: “This is our first retail partnership, and we’re delighted to be working with the Hearty’s team, […]
  • Richard Claxton GP joins the Greenfingers Board of Trustees

    By GCU on November 5, 2022
    The Greenfingers Charity’s Board of Trustees has further expanded with the inclusion of Richard Claxton, GP and therapeutic garden designer. Richard, who trained at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals Medical School has specialised in both paediatrics and general practice medicine. After a long career that has spanned over 25 years, Richard has now retrained as a garden designer, and specialises […]
  • Fifty new products launched by Garland Products at Glee 2022

    By GCU on July 1, 2022
    Garland Products launched over 50 new products at Glee 2022 (Stand: 20H30-J31). The items comprised new garden furniture covers, additions to its garden basics range, plant support trellis and a budget friendly propagator. The new cover range extends the company’s popular Super Tough covers which have only been available in green in the past. Now the entire range will be […]
  • Woodlodge extends the top-selling Root Indoor collection at Glee

    By GCU on June 30, 2022
    Bringing the outside in has become fashionable again, with houseplants adorning home offices, living rooms, bedrooms and bathrooms as residents with a lack of outside space start to create their gardens indoors. Houseplants bring many benefits to our lives; the health and well-being benefits are well known and others still being discovered.  With the trend thriving and looking to be […]
  • The countdown to LANDSCAPE 2021 is on

    By GCU on October 7, 2021
    The UK’s premier landscaping exhibition is less than a month away – have you registered yet? Hall 12 on 3rd & 4th November at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham – make sure it’s in your diary! The LANDSCAPE Show provides the first in-person opportunity to reconnect with others in the industry! LANDSCAPE welcomes exhibitors with a vast collection of leading products, […]
  • More exciting brands confirmed for Glee 2021

    By GCU on September 8, 2021
    With less than a month to go until the doors open on the first in-person Glee event in two years, retailers from across the garden retail sector will be busy planning their trip around the show. These retailers will be pleased to learn that this year’s event will be home to both established brands and exciting new grass-root innovators, and […]