Garden Re-Leaf Day: the busiest of days for Team Hornby Whitefoot PR

At HWPR the team – including Kimberley Hornby and Robbie Cumming – are incredibly proud to have been part of Garden Re-Leaf Day from the very beginning.  Kimberley remembers quite vividly when Garden Re-Leaf founder, Boyd Douglas Davies, visited the office back in 2011 to tell us about this great idea he had, and whether we might be able to lend a hand in getting everything off the ground. Little did we know just how big it would all become! Continue reading

Glee and the HTA confirm new three-year agreement

The organisers of Glee, Ascential Events, are pleased to confirm that the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) has confirmed its ongoing support of the show, with a new three-year agreement.  This renewed partnership will see the HTA share its industry leading knowledge and insight to help add even more value to Glee, providing benefits for visitors and exhibitors alike until 2019. Continue reading

Johnsons Lawn Seed on the investment path

As a world-leader in grass seed innovation, Johnsons Lawn Seed – part of the DLF family – knows that staying still won’t cut it in the competitive lawn seed market. As spring 2017 makes itself known, the company has confirmed details of its latest investments, designed to offer longevity and profitability for both the company and its customers.  Continue reading

Talking Head: Brexit – the current mood

As the leading show for the garden retail industry, Glee prides itself on providing an unrivalled platform for discussion. In this, the first of a series of special ‘talking head’ style features, the topic of Brexit is addressed. To some a dirty word, others a fear inducing prospect, and to many a word that evokes feelings of the unknown, here Glee exhibitors and supporting trade associations share their thoughts on Brexit and how it is shaping their future.
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Mega Plant-athons for Garden Re-Leaf Day

The Garden Re-Leaf Day Plant-athons this year will look to bring an added element of excitement to garden centres when they begin towards the end of next week (from 16th March).  Featuring inter-store competitiveness, a father and son team, and tests of stamina and speed – this year’s participants will be looking to raise more than £23,000 for Greenfingers. Continue reading