Still time to join the new Glee Discovery Tour

Introduced ahead of the 2018 show, Glee’s new guided Discovery Tours will provide a fresh insight into the show’s extensive catalogue of content, features, educational seminars and inspirational retail displays. With spaces filling up fast for the daily tours, interested parties are urged to sign up now to avoid missing out.  Continue reading

Why garden centres should visit Fordingbridge at Glee

Following the success of last year’s show, Fordingbridge, the leading specialist design and build contractors of inspiring canopy, walkway and building solutions, will be returning to Glee (10th – 12th September, NEC Birmingham) to demonstrate the benefits of its robust and hardwearing designs to suit a wide range of garden retail environments. Continue reading

Winter braking: advice from the market leaders, LUMAG

With winter comes all manner of changeable weather. Our vehicles take on a lot during this time, and that includes our brakes.  With a vital role to play in keeping us safe on the roads, and a volume product for factors, we catch up with Colin Smit, Managing Director of Lumag, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of OE quality brake pads, to find out more about the seasonality of these commodity products. Continue reading

Six ways to sell out your event!

So, you’re organising events in your garden centre, that’s great! But how do you make sure your events will be sold out long before it’s scheduled? Garden Connect has been helping garden centres to sell tickets online for many years – and has also recently launched a new and innovative ticketing service for garden centres – here the team share its six secret tips to ensuring a full house at any event. Continue reading