Growing media is a godsend for garden retailers. Regardless of fashions or trends, come rain or shine, consumers will always need compost to fill seed trays, window boxes and hanging baskets – and the steady income stream from sales keeps tills ringing throughout much of the year. Continue reading
Leading environmentally-friendly plant care brand ecofective® will feature its rapidly expanding portfolio at Glee 2019, showcasing the latest generation of natural feed, weed and pest control products that cater for the UK’s growing band eco-friendly consumers and organic gardeners. Continue reading
Leading grass seed brand Johnsons Lawn Seed will unveil a major breakthrough in seed technology at Glee – revealing the solution to a lawncare problem that consumers have been craving for decades. Continue reading
After a long summer of wear and tear, there is no better time for breathing new life into tired turf, or for sowing a brand new lawn, than autumn.
Throughout September and until mid-October, the soil remains warm and workable but temperatures are refreshingly cooler, allowing grass seed to germinate quickly and establish before winter sets in. Crucially, the weakening sun results in less moisture being lost to evaporation, so gardeners can get new lawns up and growing fast. Continue reading
As activity ramps up for Glee 2019, GIMA – the leading trade association for garden product manufacturers – is encouraging new businesses and innovators to enter this year’s annual GIMA Innovators’ Seed Corn Fund (GISCF); a special fund set up to encourage grass root business and product development. Continue reading