LifestyleGarden® vow to support retailers during lockdown

LifestyleGarden®, the pioneer of the ground breaking DuraOcean® chair and stunning outdoor furniture ranges backed by an environmental and sustainable business agenda, has taken steps to ensure that extensive stock of its leading product portfolio is readily available to its customers including those set-up with transactional webstores, in a bid to meet consumer demand during the nationwide lockdown. Continue reading

How Primeur’s charity partnerships are making a difference

In the current climate, we are always looking for a good news story to lift our spirits and what is better than giving back to charity and community?   One company that is doing just that is Primeur – the brand behind the game changing ECO Garden and Mighty Mats collections. From raffles to product donations, the business, known for its innovative garden products made of recycled rubber tyres, regularly arranges events and fundraisers to give back to a range of charities and worthy causes.  Here the company summarises how its helping charity causes to thrive. Continue reading

How the humble houseplant became the garden industry’s fastest growth category

It’s official: – 2019 was the year of the houseplant according to the GCA’s Barometer of Trade (BoT) report.  Last year, the houseplant sector saw the biggest increase in sales at garden centres across the country with an increase of 17.6% compared to 2018.   It is estimated that the millennial generation is responsible for one third of all houseplant sales but how did they become so popular? Continue reading

Put your best foot forward with Primeur’s eco-friendly recycled rubber stepping stones

One small step for gardeners, one giant leap for the environment!

The days of trips, slips and muddy shoes are long gone, thanks to Primeur’s Recycled Rubber Stepping Stone Collection. Now, crossing a soggy lawn or veg patch will no longer entail negotiating an assault course because rubber stepping stones combine the ultimate in grip underfoot with the latest on-trend landscaping styles. Continue reading

Garden Re-Leaf Day 2020 celebrates another superb day of FUNdraising

Garden Re-Leaf Day on Friday 13th March may have fallen in the middle of a worldwide pandemic, but that didn’t dampen the FUNdraising spirits of Greenfingers supporters across the country.   The official ‘start to the season’ saw businesses and individuals come together to undertake a wide range of activities to help raise much needed funds for the children’s hospice charity. Whilst the final total is yet to be announced, it has been confirmed that over £20,000 has already been pledged. Continue reading

Unbreakable planters banish the problem of smashed pots to history – and save gardeners a fortune

Award-winning Tierra Verde eco-friendly ­­planters made from recycled rubber are preventing thousands of old tyres from being dumped in landfill, too

Gardeners rejoice! The days of containers toppling and smashing in gales, cracking after cold frosty nights or shattering when struck by a football are officially over! The new Tierra Verde collection of unbreakable eco-friendly planters from Primeur is set to revolutionise container gardening, and save gardeners a fortune in replacing damaged pots. Continue reading

Johnsons Lawn Seed discovers the holy grail of lawncare – grass that doesn’t turn yellow due to dog urine damage

Introducing Tuffgrass with Dog Patch Resistance, the super-tough new grass seed that dog-owners would be barking mad not to try!

 It is a problem that has dogged lawn-owners for decades: manicured turf left scorched by beloved pets using grass as their toilet. Now, in a UK first, this bane of gardeners’ lives is set to be consigned to history with the launch of an ultra-tough grass seed mix that’s scientifically proven to resist urine damage. Continue reading

Pawexpo – How pets can boost health, wellbeing and the value of the “Pet Pound”

Pet ownership is undoubtedly one of the greatest pleasures in life so it should come as no surprise that the money spent on pets has been consistently on the rise for several years. The UK pet product and services market was estimated to be worth around £850 million in 2016 (AMA Research) and is set to continue to boom. Focusing on the important role pets have to play as a source of companionship and joy cannot be underestimated as Pawexpo, the new trade show launching this September (15th – 17th September, NEC Birmingham), will reveal. Continue reading