GIMA – the trade association that represents a wide range of companies supplying consumer products to the UK’s gardeners – has launched the industry’s first ‘Plastic Packaging Pledge’. The pledge is in response to the global impact of plastic packaging usage and the potential environmental damage this packaging can cause as a result of incorrect use and careless disposal. Continue reading
Christmas may be but a distant memory but Woodlodge is already feeling the festive spirit thanks to its newly launched Snowlodge Christmas Décor range. This exciting offering, made up of over 1,400 products, is supported by a dedicated product hub where the full range is on display, whilst a newly introduced virtual experience will enable buyers to view the full range from the comfort of their office. Continue reading
Here we are in 2021 after one of the most extraordinary years and we’re feeling very happy to be here and as busy as ever. As part of many positive changes here in the Scotscape Groundscape team, we really wanted to put our skills and horticultural knowledge to good use, in short we wanted to give something back. Continue reading
DJ Turfcare – proud suppliers of the RHS endorsed organic-based lawn care offering including MO Bacter – has launched a new consumer brochure, designed to help increase consumer confidence at the point of sale, whilst also encouraging a higher average basket spend throughout the year. Continue reading
As 2021 unfolds the team at the Greenfingers Charity is looking ahead to another year of FUNdraising and new garden builds. In a year which sees the charity’s biggest fundraising day, Garden Re-Leaf, turn 10 the next 12 months are set to be a busy year for the charity and its supporters. Continue reading
The national media is full of panicked headlines about price rises and shortages across the retail sector. However, one leading lawncare supplier has been working hard behind the scenes to ensure a smooth supply of product for its customers. Continue reading
With the popularity of houseplants hitting stratospheric levels and three million new gardeners* embracing their green fingers for the first time in 2020, it’s safe to say that gardening has become mainstream once again. One brand that is helping gardeners – and retailers – to maximise the many benefits of this pastime is the multi-award winning German brand, LECHUZA, which is bringing to market an exciting new range of recyclable plastic pots and planters which will help retailers offer something different for the discerning buyer. Continue reading
Already the UK’s largest peat-free growing media manufacturer, The Greener Gardening Company has confirmed that it is currently exceeding its own expectations, with almost 60% of its product portfolio set to be peat-free in 2021, up from 20% in 2019.
DJ Turfcare is celebrating as it has been confirmed that its latest lawn innovation – organic-based Lawn Boost – has received endorsement from the leading gardening charity, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). This recent update means that the full lawn fertiliser and treatment offering from DJ Turfcare now enjoys this prestigious accolade. Continue reading
Mark Friday March 19th, 2021 in your diaries now!
2021 marks a very special occasion for the annual Garden Re-Leaf Day event as this special FUNdraising day (March 19th, 2021) celebrates its 10th anniversary! Looking rather different to previous years as we navigate a new normal, there’s still a whole host of different ways to get involved in this ever-popular charity day that not only kick starts the gardening season but also raises much needed funds for the Greenfingers Charity. Continue reading