AMES UK out in force this Garden Re-Leaf Day

This Garden Re-Leaf Day (March 18th) the teams from Kelkay, La Hacienda and Apta – part of the AMES UK family – will be “freezing” their businesses, switching off their computers and picking up their spades as part of a special volunteering day to kickstart AMES UK’s exciting new charity partnership with Greenfingers. Continue reading

Start the season right with Durstons

With the start to the gardening season just around the corner, now is the time to double check that you not only have stock ready to sell but that your suppliers are also able to respond to peaks in seasonal demand. One supplier that is proudly ‘ready to go’ is Durston Garden Products Ltd. Continue reading

Introducing GUARNORGANIC

The best organic fertiliser, fresh from Peru

GUANORGANICS – exclusively suppliers of guano rich fertiliser – is seeking new retail trading partners in the United Kingdom. Here, we take a look at the history of the company and exactly what this amazing country has to offer the British consumer market – and it’s a lot more than just our beloved Paddington Bear! Continue reading

Will you pledge your support for the Greenfingers Silver Appeal? Charity aims to raise £2,000,025 over the next three years.

Did you know that the Greenfingers Charity will be celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2024?  It’s hard to believe that the organisation has been building therapeutic gardens in children’s hospices throughout the country since 1999, with over 60 stunning gardens already built, together providing magical outside spaces for the children and families that call these hospices home or vital memorial gardens in which parents and families can remember those that have lost their brave fight. Continue reading

Glee in June – everything you need to know

Throughout its 45+ year history, Glee – the UK’s largest and most prestigious garden trade event – has taken place in September. However, 2022 marks an exciting new chapter for the exhibition as, following a period of extensive research and consultation, and in a move designed to better support the evolving needs of the garden retail sector, the 2022 event will take place in late June – 28th – 30th (NEC Birmingham). Here, the Glee organisers explains the reasons behind why the gardening industry will be congregating in high summer. Continue reading

Start the season right with Durstons

With the start to the gardening season just around the corner, now is the time to double check that you not only have stock ready to sell but that your suppliers are also able to respond to peaks in seasonal demand. One supplier that is proudly ‘ready to go’ is Durston Garden Products Ltd. Continue reading

10 Reasons not to miss Glee 2022

Home to the biggest brands in gardening, plus a host of exciting new innovators, Glee 2022 is set to be THE place to boost your retail offering for the year ahead. Last year the show welcomed highly transactional and quality buyers from a host of multiple and independent garden centres, high street and department stores, builder’s merchants, and online retailers, and this year is set to be no different as the popularity of gardening continues to soar. With so much to see, there has never been a better reason to ensure that Glee 2022 is firmly in your diary but, if you still need persuading to get out of the office, here’s ten reasons not to miss what is set to be the biggest Glee for many years! Continue reading