Gardening is deemed ‘critically important’ to physical and mental health during #stayathome

With the nation currently isolating in their homes and facilities shut down, we have little choice but to try and enjoy this enforced staycation.  Maintaining mental and physical wellbeing during this time will be of paramount importance as so many areas of our lives feel very much out of our control. Thankfully the sun is beginning to make a more regular appearance, which means the garden is finally open for business. Here, leading garden PR agency, Hornby Whitefoot PR, explore the vital role gardening has for mental and physical wellbeing – as if we needed any further excuses to get out there!   Continue reading

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