With eight weeks to go until Glee 2021, show organisers unveil a new date for next year’s event

There is great anticipation in the garden retail sector for the long-awaited return of Glee (14th – 16th September 2021, NEC Birmingham) as an in-person event; with suppliers and retailers set to reconnect and create new opportunities at this year’s show. Building on this excitement, the Glee team has confirmed that the 2022 event will move to a new date in order to meet the ever-developing needs of the garden retail sector. As a result, Glee 2022 will take place June 28th – 30th. Continue reading

How the order to ‘stay home’ gave houseplants another welcome boost

Houseplant sales have been on an upward curve for some time now but, for anyone wondering if the trend has hit its peak, think again because Covid has taken the demand for greenery in the home up another notch. Lockdown has seen the nation engage with plants and gardening like never before, with retailers often struggling to keep up with demand and a new army of plant enthusiasts stepping up their spend. UK houseplant sales are forecast to top £4billion this year and the category is enticing in a wealth of younger consumers, for whom, becoming a ‘plant parent’ or impressing your followers on social media is all the rage. So, what’s behind this upswing in sales? The Glee team find out more. Continue reading

Lawncare is a breeze with DJ Turfcare’s MO Bacter – the innovative organic lawn fertiliser that effortlessly tackles moss and banishes labour-intensive scarifying

Flick through the pages of gardening magazines at this time of year and chances are they’ll feature a step-by-step guide on getting lawns into shape. While some lawncare products have evolved beyond recognition in recent years, gardeners are still being advised to kill moss with sulphate of iron, the active ingredient in lawn sand, then set about ripping dead moss from grass via the back-breaking process of scarification or hand raking. Not to mention, the problem of getting rid of the debris removed. Continue reading

Glee 2021: celebrating newness within garden retail

As the first dedicated garden retail exhibition to make its in-person return post-lockdown, Glee (14th – 16th September, NEC Birmingham) has an important role to play. From networking and educating, to inspiring retailers and suppliers alike, this year’s event will be a highly anticipated showcase of the newest and most exciting innovations that the garden sector has to offer ahead of the 2022 season. Continue reading

It’s a full house for DJ Turfcare as its Lawn Boost receives RHS endorsement DJ Turfcare’s full lawn fertiliser offering now RHS endorsed

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

DJ Turfcare’s new Autumn Lawn Treatment now endorsed by the Royal Horticultural Society

DJ Turfcare’s newest organic based product introduction – Autumn Lawn Treatment – has already proven popular with retailers and the public since its launch in August 2020. Now this popularity is expected to extend even further as it has been confirmed that Autumn Lawn Treatment has gained endorsement from the leading gardening charity, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). Continue reading

The first consignment of DJ Turfcare’s new Autumn Lawn Treatment sells out!

With a proven track record of bringing to market bestselling ranges, DJ Turfcare looks set to replicate this success with its all-new Autumn Lawn Treatment. The first consignment of this innovative autumn essential has already sold out, with retailers quick to snap up stock.  However, those retailers that are yet to place their order need not worry as more product will be reaching UK shores shortly. Continue reading