Life after drought: DJ Turfcare shares top tips on how to create a beautiful lawn after a drought with its revolutionary Recovery product

With the forecast showing sunshine for the long-term, and increased footfall adding additional pressure as the nation adheres to lockdown law, it is only a matter of time before our lawns bear the brunt and come to resemble nothing more than coconut matting. Here DJ Turfcare’s David Jenkins shares his top tips on how to help lawns get back to their best following a period of prolonged exposure to sun and little to no water and explains how its bestselling RHS endorsed Recovery can help promote healthy growth at this time. Continue reading

2020 is one for the record books, says LifestyleGarden®

For many reasons 2020 will be well documented in history books. In recent months the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the world as we know it; our core values have shifted as our normal freedoms have been put on pause, the way we spend time in and interact with our homes and gardens has changed significantly, as has the way we do business. LifestyleGarden® – one of the UK’s leading outdoor furniture brands – is one company that has taken steps to change its operating systems to minimise the impact of the Corona lockdown; changes that have been so successful that the company is reporting that 2020 will, in fact, be the most successful year for the LifestyleGarden brand to-date! Continue reading

Cleaner Retail provides car dealers with a one-stop-shop to reopen & stay open

Advice from Cleaner Retail – a new service designed to assist in creating a sanitised environment for safer shopping and a clean retail experience for the consumer

Car dealers are currently awaiting absolute confirmation from the government that showrooms can safely reopen on June 1st. With this date firmly marked in diaries, car dealers have little time to ensure their facilities meet the strict Covid Secure guidelines. Help is at hand however – meet Cleaner Retail. Continue reading

GIMA confirms Consumer & Design Trends webinar series

Due to the Covid-19 lockdown, GIMA’s Consumer & Design Trends seminar was sadly cancelled, however delegates – including GIMA members, non-members and for the first time, retailers – are being offered a second chance to learn more about the trends that are expected to influence consumer shopping decisions regarding interior and exterior products with the launch of GIMA’s new webinar series. Continue reading

Leading sustainable firewood company, Kindwood, confirms that firewood sales have increased by over 320% as UK consumers look to create an environment of comfort during lockdown

Kindwood – the UK’s first true sustainable firewood company – is reporting that since the beginning of lockdown, sales of its firewood products have increased by more than 320% as UK consumers look to make the most of their time in their homes and gardens during this period of uncertainty – a significant opportunity for retailers who want to optimise this increasingly popular product category. Continue reading

Don’t miss the chance to get your lawn into shape before summer, says Johnsons Lawn Seed

New Tuffgrass with Dog Patch Resistance is the perfect blend for sowing a new lawn, repairing patches or overseeding, and it won’t turn yellow due to dog wee

The nation’s gardeners would have to be barking mad to miss the chance to restore lawn order before summer arrives. Sowing, overseeding or patch repairs have never been easier, thanks to the arrival of Tuffgrass with Dog Patch Resistance – a unique new blend that’s scientifically proven to resist dog urine damage. Continue reading

LifestyleGarden® thanks keyworkers with special giveaway

It’s hard to think of a way that will truly demonstrate our gratitude for all the keyworkers that are holding this country together during the Covid-19 lockdown. LifestyleGarden® – one of the UK’s leading outdoor furniture suppliers – knew they couldn’t sit back and do nothing which is why the company recently launched a special #FeetUpWithLifestyleGarden giveaway as a way of showing their thanks for these incredible human beings. Continue reading

Primeur continues to support retailers as the industry emerges from lockdown

Primeur has always prided itself on delivering the highest quality customer service levels, and it certainly wasn’t going to let a global pandemic stand in the way of this! Since lockdown the leading supplier of garden products, including the award-winning ECO Garden range, has been working tirelessly to ensure that its retailer customers are fully stocked to meet consumer demand. Here the company’s Sales Director, Jenny Douthwaite, tells us more about how Primeur has been operating during the most unprecedented start to the season ever. Continue reading