Power of One comes to Glee

Power of One is a new initiative being adopted by Glee to highlight the impact we each have on the environment. Supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production, the campaign seeks to demonstrate how a combination of small, individual changes can create a more sustainable future for all. Continue reading

New DuraOcean® chair made from recycled sea plastic is set to be showcased at Cornwall’s Eden Project

A unique new piece of garden furniture – the first of its kind made from recycled ocean plastic waste – will take pride of place in a special exhibition at Cornwall’s Eden Project, revealing the incredible story behind its journey from polluting sea plastic to the latest innovation in eco-friendly style that’s set to take the garden retail industry by storm. Continue reading

DJ Turfcare & Viano – keeping a greener tomorrow in mind

“For our children’s future choose Viano organic fertilisers – exclusively available from DJ Turfcare”

 DJ Turfcare – exclusive suppliers of Viano organic fertilisers – is issuing a call to action to the industry to consider the impact chemicals are having upon our eco-system. Driven by a desire to protect our planet, DJ Turfcare’s David Jenkins explains how chemical usage is causing long-term – and possibly irreparable – damage to our soil. Continue reading

Glee 2019 Retail Lab sponsor interview: Apta

Retailers seeking products of the future and the latest in-store merchandising ideas need look no further than the Retail Lab at Glee. Now in its third year, this inspirational feature area, in association with the Horticultural Trades Association, is bursting with ideas. In fact, 61% of Glee’s visitors say they will attend Glee 2019 as a result of seeing the Retail Lab last year. Here, we meet Apta, a first time Retail Lab sponsor, who will be bringing its inspiring range of garden pottery to the show. James Hoad, Apta’s Commercial Director, tells us more. Continue reading

Glee 2019 Retail Lab sponsor interview: Ivyline

Retailers seeking products of the future and the latest in-store merchandising ideas need look no further than the Retail Lab at Glee. Now in its third year, this inspirational feature area, in association with the Horticultural Trades Association, is bursting with ideas. In fact, 61% of Glee’s visitors say they will attend Glee 2019 as a result of seeing the Retail Lab last year. Here, we catch-up with Scott Thomas, Director of long-term Retail Lab sponsors, Ivyline. Continue reading

Sponsors line up to support the GIMA Awards 2019

With the 39th annual GIMA Awards less than a week away (July 4th, Celtic Manor), final preparations are now underway for what is set to be another glittering night of celebrations and networking. Each year the awards are kindly supported by a number of industry brands and organisations, together helping the awards to be one of the most popular events in the garden retail calendar. This year, more brands than ever have come forward to show their support for the event through a range of sponsorship opportunities.  Continue reading