News: retail plant management

Elaeagnus Ebbingei Tops the Week 20 Offers!

Elaeagnus Ebbingei Tops the Week 20 Offers!

Tuscany Growers are offering a ''No Brainer' Offer for Week 20! This includes their quality range of Elaeagnus Ebbingei for immediate purchase!

Delightful Evergreen 

These submacrophylla hedge plants are also known as Oleaster and make for a delightful evergreen hedge.

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New & Refreshed Look for Summer Showcase

New & Refreshed Look for Summer Showcase

Visitors to the 2022 Summer Showcase at Ball will be in for a special treat in July.

From July 18, they can view a new and refreshed look to these stunning displays this year. For 2022, the Trial Grounds are packed with lots of innovative plant varieties in a range of patio containers, gardens and retail concepts.

Annuals & Perennials

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Great Opportunity at Volmary!

Great Opportunity at Volmary!

Volmary Ltd are one of Europe’s leading young plant producers and plant breeders and are seeking an enthusiastic and professional horticultural salesperson.

The position of Field Based Area Sales Manager - Horticulture will cover North East England and the whole of Scotland.

Benefits: Competitive Salary, Pension Scheme, Company Car, Laptop & iPhone.

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You Can't Afford to Miss the Green Heart!

You Can't Afford to Miss the Green Heart!

The Green Heart of Glee has, over the years, become the Horticultural Hub of Glee.

This is the place to see the latest indoor and outdoor plant varieties from a range of leading growers. An integral part of the show each year, the central atrium location makes Glee Green Heart one of the best attended parts of the show.

Green Living

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Heuchera L. Frilly entered for Chelsea!

Heuchera L. Frilly entered for Chelsea!

After being rewarded with a bronze award at the KVBC Spring Challenge in 2021, Gold Medal-winning nursery Plantagogo has entered Heuchera L. Frilly (‘Alchefril’PBR) for the prestigious Plant of the Year competition at Chelsea 2022, later this month.

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Touchscreen Tech Aids Acute Staff Issues

Touchscreen Tech Aids Acute Staff Issues

Whilst staff and skills shortages increase at garden centres across the U.K., there is a partial solution via touchscreen technology. This advice comes from a plant information company at the forefront of the latest developments.

'Plant Finder'

"Vacancies are at a record high and garden centres nationwide are struggli...

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'Spring Days' Provides Fresh Data

'Spring Days' Provides Fresh Data

Groen-Direkt reports on their April Top 25 which shows new trends compared to April 2021.

This gives a good picture of what has been going on during that month over the years. The sales are partly based on the sales made during the successful 'Spring Days'.  

Groen-Direkt had a unique range of plants for sale to their international audience.

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4th Generation Production!

4th Generation Production!

Belgian based Rudy Raes celebrate 95 years of breeding and plant production this year. This leading Primula nursery is managed by Rudy Raes together with his daughter Elfie and son Thierry, (pictured below).

Seeds & Cuttings

During the recent VLAM press tour, we were privileged to visit this producer of flower seeds and young plants (P...

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GLAS Returns in July!

GLAS Returns in July!

The premier amenity and horticultural event for Ireland returns on July 21st at Citywest, Dublin. Glas 2022 is supported by Bord Bia.

'Your Industry, Your Event'

Under the theme of 'Your industry. Your event.' Glas 2022 will be a key focal point in terms of sales, networking and learning opportunities.

The event will featur...

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Seed Corn Fund Reaps Reward!

Seed Corn Fund Reaps Reward!

For the past seven years, the GIMA Innovators’ Seed Corn Fund has helped emerging brands break into the UK garden retail market.

The most recent winners, Pot-mate™ scooped the award in September 2021 during a special ceremony at the Glee exhibition. Here, we find out more about how the brand has progressed and worked to grab itself a slice of the thriving gardening industry pie.

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