1) Invest in EPoS, digital point-of-sale and technology to make both retailing and gardening simpler.
2) Push gardening as a social adhesive and plants as a symbol of health and happiness.
3) Invest in a F*** it factor.
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The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) will have a stand at the show that will focus on the technical and policy work, which we do on behalf of members. Topics such as research and development, sustainable resourcing, the ornamental round table, GROW apprenticeships and market data will... Read More >>
In presenting the award HTA Chief Executive Carol Paris comments, “I am delighted to present the Pearson Memorial Medal to Colin for his outstanding contribution to the horticulture industry – it is well and truly deserved. A much respected figure his boundless enthusiasm, forward thinking... Read More >>
With competing interests on consumer time and cash at an all-time high, it is ever more important to ensure your business is promoting itself to its full potential.
This one-day event is aimed at all those involved in marketing and public relations in the garden industry. With a combination... Read More >>
Delegates explored ideas for using the GIMB ‘Love The Plot You’ve Got’ message in the garden centre on the lead up to Christmas. The principles work just as well indoors as out – helping customers make the most of their space for relaxing and entertaining.
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Jody Lidgard of Bespoke Outdoor Spaces, and Justin Paxman of Paxman Landscapes UK Ltd offered the support of some of their apprentices and young workers, Jacob, Josh from Bespoke Outdoor Spaces, and, Toby and Jack from Paxman Landscapes UK Ltd. After helping with RHS Showbuilds, including the Homebase... Read More >>