Today in 1994, the Sunday Trading Act came into law. Twenty years later, some of the regulations introduced by the Act seem particularly outdated. This is especially the case for garden centres, which are covered by the Act purely due to their need to be a large size, a necessity for display their live products.Read More >>
Changes in the number and size of gardens and the levels of home ownership are identified as key factors that will impact the market over the coming years.Read More >>
Chairing the Board is Andrew Richardson of Johnsons of Whixley, while Dougal Philip of New Hopetoun Gardens steps up as Vice Charirman. Tim Woodland of Simple Pleasures, a bulb wholesaling company, joins as a new Trustee to sit alongside existing Trustees Robert Hillier of Hillier Nurseries, Tom Wood of Oakover Nurseries, and Eddie Topping of Barton Grange Garden Centre. Jeffery Bernhard of Bernhards Nurseries has now stepped down as a Trustee.Read More >>
A classic late flowerer is the pretty Japanese Anemone, a favourite with gardeners and the perfect choice for the Horticultural Trades Association’s (HTA) Plant of the Month for September.
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Known for his wit, energy and flair, James will share his thoughts on the importance of gardening, the role of architecture in gardens, what makes a great garden and how we can all help get gardening in front of the public.Read More >>
Visitors to Four Oaks Trade Show (Sept 1 - 2) and Glee (Sept 14 - 16) will get the chance to meet CRoP partners on the HTA stand and discuss a range of core business products and services available through HTA partners at discounted rates.Read More >>