Tyne Valley Garden Centre have a clearly identified starter shrub range, leading on to higher value lines. Tesco do this well with products like Baked Beans, going from economy/entry level, to own brand, to brand leader to organic, to top of the range. Do we offer a similar pricing architecture in the planetaria? Indeed do…
We love this, taken from the newsletter of Choice Plants in Romsey Hampshire, who used their customers to get Nat West to settle an invoice.
We love this idea from visit Yorkshire…
The photo with the most likes becomes the timeline photo.
What a brilliant simple and low cost idea to boost your Facebook Likes!
Marks and Spencer have really pushed the boat out with their range of jubilee products, how is your display getting on, why not head over to our Facebook Page and share photos of your display…
We love this simple menu board at Cafe Whiteleys…these are not just any sausages…
We also love this blackboard, signed by Alex the catering manager and listing all the local supplier, simple and effective, two things that in our experience rarely go together!
This was in the iPad version of The Guardian some time ago…
Continuing our look at Cowells Garden Centre, where colour theming is being used to great advantage.
The plants used for this display are from stock rather than being ordered in, and are refreshed constantly.
What do you think?
Good article in the Independent
If plants are at the heart of everything we do, then we should we not put more effort into our plantarias than any other part of our business?
Here is what Cowell’s Garden Centre have achieved this spring…
Cowell’s is one of Britain’s finest Garden Centres, over the next few posts we will examine just what they are doing that is exceptional! Starting at the entrance… Even the car park is inspiring with permanent plantings of silver birch and clipped box balls, underplanted int his case with Hebe Heartbreaker, which not only looks…
This was a new one on us?
Can you identify it…. We will let you know the name in a day or two!
See at a visitor attraction in London.
Perfect for every Garden Centre Coffee Shop.
Kershaws Garden Centre in Brighouse have effective Point of Sale in their Plantaria to boost link sales.
Do you have these items near the till?
Are staff trained to make link sales when time allows?
Here is a great and simple way to get people engaged with your Facebook page. It would be perfect for the next Bank Holiday weekend! 1. Ask customers and Facebook fans to come into the centre over the Bank Holiday weekend, take a photo of the thing they like most about you, and upload their photo…
A modern take on afternoon tea at Beckworth Emporium
Do you deliver?
Yes, with onions and mash on a Wednesday!
Have you got “We deliver” signs by all heavy items?
We love what Mulberry have been up to this Easter!
A free chocolate egg (and soldiers) for every customer….
One to print out and put in the good ideas file.
Or, we now have a Good Ideas File tag, so just keep popping back for more ideas.