Everyone is trying to be green these days. As we know much of it is greenwash. However many Garden Centres are leading the way in green retail. Biomass Boilers and the RHI grant to make them affordable springs to mind. But are we sharing our sustainable journey with our customers? (I ought to add we…Details
Otter Nurseries are excited about their plants – How exciting have you made you planetaria?
As Garden Retailers did we miss a trick in promoting the Plant of the Century – Otter Nurseries had some excellent POS to boost sales….
We love this simple competition at Coletta and Tyson’s Garden Centre in Beverley…
We love this event from Floors Castle Plant Centre, who are using their unique location to inspire, inform and talk plants with their customers…
The big question is…
If we are supporting the local community, are you telling your customers about your good works?
We love what Blackdown Garden Centre is doing here….
So is it a genuine mistake? Is it that the staff do not care? Is it that the staff are not trained? Were the staff just too busy? So the question is, if these teacakes were on display in your coffee shop how would you react. After all it even says remove the film?…Details
One of our client Garden Centres has developed a daily post on Facebook by highlighting their delicious sounding daily specials and giving a weather update. What a great way to promote the cafe specials, and provide a useful service to all of their gardening customers. Why not check them out on Facebook Here is todays…Details
Do you ever have staff meetings in your coffee shop? I am currently away from Waring Stewart Towers and working in the lounge of a Hotel, where they are having their Christmas Planning Staff Meeting. The Food and Beverage Manager is discussing crackers and whether to go for cheap or expensive ones, they decided their…Details
Fine dining restaurants have been doing it for years.
Our customers, who collect wild garlic and rose hips, elderflowers and brambles have been doing it for years.
However with autumn approaching do we use foraged ingredients in the coffee shop?
And if you do, how about this for an idea from Petersham Nurseries?