It would seem that not all is plain sailing in the world of the large chains at the moment. As they grapple with their accounting issues there is increasing speculation that Tesco may be forced to offload Dobbies to concentrate on its core business. And as Guy Hands tells the Evening Standard, that Terra Firma has moved Wyevale…Details
I recently received this message from Kim W. on Facebook – “Just read a post on your wall with regards to 25-35 year olds taking up gardening, I am in this bracket, I don’t know what I’m doing but I absolutely love it, I love being out amongst my plants and watching them grow, see…Details
These Facebook posts from Larch Cottage Nurseries, near Penrith really hit to spot, they grow it, they cook it, they serve it.
What more could you want?
Have you seen this fascinating piece in The Telegraph about how gardening is becoming cool for the 25 – 35 year olds. The findings in this article most certainly ring true with younger people joining Facebook Gardening Groups. If you want to know more about to engage with this new gardening customer, then drop me…Details
The 15th – 21st September 2014 is Wild About Gardens Week, which will focus on the plight of the UK’s 1,500 species of pollinating insects. The aim of the week is to encourage people to do more to support our vital pollinators over the winter months. The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and The Wildlife Trusts (TWT) are…Details
The Potters Heron Hotel, near Romsey in Hampshire has a rather lovely Afternoon Tea campaign on at the moment.
The commemoration of the start of WW1 is a hard one for a business to commemorate and get right.
Thirsk Garden Centre showed good taste and sensitivity in their Facebook post.
This is marketing, community involvement and plain old fashioned common sense of the highest order.
We love the use of an old piece of furniture to lift the plant display at the National Trusts Mottisfont Abbey Gardens…
We love the addition of a planted BBQ to the plantaria at Alton Garden Centre…
Now what would be the most appropriate plant to grown on a BBQ?
Salvia splendens “Red Sizzler” maybe…
Have you seen the interesting and thought provoking article by Alan Titchmarsh in The Daily Telegraph about Why don’t people respect gardeners? (To view the article just click on the image) I could not agree more with Alan’s argument here. In my horticultural career I have travelled and worked with researchers at various botanical gardens,…Details