What a wonderful of way of showing both respect and integrity…

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.

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Why don’t people respect gardeners?

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,…

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Full circle – Wyevale, renamed Garden Centre Group, become Wyevale again…

The Garden Centre Group have today announced that they will be rebranding all of their centres as Wyevale Garden Centres. In a post on Facebook the company said… “To all of our wonderful followers, we have an exciting announcement!“Over the coming months we uproot as The Garden Centre Group and replant ourselves as Wyevale Garden…

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The most amazing plant story ever told…

We are often told that we need to “tell it to sell it” and no plant can have a story as powerful as this. When the unthinkable happened and the atomic bomb exploded over Hiroshima on the 6th August 1945, more than 100,000 people died. The city of Hiroshima was reduced to radioactive rubble and…

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A shed load of facts

Did you know? 1 in 5 Brits admits to spending time time in their shed to get away from their partners. ¬†9% store secret unhealthy snacks 8% store secret cigarettes 7% store secret shopping receipts 4% store secret love letters from an ex-partner 11% of Brits even admit to using their shed to make secret…

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Marketing Weeks offer us a huge opportunity!

Marketing Weeks and Special Interest Days offer all Garden Retailers the opportunity to boost footfall, have fun, and increase sales. At Waring Stewart Towers we have been busy compiling a list of days for Garden Retailers. To download the list click here:¬†Marketing Weeks If you would like help to create a 12 month marketing plan…

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