Ferndale Garden Centre do colour, and they do colour with Flair, style and imagination. And from the moment you set foot into the Garden Centre sunglasses are required! It is always refreshing to see plants at the entrance to the Garden Centre, telling customers “this place is serious about plants” Stepping out into the plantaria…Details
Just a thought… I am sat in a coffee shop, part of a chain, and am watching one of the members of staff copying the answers from her managers workbook. So, I am now pondering, and not for the first time, what is training… If it to.. Set standards Ensure consistency Motivate staff Improve quality…Details
How about celebrating the humble onion set this Valentines Day From ‘Rapture’ by Carol Ann Duffy. Not a red rose or a satin heart. I give you an onion. It is a moon wrapped in brown paper. It promises light like the careful undressing of love. Here. It will blind you with tears like a…Details
The Royal Horticultural Society has is inviting community organisations to apply for funding for the second of year of its grassroots gardening programme. £100,000 is currently (at the time of posting) available to community gardening projects in Yorkshire to encourage sustainable gardening. The fund, which is supported by Kärcher is also promoting their new range…Details
Lest we forget how much customers love plants and gardening, clothing company White Stuff choose to set their latest catalogue in a rather photogenic Garden Centre…
Just click on the image to be taken to the catalogue…
This cafe in Hull shows how it is supporting its local community in a simple way everyone can understand.
At Waring Stewart Towers we were delighted to see that the gardening season is beginning with Petersham Nurseries running a seed sowing masterclass.
A fabulous way to share our passion for gardening!
The Telegraph Newspaper has published its list of the top 25 Garden Centres for food.
There are some superb Garden Centres listed here, and many more out there doing great things with fresh local ingredients…
Just click on the image to be taken the feature.
As we start a new year it is time to wonder where the cafe movement is going next. We have reported on the 3p per minute cafe in London. The importance of good coffee in any Garden centre Catering offer. But in a more competitive market place what else are people looking for? I use…Details
What people are saying about the new 3p per minute London Cafe, reveals what is vital in any garden centre coffee shop
We have been reviewing the comments that readers have been making to the 3p per minute new London Cafe. The interesting thing is that these comments reveal very clearly what cafe customers love most about their cafe experiences. To view the comments on The Guardian website, just click here and scroll to the bottom of…Details