Garden trends for 2018

Garden Centre giant Wyevale have published their take on the trends that are going to shape 2018. Interesting reading… Nano gardening,housepolant mania, eco gardening and the al fresco dinner party are all gaining strength. But there is a new type of gardener, and new rules of engagement… A fascinating read… “Gardening is increasingly recognised as…

Footfall generating ideas for your coffee shop

As Garden Centre Catering Consultants we are often asked about increasing footfall… Here is a great and simple idea from coffee giant Starbucks, who are inviting ┬álocal groups to meet, chat, discuss (and drink coffee…) Have you invited your local groups in? Walkers Garden Centre at Doncaster have a book club, what groups meet in…

Could a stronger cake offer boost your cafe sales this spring?

Cafe Concerto are a cafe chain in London with 12 restaurants. Their cake displays are always incredible. Remember we buy with our eyes… As well as buying with our eyes latest research shows that we are buying less, but buying more carefully and are seeking both value and affordable treats. These offerings have a much…