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Latest News in Garden sundries

Homebase 'normal price' claim was misleading 29-Jul-2015
Homebase has been taken to task by the ad watchdog for failing to prove that a product had previously sold at the 'normal price' stated.

Ruxley Rose garden centre finalists revealed 29-Jul-2015
The Garden Centre Association (GCA) has announced the names of the finalist garden centres in its re-vamped Ruxley Rose competition.

Carl Kammerling sponsors young electrician in WorldSkills competition 29-Jul-2015
Hand tools and security supplier Carl Kammerling International is supporting Team UK in the WorldSkills competition 2015 in São Paulo.

Birds and bees push gnomes out of the garden 28-Jul-2015
Hot tubs, built-in barbecues and bee houses are in but wind chimes, windmills and white plastic patio furniture are out.

Hardware shop owner denies child sex images charge 27-Jul-2015
The owner of a Liverpool hardware shop has told a jury that he did not download hundreds of images of child sex abuse.

Chocolate bathrooms melt awards judges' hearts 27-Jul-2015
Bathrooms.com has been shortlisted for PR Week's Best Use of a Small Budget Award for a campaign created around chocolate bathrooms.

Wantage hardware shop expands with new decor outlet 27-Jul-2015
An Oxfordshire hardware independent is significantly growing its decor offer by expanding into the shop next door.

Garden centres celebrate more GCA regional wins 27-Jul-2015
More garden centres across the country have been celebrating following the Garden Centre Association's (GCA) further announcements of its regional award winners.

GCA South Thames winners revealed 24-Jul-2015
The winners of the Garden Centre Association's (GCA) South Thames regional awards were revealed during a presentation on Wednesday, July 22 at Haskins Garden Centre.

B&Q's Q2 sales uplift boosted by outdoor products 23-Jul-2015
Kingfisher's Q2 results released today reveal a 2.6% increase at B&Q, while Screwfix storms ahead, up 28.3%, boosted by the opening of 11 new trade counters during the period.

Victoria Plumb rebrands ahead of launch into bedrooms 22-Jul-2015
Online-only retailer Victoria Plumb has dropped its 'b' and rebranded as VictoriaPlum.com as it prepares to expand from bathrooms into bedrooms.

GCA reveals Midlands area winners 22-Jul-2015
Planters Garden Centre - Bretby and Webbs of Wychbold are celebrating their titles of Best Garden Centre (GC) and Best Destination Garden Centre (DGC) respectively in the Garden Centre Association's (GCA) Midlands region awards, announced this week.

DIY spend rides wave of consumer confidence 22-Jul-2015
Spend in DIY stores experienced a surge in the second quarter of the year, driven by growing consumer confidence.

Kingfisher products win international design awards 22-Jul-2015
Kingfisher has won a series of design awards for several of its products, including a door chime, sealant applicator and lawnmower.

Langlands adds third garden centre with Sheffield acquisition 22-Jul-2015
The Garden Style garden centre in Sheffield has been sold to Langlands Garden Centres, adding to its two existing centres in York and Leeds.

Logistics crisis sparks big shed development boom 21-Jul-2015
Chronic undersupply in the logistics market sparked a 16m sq ft 'big shed' development boom in the first half of 2015, including 7.6m sq ft of speculative development - the highest total since since 2007.

Gardman provides the tools for garden makeover 21-Jul-2015
Patients at a Northamptonshire hospice now have rooms with a view after volunteers transformed their garden with help from Gardman.

Mocap buys William Beckett Plastic Packaging 21-Jul-2015
American firm Mocap LLC, of Park Hills, Missouri, through its subsidiary of Mocap Ltd., has successfully completed the acquisition of Sheffield-based William Beckett Plastic Packaging.

GCA announces North Thames winners 21-Jul-2015
Sunshine Garden Centre and Burston Rose & Garden Centre were declared Best Garden Centre (GC) and Best Destination Garden Centre (DGC) respectively as the Garden Centre Association (GCA) unveiled its area award winners for the North Thames region.

Harris has the scents to delight decor shoppers 21-Jul-2015
Paint brush and roller brand Harris is taking a novel approach to making shopping for decor products more attractive - giving its independent retailers a way to create a scented store environment.


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Latest product news in Garden sundries

Year-round revenue 29-Mar-2011
Launched at Gardeners' World Live in 1998, Tubtrugs Flexible continue to be top sellers for supplier Faulks & Co.

Bumper crops with Botanico 23-Mar-2011
Botanico, the grow your own brand from Solus, offers a wide range of products to help gardeners ensure a bumper tomato crop.

Stewart Company wins Which? test 3-Feb-2011
The Stewart Company's Heat and Grow thermostatic propagator came top in a recent Which? survey of windowsill propagators.

Clock these on stand 26-Aug-2010
Gablemere Ltd will unveil its biggest ever range of indoor and outdoor clocks at next month's Glee at the NEC.

Stewart innovation keeps herbs well watered 24-Nov-2009
The new Herb pot from The Stewart Company features a patented self-watering system which makes growing herbs on a home windowsill or patio easier and more enjoyable.

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Latest people news in Garden sundries

Gardman names sales agent of the year 18-Mar-2008
Jason Hardwick and his team complete full house of victories after fifth successive win.

Town & Country strengthens sales and marketing teams 21-Feb-2008
Three new appointments to help brand with its increasing product portfolio.

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