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HTA offers £55,000 of gift vouchers to Natural Buzz campaign
Communities across Wales are set to benefit from Natural Buzz; a pollinator initiative launched last week run by Keep Wales Tidy in partnership with the HTA and Green Space Wales.

Bosmere winter safety
With temperatures dropping, Bosmere has launched their winter safety range which includes the comprehensive emergency car kit, snow shovels, salt spreader, ice and snow grippers, car windscreen cover and ice scrapers.

Sweet Pea Pandemonium wins Award of Garden Merit
A sweet pea introduced exclusively by Mr Fothergill's has been awarded the prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM) by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).

STV trade web launch
Award-winning pest control product supplier, STV, has successfully launched a new trade website (www.stvpestcontrol.com/trade) to support its growing distribution to independent hardware and garden retailers.

AIPH and Union Fleurs launch International Statistics - Flowers and Plants 2014
International Statistics – Flowers and Plants 2014 is now available. The latest volume contains the current available data on the global production and trade of ornamental flowers and plants.

Raglan becomes number 143 for Wyevale

Wreathing machine for sale
Wreathing machine for sale, perfect for Christmas and all year round floristry.

Scotts pushes ahead with Solus integration

Cheshire; 12.4 acre/5.02 h. freehold wholesale plant nursery
Long established desirable family run nursery specialising in semi mature specimen and ornamental plants, however in addition they also have an extensive range of herbaceous grasses and topiary.

Visible Impact to help garden centres’ growth with new itower
Visible Impact, a sales development, marketing & communication consultancy, has created a new communication platform developed specifically for garden centres and suppliers to drive customer awareness and sales.

Bosmere celebrate Debbie’s 25 years
Debbie Curtis of Bosmere recently celebrated 25 years service with the company. The event was marked with a presentation and staff get together at the Crawley offices.

Industry leaders seek your backing for the Santa Run

Massive new site for Architectural Plants

Stewart Garden TV launches online videos with Pippa Greenwood
Stewart Garden has launched its YouTube channel, Stewart Garden TV. On it, TV personality, Pippa Greenwood, demonstrates gardening techniques and ideas in short video clips.

Stewart Garden TV launches online videos with Pippa Greenwood
GIMA Awards 2014

GIMA is a trade association supporting manufacturers who supply garden and home product to leading retailers.

To see a list of members and the products they supply, with links to their own websites, click here.

The Garden Industry Manufacturers' Association (GIMA) 1999 was formed on 1 January 1999 following the merger of the original GIMA, which was founded in 1982, and the Garden Products Association (GPA).

The membership now exceeds 100 companies, large and small, and represents the major share of all the key sectors in the market excluding green goods. The combined total turnover of members' businesses at retail selling level is now approaching £1.5 billion.  Read here on how GIMA membership can save you over £2,500 a year.

The Objectives of GIMA

GIMA 5 point plan

Saving   Connecting   Promoting   Representing   Supporting

  To find out more click here.


Scotts Miracle-Gro
Scotts announces combined Sales Force


The Edible Garden Show
The Edible Garden Show - 20-22 March 2015


Gardeners strip off ...


Wildlife World
GIMA Awards Give Warm Praise for Wildlife World's Hedgehog Igloo


Scotts Miracle-Gro
Get children growing their own 'mo' during Movember


Day Conference 26/11/2014


Glee 2014
Complete our GIMA GLEE Survey & Win a Majestic Wine Voucher




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Wyevale 'Meet The Buyer Day'


GLEE success for Mo Bacter as DJ Turface makes show debut