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Allensmore Nurseries Limited winners of ‘The Best Festive Wreath’ competition
The competition is organised by ‘The British Christmas Tree Growers Association’.

Wadebridge makes it sweet 16 for Blue Diamond

Artevasi pots and planters now available from La Hacienda
La Hacienda, manufacturers and distributors of inspirational outdoor living products for the garden and home, has further enhanced its garden retail offering by adding sleek and stylish Artevasi pots to its range.

Shining somewhere between timeless and tomorrow
Our stunning range of period garden lamp posts, lanterns and matching accessories create the ultimate choice in high-quality garden lighting. We offer an unrivalled range of designs and sizes to suit the requirements of the most discerning customers.

New website to help garden centres promote their Greenfingers Garden Re-Leaf Day events
A new website has been launched that allows garden centres to publicise their Greenfingers Garden Re-Leaf Day events to customers, local and national press and a much wider audience via social media.

Peter Seabrook’s 60 years in horticulture
Gardening legend Peter Seabrook was honoured at a special reception at the RHS Shades of Autumn Show in London last night.

Which? Names Phostrogen All Purpose Plant Food Best Buy
The September issue of Which? Gardening has named Phostrogen All Purpose Plant Food a Best Buy in a review of flower feeds suitable for giving hanging baskets and container plants an end of season boost.

Homebase to close a quarter of its stores

Town & Country’s new website goes live
Town & Country’s new website is live, bringing a sleek and stylish new look to www.townandco.com, with a host of additional features, striking imagery and informative copy.

1st Automated Garden Centre Drive In collection service launches in Bagshot

Writtle College lecturer becomes Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture
Senior Horticulture Lecturer Sandra Nicholson has been made a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture.

A complete garden tool range inspired by consumers
Inspired by research, Gardman has created a garden tool solution; Moulton Mill, a premium range of tools and Gardener's Mate, an '€˜everyday' range offering an entry level of quality tools.

Land for nursery wanted to buy Winslow/Milton Keynes area
Seeking to purchase an area of land suitable for the establishment of a plant nursery.

Regional Ruxley Rose winners announced
The GCA has named the garden centres, by region, that are best for plants. They will be judged again before the national winners of the Ruxley Rose competition are announced in January. See more...

Wyevale promises a magical transformation for Christmas
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.


Coffee & Juice
GIMA Business Breakfast Meeting - Cancelled


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




Joint Logo
Wyevale 'Meet The Buyer Day'


GLEE success for Mo Bacter as DJ Turface makes show debut


Q4 Takes Centre Stage


Love you're plot
Love the Plot You've Got at Glee


World Wildlife
Wildlife World Bee & Bug Products Storm Glee Awards


Innovators Seed
And the winner is ....


The Garden Press Event
The Garden Press Event 2015