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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.

Nursery wanted
Greenhouse nursery upto 4 acres in or near Broxbourne wanted to rent urgently, please call or email me.

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

Baby Bio goes outside
Bayer Garden is introducing a plant food range that helps grow plants with vibrant, scent-filled flowers, tastier fruit and vegetables and more produce than before – Baby Bio Top Vitality range.

The natural choice for you and your dog
Retailers are excited about the potential The Ernest Charles Co. range of petcare products has to offer.

Promotion for Green-tech’s Sam
Green-tech is delighted to announce the promotion for Sam Woodward within the Green-tech sales team.

Italian partnership ais motto bene!
One of the UK’s leading nurseries is this month (October, 2014) celebrating its sixth successful year in partnership with a top Italian nursery.

Fiskars announces two key appointments to strengthen UK team
Fiskars UK Ltd announces two key appointments in marketing to strengthen the UK team. Kerry Murfin has been appointed Trade Marketing Director and James Karanicolas as Trade Marketing Manager.

Fiskars announces two key appointments to strengthen UK team

Electrolux Home Products acquires BeefEater Barbecues
Electrolux Home Products has purchased the BeefEater brand of barbecues and outdoor lifestyle appliances from Woodland Home Products. Staff of both companies were informed last week. See more...
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