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Industry News

Nursery wanted
Greenhouse nursery upto 4000sqf in 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.

Wanted - horticultural nursery/land to rent
We are looking to expand our business in Kent, Surrey or Essex.

Wanted - horticultural nursery/land to rent

Growing success Growqube® delivers foolproof tomatoes
Convenient carry-pack and unique formulation appeals to newbies.

Home & Garden Centre, Suffolk - Freehold for Sale
We are delighted to offer this successful business, established for over 30 years, which also sells a wide range of home and garden wares to include kitchens and bathrooms plus pets and aquatics. Our Ref: 0214

Neil Bragg receives Pearson Memorial Medal at HTA Garden Futures Dinner
Respected soil scientist and national expert in growing media, Neil Bragg, has been awarded the HTA Pearson Memorial Medal in recognition for his outstanding commitment to the horticultural industry.

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...

Is this the future of garden furniture retailing?
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