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Dobbies manager moves to TGCG
Ian Mccavish has joined The Garden Centre Group as an area manager supporting 14 garden centres across the North West and Midlands.
Best year to date for Durstons
As 2013 draws to a close, the team at Somerset based Durston Garden Products celebrates its most productive year to date, in the company’s 150 year history.
New Web-site for Trans-Continental Group
Trans-Continental Group is pleased to announce the release of our new website, designed with a fresh new look and user-friendly navigation.
Nursery to rent
Retail nursery to rent, growing space and sales area. Main road position on A273.
TGCG hubs will be in full swing by next season
Help save the birds with the #PeckishCat campaign
A Christmas themed video designed to prompt the protection of wild birds has been launched by Westland Horticulture for its Peckish brand.
Gavin Jones Ltd recognised with the Grand Award at the 2013 BALI National Landscape Awards
Friday (6th December) saw the prestigious 37th BALI National Landscape Awards take place at the Grosvenor House in London.
Millbrook raises more than £2,000 for chYps
Staff at The Millbrook Garden Company recently (November, 2013) presented a cheque for more than £2,000 to its Charity of the Year.
Steve Harper presents his final Mo
Steve Harper from Bord Na Móna UK Ltd along with this friends raise money for Movember.
Strata buys Sankey
Fiskars has agreed to sell its UK garden container, propagation and water storage business, Sankey, to Strata Products which already owns Ward. See more...
Tasty speakers for HTA catering conference
Westland says it is backing Nick Davies
Westland reveals that it will finance the new garden product business, headed by former Solus MD, Nick Davies, that he promises will be a major force within 12 months.
GIMA names Vicky Nuttall as successor to Neil Gow
Vicky Nuttall, currently the president of GIMA and head of marketing at Forest Garden is to become the next director of GIMA.
Protect plants this winter
The UK's leading gardening charity issues advice to help gardeners.
Lobby MEPs to stop devastating EU plant rules
The HTA calls on the industry to lobby MEPs by December 10th over EU proposals that would penalise small ornamental producers and make it no longer viable to keep many older plant varieties. See more...
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.
The Objectives of GIMA
Saving Connecting Promoting Representing Supporting
Those are the simple straight forward objectives of GIMA. To find out more click here.