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Introducing ‘The 1’ – the Fastest Formula Lawn Seed Yet!
The latest all-round grass seed from the world renowned experts at Johnsons Lawn Seed, is the first off the mark when it comes to speed of germination and establishment, thanks to a brand new variety of grass seed.

Two Wholesale Nurseries, Lancashire - Freeholds for Sale
Freeholds for Sale / May Let. Two nurseries situated close to each other with one propogating nursery supplying plants to the larger nursery. Our Ref: 0221

Retail plant nursery for sale
Well-established three-acre retail plant nursery, near Yeovil in Somerset with accommodation. For sale due to retirement.

Kelkay to launch garden gabions and paving system at Glee 2014
Kelkay, the market-leading manufacturer and distributor of aggregates, will launch a range of garden accessories at Glee 2014. The range includes garden gabions and the company's new gravel paving system.

Garden centres have lost share to supermarkets says new report

Notcutts opens phase 2 of Wheatcroft

Andrew McMillan and Julian Winfield join HTA Garden Futures line up
Customer Service expert Andrew McMillan and Chief Executive of Haskins Garden Centres Julian Winfield join the line-up of the HTA Garden Futures Conference which takes place on 15 October 2014 in London.

Growing Dalefoot Compost appoints new sales & marketing manager
An award-winning peat free compost company has appointed its first sales and marketing manager as part of plans to grow its business across the UK.

Wholesale Nursery, North East England - Freehold for Sale
Freehold for Sale / may let. The nursery sits on a site of circa 23 acres with 1.9 acres of glass and 3 acres of multi-spans, with the remainder of the site, excluding 4 acres which is available for future expansion, laid out as irrigated plant standing out areas. Our Ref: 0220

Organic Wholesale Nursery, Somerset - Freehold for Sale
A fully organic wholesale nursery currently growing cucumbers. The nursery sits on a site of 19.4 acres with two main blocks of glass and two smaller ones extending to 309,437 sq.ft. 7.1 acres. Our Ref: 0216

Deco-Pak’s double celebration
10 years in business and 10 years at Glee, saw champagne, strawberries and cream being handed out to visitors, the launch of their stylish new branding, engaging FloodSax product demonstration, new POS displays and a host of new products. 

Big money prizes on offer once again in Mr Fothergill's sweet pea competition
Six winning vases of sweet peas will together be worth £2500 to the six growers who win a national sweet pea competition in July 2015.

West fares best in August

2014 Glee will be hailed as a success
2014 Glee will be hailed as a success. The new venue received universal approval. Monday and Tuesday were busy. But should it open on Sunday? See Gardenforum's comments on Glee...

More changes at Wyevale as head of horticulture leaves
One Tim leaves Wyevale as another joins. Tim Clapp, head of horticulture, is to leave at the end of the month for B&Q. Tim Patten joins as multi-channel director. 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.




Innovators Seed
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The Garden Press Event
The Garden Press Event 2015


Vitax Expands Retail Sales Team


Buyer Connect
GLEE 2014 Buyer Connect


New Logo for Greenfingers Garden Re-Leaf Day 2015


Wildlife World
Wildlife World's International Distribution Helps Conservation Across The Globe


Green Velvet
Barenbrug UK launches Green Velvet


FCL Global Forwarding
FCL Global Forwarding Ltd


GIMA Finalist Holiday Plant Saver at GLEE (Stand 20H38)