Glee success for Woodlodge as garden industry reunites

Woodlodge is celebrating its return to Glee with its order books full and a new accolade under its belt as the garden retail industry returned to trade events this month.

With a larger stand in the heart of Hall 6 that showcased the company’s entire portfolio, the UK’s leading supplier of pots, planters and gardenware had an extraordinary three days of sales at the show and won the coveted New Product Award for Garden Decoration. Woodlodge cemented its position as one of the market leaders in garden décor with its new solar mirror range, winning the category from an impressive amount of entries .  Judges and visitors to the show were impressed with the clean, green solar-powered Heart Mirror which brightens up shade-filled spots and illuminates evening social spots in the garden. 

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Some extra retailer support from Joe Davies and snoozies!®

Joe Davies have taken one of their best-selling brands, snoozies!® and made the whole collection available with 90 days credit from date of delivery.  

David Cree, National Sales Manager, commented “It has been such a tough year for independent retailers so as an extra special treat we wanted to take one of our best-selling lines and offer something special.  The offer means our customers can order up their snoozies!®, take delivery and not have to pay until after the busy season so freeing up cash.”

New ranges of snoozies!®for 2021 make their debut at Harrogate Home & Gift, and the Company already report high pre-sales on their existing snoozies!®Pairables collection, designed and developed by Joe Davies in the UK.

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The Greenfingers Charity team is expanding

The Greenfingers Charity, which is dedicated to building therapeutic garden spaces within children’s hospices across the UK, is looking to expand its team with the appointment of a new part-time Garden Projects Manager.

This new role will see a dedicated, passionate and experienced individual help the Greenfingers Charity to realise its ambitious plans to create even more much-needed garden spaces at hospices throughout the country.

The Garden Projects Manager will have a pivotal role to play in the planning and development of each garden build, working in accordance with a statement of works for each garden, and will also act as a vital point of contact between the hospice, designer, landscaper and Greenfingers.

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A festive Christmas at Hillier

Hillier have announced its line-up of festive events and launches taking place across the 18 garden centres throughout the Christmas 2021 period.

On Wednesday 3rd November, Hillier Garden Centres officially unveiled its Christmas displays and collections in-store. As well as launch its Christmas digital magazine to the Hillier Gardening Club members, delving into the traditions of Christmas across the world. Once again Hillier will be supporting Mission Christmas with each store being a gift drop-off point.

The week of the 22nd November is a key date in the Hillier festive calendar, commencing the delivery of thousands of top quality UK grown Christmas trees to centres, ready for sale. Early December the Festive Celebration Evenings will begin with light switch-ons, festive entertainment and a chance to sip a warming cup of mulled wine while wandering through the Christmas tree forest. This year’s festive menu presents an abundance of festive flavours across all Mulberry & Thyme Restaurants and The Courtyard Restaurant at Syon Park for customers to enjoy throughout late November and December. Including the return of the customer favourite Festive Afternoon Tea for Two.

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