Gardeners are panic buying water butts as the drought tightens its grip on the UK. Haskins, the four-strong garden centre chain with two of its outlets in hosepipe ban areas, reported…

Garden centres have continued to buck High Street gloom, with retail experts predicting that interest in grow-your-own will remain strong this year. The Horticultural Trades Association said UK garden centre…

January is nearly gone, and so too are the high street sales. But don’t forget the garden centres. You have just a week left to bag yourself a bargain for…

Fashion chain Next has opened its first UK garden centre. The High Street retailer cut the ribbon at its ‘new concept store’ in Shoreham, West Sussex, last month. The Next…

The High Street’s economic woes have started to hit garden centres, with the first indicator that the fashion for grow-your-own is running out of steam. After a spring bonanza, which…

If you’re looking to indulge in a little retail therapy, here’s a tip on where to find the best garden centres. Bridgemere Nursery and Garden World in Cheshire (left), part…

Garden centres full of tacky ornaments, sweets and messy displays are failing to inspire their customers to garden, according to a celebrity shopping expert. Mary Portas, star of TV’s Mary…