GardenSite Again Nominated For Glee Award

Wildlife

GardenSite has once again been nominated for the award of 'Best Online Garden Retail Buying Team' at this year's Glee, the UK's most important Garden & Leisure Industry show.

Author: Martyn Loach

Written by Martyn Loach.
Published on Thursday, 9th of August, 2018.

GardenSite Donates Picnic Table To Love Your Garden

GLEE

Over the years GardenSite has regularly provided support and donated items to television programmes including Love Your Garden. A few months ago we were again contacted by the production company concerning a garden Alan Titchmarsh were planning to celebrate 70 years of the NHS.

Author: Lauren Bilboe

Written by Lauren Bilboe.
Published on Wednesday, 23rd of May, 2018.

Planned TV Gardening Programmes 2018

Grange

There's no doubt that television provides gardeners with inspiration, tips and good ideas, that's why we're all looking forward to new programmes and the return of old favourites during 2018.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 13th of February, 2018.

New Street Station Christmas Tree And Selfie Competition

TV

It was quite an honour for GardenSite to be asked to supply the Christmas Tree to Birmingham New Street Station this year, and to celebrate we're offering a Champagne High Tea to the winners of a seasonal selfie competition.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 19th of December, 2017.

Supplier Spotlight: Forest Garden at Hampton Court Flower Show

Media

As a yearly visitor to the Hampton Court Flower Show, I'll be enjoying much of the show's inspiration and fabulous florals this year, but I'm equally excited to see the fantastic gardening range provided by Forest Garden Products.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Friday, 23rd of June, 2017.

Robert Hall Elected on the GIMA Judging Panel

Hampton Court

The GIMA (Garden Industry Manufacturers Association) annual awards recognise excellence in new products, marketing and export success and they attract entrants from all of the leading manufacturers. GardenSite Partner, Robert Hall, was elected to be part of the judging panel in 2017.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 31st of March, 2017.

Shed Of The Year 2016

GIMA

Sheds of all shapes, sizes and styles are once again featured in this year's Channel 4 Shed Of The Year competition, Nathan James Dodd reviews the categories and finalists.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 27th of July, 2016.

Why GardenSite Reviews Are Important

Channel 4

Customer satisfaction is obviously very important for GardenSite, that's why we encourage reviews of each purchase, commenting on both the product and the buying process. Through this, Nathan James Dodd, our Marketing Manager, can keep in touch with the customer experience, ensuring that it remains market leading.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 30th of June, 2016.

2016 GardenSite Customer Survey Results

Customer Service

Successful companies always listen to their customers and, judging by the results of our 2016 Customer Survey, it's reassuring to know that most of them are pleased with what we offer and how easy it is to shop on GardenSite. David Coton reviews the findings of the survey.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 30th of June, 2016.

GardenSite Awards Natalie At Grange For Her Customer Service

Customer Service

David Coton, one of the partners at GardenSite, was recently pleased to nominate Natalie Playford from Grange Fencing for our award that recognises excellent Customer Service.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 29th of June, 2016.

HTA Plant Show 2016

Garden Buildings

As GardenSIte's plant specialist I always keenly anticipate the HTA National Plant Show. This is my chance to visit nurseries, find out what's trending in the horticultural world and source new stock, all from under one roof.

Author: David Hall

Written by David Hall.
Published on Friday, 24th of June, 2016.

Sky TV Advertising Campaign For GardenSite

Plants & Flowers

A new chapter opens for GardenSite on Wednesday 27 January, when our first TV advertising campaign appears on Sky. Senior Partner, Robert Hall, explains the thinking behind this new venture and what you can expect.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Sunday, 24th of January, 2016.

RHS School Gardeners Of The Year 2016

Sky

The RHS are on the look out for the most talented school gardeners. Part of their Campaign For School Gardening, this is an annual competition and Martyn Loach reports on this year's event.

Author: Martyn Loach

Written by Martyn Loach.
Published on Monday, 11th of January, 2016.

GardenSite Products Appearing On Television

Competition

GardenSite regularly receives requests from television companies to supply props for all types of productions. Nathan James Dodd reveals that many of your most popular and well loved programmes have featured our products.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 7th of January, 2016.

The Autistic Gardener Debuts On Channel 4

Big Brother

Sutton Coldfield resident Alan Gardner has the perfect job to fit his name, he's a gardener. Alan is also autistic and this has a telling effect on how he imagines the gardens that he designs, here Nathan James Dodd reviews his series garden makeover shows.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 10th of July, 2015.

GardenSite Prepares For Gardeners' World Live

Channel 4

Gardeners' World Live at the NEC is just over a week away and Nathan James Dodd has found that preparations for the GardenSite sponsored garden are well under way.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 2nd of June, 2015.

GardenSite at Gardeners' World Live

Gardeners World Live

Preparations are well advanced for Gardeners' World Live at the NEC, and GardenSite will be represented on the Halcyon Days show garden. Nathan James Dodd has been checking up on how the plans are progressing.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 5th of May, 2015.

Diarmuid Gavin on Lavender: The Great British Garden Revival

Gardeners World Live

Lavender is one of the plants featured on the BBC's Great British Garden Revival. Robert Hall from Gardensite was fascinated as Diarmuid Gavin celebrated its colour and fragrance as well as medicinal and culinary qualities.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Tuesday, 13th of January, 2015.

New Series Of The Great British Garden Revival

Plants & Flowers

Following the popularity of the first series, the Great British Garden Revival returns to BBC Two in the new year. Nathan James Dodd finds out what endangered aspects of our gardening heritage will be featured.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 10th of December, 2014.

Jamie Oliver Launches His Kitchen Garden Project For UK Primary Schools

Media

Jamie Oliver launched his Kitchen Garden Project several years ago to meet the needs of the new compulsory food education curriculum. David Coton finds out how schools can get involved and the campaign's tie-up with the Soil Association.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 4th of December, 2014.

GardenSite Donates Prize To Grow Your Own Picnic

Media

As part of a project designed to sow ideas, grow inspiration and cultivate futures, 300 London schools are growing their own picnic this summer and their reward could be a £500 voucher from GardenSite.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 25th of May, 2018.

Mother's Day Competition with Parcelforce Worldwide

Plants & Flowers

GardenSite delivers products all over the world and we've teamed up with our couriers Parcelforce to offer a Granite Lady and Child Crystal Ball Water Feature as the splendid prize in a Mother's Day competition.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Monday, 5th of March, 2018.

GardenSite Donates Products To Love Your Garden

Mother's Day

Many of you will have seen the latest episode of the popular ITV series 'Love Your Garden', but did you spot the three items that Robert Hall from GardenSite donated to help transform a Salford garden from wasteland to English cottage garden?

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Thursday, 6th of July, 2017.

UK Men's Sheds Association

Zest4Leisure

You might not be familiar with the UK Men's Sheds Association but this is a fast growing organisation that, as David Coton discovered, encourages camaraderie and a sense of achievement among its members.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 10th of May, 2017.

Forest Launch Noise Reduction Fence Panels

Men's Sheds

With gardens becoming smaller, neighbours closer and roads busier, we all suffer from different forms of noise pollution. But, as Andy Taylor reports, Forest have now come up with a new kind of fencing that minimizes this nuisance.

Author: Andrew Taylor

Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Monday, 13th of November, 2017.

Grange Announce New Timber Products For 2017

Forest

Grange are introducing several new fence panels and gates in 2017 and Andy Taylor has been looking at these fresh additions to their already impressive collection of timber products.

Author: Andrew Taylor

Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Friday, 13th of January, 2017.

Safe and Secure Shopping on GardenSite

Fence Panels

With the security of online purchases and protection of personal information a priority for our customers, David Coton is pleased to announce that gardensite.co.uk is now fully secure across the whole site.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 10th of January, 2017.

Palmako Timber Garden Houses Now Available

Secure Shopping

Palmako are one of Europe's leading manufacturers of garden buildings of many different styles that all use high quality Nordic timber, and David Coton is pleased that GardenSite can now offer their new versatile and beautifully constructed product range..

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 10th of January, 2017.

GardenSite Donates Christmas Tree To Hospice

Timber

Our garden centre has been part of the local community for over 60 years, so when one of our partners, David Coton, received a request to donate a Christmas tree to a nearby hospice, he had no hesitation in helping them out.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Wednesday, 7th of December, 2016.

How To Take Part In Breast Cancer Awareness Month

John Taylor Hospice

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is when everybody has the opportunity to help increase awareness of breast cancer and raise funds to pay for the research that will eventually find a cure for a disease that must have touched everyone in the country.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Monday, 10th of October, 2016.

A Working Breakfast At Glee With Diarmuid Gavin

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A breakfast briefing with Diarmuid Gavin was one of the high points of Glee 2016 for Nathan James Dodd, when the discussion focussed on how to attract young people into the gardening industry.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Monday, 19th of September, 2016.

Charlie Dimmock Returns With Garden Rescue

Diarmuid Gavin

Charlie Dimmock returned to our screens last week with Garden Rescue and Nathan James Dodd has been catching up on what has been happening in this latest garden transformation programme.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Monday, 5th of September, 2016.

Grange Adjustable Screen Featured on Love Your Garden

BBC

The Love Your Garden Team travelled to Durham for their latest project and Nathan James Dodd saw them use another Grange timber product as an integral part of the renovated garden

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 3rd of August, 2016.