GIMA Results 2017

Wildlife

Robert Hall was delighted to present Westland Horticulture with an award for Best Consumer Product Packaging for their product Westland SafeLawn at the GIMA awards 2017 and who went on to win its top award the GIMA Sword of Excellence.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Monday, 17th of July, 2017.

From a GIMA Judge’s Point of View

GIMA

Robert Hall attends the 2017 GIMA (Garden Industry Manufacturer's Association) Awards as an appointed judge and offers his experience about the judging day and the many products there for review.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Thursday, 29th of June, 2017.

Robert Hall Elected on the GIMA Judging Panel

GIMA

Robert Hall, senior partner at GardenSite.co.uk has been elected to sit on the Garden Industry Manufacturers Association (GIMA) Judging Panel for 2017. The news was announced on 31st March 2017 on the GIMA website.

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: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
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: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Wednesday, 29th of June, 2016.

What To See At Gardeners' World Live

Garden Buildings

Gardeners' World Live 2017 begins today at the NEC in Birmingham, Robert Hall reports on what you will find at this popular annual show.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Thursday, 15th of June, 2017.

Sky TV Advertising Campaign For GardenSite

Gardeners World

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.

Nathan James Dodd Speaks At HTA Marketing Forum

Media

Nathan James Dodd, Gardensite's Marketing Manager, was one of the speakers at the recent Horticultural Trades Association Marketing Forum that took place at Chesford Grange in Warwickshire.

Author: Martyn Loach

Written by Martyn Loach.
Published on Monday, 16th of November, 2015.

Gardening Really Is Good For You

Marketing

In the middle of National Allotments Week, a survey has confirmed that gardening really is good for your health and Nathan James Dodd has been looking at its findings.

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Wednesday, 12th of August, 2015.

Why Carol Klein Loves The Water Lily

Vegetables

The water lily is probably the nation's favourite aquatic plant, and Nathan James Dodd previews the next episode of 'Plant Odysses' in which Carol Klein celebrates its unique characteristics.

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Wednesday, 12th of August, 2015.

The Autistic Gardener Debuts On Channel 4

Aquatics

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: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
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: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Tuesday, 2nd of June, 2015.

GardenSite at Gardeners' World Live

Media

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: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Tuesday, 5th of May, 2015.

Diarmuid Gavin on Lavender: The Great British Garden Revival

Media

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

Media

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: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Wednesday, 10th of December, 2014.

GardenSite Supports BBC DIY SOS with a biOrb Fish Tank

Media

If you regularly watch DIY SOS, look out for this week's episode in Warrington that features a biOrb aquarium from Gardensite.co.uk

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Wednesday, 10th of September, 2014.

Grange St Meloir Fence Panels appear on Love Your Garden

TV

The Grange Elite St Meloir range of garden fence panels and trellis will appear on ITV's 'Love Your Garden' TV show with Alan Titchmarsh, Tuesday 1st July 2014.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 1st of July, 2014.

Our Zombie Appears On The Paul O'Grady Show

Love Your Garden

Paul O'Grady is one of TV's best known presenters and, as he was celebrating the Chelsea Flower Show Week on his ITV daytime show, Nathan James Dodd thought he was just the person to receive our gift of a Zombie garden ornament.

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Monday, 19th of May, 2014.

GardenSite Donates Products To Love Your Garden

Resin Sculptures

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.

Television Gardening Programmes Planned For 2017

Men's Sheds

They'll be no shortage of gardening programmes on TV next year with several old favourites returning and also some new series. Andy Taylor has been finding out what's planned for 2017.

Author: Andrew Taylor

Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Tuesday, 8th of November, 2016.

GardenSite Donates Christmas Tree To Hospice

TV

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: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
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: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
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: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Wednesday, 3rd of August, 2016.

Raised Planters And Urban Arch On Love Your Garden

Love Your Garden

The latest episode of Love Your Garden took took us to Bolton, where Nathan James Dodd saw the team use a Grange Urban Arch and Rowlinson Raised Planters to completely transform the garden of a wheelchair bound RSPCA officer.

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Thursday, 21st of July, 2016.

Love Your Garden Features Rowlinson Connor Summerhouse

Love Your Garden

Love Your Garden last night featured another Rowlinson product, this time David Hall saw Alan Titchmarsh replace a tired old garden shed with an attractive and multi-functional Connor Summerhouse which offers opportunities for both storage and leisure.

Author: David Hall

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

Grange Urban Screens And Pergola On Love Your Garden

TV

In the second episode of the new series, the Love Your Garden team chose two Grange products to help transform the life of a disabled child in Nottingham. Nathan James Dodd saw how the family's garden changed from a neglected space to become a fully accessible area that's full of interest.

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Monday, 11th of July, 2016.

Love Your Garden Features Rowlinson Haven Corner Arbour

Grange

The third episode of Love Your Garden focused the transformation of a former Gurkha soldier's garden in Kent. David Hall saw how a combination of hard and soft landscaping brought a little piece of Nepal to the garden of England.

Author: David Hall

Written by David Hall.
Published on Wednesday, 13th of July, 2016.

GardenSite Launches New Water Feature TV Advertising Campaign

TV

Following on from GardenSite's successful television advertisements earlier in the year, Senior Partner Robert Hall explains why terrestrial TV is being used for the first time in the current campaign.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Friday, 27th of May, 2016.

Love Your Garden New Series Features Grange Timber Products

Love Your Garden

Love Your Garden is returning for a sixth series and David Hall previews how the team once again use Grange timber structures to create delightful gardens.

Author: David Hall

Written by David Hall.
Published on Monday, 27th of June, 2016.

Grange And Massarelli's Highlighted In First Episode Of Love Your Garden

Grange

The first episode of the new series of Love Your Garden aired last night, and Nathan James Dodd saw how a pensioner's garden in Hull regained its former pristine appearance.

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Wednesday, 29th of June, 2016.