Coronavirus and the horticulture sector

Busy bee in garden

The current situation with the global health crisis is naturally a worrying time for anyone in business. The horticultural sector is no different. Horticulture Week are already reporting that over 80% of those asked within the sector are saying that coronavirus is effecting their business. Garden centres are providing a key service to their local … Read more

Budget 2020 – How it effects the horticultural sector

This budget comes at a time where we are verging on economic uncertainty. The rapidly growing concerns over COVID-19 looks likely to dominate the next quarter. The chancellor has announced some £30bn to go towards coronavirus measures. For concessions they key points of the budget are: Statutory sick pay costs for businesses with fewer than … Read more

BBC announces new Gardeners World schedule

Monty Don in his garden with his dogs

The BBC have confirmed that the new series of Gardeners World will begin on the 20th March. This is great news for the sector, as sales have been hit due to the storms the UK has experienced over the last few months. We expect to see a pick in in sales as the programme, watched … Read more