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Zest 4 Leisure best in show at Glee

Outdoor garden furniture, products and decorative garden structure specialist, Zest 4 Leisure has won the award for the best overall new product at Glee 2020 as well as winning three best in category prizes for growing containers, landscaping and ...
18 September 2020 0 Comments

Nearly half the UK planning on decorating as lockdown boosts the nation’s spending power

Two out of every five (42 per cent) UK households are planning on decorating their homes as lockdown lifts, a survey by Dulux Decorator Centre has discovered. While the coronavirus outbreak causes financial uncertainty for many, the research also ...
17 September 2020 0 Comments

Land managers offered guaranteed income for tree planting after third auction of Woodland Carbon Guarantee is announced

Farmers and land managers across England are encouraged to apply for the Woodland Carbon Guarantee scheme by 11 October, ahead of the next auction which will take place online between 26 October to 1 November.The Woodland Carbon Guarantee is a ...
16 September 2020 0 Comments

Gas Safety Week: Checkatrade Top Tips

As we head through Gas Safety Week which started on Monday 14th September, Checkatrade, the UK’s number one website for finding a tradesperson, has shared some top tips for homeownersHave your gas appliance routinely checked to ensure that safety ...
16 September 2020 0 Comments

PATS New Product Awards to go ahead

The organisers of PATS Telford are pleased to announce that the highly-prized New Product Awards will go ahead despite September’s show being cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions.The awards, sponsored by pbwnews, will give suppliers and ...
15 September 2020 0 Comments

How lockdown changed British attitudes towards our homes for good

Many of us remember the DIY fever that gripped the nation during the UK’s lockdown – but new research released by B&Q has revealed the extent to which the last six months have fundamentally changed British attitudes towards our homes – ...
14 September 2020 0 Comments

Greenfingers says “Thank You” to the UK’s “amazing” Gardening Industry… and to the Smart Team for their support!

Speaking on behalf of Greenfingers charity, Linda Petrons, Director of Fundraising and Communications said she and her colleagues have been overwhelmed by the amazing support and generosity of the UK’s booming gardening industry: “We would have ...
14 September 2020 0 Comments People News

Sipcam Home & Garden introduces SPOT-ON – an innovative new range of clean and weed control products

Sipcam Home & Garden is bringing to market a brand new range of powerful, simple-to- use cleaning and weed control products. SPOT-ON will ...
15 September 2020
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