In 2014 GIMA launched an exciting new Innovators’ Seed Corn fund designed to encourage new businesses, designers and innovators to enter the market. The lucky winner of the £5,000 fund, as well as developmental and marketing support, was SteadyPost, suppliers of the innovative FenceFin™ – an easy-to-use alternative to spikes or concrete, usually employed to anchor wooden fence posts
Slugs and snails are a problem for gardeners throughout the year but the rich, damp soil that spring brings sees these plant destroying pests at their most active.
To combat a slug infestation, Vitax is providing gardeners with a completely organic, simple to use product that is designed to deter slimy pests away from plants without killing
The Garden Industry Manufacturers’ Association has confirmed that it has attracted 11 new members since the beginning of the new year. The increase in numbers comes after a successful end to 2014, which saw over 20 companies join the thriving trade association.
This influx of new members is set to bolster another busy year for GIMA, with an event calendar
UK wildlife specialists, Wildlife World has recently appointed a qualified ecologist to assist in the company’s on-going growth. Ecologist Chantal Brown has joined the company to develop its position within the conservation and agricultural markets as well as providing ecological guidance on existing and future product ranges.
Chantal comes to Wildlife World with much experience in ecology and land management, having
This year’s GIMA Charity Golf Day will be hosted by leading UK golfer, Paul Broadhurst who will join players on the course and host the prize giving and auction in the evening. Taking place on Thursday 4th June at Telford Hotel and Golf Resort, the day has proved to be a popular event in the industry calendar.
Paul Broadhurst enjoyed an
Vitax – one of the UK’s leading specialists in the manufacture of garden and horticulture products – has confirmed its sponsorship of The National Forest Wood Fair for 2015.
The Coalville-based company signed a two-year deal in 2014 and is delighted to continue its partnership with The National Forest which dates back to 2010.
Attracting over 5,000 visitors from across the UK every