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Three months on from Glee 2022 - Here is the Glee Daily News Omnibus Issue
Glee organisers promise 2023 event will be 'bigger, better and brighter than ever'
Key trends as Glee has June 2023 in its sights
Watch the first episode of Glee TV
Award-winning product features on Glee TV
Save the date for Glee 2023
Sustainability is at heart of everything Westland does
Solar Centre experiences fantastic Glee where it showcased the Rosalind Solar Floor Lamp
Patio Black Spot - The complete garden stonework restoration system
A Greenfingers greeting from Woodmansterne!
Meadow View Stone wowed customers with a flagship display of premium quality products and merchandising solutions at this year’s Glee
Clever pots helps gardeners grow tomatoes and potatoes
Mower Edge Border leads Primeur’s launches
Evergreen Garden Care launches refill stations
New Tiered Planters from EKJU
New Campingaz Barbecue models made in Italy
Bestselling Bloomin Amazing established as UK’s leading organic soil enricher
Technological advances in DIY pest control
LAVA-LITE collection has everything covered
NEW Water Features range unveiled by Altico
Growing greener with Apsley Farms’ Natural Plant Food
Eliza Tinsley present Greenman Garden Tools
Ready – Set – Revive
Houseplant care collection from LAVA-LITE
Organic Plantfood bolsters DJ Turfcare’s offering
World renowned V&A Museum collaborates with Bulldog Tools Pedigree Garden Range
Primus adds to its stunning Wallace & Gromit collection
New additions to Henry Bell's Wild Bird Table range
Fire, water and earth: Apta and La Hacienda set trends
Durstons answers calls for greener growing media
elho brings nature to Glee
Be part of a joyful tea revolution!
Wood Splitter Kindling Cracker comes to UK
Yorkshire Flowerpots showcase range of British made terracotta planters
Barrus launched over 60 new products to market at Glee
Take a trip to the theatre with Deco-Pak
Woodlodge strengthens its presence in container sector
See quality products from Flat Pack Sheds
Retailers praise The Real Soil Company’s latest launch
New BBQ fuel burns brightly
Red Gorilla showcases Garden Companion Set
Tildenet makes big impact
Zest launches products focussed on sustainability, lifestyle and convenience
Time to get smart with Link2Home
Wide range of popular products from Handy
UK Greetings caters for all consumers
Burgon & Ball's eye-catching displays drive sales
Standalone PoS makes it ‘EASY’ for garden centres
Introducing Soilworx – a new natural organic fertiliser
Happy plants, happy planet with Sipcam Home & Garden
New innovative bird feeders from Honeyfield’s
Recyclable packaging for specialist feeds
Michelin-starred chef heaps praise on new Norfolk Grills
Glee goes Floral Thursday for Greenfingers
Glee New Product Awards - Winners revealed
Glee New Product Awards shortlisted products
Glee Buyers Power List Winners Revealed
Qwickhose crowned 2022 GIMA Innovators Seed Corn Fund winners  
Happy Plants win Green Heart best display award
Glee 2022 Show Guide available online
Get your copy of GTN Xtra
Westland stand tour inspires this year's Rising Stars hopefuls
Kink Out - a new idea to 'rescue' kinked hoses
Visitors experience barbecuing Tramontina-style
Hydria kit transforms plant pots into fountains
Ex-chef cooks up new career in garden ornaments
Glee New Products Directory and Judges' eye view exclusive in GTN September issue, on-line now
Making peat free work for everyone - watch video discussion from the Glee studio
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Westland stand tour inspires this year's Rising Stars hopefuls


Candidates from this year’s Rising Stars programme sponsored jointly by Westland Horticulture and the Garden Centre Association spent time on the Westland stand at Glee gathering ideas and information for their 2022 workshop projects.


Around a dozen of the 16 entrants were joined by members of the Young People’s Horticulture Association (YPHA), an ideal opportunity to swap notes and share views.


The Rising Stars programme, which is designed to challenge trainees to develop their knowledge of the garden industry and think outside the box, is based on a series of workshops, after which entra.nts are assessed and a shortlist produced.  The finalists present their finished projects to GCA members at their annual conference to find the Rising Star of 2023..


Previous workshop events included visits to Westland’s Peterborough facility and to NIAB, Westland’s research and development partner.


Sustainability features prominently in this year’s workshop programme – so the tour of Westland’s stand will have given the candidates plenty of material to work with.


Here is the list of candidates, centres and their individual projects.


Louise Oaks                  Bents                                    Home composting

Jennifer Ind                 Webbs of Wychbold             The environmental benefits of plants through companion planting

Pip Bransfield -Garth     Ruxley Manor                        Bug Buffet

Victoria Taylor               Barton Grange                      Integrated Pest management

Lauren Bell                     Millbrook                               Wildlife Garden 

Matt Carr                      Barton Grange                       Water sustainability - small changes to make a big difference

Ashley Baines                Barton Grange                       Bringing wildlife home

Gus McWilliamSilk         Monkton Elm                         Solar powered self contained flood benches

Natalie Gray                  Monkton Elm                         Growing Biodiversity

Mia Crawford                Poundbury Gardens                Planting for wildlife in small spaces

Harry Ridgers               Haskins Forest Lodge             Environmental education

Ella-May Bradshaw        Bosworths                              Bees Needs Week

Mary Quennell               Bents                                     Sensory Garden

Jo Adderley                   Bents                                     Plastics recycling

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