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Small Business Saturday: some colourful Christmas gift ideas

November 24th, 2017

Small Business Saturday (1)

It’s Black Friday tomorrow and the high street is once again gearing up for a retail frenzy.

If that’s all a bit much, the antidote might well be to take a ‘slower’ approach to gift buying and seek out some smaller, artisanal producers. In the UK we have a thriving entrepreneurial sector and some very talented people producing some really wonderful things. Read the rest of this entry »



A chat with Michael Buck from award-winning nursery, Hortus Loci

November 3rd, 2017

hortus loci

Now we’re into November the garden show season seems like it was a lifetime ago, but of course the behind the scenes preparation for such events is a year-round thing. Hortus Loci are one of the nurseries responsible for growing the amazing plants shown at the likes of Chelsea and Tatton,and we were delighted to sit down for a chat with their General Manager, Michael Buck, to find out a little more about what goes on at a modern plant nursery… Read the rest of this entry »



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