Entries by Ferry Breugem

The garden centre of the future combines retail with entertainment

Wilsons Lifestyle Centre in Saskatoon, Canada, is a retail-meets-entertainment facility with exciting indoor activities featuring e.g. go-karts and a SkyRail zipline in the central hall.   Besides the appealing British design by HPW Architects, the garden centre betrays distinct Dutch influences. Thermoflor, which built the centre, and the Haan Group, which was responsible for its […]

Thermoflor on tour

Follow the construction developments by Thermoflor at your fellow garden centres via our website or on social media. You are very welcome to take a look during the construction or the opening of these garden centres. Click on the garden centre of your choice for more background information:   Opening in autumn 2017: Intratuin Duiven 1st […]

The garden centre as a start-up

As an entrepreneur where do you start if you want to develop a new garden centre? Thermoflor gives you a helping hand.   In various European countries the garden centre market is not yet as mature as, for example, in The Netherlands or England. Start-up entrepreneurs sometimes do not know where to begin: what are […]

Where will you be finding inspiration this autumn?

A survey of inspiring ‘green’ fairs.   Cologne: Spoga Gafa (3-5 September) At the Spoga Gafa, take a look at the EFSA’s Complete Concept Store in Hall 10. EFSA is the European Floral and Lifestyle Suppliers Association that is led by CAPI director Toine van de Ven: “EFSA encourages suppliers to raise each other to […]

Thermoflor is working on plenty of new projects

Follow the building developments of other garden centres via our website or social media (Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and Youtube).   Intratuin Duiven:              The greater part of this branch has meanwhile been completed. This autumn we’re going to transform the existing greenhouses into a catering facility. Gardest:             […]