Annual Review 2021

2021 continued to be a crazy year for both the country and the HTA, but the industry continued to prosper. We take a look at how the HTA supported both our members and the industry to do this.

Five Key Wins

Garden centres in England defined as ‘essential’ during lockdown ensuring £250m sales safeguarded the industry

Garden centres in devolved nations enabled to open weeks before other retailers thanks to HTA lobbying

£4m in savings achieved for the industry as inspection fees deferred as a result of Brexit lobbying

Bringing the horticultural supply chain together to commit to removing peat

Online training has enabled double the number of members to access learning in the first six months of the year

HTA Annual Review 2021

HTA Annual Review 2021

Five key wins • Garden centres in England defined as ‘essential’ during lockdown ensuring £250m sales safeguarded the industry • Garden centres in devolved nations enabled to open weeks before other retailers thanks to HTA lobbying • £4m in savings achieved for the industry as inspection fees deferred as a result of Brexit lobbying • Bringing the horticultural supply chain together to commit to removing peat • Online training has enabled double the number of members to access learning in the first six months of the year