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Self Point Ltd acquires Garden Audio.

Posted by David Amos on Monday, September 23, 2013, In : Company News 
We are very pleased to announce that Self Point Ltd , a company specialising in the delivery of media content to mobile phones - has completed negotiations to acquire all of the title and interests in Garden Audio Ltd.

The Garden Audio service will continue to be retained as a brand name used for all areas of service for existing and any future customers within the new business.

For more details please contact Mike Drury.
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Ferndale Garden Centre goes live with Garden Audio

Posted by David Amos on Monday, March 18, 2013, In : Company News 
Garden Audio are pleased to announce that Ferndale Garden Centre has now gone live with our Garden Audio service at their Dronfield site.

In addition to the Winter colour collection, they have also included the Spring House Plant range.

Set up specifically for the Mothers Day launch of this collection, the co-owner of Ferndale "Neil Grant" decided to be the first garden centre in the UK to implement QR codes for direct invocation of the audio library tracks.

Plans are well advanced to eventually...

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"Best of the Best" UK Farm Retail Tour

Posted by David Amos on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, In : Company News 
Garden Audio Supports John Stanley's UK Farm Retail Tour

On Friday the 8th February at Ferndale Garden Centre Mike Drury (MD of Garden Audio Ltd) presented to an  international audience of Farm Retailers and Garden Centre chain owners who were on tour around the UK with John Stanley (known as the "Retail Guru").

Visitors from as far afield as Australia, Canada, USA & Czechoslovakia were introduced to the Garden Audio service, including a demonstration of QR codes read directly from plant pots a...
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Associate Consultant

Posted by David Amos on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : Company News 
John Stanley joins the Garden Audio Team
 
After our exhibiting debut in the Innovators Zone of GLEE at the NEC in Birmingham last week, we are proud to announce that the global retail expert, John Stanley will be advising us in an associate consultant capacity. One of the Power 50, according to Horticultural Week magazine in the UK, John is an author, speaker, trainer, coach and consultant with a world-renowned reputation for innovative thinking in the retail world. Some of his other accolades...

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GLEE - Images on the Stand

Posted by David Amos on Thursday, September 20, 2012, In : Company News 
At GLEE we enjoyed a corner position in the innovation zone which allowed us to capture plenty of unsuspecting people as they wandered by, the very first question was always "What is it" the perfect opening to let us provide our real time demonstration - all based on the mobile networks 3G signal provided in the hall.


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Fabulous 3 Days at GLEE

Posted by David Amos on Thursday, September 20, 2012, In : Company News 
The Team from Garden Audio had a fabulous 3 days at GLEE where we were pleased to find so many people stopping by our stand and listening to our story.

We were also very pleased to receive a number of accolades, from winning 'Best of British' in the GLEE shop window awards to an entry on the GLEE news page.

Take a look at the GLEE news page HERE 

It was also very encouraging to hear John Stanley talking about the benefits of using new technology and in particular SMS messaging to mobile phones a...
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Garden Audio Exhibiting at GLEE Garden Retail Show NEC

Posted by David Amos on Friday, May 25, 2012, In : Company News 
Garden Audio are pleased to announce that we will be attending GLEE, the UK's premier event for everyone interested in Gardening products and services, you will be able to find us within the Innovator Zone at stand 5F69 at the NEC on each day during the show when dates run from 17th - 19th of September.

We do hope to see you there, when we will be launching our Audio service for Garden Centres UK and world wide.

See our GLEE Garden Audio profile HERE.


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Glebe Garden Centre begins trials Garden Audio

Posted by David Amos on Wednesday, April 18, 2012,
Garden Audio are pleased to announce that a leading Garden Centre 'Glebe Gardens' based in Leicestershire are to begin trials of the Garden Audio service in May 2012. With their extensive experience of the Garden Centre industry we will be developing the audio service to focus more directly on their particular needs with the end customer firmly in mind.

You can read all about their success here Glebe Garden Centre

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Extended Wi-Fi Installation Service

Posted by David Amos on Monday, March 26, 2012, In : Company News 
Garden Audio are pleased to announce that they are now able to offer a complete Wi-Fi installation service.

For those sites where the reach of any existing Wi-Fi is limited to a local cafe or restaurant and office, Garden Audio can now provide a complete service which includes the extension of the Wi-Fi signal to those areas outside the main buildings into the open spaces where many of the plants are situated.

This service includes extending the ADSL wiring, and the provision of additional Wi-F...

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The Garden Press Event

Posted by David Amos on Friday, February 3, 2012, In : Company News 
Garden Audio had a great day at the  RHS Lawrence Hall yesterday when we attended the first press event of the year and launched 'Garden Audio' onto an unsuspecting world. As part of the stand organised by Barnsdale Gardens we were pleased to see so many visitors, many of whom were old friends and acquaintances of Nick Hamilton a founder and Director of Garden Audio.

We were pleased to get so much positive feed back from all who came to see us, which was amazing, with plenty of comments and su...

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Garden Audio Promo Video

Posted by David Amos on Thursday, January 26, 2012,
Garden Audio Launches YouTube Channel 

Garden Audio are pleased to announce that they have launched a new channel on YouTube for the promotion of all information  videos that Garden Audio will be presenting over the coming months.

Our initial release is an introduction video which describes the service in operation, showing how it works in a Garden situation.

If you would like to know more please get in touch.

View the video on our home page or click this link here Garden Audio Introduction. ...
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QR Codes and Garden Audio

Posted by David Amos on Monday, December 19, 2011, In : Company News 
The Garden Audio team have been trialing QR (Quick Response) codes.

Following trials with QR Codes we are now equipped with the ability to invoke Garden Audio files directly from a QR Code, which might be a useful way to listen to individual audio tracks, although this works well there are no plans at present to replace our unique 'Two Clicks' method of invoking the audio menu, however, for those who would like to hear an introduction about the Garden Audio service using this method  simply ...
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Nick Hamilton Joins the Garden Audio Team

Posted by David Amos on Thursday, November 17, 2011, In : Company News 
Garden Audio are pleased to announce that Nick Hamilton, owner of Barnsdale Gardens in Oakham, has joined   Garden Audio as Horticultural Advisor. Nick brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the Garden Audio team. His knowledge of the subject is second to none and his connections with the world of gardening are well known. He makes regular contributions as a speaker at many venues around the country where his expertise in Show Gardens and the world of horticulture is always well recei...
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See Garden Audio at the 'Garden Press Event' 2nd Feb 2012

Posted by David Amos on Friday, October 28, 2011,
The Garden Press Event will be a great opportunity for anyone thinking about implementing our Garden Audio service to give it a try at one of the most influential Garden media events in the year.

The Garden Press event is the year's first 'must do' date. It kicks the gardening season off, is a brilliant venue for networking contacts in the world of Gardening and is also great fun to attend.


Garden Audio will be attending in partnership with 'Barnsdale Gardens' who are launching their implementa...

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Barnsdale Gardens - Cottage Garden Live

Posted by David Amos on Monday, September 12, 2011,
Garden Audio are pleased to announce that following the successful launch of the Plant audio Library over the August Bank Holiday weekend, the service has now been extended to cover Garden number 33 - the Cottage Garden.

Visitors can now enjoy audio enhancement to the 3 main gardens local to the restaurant, further gardens will be covered in the near future.




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Barnsdale Gardens Go Live!

Posted by David Amos on Sunday, August 28, 2011,
Barnsdale Gardens Go Live over the August Bank Holiday

Garden Audio are pleased to announce that Barnsdale Gardens have gone live with our Plant Library Audio Service over the Bank Holiday week end 2011.

Barnsdale have decided to trial the Audio Plant Service initially with two of their many gardens, and these are garden number 1 - a "Modern Estate" design, and garden number 33 - a "Herb Garden".

Initial results are most encouraging with some excellent feed back from visitors on the first day.

Pl...

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