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Vitax helps LOROS Hospice gardens grow

21st Jun 2024

Vitax helps LOROS Hospice gardens grow

Vitax has stepped up its support for a local hospice by donating a range of garden products to help keep its gardens flourishing. LOROS Hospice…

Vitax supports Loros Hospice

8th Jun 2024

Vitax supports Loros Hospice

Vitax is delighted to support Loros Hospice as the company attended the charity’s annual luncheon recently to help raise over £15,000. Based in…

Vitax invests to increase productivity

22nd Apr 2024

Vitax invests to increase productivity

Vitax has invested in new machinery and racking space to increase productivity and improve capacity to meet customer demand. A new one-litre…

Vitax visits Secret Garden

8th Apr 2024

Vitax visits Secret Garden

Vitax has re-visited a gardening project in the heart of Leicester to meet with the volunteers and take a tour of the garden and to see its newly…

Celebrating International Women's Day

8th Mar 2024

Celebrating International Women's Day

Why we must #InspireInclusion every day … Anja Gooding has recently been appointed chair at Vitax and talks about why we should #InspireInclusion and…

Jumping into Christmas

8th Dec 2023

Jumping into Christmas

The Christmas spirit was in full flow at Vitax as it celebrated this year’s Christmas Jumper Day. Raising essential funds for Save the…

Vitax appoints new North West area sales manager

15th Nov 2023

Vitax appoints new North West area sales manager

Pictured (left to right): Chris Hilton – North West Area Sales Manager; Mark Butler - National Field Sales Manager … Vitax Limited has…

The changing face of horticulture

30th Oct 2023

The changing face of horticulture

The horticulture market and regulations have changed considerably over the past 40 years and as Charles Platt, responsible for Vitax’s…

Vitax appoints new Chairperson

15th Sep 2023

Vitax appoints new Chairperson

Vitax Limited is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Chairperson as it drives forward with its ambitious growth and investment plans.

Vitax renews charity partnership with £10,000 donation

26th Jul 2023

Vitax renews charity partnership with £10,000 donation

Vitax has renewed its horticultural partnership with ABF The Soldiers’ Charity through donating £10,000 to help the organisation continue…

Ready for Glee 2023

1st Jun 2023

Ready for Glee 2023

Vitax is delighted to be returning to Glee this year as it prepares to showcase a whole lot more for 2024 with a range of new products, point of sale…

The Garden Press Event 2023

24th Feb 2023

The Garden Press Event 2023

Vitax put on a show at this year’s Garden Press Event as it promoted this season’s new products to over 100 journalists, broadcasters and…

Her Majesty The Queen

10th Sep 2022

Her Majesty The Queen

Vitax Limited expresses its deepest sadness on the death of Her Majesty The Queen. GOD SAVE THE KING

Vitax sponsors Botanic Garden’s 400th anniversary

23rd Aug 2022

Vitax sponsors Botanic Garden’s 400th anniversary

Vitax is delighted to announce its support for one of the UK’s oldest botanic gardens by sponsoring a commemorative event as part of University…

Glee 2022 - New products, new sustainable options

20th Jul 2022

Glee 2022 - New products, new sustainable options

With Glee at an earlier date this year, Vitax was delighted to be showcasing its new products, new point of sale materials and new sustainable…

New delivery for horticultural therapy programme

25th Apr 2022

New delivery for horticultural therapy programme

Vitax is proud to continue its support for the fantastic HighGround Horticultural Therapy Programme at The Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre…

Donation helps woodland springs to life with 4,000 new trees

2nd Feb 2022

Donation helps woodland springs to life with 4,000 new trees

An incredible 4,000 new saplings have been planted at a private woodland in Kettlethorpe, near Lincoln which will help to create a wildlife corridor…

Festive Fun Raises Funds for Charity

21st Dec 2021

Festive Fun Raises Funds for Charity

Elves, pixies and Mrs Claus all gathered together for some festive fun to help raise money for Save the Children as they took part in this year's…

New divisional sales manager for Vitax Amenity

1st Oct 2021

New divisional sales manager for Vitax Amenity

Vitax Amenity has appointed a new divisional sales manager as it continues to drive forward plans to expand its presence in turf management and…

Significant investment increases liquid production capacity

23rd Sep 2021

Significant investment increases liquid production capacity

Following a year of unprecedented demand for its gardening products, Vitax has completed a significant investment in its manufacturing capacity for…

Vitax returns to Glee for 2021

10th Sep 2021

Vitax returns to Glee for 2021

Following a fully virtual event last year, Vitax is delighted to announce that it will be returning to the NEC in Birmingham this month (14-16…

Vitax donation transforms hospital’s Secret Garden

20th May 2021

Vitax donation transforms hospital’s Secret Garden

The Secret Garden project at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester has been transformed following a donation from Vitax to remove an avenue of conifers…

Charity partner shares indoor bulb planner guide

11th Mar 2021

Charity partner shares indoor bulb planner guide

With Spring in sight, we at Vitax are delighted to share with you the initiatives of one of our Charity partners, Highground. This wonderful charity…

Vitax Amenity goes virtual with e-brochure

17th Feb 2021

Vitax Amenity goes virtual with e-brochure

Vitax Amenity has launched its first ever e-brochure to meet the growing demand for in-depth product information which can be easily downloaded and…

Showtime for new 2021 retail products

20th Nov 2020

Showtime for new 2021 retail products

Focusing on the future, a short video has been created to showcase ‘What’s New’ in 2021, including the launch of Vitax Organic All Purpose Plant Food…

Vitax donation helps hospital’s Secret Garden grow

20th Oct 2020

Vitax donation helps hospital’s Secret Garden grow

A hidden garden within the grounds of Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, is set to see its kitchen garden grow with the support of Leicester based…

Vitax donation helps rehabilitate lives of servicemen and women through horticulture

31st Mar 2020

Vitax donation helps rehabilitate lives of servicemen and women through horticulture

One of the world’s leading clinical rehabilitation centres for the armed forces is set to see its Horticultural Therapy programme grow with the…

Roots for a healthier lifestyle

27th Mar 2020

Roots for a healthier lifestyle

During these difficult times, gardening offers not only wonderful ways of exercising but also additional therapeutic, spiritual and psychological…

Stepping out for Garden Re-Leaf

20th Mar 2020

Stepping out for Garden Re-Leaf

Enthusiastic walkers from Vitax have once again put their best foot forward as they took to the hills to raise essential funds for the Greenfingers…

Vitax switches to BioLPG

9th Mar 2020

Vitax switches to BioLPG

As part of its commitment to reduce its carbon footprint, Vitax Limited has invested in a new fleet of forklift trucks at its Skelmersdale production…

Garden retail expert bolsters Vitax's sales team

4th Feb 2020

Garden retail expert bolsters Vitax's sales team

Pictured (left to right): Ross Baldock with Vitax’s national sales manager – Mark Butler … Vitax has recruited a garden centre retail specialist to…

GMG Awards

11th Dec 2019

GMG Awards

Marian Boswall scoops GMG award … Pictured (left to right): Marian Boswall receiving her award from Paul Gooding, Vitax’s chairman … Vitax Limited is…

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity funds grow by over £11,000

26th Nov 2019

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity funds grow by over £11,000

The sale of one of Vitax’s leading gardening products has helped to grow the funds of a national charity by over £11,000. ABF The Soldiers’ Charity…

Vitax’s first coffee morning raises £400

2nd Oct 2019

Vitax’s first coffee morning raises £400

Bakers from Vitax’s Skelmersdale offices cooked up a treat for family, friends, colleagues and clients as they hosted their first ever coffee morning…

GLEE 2020

13th Sep 2019

GLEE 2020

Glee Birmingham has certainly delivered this year as Vitax has enjoyed one of its most successful exhibitions in recent years. Showcasing a brand new…

Inspiring confidence in garden care

15th Aug 2019

Inspiring confidence in garden care

Understanding what gardeners want and meeting those needs is a key focus for Vitax this year as it continues to meet the demand for specialist…

Vitax wins top GIMA award for second consecutive year

10th Jul 2019

Vitax wins top GIMA award for second consecutive year

Vitax has taken home one of the garden industry’s top marketing awards for the second consecutive year for the design of its new Plant Guard range.

Area sales manager retires after 37 years

20th Jun 2019

Area sales manager retires after 37 years

Vitax has announced one of its longest serving area sales managers will be taking a well-earned rest at the end of July as he retires from his role.

Vitax sponsors GMG award

16th May 2019

Vitax sponsors GMG award

Vitax sponsors GMG award … This year, for the first time Vitax Limited has become a sponsor at the Garden Media Guild Awards as it supports the…

Vitax puts its best foot forward for Garden Re-Leaf

1st Apr 2019

Vitax puts its best foot forward for Garden Re-Leaf

Three colleagues from Vitax and their four-legged friends were amongst the record-breaking number of fundraisers at this year’s Garden Re-Leaf Walk…

Vitax marches on with charity partnership

6th Mar 2019

Vitax marches on with charity partnership

Vitax Limited has announced it will be marching forward with its support for a national charity for a second consecutive year. Announced at…

The English Garden - Vitax Helps Heroes

28th Jan 2019

The English Garden - Vitax Helps Heroes

If you have not had the chance to take a look at The English Garden recently, you will have missed this great feature about Vitax’s partnership with…

Vitax Q4 grows ABF The Soldiers’ Charity funds by over £10,000

16th Nov 2018

Vitax Q4 grows ABF The Soldiers’ Charity funds by over £10,000

A national charity established to provide a lifetime of support to soldiers, veterans and their immediate families in times of need, has seen its…

New appointment brings a bright outlook for Vitax in Scotland

29th Oct 2018

New appointment brings a bright outlook for Vitax in Scotland

Vitax Limited is continuing with its recruitment drive with the appointment of a new area sales manager for Scotland. James Miller, who has almost 10…

Vitax feeds appetite for specialist products

24th Sep 2018

Vitax feeds appetite for specialist products

Following the launch and resulting success of its dual merchandising product displays, Vitax will continue to fulfil the demand for specialist…

It's all go at GLEE

11th Sep 2018

It's all go at GLEE

It’s all go at Glee with new products, new marketing materials and a new location – right at the front of Hall 8. We have already had a fantastic…

New director joins Vitax board

24th Aug 2018

New director joins Vitax board

We are delighted to appoint a new director to our board as we merge the Organico 6X brand with the Vitax business. Andy Gurney, who was formerly the…

Sales bloom as Vitax grows

17th Aug 2018

Sales bloom as Vitax grows

A series of key investments has led to another year of growth for Vitax Limited as it begins to reap the benefits of its decision to expand its…

Vitax wins top GIMA award

30th Jul 2018

Vitax wins top GIMA award

Vitax has scooped one of the garden industry’s top marketing awards for its innovative, weather-proof pouch range. Recognised as one of the garden…

New MD for Vitax

27th Jul 2018

New MD for Vitax

Vitax is delighted to announce it has appointed a new Managing Director to drive forward with its ambitious growth plans. Carl Welsh, who has been…

A fitting tribute to fallen heroes

19th Jul 2018

A fitting tribute to fallen heroes

As 2018 marks the centenary of the end of the First World War, the 24 Royal Parks and Palaces gardeners and park keepers who lost their lives during…

Vitax announces groundbreaking charity partnership

9th Nov 2017

Vitax announces groundbreaking charity partnership

Vitax has joined forces with a national charity to become a horticulture partner for 2018. The company will be working with ABF The Soldiers’ Charity…

Busy season sees Vitax grow

25th Jul 2017

Busy season sees Vitax grow

One of the UK’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of top gardening brands Slug Gone, Green Up, Q4 and Nippon, is expanding its operations following…

All Square in ‘Local Derby’

22nd May 2017

All Square in ‘Local Derby’

Easter weekend’s football match between Northern Premier League teams Coalville Town FC and Skelmersdale United FC had an added competitive edge for…

Keep trees healthy this winter

20th Apr 2017

Keep trees healthy this winter

The time is ripe for garden enthusiasts to protect trees and bushes from insects and aphids looking for prime spots to lay their eggs this winter. To…

Vitax attend GroSouth exhibition

20th Apr 2017

Vitax attend GroSouth exhibition

Thank you to all the growers who took the time to visit the Vitax stand at GroSouth last week. It was great seeing loyal customers who have had…

Painted poppy blooms for British Legion appeal

20th Apr 2017

Painted poppy blooms for British Legion appeal

What is believed to be Britain’s largest poppy painted on a sportsfield has helped launch a Royalpoppy-painting-team British Legion `Live On`…

Vitax Supaturf at FutureScape 2016

19th Apr 2017

Vitax Supaturf at FutureScape 2016

Turf technologists Vitax Supaturf enjoyed a busy FutureScape 2016, reports Export Manager Greg Holden. “We’re regular exhibitors here but the show…

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