Garden centres in UK stockpile plants before new Brexit checks

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British growers and sellers fear government measures starting on 30 April could result in delays and plants being damaged

Garden centres and nurseries are stockpiling plants before Brexit checks are introduced later this month, amid concerns over whether new border posts will be ready to deal with the volume of deliveries.

The Horticultural Trade Association (HTA), which represents garden retailers and growers, said many of its members had been increasing orders of plants in recent weeks, to increase stocks before the checks start on 30 April.

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