Evolution retail analyst Nick Bubb said: 'Good old Dobbies Garden Centres has issued a re-assuring pre-close statement today.'
The company has planning permission for its 49,000 sq ft (4,550 sq m) garden centre site at Cirencester and construction begun. The store is planned to open in April next year.
Dobbies has also has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire a site for a garden centre at Junction 3 of the M9 in Fife.
The group's preliminary results are due on February 7 next year.