May 24, 2016
Fifteen DaysAbby Kleckler

What are you waiting for you? You have 15 more days to submit your entry to become Lawn & Garden Retailer’s 2016 Merchandiser of the Year and have a chance at bringing home prizes that will boos... more

May 10, 2016
On Your Own TimeAbby Kleckler

Mother’s Day is in the rearview mirror, and there’s no doubt it has been a busy time for you (and hopefully still is)! If you need a break from the sales yard, join us tomorrow (Thursday) at 2 ... more

Apr 28, 2016
Breeders Continue to Focus on Landscape MarketJasmina Dolce

It's one of my favorite times of the year. Homeowners, businesses and anyone with a landscape bed are getting busy beautifying their outdoor spaces. For the past couple of weeks, I've seen gorgeous... more

Apr 26, 2016
Combo CrazyAbby Kleckler

My very first trip to California Spring Trials is behind me, and my goodness was there so much to take in. I’m not going to focus a lot here on what I saw, but check out all the blogs while at Sprin... more

Apr 14, 2016
Finishing UpAbby Kleckler

Day 4 and Day 5 of California Spring Trials have been jam-packed with great stops. Since last we met, we started Tuesday at the Dümmen Orange North location at BarrelHouse Brewing Co. in Paso Robles.... more

Apr 12, 2016
Heading SouthAbby Kleckler

We've covered a lot of ground the past three days, traveling from Gilroy down to Paso Robles, and we're not done yet. Today's recap begins at Pacific Plug & Liner where a Havana Nights theme made ... more

Apr 11, 2016
First FiveAbby Kleckler

Welcome to Lawn & Garden Retailer @ California Spring Trials! Our team started in northern California on Saturday and is making its way down the coast. Here we want to provide you with a taste of ... more

Apr 7, 2016
Plan AheadAbby Kleckler

April (and in theory spring) has arrived! You’re starting to get more and more shoppers coming through your doors, and next thing you know, you’ll be having your busiest weekend of the season. ... more

Mar 25, 2016
Season-Long PerformanceJasmina Dolce

Over the past few years, one gardening category that seems to continuously grow is the landscape segment. Gardeners and homeowners continue to invest in their outdoor spaces, and that includes plantin... more

Mar 22, 2016
Where It All BeginsAbby Kleckler

Last week, I had the opportunity to head down to Central America to visit three of Dümmen Orange’s cuttings facilities. This was a new look for me at varieties long before they ever hit benches at ... more

Mar 8, 2016
Take Your PositionAbby Kleckler

You’ve likely heard of GrowIt!, an app that lets users garden socially and lets you prove yourself and your garden center as experts to people in your area.App co-founders Seth Reed and Mason Day ar... more

Feb 24, 2016
The Big PictureAbby Kleckler

Sales are up. Employment has increased. Collaboration is key. But don’t take my word for it.The 2016 Independent Business Survey, released by Advocates for Independent Business and the Institute for... more


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