Marketing

February 9, 2018
The Perfect Plant to Feature Bloomin’ Easy This Spring

Bloomin’ Easy has announced its line of improved, low-maintenance plants will be featured in The Perfect Plant beginning spring 2018. The Perfect Plant is a complete, interactive visual expert for garden centers to give shoppers... more »

February 2018
Incorporating Activism

The new buzzword in marketing is advocacy. I just returned from an entire conference about how to use this model in your business, with brand representatives from tech industry giants like Dell and Cisco, and... more »

February 2018
Marketing Water-Wise Plants

Colorado’s population is expected to nearly double between 2000 and 2040. Most of this growth is happening along the eastern slope of the Rockies, in areas where our average annual precipitation is less than 15... more »

February 2018
7 Ways to Sell the Ultimate Gift

What would you say if I told you that you already possess the one small item in your store that any employee can sell easily with zero knowledge of eco-friendly matters multiple times daily and... more »

January 2018
Year-Round Workshops

My favorite part of winter is looking through all of the seed catalogs that are arriving daily and thinking about my spring garden. Well, you can bet that many of your customers are doing the... more »

January 2018
Growing Customers

The next time you're in traffic behind someone looking at a cell phone or watching an employee hide in a bathroom stall to change their Facebook status ... be grateful. You see, this little device... more »

January 2018
Style Awakenings in 2018

On a recent morning as I was waking up, I turned on the radio to catch the headlines, and I heard that according to the Bloomberg Market Report (November 2017), residential construction starts are up... more »

January 2018
Easy Tools to Sell More Plants

Every year since 1980, the National Garden Bureau (NGB) board of directors has chosen one annual, one edible, one perennial and one bulb (added in 2015) as the selected classes for our "Year of the"... more »

July 2017
Anniversary & Expansion

In this industry, there is no shortage of incredible family stories, and Wasson Nursery in Indiana is one of them. This garden center may not be the oldest one out there, and it may not... more »

July 2017
Getting Customers Excited

On a Saturday afternoon in early March, a local garden club gathers at Family Tree Nursery for their spring kick-off meeting. It’s an annual tradition of the club to hold its March meeting at Family... more »

June 2017
Thinking Outside the Box: Why Classes & Events Matter

Children watch with rapt attention near the stage. Families crowd the aisles. Young couples lean against plant benches filled with shapely pumpkins and showy rudbeckia. Guests of all ages reach for their phones, waiting for... more »

March 2017
The Garden Retail I Dream Of

It wasn’t until I began helping my flute teacher in her garden as a way to pay for my lessons that I discovered the thrill of a freshly weeded vegetable patch or the excitement of... more »


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