• July 2018

    Creating Advocates

    Does your garden center have an ambassador marketing program? Enlisting advocates for your business can really help you grow your profits.
  • July 2018

    Upstate New York’s Finest IGCs

    A spring trip to garden centers in the Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse areas impressed with numerous ideas you can implement in your own operation.
  • July 2018

    Saying ‘I Do’ at the Garden Center

    Blumen Gardens in Sycamore, Illinois, started using its garden center, grounds and “garden room” — an 1860s factory warehouse — for weddings in 2005, and they haven’t looked back since then. Owner Joel Barczak explains how and why weddings work for them.
  • June 2018

    Photo-Worthy Displays

    At the 2018 California Spring Trials in April, the breeding companies had some standout merchandising ideas sure to provide you with ideas for the garden center.
  • June 2018

    Va Va Bloom

    Dickman Farms Greenhouse & Garden Center in Auburn, New York, rolled out the red carpet for its annual spring kickoff event the second week of April. Retail general manager Stephanie Whitehouse talks about the success of this year’s Hollywood and movie-themed Va Va Bloom.

NGB Names 2019 ‘Year of’ Plants

National Garden Bureau has announced the four plant classes that will be featured in the NGB’s 2019 “Year of the” program. For the bulb crop, 2019 will be the Year of the Dahlia. Fo... more »

Farwest Show Speakers Spotlight Garden Retail

The 2018 Farwest Show, Aug. 22-24, in Portland, Oregon, will put garden retail front and center with industry experts Anne Obarski and Katie Dubow delivering talks on key facets of retail incl... more »

PVG, D.S. Cole Growers to Host Open House

Building on the success of more than two decades of open house events, Pleasant View Gardens (PVG) and D.S. Cole Growers are at it again — opening their doors to industry professionals from around t... more »

AmericanHort Announces New Officers, Board Members

AmericanHort has announced the election of three new members to its board of directors, along with the installation of a new slate of officers. These individuals are leaders from across the horticultu... more »
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