Selfie Spot. What do you do when you see the largest handmade live evergreen wreath in western Pennsylvania? Take a selfie! Customers can use the handy tripod stand set up to DIY their holiday photos.

January 2022
Merry & Bright By Tim Hodson and Teresa McPherson

While the holidays are behind us, it’s never too early to plan ahead. Take note of these garden center displays to consider for your 2022 holiday season.

Here’s a look at how four garden centers spruced up their retail space for the holiday season.

Wallace’s Garden Center, Bettendorf, Iowa

After taking last year off for COVID, the Wallace’s Express Train is back in action to take kids on a colorful tour of the poinsettias in the greenhouse
All Aboard! After taking last year off for COVID, the Wallace’s Express Train is back in action to take kids on a colorful tour of the poinsettias in the greenhouse

 

Smile! There are multiple photo ops throughout the store and in the greenhouse, like this beautiful green velvet sleigh or sitting next to Santa with milk and cookies.
Smile! There are multiple photo ops throughout the store and in the greenhouse, like this beautiful green velvet sleigh or sitting next to Santa with milk and cookies.
Customers can snap a photo next to Santa.
Customers can snap a photo next to Santa.
Sprucing Up the Front Porch
Sprucing Up the Front Porch. Live Christmas trees have always been big sellers at Wallace’s and the demand continued to be high in 2021. According to Kate Terrell, porch pot sales have also been climbing as these beauties were flying off the shelves and expected to sell out for the second year in a row.
Santa’s Got a New Sleigh Rudolph and Co. have a little competition as Santa uses a new mode of transportation to deliver toys to all the good boys and girls
Santa’s Got a New Sleigh. Rudolph and Co. have a little competition as Santa uses a new mode of transportation to deliver toys to all the good boys and girls
Christmas Classics Poinsettias continue to be big business (both at retail and for fundraisers) for Wallace’s. This year they grew more than 9,300 cuttings of all shapes, sizes, colors and price points in a 20,000 sq. ft. greenhouse.
Christmas Classics. Poinsettias continue to be big business (both at retail and for fundraisers) for Wallace’s. This year they grew more than 9,300 cuttings of all shapes, sizes, colors and price points in a 20,000 sq. ft. greenhouse.

Bedner’s Farm & Greenhouse, McDonald, Pennsylvania

O Christmas Tree. Bedner’s makes selecting gifts easy with a tree decked out with purchasable ornaments.
O Christmas Tree. Bedner’s makes selecting gifts easy with a tree decked out with purchasable ornaments.
Pops of Color. Benches of poinsettia give this houseplant display an extra pop of color and holiday cheer.
Pops of Color. Benches of poinsettia give this houseplant display an extra pop of color and holiday cheer.
Winter Workshop. Workshops and events are a big part of Bedner’s, including this recent Winter Container Workshop, where attendees created their own handmade container with Bedner’s fresh cut greens.
Winter Workshop. Workshops and events are a big part of Bedner’s, including this recent Winter Container Workshop, where attendees created their own handmade container with Bedner’s fresh cut greens.
Selfie Spot. What do you do when you see the largest handmade live evergreen wreath in western Pennsylvania? Take a selfie! Customers can use the handy tripod stand set up to DIY their holiday photos.
Selfie Spot. What do you do when you see the largest handmade live evergreen wreath in western Pennsylvania? Take a selfie! Customers can use the handy tripod stand set up to DIY their holiday photos.

Plumline Nursery, Murrysville, Pennsylvania

Deck the Halls. Plumline Nursery is ready to welcome holiday shoppers with garlands and decorated Christmas trees at the entrance.
Deck the Halls. Plumline Nursery is ready to welcome holiday shoppers with garlands and decorated Christmas trees at the entrance.
Holiday Spirit Even the statuary at Plumline are ready for the holidays.
Holiday Spirit. Even the statuary at Plumline are ready for the holidays.

Meder’s Home & Garden Showplace, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Warm Welcome. Toy soldiers flank the entrance at Meder’s, signaling that the holidays have arrived in the store.
Warm Welcome. Toy soldiers flank the entrance at Meder’s, signaling that the holidays have arrived in the store.
Walking through a Winter Wonderland Meder’s Christmas showcase is one of the largest and most famous in the Pittsburgh area.
Walking through a Winter Wonderland. Meder’s Christmas showcase is one of the largest and most famous in the Pittsburgh area.






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