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January 20, 2023
AIB Opens Enrollment for Community Beautification Programs

Communities wanting to become more beautiful and vibrant are invited to enroll in the 2023 America in Bloom (AIB) programs, which focus on transforming towns and cities through beautification initiatives. AIB program participation empowers communities... more »

January 18, 2023
Floriexpo to Take Place in Fort Lauderdale in 2023

Floriexpo is scheduled to take place May 31 to June 2 at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Reportedly the largest high-volume B2B floral exposition in North America, the event intends to... more »

January 17, 2023
MANTS 2023 Returns to Pre-Pandemic Attendance Numbers

The 2023 Mid Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) welcomed more than 11,000 attendees, including exhibitors in Baltimore from Jan. 11 through 13 at the Baltimore Convention Center. A sold-out trade show floor showcased more than... more »
Great Grow Along 2023

January 4, 2023
Great Grow Along to Return in March

Great Grow Along is a free, 10-day virtual festival inspiring and connecting tens of thousands with the influencers, taste-makers, educators and cutting-edge content of today's gardening world. The virtual event takes place March 10-19. Over... more »
GardenComm Opens Submissions for 2023 Media Awards

January 4, 2023
GardenComm Opens Submissions for 2023 Media Awards

GardenComm has announced the opening of submissions for its 2023 Media Award Laurels. The annual awards have recognized the top, professional horticultural communicators, in the areas of writing, photography, speaking, digital media, broadcast media, publishing,... more »

January 3, 2023
AFE Establishes Memorial Tribute in Memory of Edward Seagroatt

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has announced a new memorial tribute in memory of Edward Seagroatt, established by longtime friends Red and Katie Kennicott of Kennicott Brothers Co. Edward A. Seagroatt, 81, of Troy, passed... more »

January 3, 2023
PPA Issues Call for 2023 Landscape Design Award Entries

The Perennial Plant Association has opened the application period for the 2023 Landscape Design awards. Initiated in 1992, the awards program recognizes design projects that are exemplary in use of herbaceous perennials to help create... more »
NGB Announces 2023 Green Thumb Award Winners

January 3, 2023
NGB Announces 2023 Green Thumb Award Winners

National Garden Bureau has announced six live goods and two hard goods as winners of the 2023 Green Thumb Award.  Award recipients were chosen based on these four criteria: uniqueness, technological innovation, ability to solve... more »

December 28, 2022
AFE Shares Ways to Increase Cut Flower Sales for Valentine’s Day Success

The National Retail Federation reports that 40% of Christmas shopping beginning right after Labor Day, so it’s no stretch to say that garden centers should begin their Valentine’s Day marketing before — or immediately after —... more »
Top Feature Articles of 2022

December 19, 2022
Top 10 Garden Retailer Feature Articles of 2022

These 10 feature articles were the most read in 2022. 1. 10 Retail Merchandising Best Practices to Follow in Your Store Good retail merchandising optimizes how products are displayed in-store and ensures that their features... more »
Top 10 Lawn & Garden Retailer News for 2022

December 19, 2022
Top 10 Lawn & Garden Retailer News Stories of 2022

These garden retail news items were the top 10 most viewed news stories in 2022. 1. Bailey Reveals New Endless Summer Hydrangea Bailey is kicking off 2022 by introducing ‘Pop Star’ hydrangea, the newest variety... more »
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Lists Top Gardening Trends of 2023

December 16, 2022
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Lists Top Gardening Trends of 2023

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) shared a list of the top trends gardeners can expect to see in 2023. These trends are reflective of the growing popularity of climate-wise gardening practices, new gardening ideas for the... more »