Garden Decor

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May 2022
Merchandising Accent and Décor Items

Today’s customers are looking beyond the big box stores for high-quality and unusual garden accent and decor pieces. Here, two suppliers share how independent garden centers can sell more of these items in their stores.... more »
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January 2022
Beyond Holidays: Holiday Décor for Year-Round Sales

When many people picture the holidays, they imagine Christmas trees with ornaments, houses filled with décor, and home exteriors adorned in lights. These decorations are synonymous with the holiday season. Many people are teased by... more »

December 10, 2021
DEMDACO Celebrates 25th Anniversary

 DEMDACO, a leading gift and décor company, is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2022. Named for its founders Demi and Dave, DEMDACO designs purposeful gifts that help lift the spirit — in times of celebration, when... more »

September 8, 2021
Sullivans Acquires Woodstock Chimes

Sullivans has acquired Woodstock Percussion Inc., which will function as a subsidiary under Sullivan Inc. After five decades of leadership in the industry, Woodstock Chimes founder Garry Kvistad has chosen Sullivans to lead his company... more »

August 2021
Gardens of Honor

As the centennial anniversary of the Tomb of The Unknown Soldier approaches on Nov. 11, Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (SHGTUS) is encouraging homeowners to consider installing a Never Forget Garden... more »

August 2020
Mini Gardens = Big Profits

The boom in urban and suburban living has indoor plant parenthood on the rise. According to Equiflor, millennials are now the largest generation and make up one-third of all gardening households. Due to factors such as limited space,... more »
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July 2020
Product and Merchandising Trends in a Post-Pandemic World

The COVID-19 virus has not only transformed the way we live, but its lingering effects could forever change how consumers shop for goods and services and what they deem valuable. While the transition from shopping... more »

June 6, 2016
Transpac Has New Owners

Transpac Inc., a gift, seasonal and home and garden décor product manufacturer, has been acquired by C&F Enterprises. C&F Enterprises is an artist-designed home accessories company with 40 years of global manufacturing experience. With more... more »

May 2016
Outside the Vines: Sustainability Sells

Our world seems a lot greener these days, and not just in terms of landscapes and products your garden center offers. Terms like sustainability and energy efficiency are making their way into conversations more frequently. TreeHouse,... more »

August 11, 2015
IGC East Continues to Build

IGC East's second annual show at the Baltimore Convention Center drew more than 1,500 verified independent retail buyers, who shopped the latest product offerings from nearly 300 exhibiting vendors across the floor. "We appreciate the... more »

July 2015
Fresh Perspectives: Gardening with Magic

Every gardener knows that plants are magical. The way a new leaf unfurls, the way a parched plant comes back to life with a bit of water, the way some flowers close at night to... more »

July 28, 2015
SNA 2015 Retailers’ Choice Awards Chosen

Retailers' Choice Awards at SNA 2015 were presented to nine exhibiting companies during a presentation on the SNA Stage. The Garden Center Group's Sid Raisch led the retailer search. Products were selected specifically for garden... more »