Garden Decor

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 »

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 »

Retail-Worthy Snapshots

Every year California Spring Trials guarantees breeders' new variety introductions, but here are some standout merchandising display ideas from this year's event. Syngenta Pacific Plug & Liner Explaining Edibles 1. Use "decision tree" signage to... more »

Tracking Up-to-the-Minute Trends

Over the last 40 years the green industry has been evolving in the most incredible ways: from the Flower Power days of the '70s to the big box explosion in the '80s and '90s, to... more »

5 Miniature Gardening Must-Dos

Miniature gardening is here to stay, and many retailers have been amping up their products in this category. Whether you haven't given miniatures much thought, or have fully embraced the offerings, Clark Hermanson, garden center... more »

January 2, 2015
Transpac Adds Staff, Product Category

Transpac and Foreside Home and Garden have hired three new team members and created an Everyday category of year-round products. Alicon Lee, senior director of product development, is responsible for product development and design, licensing... more »

November 14, 2014
Miniature Gardening Webinar Now Available Online

If you missed Lawn & Garden Retailer's recent webinar "Go Big with Miniature Gardening," you can now view the archived presentation online.On November 12, Clark Hermanson, garden center manager of Chicago's Pesche's Garden Center, presented... more »

Miniature Gardening – Advice From The Pros

Wasn't it five or six years ago when many of us were turning our noses up to miniature gardening? We didn't take it seriously. We called it a fad. Said it wouldn't last. Said it... more »

Scaled Down

This layout is packed to the brim with great merchandising photos of miniature gardening from locally-owned garden centers. Click on the PDF link below to get inspired. more »

My Favorite Things

1 Create Buzz Social media, local newspaper, local news channels, weekend radio shows — your pick. Each outlet is always in need of trusted, respected and seasonal content. Consider seeking out and building a relationship... more »

Not Your Typical Pop-Up

For a floral design business that focuses heavily on the art of container gardening, Nectar & Company of Macon, Ga., sure has another art form down pat — the art of inspirational merchandising.Need proof? Just... more »


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