Garden Pharmacy

Berger Opens New Peat Moss Mixing Plant

August 25, 2022
Berger Opens New Peat Moss Mixing Plant

Berger recently announced the operational efficiency and reliability of its ninth horticultural peat moss mixing plant, located in the Oakbank community of Springfield, Manitoba, Canada. The more than 48,000-square-foot plant, built to add more equipment... more »

July 2022
The Dirt on Soil Amendments

Now that summer is here and the gardening season is in full swing, your customers will start asking about fertilizers and soil amendments to grow their best gardens. In order to suggest to them the... more »

August 2021
Garden Pharmacy 101

To the consumer, garden centers are the epicenter of their gardening world. For most of them, it’s where they find the plants they need, the soil to fill their pots, and even sometimes the new... more »

October 30, 2018
Bonide to be Acquired by Control Solutions

Control Solutions Inc. (CSI), a Pasadena, Texas, based provider of solutions to the pest control, turf, and ornamental and professional animal health care markets, has announced that it has agreed to acquire Bonide Products Inc. Established in... more »

May 22, 2018
‘Taking Root’ Scholarships Available from Arborjet

Arborjet Inc. is accepting applications for its 2018 “Taking Root” college scholarship program. For the fifth consecutive year, the scholarship program will award 10 graduating high school seniors each with a $1,000 scholarship to pursue full-time studies... more »

May 18, 2018
Smithers-Oasis Offers Rootcubes in Packs for Retail

Smithers-Oasis Company is now offering a new retail pack of its Oasis Grower Solutions Rootcubes foam media.   The new retail pack is available in two sizes, a 104-count sheet and 50-count sheet, both containing two sheets of the... more »

March 16, 2018
ArborJet Releases Garden Spray for Pest and Disease Management

ArborJet has announced the general availability of its Eco-1 Garden Spray for protection against insects, mites and diseases. Eco-1 Garden Spray is now OMRI Listed and certified for use in organic operations under the USDA National Organic Program.... more »

July 19, 2017
Plantation Products Buys SUPERthrive

Plantation Products, LLC has acquired SUPERthrive for an undisclosed amount. SUPERthrive has been helping gardeners become more successful since 1938. The company has thousands of testimonials from home gardeners and professional growers, who have faithfully... more »

May 2016
Helping Customers Control Insects

When it comes to choosing pesticides to fill your shelves, you have many options. You also have many types of customers for whom you stock the appropriate products. For the unconfident, new gardener to the... more »

October 23, 2015
SUPERthrive Hosts Halloween Contest

SUPERthrive would love for you to show off what you grow using its product and your pumpkin-carving skills. Share a photo(s) that you feel captures your experience with SUPERthrive on its Facebook contest page, with... more »

October 6, 2015
Ball FloraPlant Removes Neonics

Ball FloraPlant has announced its offshore cuttings farms did not use neonicotinoid-based pest management chemicals during its spring crop production last shipping season, and will continue to be neonic free this year. Instead, the company... more »

August 26, 2015
MNGC Partners With United Chemical/Spectrum Brands

Master Nursery Garden Centers and Spectrum Brands have announced a "Strategic Partnering Agreement" with United Chemical/Spectrum Brands. This agreement provides the opportunity for Spectrum Brands to work closely with MNGC and its distributors to provide... more »