In the Bag

When it is time for a customer who has just spent a fair amount of money in your store to check out, what kind of bag or box should you give them? Something that small... more »

Pots, Planters & Statuary: What’s Next in Containers

From what I can gather, making a decision between the lighter weight materials and the heavier ceramic, plaster and such is not really the main concern when it comes to consumers choosing pots, planters and... more »

Weights and Measures Update

This industry is now worth over $40 billion in annual revenue, and gardening has become America's number-one outdoor leisure activity. All major network morning shows have gardening segments, there's a separate rack for gardening magazines... more »

Fresh from the Garden Center

Many garden center owners, managers and other employees have produce to thank for their beginnings. Most of us have heard the story, "Grandpa set up a seasonal produce stand and later brought in some flowers,... more »

Point of sale software: A Few Pointers

Point of sale (POS) and office software is only important to a business owner or manager who wants to be in control of the business and not blind. If properly used it shows the health... more »

Making the Most of Mixed Containers

We all know that mixed containers are among the hottest and best-priced item selling at retail today! One factor driving demand for containers is the amount of exposure featuring mixed containers in consumer media. Television... more »

Plant Profit in an Instant

I was telling a salesperson at my local garden center about my recent change of landscaping plans, and they directed me to some All-American Selections (AAS) winners. The salesperson gave me a brief overview of... more »


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