The timing always seems to work out where on my flight back from the Atlanta International Home & Gift Furnishings Market I write my note to all of you to include in the February issue.
Fiddleheads Garden Center in Dalton, Georgia, has been around for less than a decade, but in this time, it’s faced everything from unimaginable tragedy to innovative expansion.
Raising chickens is no longer exclusive to those with acres of rural land. Many garden centers are getting into the category, and relaying the correct information to customers is key.
February reminds me of a few things in the garden center business and few of them have to do with hearts and chocolates. Flowers yes, but not imported fragrance-free roses and certainly not ... more
The future of a business can be particularly tricky when there is no succession plan. Here are some tips for both the transition and transaction of moving on from your garden center.
The retail marketplace as we've always known it is irreversibly changed, driven by a shift in the consumers’ sensibilities, value perception and expectations.
I’m a firm believer that cha... more
For the past six years, Primex Garden Center in Glenside, Pennsylvania, has been using its greenhouse space for an indoor Winter Craft and Farmers Market from the weekend before Thanksgiving through February. Fourth-generation owner Katelyn Ginsberg discusses why it works.
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