July 2013

New Looks at Spring Trials

Check out what's trending from this year's California Spring Trials.

Autumn Edibles — An Untapped Market

Most home gardeners and garden centers associate vegetable gardening with the spring. There is a great opportunity to extend vegetable gardening into the summer and fall.

Let Me Explain…

From suspense to sampling, here are two of Mesquite Valley Growers' most popular events.

A Bird in Hand

You'll always have some churn of existing customers, but your challenge is to minimize it by controlling the controllables. And you'll always need new customers to expand your base and continue to build growth opportunities. Just make sure you strike the right balance.

The Big Three

Captivate your customers by delivering great customer service with these three key practices.

Practice What You Preach

How are we benefiting personally from the proven and known benefits of our products?

Class of 2013

July can be a make or break month for new gardeners. They came into your garden center with expectations — realistic or not. Are they coming to fruition?

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