July 2022

Snapshots of Spring

Here’s a peek of what spring looked like at four IGCs around the country.

Flowers to CAST Your Eyes Upon

We hit the California Spring Trials in April to see what new flowers would be offered to commercial growers in 2023.

Top Retail Trends of 2022

There’s still time to implement these retail trends in your garden center.

Marketing a Cause: Dümmen Orange Supports Yellowstone Park with Petunia

Today’s consumer is looking for purchases that give back.

Change Is the Only Constant

When times are uncertain, plants can bring calm.

The Dirt on Soil Amendments

Your customers are going to be looking for recommendations — here are the basics on soil amendments and fertilizer.

Milwaukee to Host Garden Center Show

The Garden Center Show will include an exhibit hall, keynote sessions and plenty of networking opportunities.

Succeeding Against the Odds in Uncertain Times

Now is our opportunity to educate, motivate and inspire the consumer to enjoy the real benefits our products offer.

Pollinators and Plants: A Research Update

Garden center customers consider pollinator attractiveness, growing practices and third-party endorsements when purchasing plants.

5 Minutes With … Emily Harvey

Emily Harvey is manager of Harvey’s Farm & Garden Center.

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