March 2014

Outside the Vines: Brewing Interest

Commitments to employee training, story telling and unique branding give this small coffee roaster plenty of body.

The Art of Delegation

The "people won't do things the exact same way I've done them" attitude is not a good one. You can't delegate if you believe there's only one way to get things done right.

Increase Your Shelf Esteem

Setting your sales floor to sell — where does that rank on your list of priorities? Here are nine tips to make it happen.

Creating Value for Horticulture … where it matters most

* This is part two of a story we began in the February 2014 issue of Lawn & Garden Retailer, which can be located online for your reference:

Scaled Down

Miniature remains a buzzword for lawn and garden retailers again in 2014. Here are some favorite photos of this miniature garden category from recent IGC visits.

Getting Square’d Away

Interested in a convenient backup plan for the credit card machine? Jennifer Schamber of Greenscape Gardens shares her experiences with Square — a mobile credit card processing app.

Feeling at Home

Tangletown's Scott Endres explains why his landscape is important to his role as garden center owner.

A Puff Piece

Are you familiar with the term puffery? You typically see the word at work in promotional statements someone or some business might make about something they offer. For example, say you're walking dow... more

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