May 2022

Signs of Spring in the Garden Center

Hicks Nurseries, Long Island’s largest garden center, kicked off the spring season with its 32nd annual Flower & Garden Show.

Retail Inspiration at Spring Trials: Part 1

Put these ideas from plant breeders at CAST into your own retail displays.

Merchandising Accent and Décor Items

Garden center customers are shopping for unexpected and unique accent and décor items — here are some tips and tricks to sell more of these items.

Sharing the Local Love

Find out how two IGCs are partnering with local businesses for mutual success.

Traditional Versus Modern Marketing

Modern marketing requires taking an innovative approach to your messaging.

Digital Payments on the Rise

The pandemic resulted in more garden retailers turning to digital payment methods.

5 Minutes With … Peter Mezitt

Peter Mezitt is owner of Weston Nurseries, a trio of garden centers in the Boston area.

Working Together

Garden center people love to support their communities. This month, we're celebrating how two IGCs have shared the local love.

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