May 2024

Zone envy

Every time I get to the West Coast, an affliction takes over. Maybe it’s happened to you — or your customers — especially if you live in a plant hardiness zone on the lower or higher end of the ... more

CAST 2024 cut flower highlights

These new varieties for 2025 on display in California will make stunning cut flowers — consider adding them to your benches.

From soil to centerpiece: Trends in home cutting gardens

Demand for fresh flowers continues to rise — here are some of the top trends in cut flowers and some new varieties to entice customers to grow a cutting garden.

Can we talk? Improving communication in your garden center

Your employees need to be polished communicators to interact with customers — here’s how.

5 Minutes With … Karli Heineman

Karli Heineman is the owner of rare houseplants retailer Plant Vault in Encinitas, California.

Revamp Your Retail Series: Pricing products

This article shares research findings that can help garden retailers fine-tune their pricing strategies.

Why your revenue product mix matters

Why are you what you sell, and why is this so important?

As seen in the May 2024 issue of Lawn & Garden Retailer

The following companies were featured in the May 2024 issue of Lawn & Garden Retailer. Learn more about their products by clicking through to their websites. Accent Decor PaperArboretum ... more

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