November/December 2018

A Special Experience

When I visited my parents’ house recently, I came across some food and water bowls that I had painted for my cat nearly 20 years ago when I first got her. The bowls were in the basement as m... more

Deciphering the Color Code for More Sales

It’s the one decision you keep putting off — what color to paint the walls?! Some people live with a patchwork of paint samples on their walls for years ... unable to choose. Others “p... more

The Skinny on Shipping

Make sense of how new trucking regulations are impacting shipping plants, and explore alternative shipping methods.

More Gems from the Emerald City

The Garden Centers of America Summer Tour took place in and around Seattle, and we shared with you some stops in the September/October issue. Here are more IGCs that stood out.

‘U’ Create Excitement

Congratulations to Distinctive Gardens in Dixon, Illinois, for earning the title of 2018 Merchandiser of the Year.

Winners Circle

Choosing which plant varieties to keep stocked on your benches can be difficult. That’s why each year we put together this list of recent award winners. They’re proven performers from coast to coast and around the globe, and deserve your attention.

Competition on Steroids in Food Retailing

We constantly remind ourselves about how competitive the garden center marketplace is ... and it truly is! Products in our industry are sold in locally owned garden centers, home improvement... more

Houseplant Fashion

Houseplants are hot right now. There’s no doubt about that, but how can you make them even hotter by setting your customers up for success and having fun? Jessie Jacobson, owner of Tonkadale Greenhouse, shares with Lawn & Garden Retailer how the Hipster Houseplant Runway Show has taken off at its store in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

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