Top Feature Articles of 2023

Dec 19, 2023
Top 13 garden retailer feature articles of 2023

We’ve crunched the numbers and the results are in: Following is a list of the 13 feature articles that received the most clicks from visitors to our website in 2023.

1. Meet the 2023 Lawn & Garden Retailer Innovators of the Year

These 10 independent garden centers have demonstrated outstanding innovation, vision and impact.

2. Is Ship My Plants the new Amazon for garden centers?

Ship My Plants founder and CEO Rich Christakes talks about why a new multi-vendor platform is the next big thing in consumer horticulture — and how garden centers can benefit.

3. What’s trending for the holidays

Four holiday merchandise suppliers share their predictions of what customers will want to deck their halls with this Christmas.

4. Mastering garden center merchandising

Retail Minded founder Nicole Leinbach explains how “shoppertainment” is a can’t-miss opportunity for garden centers.

5. 3-season crops for more sales

Five breeding companies share more about these season extenders and how garden centers can promote them to their customers.

6. Laying the technology foundation for future growth

How Chalet Nursery partnered with the right technology companies and implemented them into the business.

7. Tropical trendspotting: A boutique houseplant shop focuses on rare and unique plants

How a background in fashion helped Plant Vault founder Karli Heineman open her rare plants business.

8. Expand your garden center profits with gift and lifestyle products

Tips and tricks for sourcing and shopping the markets.

9. Beyond the brick and mortar: A race for revenue and relevance

Innovators will pave the road for all IGCs and growers of the future; is your business one of them?

10. Preventing theft in your garden center

Two garden centers share their tips and tricks for preventing theft — and what they do when it occurs.

11. What’s trending with home gardeners

Katie Dubow shares the most surprising insights from Garden Media Group’s 22nd annual Garden Trends Report.

12. 5 floral trends for 2023

Cut flower experts share their forecasts for the year and top customer requests.

13. New edible varieties for 2023

Breeders are offering these new edible varieties for retail in 2023.