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July 28, 2014
International television star and landscape designer Jamie Durie selected AmericasMart Atlanta for the American debut of his Jamie Durie Signature collection. The new... more
July 23, 2014
Sakata Seed America announced at Cultivate'14 that the company has signed an agreement with Schoneveld Breeding for the sales and distribution in the United States and Canada... more
July 23, 2014
At Cultivate’14 last week, AmericanHort announced a pledge to support the  Horticultural Research Institute with a gift of up to $100,000. The association is committing... more
July 23, 2014
Home gardeners looking for an organic choice in their plant nutrition can now purchase Nature’s Source Organic Plant Food 3-1-1 through their favorite garden center. Retail... more
July 03, 2014
An edibles explosion hasn’t just captivated backyard gardeners looking to grow a few fruits or vegetables alongside ornamentals. Consumers want their favorite local... more
July 03, 2014
In a recent issue of Big Grower Bottom Line, the esteemed Tim Hodson, editorial director of GPN, Big Grower and Lawn & Garden Retailer publications, wrote a story about... more
July 03, 2014
*This merchandising layout features a bunch of inspiring photos. Please click on the PDF link below to get inspired. more
July 03, 2014
With so many choices, picking the crops that are sure to make your plant lineup shine can be a challenging feat. Lawn & Garden Retailer has assembled a snapshot of this... more
July 03, 2014
*This layout is jam-packed with great photos for California Spring Trials 2014. Please click the PDF link below to see the layout in its entirety.  They say trends are... more

Tired of ordinary plant labels blowing away in the wind or getting soaked when you water? Not sure what chemicals those metal and plastic markers could be leeching into your soil? Plant Picket Decorative Garden Markers are hand-painted petite sculptures cast in acrylic and embedded in salvaged,... more

  • Tired of ordinary plant labels blowing away in the wind or getting soaked when you water? Not sure what chemicals those metal and plastic markers could be leeching into your soil? Plant Picket...
  • The rounded Cedar Mini Deck Rail/Patio Planter measures 14 x 7 x 11.5 inches. The planter fits a 2x4 or 2x6 deck railing and works well as a patio planter. It will weather to a silver gray if left...
  • The Nashville, a Music of the Spheres original composition, encompasses the complexities of the major seventh and ninth intervals of the pedal steel guitar. It evokes the serenity of a peaceful...
  • Amphoral is a new collection from Pacific Home and Garden! Don’t miss this exciting new collection during the upcoming summer shows. Be sure to see the entire Pacific Home and Garden collection in...
  • Always in our thoughts is one of 17 winged heart designs by Kay Berry, the nation’s leading supplier of memorial stone products. Made in the U.S. and guaranteed to last a lifetime.
  • This organic lawn product will help to loosen heavy, hard-packed soils and relieve soil compaction, which is one of the main reasons lawns fail. It releases tied up nutrients in the soil and enhances...
  • The Germination Station with Heat Mat from Hydrofarm is a beautifully designed, self-contained environment created expressly for seed starting indoors or out. Its 2-inch humidity dome gives the...
  • Home & Garden Showplace supports over 400 independent retailers in the U.S. and Canada — all with a passion for gardening. This business unit of True Value Company services the local garden...
  • Home & Garden Showplace supports over 400 independent retailers in the U.S. and Canada — all with a passion for gardening. This business unit of True Value Company services the local garden...
  • A collection of three Smart Pot containers for the performance gardener. The Smart Pot Variety Pac includes one each of the 5 gallon, 10 gallon and the low-profile, mini Big Bag Bed, 15-gallon...
It's hard to believe Cultivate'14 is already in the rearview ... and AmericanHort is wasting no time getting... more
As the summer heat sets in and foot traffic at your store begins to wane a little, the foot traffic on your... more
A good buddy of mine just opened up a new training center in a big warehouse space on the westside of... more
  There comes a time in your life when you realize that you’re not that smart or creative; there are... more
  I’m sure that, like me, you leave educational events and trade shows, such as the OFA Short Course,... more
    Let’s see… while I have one daughter who isn’t yet engaged, I do have a son and a daughter who... more