These six trends show just what appetizing varieties should be stocked and ready at your store. These four herbs have started heating up chef’s kitchens and making their way into homeowners’ gardens. An Atlanta popsicle company sources fruits, vegetables and herbs to create a tasty product. LiveTrends Design Group has captured movements sure to make for hot products on your shelves in 2015. WEBINAR: This free, 30-minute "Enchanting with Fairy Gardening" webinar is a look into one retailer’s success and commitment to this growing category. Consider the potential of mixed containers and packaged plant collections in a new and changing marketplace. 
May 05, 2015
Cortland Smith of Walnut Springs Nursery in Glenwood, Maryland, recently announced the formation of a new company, Sporticulture Inc. The new company will provide access to... more
May 05, 2015
PlantHaven International recently launched a national consumer ad campaign for Kaleidoscope Abelia. The company teamed up with BlueSkye Creative for the campaign, which... more
April 28, 2015
Grab your camera! Give us your best shot! Join some elite company and participate in this year's Merchandiser of the Year competition. Here's what you need to know... WHO’S... more
April 28, 2015
Arborjet is seeking applicants for its 2015 “Taking Root” Scholarship Program. Again this year, 10 graduating high school seniors will each receive a $1,000... more
May 05, 2015
Southern popsicle company, King of Pops, was established after CEO and founder Steven Carse traveled to Central America, where he found flavor inspiration from paleta, a... more
May 05, 2015
Have retailers collectively lost their minds, not being able to remember who helped keep them in business through good and, more importantly, bad times?  Have they... more
May 05, 2015
There is no doubt birdwatching is an old pastime, but that’s not to say it is outdated. In the U.S., more than 68 million people say they watch wildlife for recreation around... more
May 05, 2015
In my recent book, “Homegrown Herb Garden,” I tell readers “green is the new black.” I am speaking in culinary terms, of course.  Herbs were often referred to as mere “... more
May 05, 2015
Getting most kids to eat their fruits and vegetables is a Herculean task. The issue is rarely that they don’t like the taste and frequently that they won’t even try the food... more
Arett Sales

The Squirrel Resistant Feeder from Audubon by Woodlink Feeders has a powder-coated finish with a decorative dragonfly motif and four squirrel-resistant, weight-activated perches that keep squirrels out. Contact Arett Sales to find out about its extensive line of bird feeders, food and... more

  • Arett Sales
    The Squirrel Resistant Feeder from Audubon by Woodlink Feeders has a powder-coated finish with a decorative dragonfly motif and four squirrel-resistant, weight-activated perches that keep squirrels...
    Arett Sales
  • Reinders Inc.
    Designed for those who love orioles in their yard, the Old Elm Orange & Jelly Osseo Feeder is easily cleanable, made from recycled plastic and feeds birds both jelly and oranges at the same time...
    Reinders Inc.
  • Glass Eye Studio
    Brighten your view and attract feathered friends to the garden with handcrafted hummingbird feeders by Glass Eye Studio. Each glass ball features one of the favorite spring or summer themed color...
    Glass Eye Studio
  • Uwharrie Chair Co.
    This comfortable, colorful lounge chair is handcrafted of pressure-treated pine or Premium Uwharrie Polymer, both warranted for a lifetime. The Carolina Preserves Collection was designed by artist...
    Uwharrie Chair Co.
  • Alpine Corporation
    Add charm to the garden with this 100 percent all-metal Sailor Ship with 5 Leaf Cup Tier Floor Fountain. Made of durable metal construction, this piece will surely be the focal point of the garden or...
    Alpine Corporation
  • QMT Windchimes
    Arabesque wind chimes are taking the stage in 2015. QMT has built upon its best-selling Corinthian Bells wind chimes to create a sophisticated hand-tuned chime that’s dressed to impress. Engraved...
    QMT Windchimes
  • North Country Wind Bells
    The Sea Anchor Wind Bell will take you to the drifting waves on the sea with the echo of the bell buoys on the water, while securely anchored! The wind bell is a stunning ocean blue color with an...
    North Country Wind Bells
  • Blackwater Folk Art
    Greet guests with a cheerful sign hand painted in the U.S. by artists at Blackwater Folk Art. The company salvages old buildings and turns the recycled materials into fun and functional yard art like...
    Blackwater Folk Art
  • Music of the Spheres
    Music of the Spheres produces “the Stradivarius of wind chimes.” The Aquarian Tenor measures 60 inches in length and produces powerfully rich, melodic tones. Its tuning is an original Larry Roark...
    Music of the Spheres
  • Hestra Job
    These soft, comfortable and durable gardening gloves make outdoor jobs easier with a lightweight, fitted design and reinforced palm and finger coverage for increased durability. The backhand fabric...
    Hestra Job
May is quickly approaching, and that means gardening season is in full swing in most areas! Many, if not... more
Now that I'm fully (ok, somewhat) recovered from our annual trek down the California coast for the 2015... more
It’s pothole season, and after a rough winter – especially in the Northeast – these craters are costly. A AAA... 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

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