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October 06, 2015
Retailers’ Choice Awards at The Landscape Show 2015 were presented to 15 products from 14 exhibiting firms. The Garden Center Group’s Danny Summers lead the retailer search.... more
October 01, 2015
Top honors for the prestigious 2015 America in Bloom (AIB) national awards program were announced at the annual awards held in Holland, Michigan, on Sept. 26, 2015.  ... more
October 01, 2015
National Garden Bureau (NGB) has chosen the four plant classes that will be featured in the 2016 “Year of the” program.   Yes, there are now four different classes... more
October 01, 2015
The 2016 Garden Center Symposium, scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 20-21, 2016, promises to provide plenty of ideas ready to help IGC’s increase their income stream... more
August 31, 2015
The decision of what to put front and center in the store is a difficult one. But for Molbak’s Garden + Home in Woodinville, Washington, it made sense to reserve that prime... more
August 31, 2015
Some products knock your socks off the minute you see them, but how often is this the case? It’s easier to be blown away when you see something in action, hear a story from... more
July 30, 2015
Consumers have plenty of dining options in Chicago; a myriad of choices for places to learn how to cook; and an even bigger selection of stores to shop for groceries. But... more
July 30, 2015
Gardening and birding really do go together! Aside from the fact that a love for these pastimes generally indicates an appreciation for the great outdoors, statistically... more
July 30, 2015
Every gardener knows that plants are magical. The way a new leaf unfurls, the way a parched plant comes back to life with a bit of water, the way some flowers close at night... more
naturezap global neighbor weed control

The NatureZap DE offers the most convenient natural weed control technology. With a patented technique of a high intensity, short duration of light, the NatureZap DE treats the whole weed from leaves to root. The IR light creates heat that cuts off the water supply from the root, while the UV... more

  • naturezap global neighbor weed control
    The NatureZap DE offers the most convenient natural weed control technology. With a patented technique of a high intensity, short duration of light, the NatureZap DE treats the whole weed from leaves...
    naturezap global neighbor weed control
  • blue thumb pond cleaner
    Spring & Fall Clean contains cold water natural bacteria designed to accelerate the decomposition of leaves, twigs, muck and other sediment during the fall and winter months in your pond, while...
    blue thumb pond cleaner
  • growe bulb planter
    Take the guesswork out of planting bulbs, and get the job done in record time with a minimum of strain on the back and wrist. Featuring a serrated blade clearly marked with planting depths to 4...
    growe bulb planter
  • flame engineering weed control
    Flame Engineering’s “Weed Dragon” propane torch kit is perfect for naturally controlling weeds around the home, in gardens or in the yard. Flame Engineering is committed to providing safe, durable,...
    flame engineering weed control
  • wall pots novelty
    Living, vertical or trellised gives new defi nition to the term wall decor. Novelty’s wall pots are made of ArtStone material, a trusted name in durability and UV protection. A water-minder feature...
    wall pots novelty
  • The Bora 42 Up and the Bora 100 Up are elevated selfwatering gardening systems from Marchioro USA. The Bora 42 measures 16 ½-by-16 ½-by-31 ¾ inches; the Bora 100 measures 39 ½-by-16 ½-by-31 ¾ inches...
  • featherock planters
    Featherock Planters begin as handpicked volcanic rocks from California’s Sierra Mountains and are then crafted into one-of-a-kind decorative planters for your customers’ succulents, herbs, orchids...
    featherock planters
  • kay berry bench
    This Kay Berry garden bench is handcrafted of cast stone and made right here in the U.S. A perfect fi t for the garden and guaranteed to last a lifetime. Choose from over a dozen memorial verses that...
    kay berry bench
  • spring trunk mats
    “Shop Local” — “Keep Your Money Where Your Heart Is” — “Support Local Business” — these are just some of the themed designs. See The Trunk Mat Co. at the fall trade shows for the big reveal. Stock...
    spring trunk mats
  • dewitt plant protection
    DeWitt’s crop protection and overwinterized fabrics provide a protective environment for your plants during cold seasons. These sturdy racks are designed to hold up under constant use and can be...
    dewitt plant protection
“If you build it, they will come, but you don’t want them to drown in the rain or dry in the drought.” ... more
Earlier this week a reader posted on the Lawn & Garden Retailer Facebook page that with the... more
On the radio during my commute this morning, the topic of conversation was Halloween costumes. Although I don... 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