Own your only. Learn how to master your marketplace with a single word. Looking for the next big thing from California Spring Trials 2014? We've got you covered. Travel up Ohio State Route 306 just east of Cleveland to visit the “auto mall” of garden centers and get inspired. Has the “grow your own” movement spilled into your store? Could you offer services for the increasing number of restaurants looking to grow? Jennifer Schamber of Greenscape Gardens shares her experiences with Square — a mobile credit card processing app.
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 23, 2014
The future of garden retail is being explored with a new initiative announced this week by AmericanHort at Cultivate’14. Over the next 12 months, the association will engage... 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

Reinders introduces Lincolnsmith Timber Totes, the One Log Campfire. The design is simple and delivers the perfect campfire. It is easy to handle and easy to use. TimberTote provides a great campfire without the hassle of having to keep a pile of wood. It is easy to light and cleans up easily... more

  • Reinders introduces Lincolnsmith Timber Totes, the One Log Campfire. The design is simple and delivers the perfect campfire. It is easy to handle and easy to use. TimberTote provides a great campfire...
  • Novelty's NEW LENS is a low lying bowl-like planter with double-wall construction and built-in Water-Minder feature. With a generous 19-inch diameter in blow-molded, durable resin, LENS is available...
  • jeremie
    Add a botanical touch to any pot, basket, or bottle with our new metal garden ornaments. Use larger leaves for a strong focal point, or cluster smaller ones for a dangling “charm” look. Leaves come...
  • hydroponics
    Good Ideas' new Aspen AquaGrow is the perfect product for the organic home gardener. A residential-size aquaponics system features a plastic planter to grow fish and vegetables together. The fish...
  • fairy gardening, miniature gardens
    For the ultimate ease in merchandising, retailers can now order pre-planted Fairy Gardens shipped straight to your store! These tiny gardens showcase brightly-colored furniture in a realistic...
    fairy gardening, miniature gardens
  • Exceptional, free-flowering clematis with 4-6 inch pom-pom like blue/purple double flowers. Diamantina has many flowers on each stem and each flower lasts up to 4 weeks. Repeat flowering throughout...
  • dramm, hydroponic
    The Little Buddy Hydroponic Clipper features 3-inch fine tip blades for precision cutting. Has a spring-action design allowing for quick easy, and accurate trimming and shaping. Comes in yellow for...
    dramm, hydroponic
  • Comfort, Style, & Precision, under your thumb! The New RevolutionTM 9-Pattern Spray Gun aids in any outdoor function involving water and is equipped with the One Touch Valve allowing complete and...
  • The Germination Station with Heat Mat from Hydrofarm is a beautifully designed, self-contained environment for seed starting indoors or out. Its humidity dome gives the gardener complete control over...
  • Once you attach the new Leonard universal bracket, your ball cart is ready for more. Walking a long distance on uneven ground with a heavy tree that you can barely hold onto is quite a hassle....
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