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.  Discover easy tips for great merchandising that can attract customers, boost sales and allow you to exercise your creativity.  TV personality and landscape designer Jamie Durie explains why vertical gardens are no longer just for commercial buildings and high-end homes. Aroma Workshop in Chicago discovers it's all about asking the right questions to help customers have a personalized experience.
March 06, 2015
Proven Winners will help bring Jamie Durie to your garden center by paying $10,000 – you pay $5,000. Durie is an award-winning designer, author and TV personality, and an... more
March 06, 2015
Sakata Seed America has debuted the redesign of the SunPatiens consumer website. Consumers can find the following on the new site: Meet the SunPatiens Family: an in-... more
March 05, 2015
On Tuesday, March 24, at 12 p.m. EST, Tricia Hunt, co-owner of Memphis' Millstone Market & Nursery, will help you get the most out of your miniature gardening department... more
March 05, 2015
The Southern Nursery Association (SNA) has announced preliminary plans for SNA 2015, scheduled for July 21-23, 2015, at Atlanta’s Georgia International Convention Center (... more
March 04, 2015
At Aroma Workshop in Chicago, one does not simply walk in and pick a scent to produce a custom fragrance (unless you have done this before) without discovering what scent... more
March 04, 2015
Have you ever seen or read about the hordes of people camped outside an Apple Store or an Apple affiliate retailer such as Best Buy for days in advance of a new product... more
March 04, 2015
With spring already here, you may be looking for some easy, last-minute merchandising, display or seminar ideas to help sell more product in the coming weeks. Luckily, there... more
March 04, 2015
Jamie Durie took a break from shooting (see him on HGTV’s The Outdoor Room) for the U.S. debut of his Signature Collection at AmericasMart in Atlanta. While he was... more
March 04, 2015
First, allow me a prediction. Fairy gardening/miniature landscaping is not a fad and can be a profitable long-term category if we ensure customer success.   We have all... more
Plant Picket

Get started with the Plant Picket Starter Counter Display featuring 20 of the company’s 30 top-sellers. Save by choosing the preselected counter display. Benefit from add-on’s and attachments to seed... more

  • Plant Picket
    Get started with the Plant Picket Starter Counter Display featuring 20 of the company’s 30 top-sellers. Save by choosing the preselected counter display. Benefit from add-on’s and attachments to...
    Plant Picket
  • BioSafe Systems
    BioSafe makes selling its products even easier with its new retail display. The display offers products for customers looking for sustainable and effective gardening solutions. A great option for...
    BioSafe Systems
  • Nature's Footprint
    The Smart Soil Separator is designed to extend the life of plants grown in pots. It’s a complex device that is somewhat hard to explain but that’s where point-of-sale materials can be invaluable. The...
    Nature's Footprint
  • Echo Valley
    Following the successful launch of the Lumispheres solar lantern line last year, Echo Valley adds three new distinctly different models to the collection for 2015. The Windsor Rattan Solar Lantern (...
    Echo Valley
  • Aristo Home and Garden
    Aristo Home and Garden introduces a new torch with the patented No-Touch Refilling System. You avoid touching or opening the torch when refilling because of the built-in funnel system. Thus, there is...
    Aristo Home and Garden
  • Perfect Choice Furniture
    Sink into the luxury of this new swivel rocker by Perfect Choice Furniture. Made out of recycled polylumber, this chair has a lifetime warranty to never fade, crack, split or rot. Shown here in Mocha...
    Perfect Choice Furniture
  • Jamie Durie
    The Hex Table and Stools are made from FSC-certified Eucalyptus timber with an oil finish. The stools are modular and can be configured in a myriad of ways including stacked as shelving towers. They...
    Jamie Durie
  • Alpine Corp.
    Crafted from durable rattan and powder-coated steel construction, Alpine’s patio rattan dining set makes a perfect addition, whether you want to enjoy balcony breakfasts, quiet romantic patio dinners...
    Alpine Corp.
  • Rustic Wood Fired Ovens
    The AD90 wood fired oven, one of Rustic Wood Fired Ovens’ larger models, is perfect for any cooking enthusiast and comes either pre-assembled or in a DIY kit. The cooking surface is large enough to...
    Rustic Wood Fired Ovens
  • Arboria
    New from Arboria, the Trellis Caddy is an attractive and functional wall caddy that can be used indoors just as easily as it can be placed on an outside wall or fence. Uses are limitless, ranging...
As many of you may know, there’s a well-known rule (err … tradition) here in Chicago that you don’t put... more
Have you seen people standing in the aisle searching for a product online that is right in front of them?... more
Some people are just plain hard to shop for. Whether they’re the type of people that go out and buy something... 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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