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July 15, 2010
The Green Business Bureau has added a new Eco-Industries program designed specifically to benefit members of the horticultural nursery industry.
June 29, 2010
Shining the spotlight on distinctively different varieties has turned out to be a great strategy for The Home Depot's VIVA! brand.
June 24, 2010
Costa Farms redesigned its website and launched a new one June 22. Despite being a grower first, Costa Farms is taking an approach that connects more directly with consumers.
June 16, 2010
America in Bloom is recognized as an organization that offers innovative programs to help move America forward.
June 15, 2010
While April was an encouraging month for growers, May was a disappointment for many - and not just for those in our industry, according to the National Retail Federation.
June 7, 2010
A study reveals shoppers would rather research prospective purchases online rather than get in-person advice from store personnel.
June 2, 2010
The Conard-Pyle Co. has made courageous moves to protect its Knock Out roses brand.
June 1, 2010
A buyer panel that included representatives from Whole Foods and Winn-Dixie was among the highlights of last week's Lilytopia Grower Symposium. Find out what the buyers had to say about today's lily market, the most popular varieties and a c
May 18, 2010
Only a few seats remain for the 25th annual Seeley Conference in Ithaca, N.Y., where industry leaders will discuss floriculture's environmental footprint as a consumer opportunity.
May 18, 2010
Along with offering educational support and social media interaction for home gardeners, Burpee Home Gardens' new "Garden Fresh" gardening guide is a free, 32-page resource booklet available through the Burpee website.
May 18, 2010
Marketing consultant Jerry Montgomery visited 109 retail garden center locations in the New York area around Mother's Day. What impressed Montgomery at the box stores, wholesale clubs, regional grocery chains and Martin Viette Nurseries.
April 28, 2010
Marketing consultant Jerry Montgomery spent the weekend in Charlotte visiting the Lowe's and Walmart garden centers Metrolina Greenhouses serves, among other garden centers in the Charlotte area.
April 26, 2010
Tesselaar Plants wants to engage consumers through their mobile phones, and it is listing its entire plant collection with a new online and mobile garden research tool called the GardenPilot.
April 21, 2010
Marketing consultant Jerry Montgomery spent Saturday visiting big box retail garden centers, including two Pike Nurseries stores, in the Atlanta region. All garden centers were crowded, he says, and consumers in the area clearly have a garden fever.