March 11, 2018

National Initiative for Consumer Horticulture Releases New Marketing Infographics

A new series of four #PlantsDoThat Inside infographics focuses on the multitude of ways indoor plants affect where we live, where we work, where we heal, and where we learn. The first two infographics are now available.

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February 27, 2018

8 Trends Influencing the Garden World in 2018

Expert trend watchers at Monrovia predict that suburban plant hunters, garden coaching, and perfect pines will be just a few of the top consumer gardening demands in 2018.

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February 7, 2018

The Latest on Amazon’s Online Plant Store

There is debate throughout the industry over how Amazon’s presence will affect growers who are looking to sell plants online.

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February 2, 2018

How You Can Tackle Online Plant Sales

Selling your products online can open up a new revenue stream, but there are several factors you need to consider along the way.

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January 18, 2018

TPIE Keynote Maxwell Luthy Turns Trends Into Opportunities

Maxwell Luthy, Director of Trends & Insights for TrendWatching, showed how to turn trends into business prospects for attendees of the 2018 Tropical Plant International Expo keynote address.

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NGB Year of the Tulip

December 23, 2017

How You Can Participate in Promoting National Garden Bureau’s “Year of the” Crops

Promotional materials for the National Garden Bureau’s four “Year of the” crops for 2018 are now available. The materials are designed to help growers and garden retailers encourage consumers to discover and embrace new, exciting crops each year.

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Petal-it-Forward

October 3, 2017

October 11 is Your Chance to Petal it Forward

The Society of American Florists’ “Petal it Forward” campaign returns in 2017. Learn how you can participate in this day of spreading kindness through flowers.

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Micandy Gardens Team

September 17, 2017

4 Ways Micandy Gardens Greenhouses Reaches Out to Millennials

Micandy leverages social media to get the word out about its products and spread the word about how flowers can make a difference in people’s lives.

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Costa Farms Exotic Angel Idea Book

September 12, 2017

Costa Farms’ New Lookbook Offers Consumers Ideas on Best Plants for the Home

The new “Bring Your Home to Life” lookbook is a curated collection of more than 300 unique plant varieties best suited to grow in homes and offices.

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Certified American Grown Flowers

September 5, 2017

Certified American Grown Flowers Names New Third-Party Certifier

The organization’s new partnership with Where Food Comes From Inc., an agriculture-focused certification company with more than 20 years of experience, will be launched via video conference on September 14.

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Container Gardening

September 5, 2017

14 Consumer Gardening Trends That Have Stood the Test of Time

In early September, the Garden Media Group will unveil its 2018 Garden Trends report. To whet your appetite, here’s a look back at several trends that remain relevant today.

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August 29, 2017

Know Your Grower: New Platform Brings Consumer Transparency to Horticulture

The new Follow Your Flower or Plant vignette from MPS allows consumers to learn all about the producers of the plants and flowers they see at retail, and how sustainably their products are grown.

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