Garden Centers of America [GCA] has announced this year’s Summer Tour itinerary. There will be 17 stops at various locally owned garden stores, growers and inspirational throughout the greater Portland area.
All 17 stops will fit into a 3-day tour, taking place from June 26 to 29. Retailers on the tour will travel on June 26 and meet for an evening reception before leaving for the tour on Monday morning, June 27.
“Network with your fellow garden center professionals and energize your business with fresh retail strategies driven by the best practices proven to power profits. Bring your toughest questions to each tour stop for answers,” a GCA press release says.
Here’s the list of stops:
- Al’s Garden Center, Gresham
- Al’s Garden Center, Sherwood
- Al’s Garden Center, Woodburn
- Bauman’s Farm & Garden, Gervais
- Cornell Farm, Portland
- Farmington Garden, Beaverton
- The Garden Corner, Tualatin
- Garden Fever, Portland
- Gardener’s Choice, Tigard
- Good News Gardening, Hood River
- International Rose Test Garden
- Monrovia, Dayton
- Portland Nursery, Portland
- Sester Farms, Gresham
- Shorty’s Garden and Home, Vancouver, WA
- Tsugawa Nursery, Woodland, WA
- Lodging Tip