As extreme temperatures, droughts, and weather have become more common over the last few years, there has been increased consumer and business interest in being more aware of the way we grow plants and manage landscapes. There are a variety of commonly available solutions that you may already be utilizing and recommending to your customers. […]
Archives for May 2017
Everyone’s heard that vertical stripes make a dress flattering. The same is true for your garden! Take advantage of unused space by growing up instead of out to condense more plants into a smaller growing area. You can maximize your garden space even further by also trying container gardening. Dalen Products produces an item especially […]
Warmer weather is finally here and your customers are enjoying their valuable time outside. Over the next few months their yard will be an extension of their home. Water gardens are a focus in many of the best backyards and utilizing OASE’s Clear Water Guarantee items will ensure that water gardening enthusiasts are using more […]
The dog days are a signal that it’s time for a little turf TLC to keep your lawn looking green and gorgeous. Here are some tips from Scotts for what you need to do to care for your lawn this summer. Early Summer Feed. Feeding in the early summer helps strengthen the lawn so it […]
By Abby Kleckler The sting in the industry can be felt every time a garden center closes its doors. Your businesses are full of history, enthusiasm and a goal to help every one of your customers. Both retail and horticulture are changing though, and often the conversation centers around how to get new shoppers into […]
Want to know what hot items you should have on your shelves for this month? Find out with this list of Merchant’s Picks for June 2017.
It’s so often true that all that’s old is new again. In times like these—new gardeners abound, everyone as busy as can be, and watering gardens often neglected—it makes sense to look back to traditional ways of doing things to uncover forgotten technologies that make sense for current conditions. In the case of localized irrigation systems, […]
Whether you are looking to boost production in your garden, or improve the curb appeal of your lawn, correcting soil imbalances has never been easier. Advanced Soil Technology™ (AST®) The innovative technology behind Encap’s AST® takes the guesswork out of creating a thriving soil environment. AST® offers a number of benefits that work to improve […]
Dr. Earth Is The Only Non-Gmo Verified Organic Fertilizer And Soil Company Natural and healthy lifestyle consumers know and look for the Non-GMO Verified symbol on their premium products. It is not enough anymore to claim organic with a simple certificate. Organic consumers “buy a company” not a “product”. If the company is pure and […]
Want to know what hot items you should have on your shelves for this month? Find out with this list of Merchant’s Picks for May 2017.