From produce stands and cafés, to expanded product lines and cooking demonstrations, retail garden centers are trying novel approaches to attract new customers.
Schools and retail garden centers can help nurture a new generation of plant lovers.
After a harsh winter in the Pacific Northwest, retail garden centers better be prepared for a rush of eager gardeners.
Gardeners eager for spring’s arrival will rejoice when Plant Nerd Night returns for a 16th consecutive year.
Retailers are looking to build on last year’s strong sales by capitalizing on the key trends for 2017.
With the Pacific Northwest’s superb growing climate, fall is a great season to plant something.
Gardeners who use pesticides should take heed about the potential harm they could be doing to beneficial insects.
Fertilizers high in phosphorus have surprisingly little value for some Northwest gardens.
Brugmansia, Lantana and other not-so-winter-hardy plants offer gardeners seasonal interest, while spurring repeat buyer sales potential.
Retail garden centers, take note: edible landscaping is
one of the hot trends for 2016.