2016 Farwest Show guest speaker Judy Sharpton focuses on garden retail’s key demographic, where the customer lives, with Homestyle Merchandising® program
Farwest – the biggest nursery trade show in the West – sees a 10 percent jump in attendance
Ten products captured Retailers’ Choice Awards™ at the 2015 Farwest Show. The awards recognize outstanding new live goods and hard goods that are available for garden retailers to sell. Award selections were made by a jury of retailers attending the show.
First Editions® Ruffled Red Magic® Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia ‘PIILAG-VII’ PPAF) won the People’s Choice award in the New Varieties Showcase at the 2015 Farwest Show in Portland, based on votes from attendees.
Skagit’s creative outdoor dining table with plants and a water feature brings home top honors.
For the New Varieties Showcase judging panel, New Love Clematis (Clematis ‘New Love’) stands out from the crowd.
Edible plants took center stage Thursday morning at the 2015 Farwest Show with a trio of seminars. During the 8 am “Power Hour”, Lloyd Traven of Peace Tree Farm said the future of gardening lies in edibles. “The money is where your mouth is,” he said. “Everybody eats every day.” Growing edibles is “gardening with […]
Owners need to ask themselves what their website is designed to accomplish for their business, as well as whether it is effective
“Are you contagious?” Retail strategist Anne Obarski often asks this question of the retailers she speaks to and consults for. And it’s not just OK to say “yes,” but essential.
About 100 Farwest attendees trekked to GK Machine Inc. in Donald, Oregon today (August 25), to get an up-close look at some massive labor-saving machinery. The second annual Equipment Innovation Day, held the Tuesday before the 2015 Farwest Show kicks off on Thursday, gave growers the opportunity to experience cutting-edge equipment in action and talk with some of the top equipment […]