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  • 10 Water Saving Tips

    Reducing outdoor water consumption is easy and doesn’t have to include overhauling the landscape.

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  • More Validation that Price Doesn’t Trump Assortment

    How differently Americans are buying, preparing and eating their food

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  • Serve Clients With A Garden Concierge Program

    Stonegate Gardens started out to fill a small niche in customer service. The program grew into a strong, profitable and reputation-building division.

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  • How Plants Are Like Spaghetti Sauce

    There’s no one perfect plant for you to sell. And that’s a wonderful reality.

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  • ANAWALT- Exceptional Customer Service For Almost A Century

    Anawalt Lumber Hardware Nursery is one of the last family owned and operated lumber companies in Los Angeles.

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  • Monrovia's Incredible Edibles

    Ornamentals provide beauty, but Monrovia’s edible trees, shrubs, vines, and perennials offer you more, season after season of luscious culinary harvests.

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  • Burpee Home Garden

    For more than 125 years, Burpee has been the go-to source for gardeners looking for the best in reliable classics and innovative new vegetable varieties.

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  • Mandevilla 'Sun Parasol'

    Consumers of all types are going crazy for the Mandevilla 'Sun Parasol' series by Suntory of Japan.

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  • Taking Our Industry Back: Together

    I can remember the day that I knew this industry was for me, as if it was yesterday.

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  • The Life Of A Plastic Pot

    Then emerged the new “green” trend and growers that had been using recycled pots as a cost-saving measure were thrilled to find that their pots were already eco-friendly coming from 80-100% recycled plastic.

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  • Trend Alert: Keeping Up With The Edible Invasion

    A national Nursery and Garden Center study showed that vegetable gardening took the lead over flowers for the first time in history.

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  • 2013-14 Color Trends

    Consumers' color preferences follow fashion and home decor. Knowing what they'll be looking for puts you a step ahead of the game.

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  • Build Extra Revenue For Your Garden Center With Design Services

    Check out how Roger's Gardens, Goebbert's Farm & Garden Center, Harder and Warner and Lowe's Greenhouse are helping their customers design beautiful gardens.

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  • High Margins Don't Always Equal Profit [Opinion]

    Stores will have more success with higher turns and a focused and simple inventory mix, especially in hard goods.

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  • The Armstrong Grown Poinsettia

    Learn why our Poinsettias Last, and Last, and Last

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  • Bigger, Better, Stronger Mammoth Pansies

    Large-flowered pansies have dominated fall through early spring bedding sales with good reason.

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  • Proven Winner's Petunia 'Pretty Much Picasso'

    Like a work of art, Proven Winner’s Petunia ‘Pretty Much Picasso’ invokes a myriad of emotions varying between each observer.

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  • From 6 Pack To Color Pack

    When you throw your plastic water bottle in the recycling in do you ever wonder where it goes? What it may become? Well, we have one answer to this question.

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  • Suntory Flowers Wins Industries Top Award

    Armstrong attended the highly anticipated Medal of Excellence Awards ceremony at the OFA show in Ohio. Our good friends at Suntory Flowers took the Industry Achievement Award.

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  • The Down Under Wonder- Tomato Plant

    The late night info-commercial on the Topsy Turvy planter gave consumers the courage to hang their tomato plants upside down.

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  • The Wallflower That Gets Noticed

    The humble wallflower has long been on the sidelines of the spring garden – outshone by gaudier, ephemeral flowers that vied for attention.

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  • Smart Tags for Smart Phones

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