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Succulent Plant Market Continues to Expand in Popularity

Posted on: September 15th, 2021

According to a report by Verified Market Research, in 2019, the succulent plant market was valued at $3.18 billion in the U.S. and is projected to climb to a staggering $8.57 billion by the year 2027. Furthermore, 2020-2027 is expected at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 16.8%. While Millennials are often credited with the…

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Caring for Houseplants is Necessary for Optimum Results

Posted on: April 13th, 2021

Whenever we consider the gardeners who were gained during the pandemic, we often assume their cultivations are flourishing in the outside air under a warm orange sun. But planting indoors has also become a popular trend and caring for houseplants is as important inside as it is outside. According to a study by the National Gardening…

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First-time gardeners will return in 2021 – will you be ready?

Posted on: January 25th, 2021

Experts like Katie Dubow, president of the award-winning lawn and garden public relations agency Garden Media Group, are predicting that 80% of last year’s first-time gardeners will return to the soil in the spring of 2021. The reason for this prediction (and it is just a prediction at this time) is based more on the realities…

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The Colors of the Year Reflects a Time for Hope and Renewal

Posted on: December 10th, 2020

Colors of the Year 2021 For 2021, the Pantone Color Institute has done something unique – naming not one, but two Colors of the Year: the neutral Ultimate Gray and vibrant yellow Illuminating. “It’s a combination that speaks to the resilience, the optimism and hope and positivity that we need, as we reset, renew, reimagine…

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Home Gardeners are Motivated But Still Need Guidance from Experts

Posted on: September 23rd, 2020

Few industries have not been impacted by the Covid19 pandemic of 2020 in one way or another. For the horticultural industry, we’ve seen a resurgence of home gardeners. With many still fairly isolated to their homes for work and even schooling, families are heading out for a reprieve to enjoy the natural world right outside their back…

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Container Gardens are a Popular Choice for Novice Gardeners

Posted on: July 27th, 2020

“Container gardens are great for beginning gardeners, people who have limited space or anyone who wants to dress up their porch or patio.” – GardenDesign.com  Quarantine restrictions have increased the popularity of at home gardens – especially container gardens. They’re often considered great for beginners with little risk, less demanding on people’s schedules and often…

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Stay in Front of Customers for Normalcy and Support During Pandemic

Posted on: April 23rd, 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic, many homeowners struggle to find purpose as one day blurs into another and unpredictability weighs heavy on their minds. Now more than ever, it’s important to stay in front of customers. While much of North America remain under some form of quarantine, front yards and back yards offer a place of…

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How Garden Centers and Nurseries can Leverage Curbside Pick-up

Posted on: April 22nd, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic continues restricting the way in which society lives and businesses earn profits, many are turning to curbside pick-up as an opportunity to keep their doors open while providing customers with some sense of normalcy. Supermarkets and restaurants have successfully utilized curbside pick-up at their locations across the country (where applicable). Garden…

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A Deck Box Planter Holds Many Benefits for Garden Shoppers

Posted on: April 9th, 2020

Deck railings are often a missed opportunity when it comes to adding a little gardening magic to a homeowner’s property. A decorative, deck box planter makes it simple and easy. Social media platforms and design programs offer homeowners an endless stream of creative gardening ideas. But their greatest inspiration often comes from simply walking through…

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Why Do So Many Millennials Love Houseplants as a Hobby?

Posted on: January 28th, 2020

Plants are a hot trend in home décor right now and it’s evident that Millennials love houseplants as a newfound hobby. According to the 2019 Gardening Survey, consumers reported spending a record $47.8 billion on retail lawn and garden items, with 30% of all households buying at least one houseplant. The survey revealed that the…

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