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Marketing Trends for 2023 Your Organization Should Consider

Posted on: November 16th, 2022

To the surprise of many, 2022 is drawing to a close. As a result, many organizations are looking ahead to determine what marketing trends need to be a part of their 2023 strategic and budgetary discussions.   While some of the marketing trends listed below may be familiar and already a part of your marketing…

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Gardening Trends for 2023 Are About Personalization

Posted on: October 20th, 2022

At the start of the pandemic, gardening soared in popularity as a beneficial way to pass the hours and an opportunity to freshen the outdoor spaces many of us were spending more and more time in than ever before. Gardening trends for 2023 will be transforming those outdoor spaces through personalization. Katie Tamony, Monrovia’s chief…

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Growing Season Extension Causes Dramatic Imbalances

Posted on: October 19th, 2022

Since 1895, the Environmental Protection Agency has been monitoring the growing season in the adjoining 48 states in America. In the last 30 years alone, the growing season has increased steadily and dramatically, with climate change indicated as the root cause.   The West has seen a more rapid increase than the East, not surprising given…

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2023 Garden Trends Show Responsibility and Sustainability

Posted on: September 19th, 2022

The Garden Media Group, which aims to instill a passion for nature and a love of gardening in all generations, recently released its 2023 Garden Trends Report.   After several years of incredible growth within the industry due to the global pandemic, the team at the Garden Media Group says, “We learned we can’t control…

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Consumer Trends Are Unique To Each Generation

Posted on: August 30th, 2022

HubSpot – a leading CRM platform that provides software and support to help businesses grow – recently released their 2022 State of the U.S. Consumer Trends Report (Volume 1) to gain insight into how consumers act, think, and what they expect from the organizations they choose to do business with. The respondents in this survey included all…

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How Consumers’ Shop Continues to Evolve After Pandemic

Posted on: August 17th, 2022

The pandemic has reshaped how consumers shop. At first, it was merely out of necessity based on the unforeseen circumstances of quarantines and lockdowns. But as restrictions eased and time passed, these newly adopted shopping trends have transformed the behaviors of today’s shoppers into the foreseeable future, and retailers must take notice. The Emergence of…

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Is The Popularity of Gardening Finally Normalizing?

Posted on: July 26th, 2022

The recent pandemic forced many homeowners to do something they were very unfamiliar with – physically staying at home for long periods of time. With work, leisure, and extracurricular activities no longer in-person during the height of the pandemic, homeowners needed to find something to fill their time with besides hunkering down indoors. Thus, the…

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Drought Conditions Today – The Driest Stretch Since 800 A.D.

Posted on: July 26th, 2022

Drought conditions are now a reality for many growers and communities across North America as climate change continues to battle our familiar way of life.   According to Drought.gov – the National Integrated Drought Information System – the week ending July 19, 2022, saw 45% of the United States experiencing drought conditions (52% in the lower…

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Gardening Trends in 2022 That Benefit the Planet, Wildlife, and Lifestyles

Posted on: June 22nd, 2022

Gardening trends continue to evolve post-pandemic, and there’s no arguing with gardening’s continued popularity given the statistics. It’s been estimated that the pandemic created 18.3 million new gardeners – of which over 80% have remained active, with 55% of American households fully engaging in the activity. But gardening trends are now expanding beyond simply beautifying…

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The First Day of Spring Sees Colder Temperatures

Posted on: February 9th, 2022

This year, the first day of spring is on Sunday, March 20, 2022. It signals the arrival of a new growing season when plants and trees awaken from dormancy with a subtle burst of bright green color, which ignites and inspires one’s soul. But just because the first day of spring arrives on our calendars…

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