Décor

1. Edi-SolTM Solar Lights

Echo Valley

Previously the exclusive domain of indoor use, Echo Valley® brings the timeless look and feel of Edison lighting to outdoor living spaces courtesy of their new Edi-Sol™ Solar Lights. Each model in the collection reflects design elements ranging from antique to contemporary. Two models come with an easy-to-assemble, multi-section shepherd’s rod, while the other two have a two-piece ground stake, enabling them to be used as a path light or hanging light. All four models have a durable, powder-coat finish applied and come attractively packaged in an open-faced color window box that is sure to catch the eye. Available soon. Call Echo Valley® at (800) 592-9678 for more information or visit them online.
www.echovalley.com

2. Mirrored Iridescent Geo Spinners

Red Carpet Studios

Stainless steel that will not rust! 3-D geo designs that include a swivel S-hook for easy hanging and smooth spinning. 9.75 inches long. $16.50 wholesale. Choose from Heart, Teardrop, Diamond or Cat Eye designs.
www.rcsgifts.com

3. Welcome Gnomes

Carruth Studio

Each weatherproof, hand-cast stone piece created by Ohio artist George Carruth can be left outdoors year-round or displayed indoors. Made in the USA, gift boxed and available in 5 patina washes: Natural, Aged Stone (shown in image) Designer White, Green and Terra Cotta. 5 ½ inches by 8 inches by 1 inch, 2.2 pounds. Suggested retail price: $39.
www.carruthstudio.com

4. Sierra Artisan Mini-Planters

Featherock

Sierra Artisan Mini-Planters are made from Featherock® natural, lightweight pumice. The beautiful, marbled-grey pumice stone will captivate your customers and invite their curiosity! Each stone is hand-picked in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California — no two planters are the same. Available in a 4-to-6 inch stone with one hole or a 6-to-8 inch stone with two holes — the perfect size to plant with tillandsia or miniature succulents. UPC stake tags are available upon request.
www.featherock.com

5. Eagle Water Fountain

Garden Décor Accents

This water feature is designed for both indoor and outside use. The base features a weathered tree trunk that flows with cascading water. A majestic eagle is perched on the trunk, surveying the land below. A 120V submersible water pump is included.
www.gardendecoraccents.com

6. Lily the Flower Fairy

Studio M

Meet Lily, the Flower Fairy. She is always smiling and enjoys taking a moment to stop and smell the beautiful roses she plants in her garden. Lily is one of five fairies in Studio M’s mini garden line, Merriment, designed by Mary Engelbreit. With bright colors and classic patterns, this is a collection you just won’t be able to get enough of.
www.studio-m.com

7. Natural Pumice Gravel

Featherock

Featherock 100% Natural Pumice Gravel is the premier soil amendment for increased drainage and aeration in the garden. Used for decades in the horticulture industry, pumice is a tried and true way to create well-draining soil. Although lightweight, pumice will not float away like perlite, making it a cost-effective addition to your soil mix. It can also be used in terrariums, fairy gardening, or as a decorative ground cover. Available in 5-pound bags, supersacks, or in bulk.
www.featherock.com

8. Beaded Glow-in-the-Dark Chimes

Red Carpet Studios

Illuminate your garden with these glow-in-the-dark chimes, made with a woven body and a center glass marble that glows in the dark. 43 inches long. $14.75 wholesale. Choose from Flower, Butterfly or Hummingbird.
www.rcsgifts.com

9. Cozy Nest

Carruth Studio

Each weatherproof, hand-cast stone piece created by Ohio artist George Carruth can be left outdoors year-round or displayed indoors. Made in USA, gift-boxed and available in 5 patina washes: Natural, Aged Stone (shown in image) Designer White, Green and Terra Cotta. 4 inches by 6 ¼ inches by 1 inch, 1.8 lbs. Suggested retail: $35.00.
www.carruthstudio.com

10. Fairy Barn

Wholesale Fairy Gardens

The Fairy Barn has that touch of whimsy that customers are looking for. With the brightly colored barn quilts and the double hung doors, this is a piece that is guaranteed to turn heads. The Fairy Barn measures 5.5 inches tall by 6.25 inches wide by 3.5 inches deep. Register your business at www.wholesalefairygardens.com to see all the great products we offer!
www.wholesalefairygardens.com

11. Solar Spirit Orbs

Echo Valley

Bring the ethereal look and appeal of illuminated art glass to your outdoor living space this spring with Echo Valley’s® new Solar Spirit Orbs. Each Spirit Orb is individually hand-blown by artisans, ensuring no two are alike. What makes them truly unique is what you don’t see — an exterior-mounted solar panel. The solar module and integrated white LED is self-contained in the glass sphere, producing an ultra-clean and desirable appearance. Available in four attractive colors, Spirit Orbs come packaged in a 4-sided color window box that looks great on the shelf and is sure to turn heads. Available soon. Call Echo Valley® at (800) 592-9678 for more information or visit them online.
www.echovalley.com

12. The Nashville®

Music of the Spheres

The Nashville®, a Music of the Spheres original composition, encompasses the complexities of the major seventh and ninth intervals of the pedal steel guitar. It evokes the serenity of a peaceful Highland Rim sunset.
www.motschimes.com

Displays

1. Sign Hardware

Haiku Shade

Is it a signpost or a product display fixture? At Haiku Shade, we have expanded our sign hardware selection to include display mounted sign brackets and a variety of options for installing signs and banners in outdoor retail environments. Please visit our website and go to “Sign Solutions” to find new ways to improve your signage program. Made in the USA.
www.haikushade.com

2. Flower Tower

Eckert’s Greenhouse

Bring the “WOW” to your garden center entrance with our pole displays. Bring the “WOW” to your local cities with our water-and labor-saving baskets. Bring the “WOW” to your retail customers with our weekender baskets. All our baskets have an unheard-of 10 year warranty. Our iron fits on any type pole, round or square, 3 to 8 inches. Beautifying the U.S. and Canada from backyard to main street.
www.eckertsgreenhouse.com

Garden Gear

1. Multi-color Print Shoes

Sloggers

Sloggers® are best known for their Made in the USA Comfort Waterproof Footwear in brightly colored floral prints. But many customers have asked for some “boring prints” that they can wear around town and blend in a little better. Introducing Sloggers’ new line of Casual Floral Prints in Charcoal Gray, Dark Red, and Purple. Never boring, these new prints are attractive and look great in any situation when you might want to wear your “Garden Shoes” anywhere! To learn more about Sloggers, join their online community at www.facebook.com/sloggers.USA/
www.sloggers.com

2. ‘Barbie’ Gardening Tools For Kids

MidWest Gloves & Gear

MidWest Gloves & Gear has introduced a new line of Mattel products for their exclusive licensed line of Barbie Garden Gloves and Gear for girls. The Barbie products are for girls 3 years and older. The new MidWest Barbie Garden Gloves and Gear products include: Gripping and Jersey Garden Gloves, Watering Can, Garden Bucket, Grow Kit, Garden Trowel and Cultivator. The new MidWest Barbie Garden Gloves and Gear products feature high impact, impulse recognizable graphics with retail displays and point-of-sale tags for fast-moving sales.
www.midwestglove.com

Grow

1. Olds Bulk Pre-pack Seed Program

Seedway

Olds Bulk pre-pack program comprises top-selling bulk garden seed varieties packaged in poly bags with heavier fill weights than packet seed. All items are UPC by variety. Emphasis is on beans, peas and sweet corn in 4-ounce packages and our new, large 8-ounce and 1-pound packages. Small seeded items are packaged in ½-ounce, 1-ounce and 4-ounce packages. Sweet corn has a seed treatment to protect the seed in case the weather turns cold and wet after planting. All other seeds are untreated. You can order exactly what you need. Olds’ new 8-ounce and 1-pound packages have bright colors that pop on the shelf. The seed is clearly visible for your customer to see. The package can be pegged or displayed on a shelf.
www.seedway.com

2. GrowBox and GrowWall

OPCOMLink USA Inc.

The GrowBox and GrowWall models couple OPCOM’s soil-free, hydroponic growing technology with proprietary color LED lighting tuned for optimal plant growth. These next-generation indoor gardens enable 25 percent faster growth cycles, and eliminate the challenges of weeding, pests and weather normally associated with outdoor gardening. GrowBox, a tabletop system incorporating four multi-wavelength LED lamps, is able to grow up to 50 plants at a time. GrowWall offers a space-saving vertical design with advanced LED tubes that support up to 75 plants displayed on five different levels. Both models use approximately 90 percent less water than traditional outdoor gardening, offering an environmentally friendly way to grow.
www.opcomfarm.com

3. Home Grown® Organic and Natural Hand Crafted Blend

Dr. Earth

Home Grown® fertilizer produces remarkable results because nutrients are released quickly, yet continue to feed for several months, providing optimum levels of essential plant nutrients, including micronutrients and multi-minerals. The Dr.Earth® probiotics are a complete “broad-spectrum” bio-active package designed to work with the raw organic nutrients that make up the Home Grown® formula. This spectacular blend builds soil health and promotes a superior harvest, with larger and more abundant, nutritious and tasty crops.
www.drearth.com

4. Oats for Cats

Olds Garden Seed

Sell oodles of Oats for Cats with Olds’ attractive Oats for Cats counter display. Cats love to nibble sweet oats, which aid feline digestion and may eliminate hairballs. Oats for Cats are popular year-round with pet lovers. Easy, fun and fast growing! Ready to serve in 10 days.
www.oldsgardenseed.com

5. Final Stop® Weed & Grass Herbicide Killer Spray

Dr. Earth

Dr. Earth® Final Stop® Weed & Grass Herbicide Killer Spray is an herbicide that produces remarkable results. The ingredients are formulated to perform different tasks and functions synergistically, in a controlled fashion. Our unique combination of natural ingredients works to kill immediately. We now have this available in a 1-gallon RTU size. Our botanical oils are assisted by 6 Inert Ingredients that work together to ensure a professional job every time. Your targeted weeds will be eliminated with fast-acting killing power.
www.drearth.com

6. VISTA Indoor Greenhouse

HOMEbox

The VISTA model Indoor Greenhouse comes in a shade of beige designed to complement any home décor. Viewing windows blend the indoor garden with the home’s ambience, and zipper panels permit easy access. The Triangle-Corner model better utilizes available space in even the smallest of apartments or condos. Innovated more than 15 years ago, HOMEbox features German-engineered design and functionality. Durable, yet easy to assemble, and used by home gardeners around the world. Exclusive PAR+ light reflective inner lining produces more plant-usable energy and less heat for the plants.
www.homebox.net

Plants & Seeds

1. Chick Charms collections

Emerald Coast Growers

The Chick Charms collection is a new series of hardy succulents, with unique, cool colors and uniform habits. Chick Charms are offered as collections only. Hardy in zones 3 to 9 and full of unique colors and textures, Chick Charms varieties will grow virtually anywhere. They’re low maintenance for the grower too — easy growing and drought tolerant. The varieties stand 2 to 3 inches tall and spread up to 12 inches. Two Chick Charms Collections are currently available, with 12 varieties among them: ‘Bing Cherry,’ ‘Appletini,’ ‘Cherry Berry,’ ‘Mint Marvel,’ ‘Watermelon Ripple,’ ‘Plum Parfait,’ ‘Key Lime Kiss,’ ‘Cranberry Cocktail,’ ‘Cinnamon Starburst,’ ‘Berry Blues,’ ‘Chocolate Kiss’ and ‘Fringed Frosting.’
www.ecgrowers.com

2. Diamantina Evipo039

Donahue’s Greenhouse Inc.

This exceptional, free-flowering clematis has 4- to 6-inch pom-pom like blue-purple double flowers. Diamantina has many flowers on each stem and each flower lasts up to 4 weeks. With repeat flowering throughout summer, this double clematis far outperforms any other double clematis currently available. This is an outstanding variety in greenhouse production. Available through Donahue’s Clematis Specialists, Faribault, Minn.
www.donahuesclematis.com

3. Painted Frog Series of Caladiums

Plants Nouveau, LLC

Series includes ‘Red-Bellied Tree Frog,’ ‘Tye-Dyed Tree Frog’ and ‘Poison Dart Frog.’ Our caladium breeder, Brian Williams, thought by pairing these spectacular new caladiums with colorful frog names, he could serve two purposes: raise more awareness for these beloved creatures that our planet should never be without, and celebrate the vivid frog-like colors these caladiums offer in your garden, where, with good environmental practices, frogs should always thrive. Their glossy leaves, brilliant color combinations, vigor and resilience make them the perfect series for patios and gardens everywhere.
www.plantsnouveau.com

4. Pixie Plants

Central Florida Ferns & Foliage

The Central Florida Ferns & Foliage 2 Inch Mini-Garden Mix is a collection of ferns, foliage and succulents for glass terrarium gardens, container mini-gardens or succulent gardens. Its fern selection includes Pteris, mahogany, maidenhair, bird’s nest, Boston types, Selaginella, Autumn, Korean rock and more; to Ficus, ivy, Begonia, Peperomia, Fittonia, Pilea, Hypoestes, palms and baby tears. The 2 inch garden plants give mini gardens variety, texture and interest.
www.cfferns.com

Technology

1. The Perfect Plant®

Marketing Garden

The Perfect Plant® is an interactive kiosk for your garden center and now also for your website! Acting as a silent salesman, it categorizes your thousands of plant SKUs in an easy-to-find fashion. The effort of searching for plants is reduced and your customer interaction time is more efficient. The Perfect Plant® puts your plant information where you want it — at your customers’ fingertips. To learn more, schedule a demo now!
www.themarketinggarden.com

2. The Local Plant Pro Phone App

Local Plant Pro

The Local Plant Pro (LPP) Phone App gives garden centers a new mobile platform to engage directly with customers and create a new revenue stream. With this customized and accessible mobile app, subscribing garden centers can employ direct messaging and drive meaningful sales transactions. First, your IGC subscribes to Local Plant ProTM and customizes a management portal. Then customers download the app from the App Store, select your garden center by zip code, then contact you directly through the app. Customers can send photos of plants and pests for identification, DIY gardening questions, and shopping requests to your professionals. Your pros will answer questions and suggest plants, products and add-ons. Pros can also send push notifications for events, timely garden reminders, plant sales and more. Subscription includes customizable marketing tools such as counter cards, infographics and videos.
www.localplantpro.com

Tools

1. Weed Dragon®

Flame Engineering

The Weed Dragon® propane torch kit is perfect for naturally controlling weeds around the home, in gardens or in the yard. It also works great to eliminate the freeze/thaw effect on those winter days. When the sidewalk or driveway has been cleared, use the Weed Dragon® to first melt the thin layer of snow, second sweep the moisture to the side and third continue to dry the affected area, eliminating the freeze/thaw effect.
www.flameengineering.com

2. Dura-Bench Original and Ultra Plastic Bench Tops

Southwest Agri-Plastics

Southwest Agri-Plastics is proud to offer Dura-Bench Original and Dura-Bench Ultra plastic bench tops. All Dura-Bench products are engineered to replace wood, wire and expanded metal on greenhouse benches at a comparable price. The non-porous polypropylene plastic material eliminates rot, cracks, splinters, rust and sharp edges that are found on other types of bench tops.
www.swapinc.com

3. Mini Dragon®

Flame Engineering

The Mini-Dragon offers an opportunity to experience flaming for natural weed control, its effectiveness with extreme convenience and portability in eliminating weeds safely without chemicals. The Mini-Dragon is powered by clean burning propane from a small 14 oz. to 1-pound propane cylinder (not included) providing up to 1 ½ hours of flaming time. Ideal for spot weeding or thawing small, icy areas.
www.flameengineering.com

4. Stainless Steel Daisy Grubber

Joseph Bentley

Deep taproots are no problem for this little powerhouse! The ingenious design allows you to burrow down with laser accuracy and rip out that troublesome weed at its base! The daisy grubber is constructed of ultra-durable polished steel and FSC certified oak, with a contoured handle that’s easy to grip and very comfortable. There’s no substitute for quality, and you will find this to be one of your finest and favorite garden tools!
www.josephbentleyus.com