What’s trending on Instagram
Whenever we set foot into a garden center, we are always impressed by the many unique displays throughout the facility. We’ve seen everything from bikes to instruments to old cars turned into unique, one-of-a-kind displays to showcase the many offerings of each business. Our Instagram feed is a great place to check out all of these exceptional displays.
See it here: https://www.instagram.com/p/BxIWcYZlRXv
Gardening for wildlife
Since 1973, Garden for Wildlife has been educating and helping people turn their own small gardens into thriving habitats for birds, bees, butterflies and other wildlife. Mary Phillips, senior director of the Garden for Wildlife program, discusses the project’s goals and shares ways for IGCs to get involved.
Garden Center Trivia
Each month, we ask readers a different question about their retail operations, inviting them to answer via email or social media. You can send your answers to associate editor Giovanni Castelli at firstname.lastname@example.org.
THIS MONTH’S QUESTION:
What are the five sub-fields of horticulture?
Check back next month in this space for the answer!
5 Stories in brief
Top Industry News from our Website
Growers address illegal plant propagation
Meeting at MANTS, growers discussed illegal propagation that has been a recurring issue and appears to be on the rise in recent years.
Application process for additional 30,000 H-2B visas
The visas will be limited to returning workers who have received an H-2B visa in one or more of the last three fiscal years.
Unemployment rate drops to 3.6% in latest job report
In April, the U.S. economy added 236,000 jobs.
EPA releases draft guidelines for plant regulators
A document from the EPA identifies which biostimulant products are and are not subject to federal regulation.
Endless Summer hydrangeas hits the road again
The Bailey brand will embark on a 10-city road trip to educate and excite consumers about its collection of reblooming hydrangeas.