July 2016


Green Goods

Slow growth

Disease and drought have wreaked havoc on the country’s canopy, but at the same time, the recent recession has slashed tree supplies. Garden center retailers can both sell more trees and help their customers be successful with new and old plantings with these strategies.

Extend Your Season

Countertop cultivation

Indoor gardening is growing in popularity, and one company hopes to make gardening a year-round hobby.

Emerging Leaders

Plants by design

With no garden center experience, Tara Heibel started Sprout Home to provide plants and products she couldn’t find at other retailers.