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Jan 19, 2018
Down to the WireTim Hodson

If you have been waiting until the last minute to nominate someone for GPN’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2018, I’ve got some good news for you — you now have seven more days to submit your nominations.... more

Jan 17, 2018
Holiday Sales Increase, Will It Continue into Spring?Tim Hodson

Consumers opened up their wallets this holiday season and retailers saw an unexpected increase in their sales … and it looks like those wallets may be staying open in 2018. According to the Natio... more

Jan 12, 2018
Seven Days … and CountingTim Hodson

The deadline for nominations for GPN’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2018 is one week from today! Next Monday, Jan. 22, is the deadline for you to let us know who you think should be a member of the Class... more

Jan 9, 2018
Hardy PerformersJasmina Dolce

The perennial market continues to grow, as breeders introduce more varieties with improved hardiness, disease resistance, durability and summer performance. As columnist Vaughn Fletcher explains in hi... more

Jan 5, 2018
An Insider’s Look at Profit MarginsTim Hodson

A lot has happened in our industry over the last 10 years to influence the profitability of greenhouse growers. Input costs have continued to climb while retail prices have not kept up at the same pac... more

Jan 3, 2018
Altman, Ecke Scholarship Deadline ApproachesTim Hodson

The deadline to apply for the Altman Family Scholarship and the Paul Ecke, Jr. Scholarship, administered by the American Floral Endowment (AFE), is only a few weeks away. College students who are p... more

Dec 29, 2017
Are You Prepared?Tim Hodson

Welcome to 2018! Are you ready for it? I hope you had a joyous holiday season and that 2017 was a prosperous year for you and your business. I don’t know about you, but the year just seemed to fl... more

Dec 20, 2017
Year-End ReminderTim Hodson

As we head into the final week of 2017, I just wanted to take this opportunity to remind you that we are currently accepting nominations for GPN’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2018. The deadline for nomi... more

Dec 18, 2017
2018 is Almost Here — Are Your Ready for the Year of …?Tim Hodson

Back in July, the National Garden Bureau announced its “Year of the” crops for 2018. If you don’t recall what those selections were, let me refresh your memory. For 2018, those crops inclu... more

Dec 12, 2017
2018 Color of the Year: Ultra VioletJasmina Dolce

You may have heard by now that Pantone, the world- renowned color authority, has named Ultra Violet as 2018 Color of the Year.  Pantone 18-3838 Ultra Violet is a "dramatically provocative and thought... more

Dec 11, 2017
An Ultra Choice for 2018Tim Hodson

Last week, the color experts at Pantone announced the Color of the Year for 2018. And the winner is …. … Ultra Violet! According to Pantone, Ultra Violet (PANTONE 18-3838) is “a dramati... more

Dec 7, 2017
New Home Sales Continue to ClimbTim Hodson

Economists got a surprise last week when the Commerce Department released the latest figures for new home sales in the month of October. According to the Commerce Department, new home sales climbed... more

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