Marketing

Leading Lady Plum monarda

Make Way for Monarda

Last month, we discussed the Year of the Sunflower with industry members. This month, we reached out to experts at Walters Gardens and Dümmen Orange to find out what’s been happening behind the scenes in... more »

Kidsgardening.org

NGB Collaborates with KidsGardening.org

In a move to help grow and sustain an even more robust interest in gardening, KidsGardening and National Garden Bureau have created a working partnership to increase the reach of their previously individual messaging efforts.... more »

Year of the Sunflower

Celebrate the Sunflower

To help promote gardening and create excitement and inspiration at the retail and consumer levels, the National Garden Bureau (NGB) selects a handful of crop categories to celebrate each year. As part of its “Year... more »

Virtual Reality Gains A New Meaning

If we rewind to a year ago, virtual reality was defined by computer-generated simulation. Today, it’s unfortunately defined by coronavirus. Granted the e-commerce channel has rapidly been growing over the past five years, and no... more »

Growing Success in a Digital World

While the horticulture industry has been relatively slow to implement many digital offerings, there’s no question that now is the time to become acquainted with new technology and resources — if we aren’t already. As... more »

Handpicked for You

New Selections Earn ‘Handpicked for You’ Certification

Handpicked for You has announced the class of 2020 plant selections receiving the distinguished Handpicked for You certification. This certification follows a rigorous selection process involving trials at regional independent grower locations and feedback from... more »

NGB Debuts Garden Promotion Calendar

National Garden Bureau, in conjunction with GardenComm, has created a calendar of popular “Day of” promotions and industry marketing campaign opportunities that can be used by the green industry for their marketing and social media strategy plans. There are... more »

Who Has the Power?

As a grower, maximizing square footage, maintaining or increasing margins, and simplifying the production process are always top of mind. Strategic thinking runs constant when it comes to container sizes, tray dimensions and low cost... more »