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Saturday, December 03, 2016 Vol. 80 No. 8


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Christina Salwitz Joins The Garden Center Group | Jennifer Polanz
Award-winning author and Green Profit contributor Christina Salwitz has been added to The Garden Center Group’s lineup of service providers as the Visual Merchandising Coach.

Coming Home to Roost | Jennifer Polanz
This month a new book, “Gardening With Chickens: Plans and Plants for You and Your Hens” taps into the popular urban trend of backyard chickens raised for eggs.

Culinary Trends | Ellen C. Wells
And according to the “Garden and Grove: Culinary Trend Tracking Series” from Packaged Facts, “fresh” is the trend that is leading the way.

Cut Foliage Industry Takes Hit | Ellen C. Wells
Everyone—from the horticulture industry on down to florists, brides and Jane Consumer—should expect shortages, price increases, quality changes and even product replacements, and most importantly, to understand why these are occurring.

Make Your Mark on the Community | Jennifer Polanz
It’s that time of year again—time to sign your community up for the annual America in Bloom (AIB) contest.

Retail to a T | Jennifer Polanz
Since this is the Style issue, we mixed fashion with fun in asking readers to send in their branded T-shirts (or other gear) they sell to customers.

Sakata Announces First Pollen-Free Lisianthus | Jennifer Polanz
Sakata Seed Corp. in Japan recently announced it created the world’s first lisianthus type that doesn’t produce pollen.

Tech Is Here to Stay (and Other Lessons) | Jennifer Polanz
Those who aren’t on board with incorporating tech into the retail experience may want to check yourself before it’s too late.




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