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Video / Leadership, Management and Creating a Culture of Excellence
By: Bob Negen of WhizBang Retail Training
  As you know, a great team creating a great customer experience is an independent retailer's biggest competitive advantage. Join Bob Negen of WhizBang Retail Training, as he explores what a Culture of Excellence looks like and how to create one.

Video / Visual Merchandising Biophilic Inspiration Final
By: Joe Baer from ZenGenius, Inc.

Visual Merchandising Expert Joe Baer and biophilic expert Genevieve R Mills with Oakland Green Interiors teamed up in this webinar to talk about biophilic design and how it can be incorporated into your Visual Merchandising program to influence shopping time, perceived value and the overall mood of your customers.

Video / Recruiting and Hiring for Independent Garden Centers
By: Andrea Hill, CEO of Hill Management Group, StrategyWerx

Recruiting and hiring quality staff has always been a challenge for independent garden centers, and recent shifts in the labor market haven't made things easier. Garden Center Show speaker Andrea Hill, author of the "How-to-Hire Handbook for Small Business Owners," can show you how to turn your business into a 24/7 recruiting machine.

Video / The Garden Center Presents "Into The Unknown"
By Amanda Thomsen
  Retail business owners face tremendous uncertainty in these changing times. Horticulturist, garden center expert, and author Amanda Thomsen was live at Milaeger's Garden Center in Racine, WI with this talk for IGC owners and professionals.

Spring Meadow Nursery receives Gold 2022 GardenComm Media Award
Posted by Katie McDaniel, Nursery Managament Magazine
  The creative team at Spring Meadow Nursery received a Gold Medal of Achievement at the 2022 Media Awards, presented by GardenComm: Garden Communicators International, at their mid-October virtual conference.

Corded Electric Pruning Shear Market Growth Factor with Regional Forecast, Market Size, Top Vendors, Industry Research and End User Analysis By 2028   (link to News Article)  With an exhaustive analysis of the competitive landscape, the authors of the Corded Electric Pruning Shear market report have made a brilliant attempt to explore key developments, pricing and business tactics, and future plans of leading companies.
Key Players Mentioned in the Global Corded Electric Pruning Shear Market Research Report: Zenport Industries

David Austin Roses jubilee display wins gold @ Chelsea Flower Show
(link to BBC News)
... A display of roses featuring new ones created to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee has won a gold medal at the Chelsea Flower Show. The exhibit, by Shropshire-based grower David Austin Roses, featured pink-apricot roses named Elizabeth. A spokesperson for the nursery said the team were delighted to win their 26th gold medal.

Bobbex -- Best Deer Repellent rated #1
Which Deer Repellents Work Best ... watch Video News Link

After surveying 22 earlier studies of deer repellents and then conducting their own controlled study at two different locations, researchers at Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station concluded that egg-based repellents worked better than predator urines and blood-based products.

Spring Meadow Nursery -- 2022 New plant pavilion
by: Nursery Management magazine (Article Link)

Perfecto Mundo Epic Coral™ reblooming azalea ... All of the Perfecto Mundo® azalea series boasts epic performance, but the new Epic sub-series offers flowers of truly epic proportions. Lacy petaloid stamens adorn the center of each gigantic pink-orange flower for a semi-double effect. USDA Zones 6b-9, height 3-4 feet, width 3-5 feet.

Amanda Thomsen "Into the Unknown" Replay
by: The Garden Center Show Team

Here's the video replay for Amanda Thomsen's presentation, "Into the Unknown." She spoke to audience of independent garden center owners and professionals at Milaeger's Garden Center.

Garden Center Show Teams Up With WerxMarketing
by: Jennifer Polanz, Green Profit magazine / Ball Publishing

The organizers of the brand-new Garden Center Show announced recently they’re teaming up with WerxMarketing as the promotional partner for the show. The new dates are August 9-11, 2022.

The Garden Center Show organizers are planning a value-packed experience for Independent Garden Center (IGC) operators and suppliers. The dates of the show will be August 9-11, 2022, and it will be held at the Wisconsin Center in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


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