News

  • Waterloo Gardens Brand Bought by Family Garden Center Biz

    Posted by:    |    Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    MALVERN, PA – The Waterloo Gardens brand has been bought by Mainline Gardens, a family-owned garden center in Malvern, PA. Mainline Gardens plans to keep the Waterloo name alive from its location in Malvern, according to a report in Main Line Media News. Waterloo closed its doors in Exton, PA, last summer, ending a more than 70-year history of more »

  • Green Acres to Open New Prototype Store in Sacramento County

    Posted by:    |    Tuesday, April 1, 2014

    ROSEVILLE, CA – Green Acres Nursery & Supply is set to expand with a new location in Elk Grove, Sacramento County, CA, that will include a 27,500-square-foot garden center, a 13,800-square-foot greenhouse and a 25,500-square-foot open-air structure. Scheduled to open next February, the store will be the fourth for Green Acres, ranked No. 58 in IGC more »

  • East Coast IGC Sam Bridge Expands with Eco-Friendly Greenhouse

    Posted by:    |    Tuesday, February 18, 2014

    GREENWICH, CT – Sam Bridge Nursery & Greenhouses has broken ground on a greenhouse that will create a new, energy-efficient retail hub at the independent garden center, ranked No. 80 in IGC Magazine's IGC 100 report with $6.8 million in sales from a single store. The greenhouse, set to open in this spring, will house a new retail area, growing more »

  • Scotts Funds Research, Education Aimed at Enhancing Florida's Water Quality

    Posted by:    |    Monday, February 10, 2014

    MARYSVILLE, OH – The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company is committing $5 million over three years to fund Florida-based scientific research, consumer education and environmental enhancement in an effort to identify potential solutions to the state's water quality issues. The company is launching a multi-media consumer campaign immediately that will escalate more »

  • Gertens Acquires Linder's Former Greenhouse Growing Range

    Posted by:    |    Wednesday, January 29, 2014

    INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN - Gertens has just completed the acquisition of Linder's former greenhouse growing range at its now-closed Lake Elmo, MN, site. The 52-acre property includes 12 acres of heated growing greenhouses, four utility buildings and additional outdoor nursery acreage. The acquisition does not include Linder's former St. Paul retail location more »

  • Monrovia Closes on Purchase of Imperial Nurseries

    Posted by:    |    Friday, January 10, 2014

    AZUSA, CA - Monrovia just closed on the purchase of Imperial Nurseries from Griffin Land & Nurseries for an initial cash payment of approximately $840,000 at closing, with the balance of $4.25 million to be paid in two installments: on June 1, 2014 and June 1, 2015. Monrovia now has a long-term lease for most of the land and other fixed assets used in more »

  • IGC Show Signs Martha Stewart as Star Keynote for IGC Chicago's Eighth Annual Event . . . First Ever Industry Appearance

    Posted by:    |    Thursday, January 2, 2014

    CHICAGO & NATIONAL HARBOR, MD – IGC Show announces it has just signed Martha Stewart as its star keynote for IGC Chicago’s eighth annual event, August 19-21, 2014 at Chicago’s Navy Pier. Stewart’s company, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media platforms each month with an more »

  • AmericasMart's Permanent Outdoor Living Collection Marks 20 Years at January Market

    Posted by:    |    Thursday, November 14, 2013

    ATLANTA - AmericasMart Atlanta announced the January market will feature new and expanded showrooms and special events to help mark the 20th year of its permanent collection of outdoor living and lifestyle product, known today as "Living. Outdoor/Indoor. The Gardens." The dedicated section first opened in January 1994 in Building 1, Floors 14 and 15, as more »

  • Scotts Acquires Tomcat Consumer Rodent Controls

    Posted by:    |    Tuesday, October 15, 2013

    MARYSVILLE, OH The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company has announced it is acquiring the Tomcat consumer rodent control business from Bell Laboratories. Under the deal, Scotts adds the Tomcat brand, which is sold across the United States and Canada, in addition to Europe and Australia/New Zealand. The deal yields a long-term partnership to bring new technologies more »

  • Midwest's Canoyer Garden Center Adds Third Store

    Posted by:    |    Wednesday, October 9, 2013

    GRIMES, IA - Canoyer Garden Center is expanding with a third location, in Grimes, IA, The Des Moines Register reports. Construction will begin this week on the 27,000-square-foot all-glass building on 3 acres, with the opening scheduled for March. The Grimes store will sell annuals, perennials, small trees, shrubs and gifts, with about 90 percent of the more »