TAG: garden center

Ep. 93: New retail profit centers with Steve Bailey

July 23, 2014By
Headshot: Steve Bailey

Steve Bailey of Steve Bailey Consulting  discusses new retail profit centers. Some of the topics include:     Landscape contractors who own garden centers     Purchasing a garden center to be it’s own profit center     Adding installation services if you own a garden center     Providing design/build opportunities to a garden center     Selling retail, wholesale, plants only, plants plus... read more

Ep. 92: Growing your garden center with Sid Raisch

July 16, 2014By
Sid Raisch

In this episode, Sid Raisch will discuss growing your garden center. Learn how to make your company both logically and emotionally appealing and boost your profits at the same time. From cheap paint and wallpaper tricks to investments that money can’t buy, you can build the marketability of your business one step at a time with little cash and no... read more

Welcome wagon

August 15, 2013By

The Greenery targets new movers for its residential maintenance and retail garden center business. Homeowners who’ve recently moved are a target for The Greenery, a $34.4 million landscape company based on Hilton Head Island, S.C. The company provides landscape maintenance services, but it also has a retail component. The Greenery may be on to something, considering new movers spend more... read more

Combined conference aimed at garden center, landscape professionals

November 13, 2012By

WAUKESHA, WIS.—Two long-standing educational venues familiar to upper-Midwest Green Industry businesses are hosting a collaborative program in 2013. The Garden Center Symposium (48-year history) and the Midwest Perennial Conference (24-year history) will offer a joint educational opportunity for Garden Center and Landscape Operations on Jan. 23 and 24, 2013 at the Country Springs Hotel and Conference Center in Waukesha, Wis. “We’re all... read more