Apr 24, 2019
Retail horticulturist online training program
Interactive, 12-module online training program will help those working in a retail environment toward earning industry certification.
Apr 1, 2019
The time machine
Being at our best with customer service, keeps us on the road to success
Feb 1, 2019
Winning the game: Wow
Our garden centres, greenhouses, supply yards and shops need to be destinations. We have to give people a reason to stop into our places of business.
Jan 14, 2019
Taking care of ourselves
We take care of people, we take care of plants and more. There is no shortage to the things that we oversee, supervise, manage and take care of. It is in our nature. It is who we are.
Jan 7, 2019
Growers and retailers get together to discuss buying trends and challenges
Panel discussion part of annual dinner event.
Nov 1, 2018
Emotionally charged business
The more we tap into emotional selling, the more successful we can be in our careers.
Oct 17, 2018
Manager of guest expectations
Managing experiences and expectations of customers keeps businesses on the road to success.
Oct 15, 2018
Retailers shop at Windy City show
The Independent Garden Centre (IGC) Show is an exclusive trade show for independent garden centre owners.
Oct 4, 2018
Young people and our trade
It is our responsibility to teach and pass along our skills and knowledge to our children.