When the co-founders of SymbiOp incorporated their green landscaping business in March 2020, they did not plan to have a retail store the following year. But call it luck, fate or business sense, that’s what happened when the co-op’s new worker-owned garden store opened in southeast Portland on October 1,Read More →

The Surrey Garden Store reimagined as “Western Canada’s Greatest Christmas Shop” has opened for the season. The “Christmas Shop” at Potters celebrates 17th year as a ‘Happy Wonderland’ with ‘a wide selection of festive decorations, gift items and specialty items from around the world’, at 19158 48 Ave., on theRead More →

The Surrey Garden Store reimagined as “Western Canada’s Greatest Christmas Shop” has opened for the season. The “Christmas Shop” at Potters celebrates 17th year as a ‘Happy Wonderland’ with ‘a wide selection of festive decorations, gift items and specialty items from around the world’, at 19158 48 Ave., on theRead More →

First place: Strange Florist 3313 Mechanicsville Pike321-22012111 West Broad Street360-2800strange.com The second place: Coleman Brothers Flowers Third place: Flowers and finds from the strawberry fields Honorable mention: Cross Creek Nursery and Landscaping There’s a reason Style readers voted Strange’s the best florist or garden store in town and it’s probablyRead More →

Hottest New Garden Store in Town – 5280 Jessica Schutz, owner of Green Lady Gardens. Photograph by Rebecca Stumpf. Enter Enter the Green Lady Gardens in the Santa Fe Arts District. By Christine Deorio 5280 Reception April / May 2019 Which makes Gardens of the Green Lady different from yourRead More →

How did this business get started? For 64 years, Dunn’s Nursery and Garden Shop on Skibo Road has helped residents of Fayetteville and surrounding areas meet their landscaping and garden needs. The owner, John F. Dunn, Jr., said his father, J. Fairley Dunn, started the business in 1955. “It startedRead More →

MADYSON WINN Laura Tetley, Tammy Behm and Laura Caldie bring Maypop Coffee & Garden Shop to Webster Groves in May. Anyone who gardens knows how coffee grounds benefit certain types of plants. However, three local entrepreneurs are taking this idea to a whole new level with their future concept, MaypopRead More →

Located at 165 Sherbrooke Street in downtown Peterborough, The Avant-Garden Shop specializes in home and garden decor and accessories, backyard bird supplies and artwork from over of 75 Canadian artisans and some from abroad. (Photo: The Foregarden Shop) Expect the unexpected at The Avant-Garden Shop. What started as a retailerRead More →

Garden art tends to be more sophisticated, as does the landscaping around sculptures and other items. Photo of Chihuly’s sculptures taken at the Dallas Arboretum. LESLIE F. HALLECK Anticipating and leading trends is the key to a successful garden center business. One green industry trend that is emerging, or re-emerging,Read More →