Garden Center’s top 6 stories for April 2019

Garden Center’s top 6 stories for April 2019

Garden design tips, combating burnout and Behnke Nurseries' closing topped the list.

Spring has sprung across the United States, and most IGCs are hitting their busiest times of the year, but that didn’t stop them from keeping up with news and trends within the industry.


Each month, our readers vote for their top online stories with the clicks of their computer mouse.

Here are the six articles our digital readers found to be the most compelling in April 2019:

1. Behnke Nurseries to close

The company announced that the 2019 spring season will be the last for the aging property.

2. Behnke Nurseries announces final season

Vice President Stephanie Fleming discusses the decision to close the business after 89 years.

3. AmericanHort inducts three new members into the Interior Plantscape Hall of Fame

Rich Batcho, Steve Decker and Phil Feinman will be honored for their integrity, dedication and growth within the interior plantscape industry.

4. 5 ways you can combat burnout

Identify the symptoms and address stress and frustration in yourself and your team.

5. 8 garden design tips for customers, staff

These strategies will give both shoppers and employees a foundation in good landscaping principles.

6. Attracting amphibians

Introduce “frogscaping” to help customers create healthier backyard habitats.