Garden Center’s top 6 stories for May 2019

Garden Center’s top 6 stories for May 2019

Mother’s Day sales, fast-growing trees and mistakes leaders make when giving directions are just some of the stories that made the list.

June 10, 2019

As summer comes into focus across the U.S., garden centers tend to bring on more help, additional plants and new products at their businesses to assist with consumers eager to get their lawns, yards and gardens in tip-top shape. Accordingly, it’s no surprise that most of the articles to make up the top six this month pertained to employee relations, human resources tips and product trends.

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

Here are the top six stories that our digital readers were reading in May 2019:

1. 7 mistakes leaders make that drive their staff to the breaking point

Give your staff the direction and resources they need.

2. What’s hot in plant pots

Stay up to date on the latest trends in planters, containers and popular pottery to help customers find a perfect home for every plant.

3. Set the right tone

10 things every business leader must know about human resources and effective management.

4. Mulhall’s reports biggest Mother’s Day sales ever

President Mick Mulhall says plants were the biggest sellers over the weekend.

5. Fast-growing trees — are they out of bounds?

Consider the potential drawbacks before adding fast-growing species to your product mix.

6. Picture this

Creating a photo library for your business will help you stand out from the crowd.