Garden Center web news and social media highlights from March

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Check out the latest social media and web highlights from the month of March.

March 4, 2020

What’s trending on Twitter

Our second annual Garden Center Executive Summit was a smashing success! Above, keynote speaker Eliza Blank, founder of The Sill, mingles and shares advice with attendees.

See it here.

2020 Garden Center Executive Summit Spotlight

The brightest minds in the industry gathered in New Orleans to share ideas, learn new strategies and network. See highlights and takeaways from our second annual event.

Watch here.


What’s the national flower of Scotland?
Check back next month in this space for the answer!

Last month’s question and answer:
What is a cluster of bananas is called?

A cluster of bananas is called a hand and consists of 10 to 20 bananas known as fingers.

5 Stories in Brief

Top industry news from our website

Nominations open for Horticultural Industries Leadership Awards
HILA nominations are due by May 1 with honorees to be recognized at Cultivate’20. 
Read more here.

Scott Wagner, co-owner of Wagners Greenhouses & Garden Center, dies in plane crash
The industry mourns the unexpected passing of Wagner, who leaves behind a wife and two children. 
Read more here.

McCammon’s Irish Market purchases Frazee’s Garden Center
With the addition of the new property, McCammon’s will have 8 acres of land in Brownsburg, Indiana, to supply the public with their landscaping needs. 
Read more here.

Take “The Future of Gardening” survey
Results will be presented this summer at Cultivate’20 in Columbus, Ohio.
Read more here.

Hicks Nurseries announces seminar schedule for Flower & Garden Show
This year’s theme will take attendees on a “Celebration Around the World.” 
Read more here