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CA Summer Trials with Dümmen Orange
July 8, 2021

CA Summer Trials with Dümmen Orange

It was a beautiful, sunny day at the Avila Beach Golf Resort where Dümmen Orange hosted their 2021 California Summer Trials. Aside from gorgeous displays of Kalanchoe Deck’d Out pots and heron ...

Hashtags Garden Centers Should be Using
June 11, 2021

Hashtags Garden Centers Should be Using

Hashtags are a simple and free way for companies to get their content in front of the eyes of more people. With social media being an essential marketing tool for all businesses, it is clear that t...

How Independent Garden Centers Can Prepare for the Rest of 2021
April 29, 2021

How Independent Garden Centers Can Prepare for the Rest of 2021

Although the global pandemic was a tragedy, there was a renaissance type of effect for many industries. Independent garden centers were one of those that was able to come out stronger than before d...

2021’s Tidal Wave of Gardeners
March 29, 2021

2021’s Tidal Wave of Gardeners

2020 was a booming year in the gardening world, bringing in a wave of new gardeners in the midst of the pandemic, and experts suggest they're here to stay! Whether looking to pick up a new hobby, g...

Top 5 Gardening Trends for 2021
February 9, 2021

Top 5 Gardening Trends for 2021

2020 brought in a wave of new gardeners, growing nationally from 42 million to 63 million gardeners (Mike Sutterer, CEO of Bonnie Plants). Research predicts these gardeners are here to stay for 202...

Promoting Indoor Plants to Consumers Working from Home
September 24, 2020

Promoting Indoor Plants to Consumers Working from Home

With working from home being the new normal for 2020 and possibly even 2021, the promotional world has begun looking a lot different. Consumers are opting for curbside pickup and limited in-store s...

The Importance of Shopping Online in the Gardening Industry
July 30, 2020

The Importance of Shopping Online in the Gardening Industry

Shopping online makes everything convenient, even when it comes to buying plants. No brands have been spared by the drastic impacts that coronavirus has had on business. Traditional garden centers ...

The Importance of Videos in the Gardening Industry
May 7, 2020

The Importance of Videos in the Gardening Industry

There is no denying that life has felt stressful and abnormal over the past few months. Between non-stop conflicting news reports and normal life taking a long pause, it is hard for consumers to kn...

Oster and Associates Expands Client Roster with the Addition of Dümmen Orange
March 26, 2020

Oster and Associates Expands Client Roster with the Addition of Dümmen Orange

  SAN DIEGO – (Mar. 26, 2020) – Oster and Associates, a full-service marketing agency with clients in industries such as horticulture, luxury lifestyle, cannabis and produce, is now the a...

Armstrong Garden Centers' Flowers Can Make You Happy!
February 26, 2020

Armstrong Garden Centers' Flowers Can Make You Happy!

Why stop at Valentine’s Day to make your heart and others’ hearts happy throughout the month of February? Many people assume that February 14th is the one and only day of the month that they can gi...