January 2021

Editorial Topics

  • New Variety Showcase
  • 2021 Garden Trends
  • Labor Issues
  • Business Management
  • Merchandising Tips
  • Product Focus: Garden Accents & Décor, Miniature Gardening & Terrariums, Exterior Design

Bonus Distribution

  • Dallas International Gift & Home Accessories Market
  • AmericasMart

Deadlines

  • Product Release Due: 11/23/20
  • Ad Close Date: 11/23/20
  • Materials Due: 11/30/20

February 2021

Editorial Topics

  • Houseplants for 2021
  • Eco-Friendly Ideas
  • Promoting Birds/Pollinators
  • Marketing Success
  • Business Insight
  • Merchandising Strategies
  • Product Focus: Birding & Wildlife, Eco-Friendly, Plant Materials/Green Goods
  • Special Focus: Signet AdStudy

Deadlines

  • Product Release Due: 12/28/20
  • Ad Close Date: 12/28/20
  • Materials Due: 1/4/21

March 2021

Editorial Topics

  • Beyond Brick-and-Mortar Sales
  • New Product Categories for Your Garden Center
  • Merchandising Tips & Ideas
  • Partnering with Like-Minded Businesses
  • Successful Merchandising

Product Focus:

  • Pots & Planters
  • Outdoor Living
  • Water Gardening

Special Advertising Section

  • Pots & Planters

Deadlines

  • Product Release Due: 1/22/21
  • Ad Close Date: 1/22/21
  • Materials Due: 1/29/21

April 2021

Editorial Topics

  • National Hardware Show Preview
  • Signage Strategies for Your Store
  • Garden Center Technology
  • Business Issues
  • Business Management
  • Merchandising Ideas

Product Focus:

  • Garden Pharmacy
  • Exterior Design
  • Garden Center Supplies

Special Advertorial Section:

  • Merchandising/Garden Center Supplies

Bonus Distribution

  • OFFICIAL SPONSOR: National Hardware Show Featuring Lawn, Garden and Outdoor Living

Deadlines

  • Product Release Due: 2/18/21
  • Ad Close Date: 2/18/21
  • Materials Due: 2/25/21

May 2021

Editorial Topics

  • Fruit & Vegetable Gardening Issue
  • Farmers Markets/CSA Programs
  • Selling Fresh Goods (Garden Center Pantry)
  • Trends in Edibles
  • Business Matters
  • Merchandising Strategies

Product Focus:

  • Garden Accents & Décor
  • Birding & Wildlife

Special Advertising Section

  • Organics in the Garden Center

Deadlines

  • Product Release Due: 3/22/21
  • Ad Close Date: 3/22/21
  • Materials Due: 3/29/21

June 2021

Editorial Topics

  • Cultivate’21 Speaker Preview
  • Garden Center Promotions/Special Events
  • Staff Hiring/Training
  • Business Insight
  • Successful Merchandising

Product Focus:

  • Garden Gifts
  • Pots & Planters
  • Exterior Design
  • Cultivate Product Preview Section

Special Advertorial Section:

  • Garden Gifts

Bonus Distribution

  • Dallas International Gift & Home Accessories Market
  • National Lawn & Garden Show
  • Cultivate’21

Deadlines

  • Product Release Due: 4/22/21
  • Ad Close Date: 4/22/21
  • Materials Due: 4/29/21

July 2021

Editorial Topics

  • Spring Garden Center Tour Recap
  • Digital Marketing
  • Planning for the Fall
  • Successful Business Strategies
  • Merchandising Idea

Product Focus:

  • Garden Accents & Décor
  • IGC Show Preview
  • Plant Materials/Green Goods

Bonus Distribution

  • Cultivate’21

Deadlines

  • Product Release Due: 5/20/21
  • Ad Close Date: 5/20/21
  • Materials Due: 5/27/21

August 2021

Editorial Topics

  • Off-Season Birding & Wildlife Sales
  • Retail Ideas from California Spring Trials
  • Hemp/Cannabis
  • Holiday Inspiration
  • Business Management
  • Tips for Merchandising

Product Focus:

  • Holiday
  • Miniature Gardening & Terrariums
  • Garden Pharmacy

Special Advertorial Section:

  • Garden Accents & Décor

Bonus Distribution

  • Farwest Show
  • Griffin Expo

Deadlines

  • Product Release Due: 6/18/21
  • Ad Close Date: 6/18/21
  • Materials Due: 6/25/21

September/October 2021

Editorial Topics

  • Marketing to New Gardeners
  • Variety Intros from California Summer Trials
  • Houseplants/Indoor Gardening
  • Water Gardening
  • The 2021 New Product Visual Purchasing Guide
  • Business Insight
  • Merchandising Ideas

Specials:

  • Distributor Show Issue

Special Advertorial Section:

  • Holiday

Bonus Distribution

  • Arett Open House
  • Prince Show
  • Griffin Expo
  • BFG

Deadlines

  • Product Release Due: 7/23/21
  • Ad Close Date: 7/23/21
  • Materials Due: 7/30/21

November/December 2021

Editorial Topics

  • Planning for 2022
  • Trending Overseas
  • GCA Summer Tour Features
  • Award-Winning Varieties
  • Management Issues
  • Merchandising Strategies

Product Focus:

  • Eco-Friendly
  • Pots & Planters
  • Outdoor Living
  • AmericasMart Product Preview Section

Deadlines

  • Product Release Due: 9/20/21
  • Ad Close Date: 9/20/21
  • Materials Due: 9/27/21

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