Tag : Garden Trade Shows

Lechuza Self Watering Containers

Lechuza “Self Watering” Plant Containers!

Lechuza Self Watering Containers

  The Lechuza, "Self Watering" Plant containers were a hit at the Independent Garden Center Show, Chicago.   Garden Center TV: Post #5   The reason why I have failed with some of my container plants is because of improper watering….

9 Comments / 1106 View / November 6, 2008

Garden Bloggers Show Up at the Garden Writers Association Convention!

Garden Bloggers Show Up at the Garden Writers Association Convention!

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  I attended the annual convention of the Garden Writers Association, (GWA), in Portland Oregon and was happy to find many fellow bloggers there. The five day event held by GWA is an opportunity for garden communicators in diverse venues-…

12 Comments / 194 View / September 25, 2008

Garden Center TV: An Indoor Plant Named “Tweed” That Looks Like “Weed!”

Garden Center TV: An Indoor Plant Named “Tweed” That Looks Like “Weed!”

Garden Center TV   Post #3 Independent Garden Center Show 2008, Chicago I saw a new indoor plant from Kraft Gardens with a tag that read, "Fool the Police with this Look-Alike!" I had to take a closer look at…

6 Comments / 2148 View / September 20, 2008

Garden Center TV: Hort Couture for the “Plantonista!”

Garden Center TV: Hort Couture for the “Plantonista!”

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  Independent Garden Center Show, Chicago ''Hort Couture,'' is a plant brand  with an unconventional marketing plan. The name is a play on the word "haute couture," or "high fashion" as it is referred to in the fashion design world….

4 Comments / 1350 View / September 16, 2008

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Chicago’s Sidewalk Gardens are Urban Chic!

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  I had Chicago all wrong! Chicago IS a model for sidewalk garden urban chic and a shining example of urban renewal. I was expecting downtown Chicago to be another congested, concrete jungle, as is the case with many high…

12 Comments / 1209 View / August 23, 2008

Do You Shop at Independent Garden Centers? The Latest!

Do You Shop at Independent Garden Centers? The Latest!

Garden Center TV I’m on my way to Chicago to cover the Independent Garden Center Show.  The “IGC Show” will run from Monday August 19 until Thursday, August 21 and is being touted as the “World’s Largest Garden Center Show,” so…

4 Comments / 226 View / August 18, 2008

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