November 2021


Cover Story

Adapt to survive

John McMakin, Jr. strives to provide his customers with a good plant at a fair price at McMakin Farms, Inc.

Consumer Trends

Unlocking the new consumer

How will you approach plant sales and marketing in 2022? Garden Media Group’s Garden Trends Report helps sort out what’s likely to influence consumers' purchases.


Questions with Eric Smith

National Sales Manager at BioSafe Systems explains how sanitation is crucial when reusing pots and trays.

Questions with Doug Vangundy

Central Life Sciences’ vice president of research and development explains how insect growth regulators can prevent the next generation of problem pests.

Questions with Frédéric Gagnon

Lambert’s agronomist describes how the company’s customizable Nursery Mix provides optimal performance for trees and shrubs grown in larger containers.

Questions with Jozsef Racsko

Learn how soil microbial inoculants can impact plant health from Mycorrhizal Applications’ technology manager.

Questions with Nancy Rechcigl

Syngenta’s Technical Services Manager explains how two active ingredients help Mural fungicide combat disease and provide several plant health benefits.

Questions with Hans Hansen

Learn about Mangave, a trendy new plant, from its top breeder and the Director of New Plant Development at Walters Gardens.