January 2020



Seeing 20/20

From urban density to indoor plants, these trends will continue to influence green-industry sales.


Fresh approach

Bailey Nurseries has invigorated the First Editions brand with updates that appeal to a younger consumer.


50 years of MANTS

What began as a regional trade show meant to boost the area’s nursery industry has morphed into a vital part of the green industry throughout North America.

Mobjack Nurseries

In its 85th year of operation, the Virginia-based nursery reminisces about the early years of MANTS, along with the memories made along the way.

Star Roses and Plants

Star Roses and Plants, an original exhibitor at MANTS, discusses the early days of the show and looks ahead to the many years of networking to come.

Tankard Nurseries

For decades, the Tankards have remained a respected family in the nursery industry. Here’s a look at how they’ve contributed to MANTS and how the show has even helped nurture their business, too.

Lancaster Farms

Original exhibitor Charlie Parkerson tells a few tales of MANTS’ early days.