1. Great American IGC: McDonald Garden Center


    Ask anyone in the Hampton Roads area where to go shopping for plants, and they will direct you to McDonald Garden Center. Founded in 1945, the family owned and operated business was started by two brothers with a vision to bring high-quality garden plants and products to the residents of Hampton, Virginia. In 1973, the center …

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  2. Great American IGC: Calloway’s Nursery


    Sun Gro® Horticulture is proud to conduct business with Calloway’s Nursery— a homegrown independent garden center (IGC) operating 18 nurseries across northern Texas. Gardeners across the region know that “Calloway’s Quality” means exceptional garden plants, expertise, and service. Founded in 1986, Calloway’s Nursery was started by a group of longtime friends from North Texas—Jim Estill, …

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  3. Sun Gro 2017 Sku Consolidations

    Sun Gro Horticulture announces the addition of new dual-label and replacement skus for 2017. Several consolidations will occur with select products in Fafard®, Sunshine®, and Metro-Mix® professional brands. Six products will be consolidated with dual labels, and eleven skus will be replaced by comparable blends. The dual-label and replacement skus will maintain the same high …

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    Beauty on the Outside. Quality on the Inside.™ All the Riches of the Earth® Sun Gro Horticulture is pleased to announce that their premium, high-quality Black Gold Potting Mix brand has been refreshed with dynamic, attention–getting packaging. Bruce Adams, Sun Gro Marketing, points out that although the packaging is new, it’s the same high-quality, professional …

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  5. Sun Gro Horticulture Names Ken Elsbury CEO


    For Immediate Release: AGAWAM, MA – February 20, 2015 – Sun Gro Horticulture announced today that it has named Ken Elsbury as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Elsbury will officially assume his new responsibilities on March 2nd. Elsbury joins the Sun Gro team as the next chapter in a more than 20 year career …

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  6. Boost Retail Sales with Resilience® Enhanced Mixes!

    Resilience enhanced mixes boost retailer sales

    Sun Gro Horticulture® is proud to introduce RESiLIENCE®, mixes enhanced with silicon.  Available in select Black Gold®, Fafard®, Sunshine® and Sunshine Advanced® premium potting soils. Resilience is Sun Gro’s brand name for growing mixes enriched with beneficial silicon—a patented technology developed by the company’s own research horticulturists. These enhanced potting mixes offer IGC retailers, growers, …

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    RESILIENCE SILICON-ENRICHED GROWING MIXES GROW “GREEN STEEL”- NOW AVAILABLE IN SELECT SUN GRO PROFESSIONAL AND RETAIL MIXES AGAWAM, MA – July 7, 2014 –   Sun Gro Horticulture® is proud to introduce its new professional and retail RESiLIENCE® mixes enriched with a natural silicon that offers growers and consumers big benefits – plants with improved stem diameter …

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  8. Sun Gro Horticulture’s Canadian Facilities are Veriflora® Certified!

    AGAWAM, MA – October 11, 2013 – Sun Gro Horticulture announces that all of its Canadian production sites have become Veriflora Certified for responsible horticultural peat moss production and peat land management. Veriflora is a seed-to-store agricultural sustainability certification and eco-labeling program highly revered in the horticulture industries. Veriflora Certification establishes: 1. Environmental Sustainability 2. …

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