Archive: Jul 2016

  1. Bring Fafard to Your Garden Center!

    Natural and OrganicCan’t find Fafard® or other Sun Gro Horticulture products at your local garden center? Interested in carrying Fafard? Then please email us at We will work with you to find a solution!

    Fafard® products are becoming popular garden centers and hydroponics stores nationwide. And, it’s easy to see why. Fafard products are known for their great performance. What’s more, many of our products are OMRI Listed and Veriflora Certified, so you can feel confident that you are growing with the best.

    Want to be part of the action? Then request our top-quality growing products today!

    If you are a retailer ready to join the thousands of other happy Fafard® vendors! Please email us here.

    If you have other Fafard® customer support or sales suggestions, emailing us.

  2. 2016 Arett Sales Open House Lawn & Garden Show

    arett.logoHeld in Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, NJ from September 11-13 (Sunday to Tuesday), the 2016 Arett Sales Open House Lawn & Garden Show is a popular regional show focused on the outdoor living and lawn & garden industries. Over 400 exhibitors are anticipated, including Fafard and Sun Gro Horticulture. The Arett Sales Corporation is a distribution company that serves 20 states in the region, offering lawn and garden and outdoor living hard goods and supplies to independent garden centers, hardware stores, and home centers.

  3. Orgill Fall Dealer Market 2016

    downloadCome and see Fafard and Sun Gro Horticulture at the Orgill Fall Dealer Market 2016 held at the Last Vegas, Nevada Sands Expo & Convention Center, August 25-17. According to Orgill, the event: “Orgill Dealer Markets give retailers the opportunity to meet with more than 1,000 different exhibitors, get new ideas from our model stores, stay on top of industry trends, and to scope out the industry’s best product deals.” And, it attracts independent retailers from across the US and over 60 countries.

  4. Farwest Portland 2016

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    Fafard and Sun Gro Horticulture will be at Farwest Portland 2016 held from Thursday August 25th to Saturday August 27th in the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, OR. This exciting event features a grower’s showcase, a new plant varieties showcase, workshops and seminars, and a new products showcase. Don’t miss the event pub crawl, and Keynote speaker Texas A&M professor Dr. Charlie Hall and his talk titled “Factors Affecting Short and Long-Term Demand in the Future,” which will highlight strategic marketing plans for the green industry in a post-Great Recession economy.

    We will be at booths 13043, 14044!

  5. 2016 BWI Expo

    Happening from Monday September 19th to Wednesday the 21st, the 2016 BWI Expo will be held  in Nashville, Tennessee at the Music City Center. There will be lots of tours, presentations, and events in addition to an expansive trade show featuring Fafard and Sun Gro Horticulture. Don’t miss the address by Ian Baldwin, Profitability Consultant for Garden Retail & Hardware! We hope to see you there!

    Sun Gro Horticulture will be at booth 325.

  6. 2016 Florida Nursery Growers & Landscape Association (FNGLA) Landscape Show

    Coming this September 15-17 is the Florida Nursery Growers & Landscape Association (FNGLA) Landscape Show! Held in Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center, over 7,000 attendees attend this popular event hosted by one of the southeast’s most prominent landscape associations. The landscape and horticulture conference and trade event feature a show with over 200,000 square feet of trees, shrubs, equipment, and almost 450 exhibiting companies in 800+ booth spaces.

    Sun Gro Horticulture will be at booth 1619!

  7. 2016 Central Garden Dealer Show


    Held between August 23-25 at the Paris Hotel & Event Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, the 2016 Central Garden Dealer Show will have lots to offer both dealers and vendors. More than 180 vendor partners in over 300 booths will attract attendees representing over 2,000 qualified retail store fronts. Small, interactive dealer workshops and sessions will also be featured.

    If you are from an independent garden center, a regional chain, a hardware store, or a hydroponic store, you should not miss this opportunity.

    Sun Gro Horticulture will be at booth 419!

  8. Nursery Landscape Expo 16 (TNLA) in Houston, TX

    mobile-app-3We’ll be heading down to Texas for the Texas Nursery Landscape Expo 2016 held from August 18 – 20, 2016 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. The yearly event is a big deal down in the Lone Star State. It offers a huge trade show, educational and networking opportunities, and awards show, and more! As advertised, the Expo offers opportunities to: “Strengthen your business, increase your product line, build your industry network and expand your knowledge base while gaining CEUs. Get inspired at the Nursery/Landscape EXPO while exploring over half a million square feet of the convention center with more than 1,000 vendor booths, industry meetings, education breakout sessions, keynote presentations and more.”

    It’s a great deal, too. “Tradeshow Admission includes FREE Access to the following: Two Keynote Speaker Presentations, EXPO’s Sizzle Sessions, Newcomers Shindig for First Time Attendees and Exhibitors, TNLA Women’s Wine and Tapas Get Together (Ladies Only) and the Welcome to Houston Party (includes Drink Ticket plus Live Music) ALL FREE!”

    We hope to see you there. Sun Gro Horticulture will be at booth 2512!



  9. BFG 2016 EXPO in Minneapolis, MN

    Fafard and Sun Gro Horticulture will be at the BFG 2016 EXPO, held in Minneapolis, MN, from August 2-3 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center. Doors will be open from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. There will be loads of vendors sharing there 2017 product lines as well as lots of educational seminars. This is one of two BFG Expos this summer. We hope to see you there.