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INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR
MEET THE
Innovators
LAWN & GARDEN
RETAILER
of the
L&GR's 2023
By Abby McGarry and Teresa McPherson
W
e're excited to introduce you to Lawn &
Garden Retailer's Innovator of the Year award
recipients. These 10 independent garden
centers set themselves apart from the big-box stores by
providing a memorable customer experience, making
a name for themselves within their local communities,
and promoting teamwork and community both internally
and on a broader scale.
In the following pages, you'll read more about these
innovators and be inspired to incorporate some of their
ideas in your own garden center.
14 | LAWN & GARDEN RETAILER | AUGUST 2023
Innovators of the Year
* Abernethy & Spencer Greenhouse &
Garden Center
* Broccolo Garden Center
* CountryMax
* Hyannis Country Garden
* KBK Garden Center
* Lukas Nursery & Butterfly Encounter
* Piedmont Feed & Garden Center
* The Plant Farm
* Village Green Home and Garden
* Wallace's Garden Center
Year!

August 2023

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of August 2023

Editors' Letter
Table of Contents
Headlines
Calendar
Editors' Picks
Innovator of the Year: Meet the Lawn & Garden Retailer Innovators of the Year!
Special Advertising Section
Technology: Open-to-Buy Inventory Management Key for Retailers
Green Goods: Trial-Proven Produce
Product Focus: Garden Pharmacy
Marketplace
Ad Index
5 Minutes With ...: Ken Lain
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August 2023 - Editors' Letter
August 2023 - 5
August 2023 - Table of Contents
August 2023 - 7
August 2023 - Headlines
August 2023 - 9
August 2023 - 10
August 2023 - Calendar
August 2023 - Editors' Picks
August 2023 - 13
August 2023 - Innovator of the Year: Meet the Lawn & Garden Retailer Innovators of the Year!
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August 2023 - Special Advertising Section
August 2023 - 31
August 2023 - Technology: Open-to-Buy Inventory Management Key for Retailers
August 2023 - 33
August 2023 - Green Goods: Trial-Proven Produce
August 2023 - 35
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August 2023 - Product Focus: Garden Pharmacy
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August 2023 - Marketplace
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August 2023 - Ad Index
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August 2023 - 5 Minutes With ...: Ken Lain
August 2023 - 51
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