Garden Center Editorial Calendar

January

Hard Goods

Eco-friendly

Green Goods

Annuals, Edibles

Dècor/Gifts

Miniature & fairy gardening, Holiday décor

Products

Tools, carts & equipment

Supplement

Spring Profit Centers

Close Date

12/15/16

Materials Due

12/19/16


February

Hard Goods

Spring Survival Guide

Green Goods

Spring Survival Guide

Dècor/Gifts

Spring Survival Guide

Products

Spring Survival Guide

Supplement

GCP&S

Close Date

1/16/17

Materials Due

1/19/17


March

Hard Goods

Fixtures & displays

Green Goods

Ornamental grasses, Branded plants

Dècor/Gifts

Patio furniture & décor, Lighting

Products

Birding

Supplement

New Product Introductions / Spring Trials Special Section

Close Date

2/15/17

Materials Due

2/20/17


April

Hard Goods

Outdoor cooking, DIY projects

Green Goods

Perennials, Roses

Dècor/Gifts

Pottery & containers

Products

Watering tools & accessories, Kid-friendly products

Supplement

Retail MVPs

Close Date

3/15/17

Materials Due

3/20/17


May

Hard Goods

Software

Green Goods

Tropicals, Green roofs/walls

Dècor/Gifts

Garden ornaments, Wind chimes

Products

Control Products

Supplement

Miniature/Fairy Gardening Report

Close Date

4/14/17

Materials Due

4/19/17


June

Hard Goods

Arbors/trellises/gazebos, Water features

Green Goods

Fall plants, Indoor plants

Dècor/Gifts

Bird seed

Products

Growing media & soil amendments

Supplement

Increasing Profits Supplement / GCP&S

Close Date

5/15/17

Materials Due

5/19/17


July

Hard Goods

Fertilizers/growth products, Statuary

Green Goods

Poinsettias/holiday plants, Trees/shrubs

Dècor/Gifts

Animal-themed décor

Products

Indoor growing supplies

Supplement

Grower-Retailer Report

Close Date

6/15/17

Materials Due

6/19/17


August

Hard Goods

Urban gardening, Signs, labels & tags

Green Goods

Seeds, Bulbs

Dècor/Gifts

Fountains

Products

Organics

Supplement

Garden Center Product Testimonials

Close Date

7/14/17

Materials Due

7/19/17


September

Hard Goods

Top 100 Independent Garden Centers

Green Goods

Top 100 Independent Garden Centers

Dècor/Gifts

Top 100 Independent Garden Centers

Products

Top 100 Independent Garden Centers

Supplement

Top 100 Independent Garden Centers

Close Date

8/15/17

Materials Due

8/18/17


October

Hard Goods

Plant care products

Green Goods

Natives, succulents & drought-tolerant plants

Dècor/Gifts

Bird feeders & houses, Indoor décor

Products

Plant stakes/supports

Supplement

Social Media Report / GCP&S

Close Date

9/15/17

Materials Due

9/20/17


November

Hard Goods

State of the Industry

Green Goods

State of the Industry

Dècor/Gifts

State of the Industry

Products

State of the Industry

Supplement

State of the Industry

Close Date

10/16/17

Materials Due

10/20/17


December

Hard Goods

Water gardening,Bulk/bagged goods

Green Goods

Veggies, herb starts & seeds, Container plants & combinations

Dècor/Gifts

Gardener gear,Made in the USA

Products

Greenhouse structures

Supplement

New Plant Introductions / GCP&S

Close Date

11/15/17

Materials Due

11/20/17

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