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2018 March/AprilRussell's Garden Cafe Is An 'energy Center' For Molbak's
  March/AprilSidewalk Sales Revs Up Summertime Sales at Ravenna Gardens
  January/February #heyswansons Hashtag 'Exponentially' Increases IGC's Visibility Online
  January/February Container Design Contest In July Draws Crowds In Droves
2017  November/December 'Get Your "Buzz On" Weekend' Mixes Bees & Brews For Father's Day
  November/December Carolina H&G Is Community's 'Hangout Spot' Thursday Nights 
  November/December Terrain Puts A Push Behind Special Events With New Venue 

 Best of IGC Show
 Gale's Helps Shelter Pets Find 'A Home for the Holidays'

 IGC Show Issue
 Atrium's Float Brings a Rush of Parade-Goers In to Shop

 IGC Show Preview
 Chamber Holiday Party Brings Good Will to Pasquesi Year-Round

 IGC Show Preview
 Customers Call These Store Display Gardens Their 'Happy Place'

 March/April Cross Creek's Outdoor Showcase Makes Instant, Lasting Impressions

 March/April Sneed's Switch to Organics Resonates With Customers

 January/February Sage Kitchen Serves up 40% of Store's Revenue
  January/February Southern IGC is a Nationally-Sought Wedding Destination
2016 November/December Kids Cooking Classes Dish Up Sales
  November/December Feral Cats Find Safe Haven at Mesquite Valley Growers Nursery
  November/December Valentine's Promo Spreads the Love
  Best of IGC Show Kitchenware Spices Up Gift Dept.
  Best of IGC Show New Bromeliad House Trends a 22% Uptick in Sales
  IGC Show Issue 'Make & Take' Workshops Tailored to Taste
  IGC Show Issue Rhoad's Summer Camp Grows Gardeners
  IGC Show Preview Primex's App is 'A Silent Salesperson'
  IGC Show Preview Lurvey's New Retail Space Built to Reinforce Store's Brand
  March/April Al's Cocktail Party Sells Herbs, Grills with 'Mad Men' Style

 January/February Girls Thyme Brings in the Ladies With Food, Specials and Fun
2015
 Best of IGC Show
 Barn Nursery's Holiday Open House Triples November Weekend Sales
  IGC Show Issue
 Bonsai 'Store-Within-a Store' Concept, Workshops Yield Good Sales
  IGC Show Preview
 Ebert's Gets Customers Excited to Shop With Pre-Spring Tour
  March/April
 K&W Plants Up Median & Wins Kudos From the Community
  March/April Painting Parties Pull People In
  January/February
 Summers Past's 'Fairy Festival' is Magic for Gen X/Gen Y Families
  January/February Local Art Gives Graziano Gardens a Special Flair for Sales
2014 November/December
 Family Night At Swanson's Gets 'Freshman Gardeners' In-Store
  November/December         
 Nichey Stuff: Cheers! Here's To Profiting from the 'Mixology' Trend
  IGC Show Issue
 DeHaven's Event Rentals Generate Steady Income, New Foot Traffic
  IGC Show Issue High Hand Transforms Dilapidated Fruit Shed with Unique Shops
  IGC Show Preview
 Upped Pet Offering Drives Repeat Traffic, Sales for Homestead
  March/April
 Honeybees Get Community Buzzing About Hahn Nursery
  March/April 'Retail Therapy' Gives Local-Loyal Customers Incentive to Shop
  March/April Nichey Stuff: Raised Beds: All the Rage With Style-Minded
 Veggie Gardeners

  January/February Nichey Stuff: 'Handmade' is a Draw for Gen X/Gen Y Customers
  January/February 'Dog Days of Summer' is a Warm Fuzzy for Pooch-Loving Customers
  January/February Green Chile Cookoff Adds Pep to Johnson's Off-Season
2013    
 November/December Feasel's Elves Deliver Trees, Win Generations of Customers
  November/December Pallets Are Popular with the Younger Crowd at McDonald Garden Center
  November/December Nichey Stuff: Backyard Chickens Are a Growing Niche for Garden Centers
  Best of IGC Show
 Noted & Noteworthy: Gold-Winning 'Green' Design Tops
 GCA's Best Bathroom Awards

  IGC Show Issue
 Sell It: Incredible Edibles
  IGC Show Issue Noted & Noteworthy: Pottery Shop Puts Custom Ceramics Front and Center
  March/April Sell It:  Vertical Visability
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