Posts tagged "IGCS"

President Obama Head Planter

On the first day of the IGC Show I spotted what looked like, from a distance,  a head pot of former President George W. Bush. The second day of the show I made sure to get a close-up view of the head planter in question and was surprised to learn that the head was actually... Read more »

Garden Tools and Plants at Independent Garden Center Show

The last post about the Independent Garden Center Show here at Chicago Garden. Garden pots outnumbered plants and a tools at the show, but I spotted a few that I liked.  Echinacea ‘Mac N Cheese’ and Echinacea ‘Tomato Soup’ pictured above. Anyone else hungry? I’m told that in Chicago they will be (or already are)... Read more »

Independent Garden Center Show: Garden Pots

If you were a buyer for an independent garden center and you were in the market for large pots and modern, indoor and outdoor planters for the Gen Y crowd the Independent Garden Center Show 2009 was an embarrassment of riches. I couldn’t believe the size of some of these pots, they were large enough... Read more »
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Independent Garden Center Show: Small Space Gardens

Some gardening products from the Independent Garden Center Show 2009 to make gardening in urban and small spaces, like balconies, decks and patios easier. While they make looks like they are better suited for utilitarian gardens, like vegetable gardens, there’s no reason why these couldn’t be used to grow purely ornamental gardens. The images above... Read more »

Independent Garden Center Show 2009

Today was the first day of the Independent Garden Center Show 2009 at Navy Pier. It is a trade show were plant growers and manufacturers and distributors of all kinds of gardening items come to display their best to buyers, the independent garden centers across America. The show is not open to the public, but... Read more »