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Friday, August 28, 2015 Vol. 79 No. 4


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August 2015 Issue

Features
Behind the Variety: Light ’em Up | Katie Elzer-Peters
Perennials for a new generation. Wait ’til you see what they do.

Cheap Tricks | Jennifer Polanz
During our time on the Garden Centers of America Summer Tour in Milwaukee, we saw some really creative ways to plant up live goods.



Consumer Buzz
Credit Card Rewards No Big Deal | Ann-Marie Vazzano
If credit card issuers stopped offering rewards, most American credit card holders wouldn't change their spending habits, according to a new Bankrate.com report.

Back-To-School Spending Up | Ann-Marie Vazzano
More than a quarter (29%) of families will spend more on back-to-school shopping this year than they did last year.



Columns
Victory in a Garden | Jennifer Polanz
know the delight of crunching into a freshly picked sugar snap pea.

Be That Champion | Ellen C. Wells
“The average person walking into a garden center or a cooking demo doesn’t know the basics—and these are the basics we all take for granted,”




Profit Planet

These young, energetic thinkers deserve our recognition
The Friel World

The foodie rush will taper off, brands will vanish, but growing one’s own will have made lifelong converts.


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