Bayer Advanced
Bayer Advanced is dedicated to helping your customers achieve better results with less effort. Our 100-year history of providing innovative products to the horticultural and professional pest control industries means, you can trust Bayer Advanced to take care of your lawn and garden needs. At Bayer Advanced this is more than a tag line. It is our mission to deliver "Better Thinking, Better Results" in everything we do. To our customers this means delivering better solutions to help care for their lawns and gardens.
Phone: 877-229-3724, 8:00 am - 5:00 p.m. CST


Black Gold
Since 1983, the Black Gold product line has been available at many fine garden centers for the gardening delight of their customers. All Black Gold® mixes are professionally formulated to ensure success, and many of our products have been certified by the Mulch & Soil Council, which shows our products are made with the highest quality ingredients.

Black Gold® is made by a world-class horticulture company, Sun Gro Horticulture. For more than 80 years Sun Gro Horticulture has been a leading producer of quality products for commercial growers.
contact us at: (425) 641-7577

Bonide Products
Congratulations! Bonide celebrates 75 years of offering gardeners only the finest products available to solve lawn, plant, insect, and home and garden problems. Bonide's product line is so complete that when gardeners visit their award-winning website, they'll receive great product and gardening information to solve almost any gardening problem. Bonide has provided customers with education and problem solving since 1926.
Phone: 315-736-8231

Bonnie Plants
Bonnie Plants is the preferred brand of vegetable and herb plants for many gardeners throughout the country. Known for providing high quality vigorous plants, the company is also known for a green approach to gardening. Bonnie's  biodegradable, plantable pots keep more than a hundred million plastic pots out of landfills each year.

The company began in 1918 when a farming couple named Bonnie and Livingston Paulk planted two pounds of cabbage seeds so they could sell starter plants to provide income for the winter. Transporting the plants by horse and buggy, they sold that first batch to neighbors and other customers in their hometown of Union Springs, Alabama. It wasn't long before they began selling other crops and Livingston named their new company after his wife.

Continuing a tradition of family management the current president of Bonnie plants is the grandson of Bonnie and Livingston, and the company still calls Union Springs home. Today, Bonnie Plants offers gardeners more than 250 varieties of vegetables and herbs - all grown in greenhouses in nearly every stat to supply fresh healthy plant to nearby markets.

Bonnie Plants are available at garden retailers during the planting seasons in your area. Check the dealerlocator at to find a store near you. To learn more, visit Bonnie Plants ,then follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Pinterest.



Damminix Tick Tubs
This remarkable solution consists of small tubes filled with cotton balls. The cotton is treated the mild insecticide Permethrin. To use it, simply place Damminix Tick Tubes® in areas around your yard where mice frolic. That's it. Mice will do the rest for you by gathering the cotton to build nests in their burrows. Young ticks feeding on the mice are killed by the insecticide before they can spread Lyme Disease to you, your family and your pets. Each mouse nesting with Damminix Tick Tubes® can kill hundreds of ticks each season. Studies have shown that Damminix Tick Tubes® actually reduces the risk of exposure to an infected tick by up to 97% on a treated property. Now, you can Take Back the Outdoors!
Toll Free 800.234.8425
In the early 1940s, Manitowoc florist John G. Dramm, with a gift for invention, designed a product that was to become the cornerstone of the Dramm Corporation. He called it the 400 Water Breaker(TM). Today Dramm Corporation still manufactures millions of Water Breaker hose nozzles along with many other Professional Watering Tools. In addition, Dramm produces its' very own All Natural Organic Fertilizer for commercial growers, master gardeners and enthusiasts throughout the world.
Phone: 800.258.0848 order toll free
Dynamite Premium Plant Food includes not only the three major nutrients nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium, but also micro-nutrients that all plants need in smaller quantities. The Dynamite Premium Plant Food line has several formulas including an All-Purpose indoor/outdoor; a Flowers and Vegetables formula; and there's even an organic formula specifically for tomatoes, called Mater Magic. Dynamite can be worked into the soil at planting or added later by just sprinkling around the plant's root zone. Click and visit our Website for the entire Dynamite story. You'll learn why the patented fertilizer coating releases nutrients slowly for the best plant growth and health. For bigger blooms, more vegetables and more color, use Dynamite Premium Plant Food.


Espoma Company
For over 75 years The Espoma Company has been the leading manufacturer and marketer of natural organic plant foods for the lawn and garden industry. Our brands, including Holly-tone, Plant-tone and Rose-tone, are recognized by professional and amateur gardeners as the finest, safest, and most reliable plant foods available.
Phone: 888-ESPOMA1

Extremely Green Extremely Green

Extremely Green started as a local gardening company in the New Hampshire seacoast. We were eager to find customers who wanted alternatives to the traditional approach of using synthetic chemicals to feed plants and control pests, weeds, and diseases in the garden. Fortunately, growing numbers of people are questioning the old practices that were more inclined to achieving fast results than to a thoughtful, cautious stewardship of the biosphere. Our gardening business, and now our web site, tries to connect those people with good, proven organic products and practice. In our own business, we've adapted Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques to deal with pests, weeds, and diseases. First we try to use cultural practice to minimize or alleviate problems. Then we use low impact remedies, such as beneficial insects and broad spectrum organic pesticides and insecticides. Only as a last resort would we consider using anything stronger and more toxic. Every treatment is weighed against its potential effect on beneficial insects and microorganisms before we proceed. This approach differs greatly from the traditional "nuke the nuisance" strategy where toxic chemicals often don't distinguish between pests and beneficial life forms.Extremely Green

Fafard Fafard

For almost a century, Fafard have prided ourselves on being far more than just a soil company. Our mixes are superior and the most consistent on the market. Our quality-control process is rigorous, to say the least. And no other growing media is perfectly formulated to grow a masterpiece. We also offer professional growers almost a century of industry expertise and experience to help grow their operation, their yield and their bottom line. Our comprehensive in-house Horticultural Services provides analytical testing and on-site consultations, and we employ a technical team who oversees production at each of our manufacturing facilities. Whether you need a superior mix or custom blend, or help determining how to improve your growing operation, you won’t find a more passionate group of people dedicated to helping grow a horticultural work of art.




Green Prints

There are over 100 how-to gardening publications in this country. Only GreenPrints magazine shares the human side: the joy, humor, frustrations, and heart in fine prose and fine art. It's the best personal garden writing, old and new. It's funny. It's tender. It's truthful. It's inspiring. There is absolutely no other gardening magazine like it. If you love to garden, you'll love to read the magazine of personal garden writing: GreenPrints, "The Weeder’s Digest!" GreenPrints—like gardening—offers hope, joy, encouragement, peace, humor, comfort, beauty, friendship, and so much more. And who couldn’t use those things, now or anytime? It’s a much-cherished present—for yourself and your gardening friends and family!
Our international corporate headquarters is our home, a passive solar domicile that lies right between a mountain and a creek in lovely Fairview, North Carolina. There, in a cluttered office looking over our garden, "The Weeder's Digest" comes to life. Stories by gardeners from Florida to Alaska, art from 16 different illustrators, photos, letters, quotes—it all blooms together to form an honest, intimate magazine, a heartfelt dialogue among gardeners and friends. An 80-page quarterly journal that shares the best personal garden writing, old and new, from all over the country. Green Prints
JRM Chemical Inc.
Soil Moist is ideal for applications where watering is a concern. The complete non-toxic polymer design helps to reduce plant watering by 50%. Soil Moist helps save water and reduce evaporation of moisture from the soil. Its time release fertilizer keeps your plants hydrated and in great shape all season. Soil Moist encourages deep root penetration, reduces soil compaction, minimizes transplant shock, will last several seasons and is cost effective and environmentally friendly.
Phone: 800-962-4010
Lynwood Laboratories

Lynwood Laboratories
In 1951, DR. Kanin a young practicing veterinarian in the suburbs of Boston Mass was experiencing a heavy infestation of hornets and flies from an adjacent farm. These insects were covering the screens and the windows of the animal hospital and were entering the hospital as the door open and closed. Dr. Kanin began to experiment with various insecticides. He finally formulated a mixture that when applied to the screens, windows and the ceiling eliminated the bug problem. The residual lasted for several weeks! This product became Lynwood's Screen and Surface the first of many effective products available today at your local Home and Garden Center and Hardware store. DR Kanin also invented the first long distance spray for Hornet and Wasp. Today with new products like Hari Kari for Japanese beetles and Shoo-Mold the first pump applicator for mold problems inside your home and basement DR. Kanin is still busy working on new projects for the future. Fax 781-444-2454 Tel 781-449-6776

Milorganite organic nitrogen fertilizer promotes healthy growth of lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers, and vegetables. Milorganite contains slow release organic nitrogen which helps produce thick, green lawns without excessive top growth, and is fortified with 4% iron for enhanced greening. The non-burning, slow release formula doesn't have to be watered-in; it will stay in the soil ready to work when moisture comes later. • 36 lb. bag covers 2,500 sq. ft. • 4% Iron for enhanced greening without staining • Non-burning formula protects vegetation from damage • Slow release – feeds up to 3 months • Doesn't need to be watered-in, so it is good for use in drought conditions or areas with water restraints • USDA Bio-Preferred Certified – contains 85% organic matter • 5-2-0 fertilizer analysis Milorganite


Monterey Lawn and Garden Products is a distributor of plant protection chemicals and fertilizers. We are based in Fresno, in the heart of California’s agricultural region where we are committed to bringing home gardeners new products that can help them with their biggest gardening challenges. Our growing line of products provide economical and effective solutions to yard and garden problems, and really are “Products That Work!” For labels and more information on any Monterey Lawn & Garden Product contact us at

Natural Alternative® has been providing homeowners with natural and organic-based lawn and garden products for over twenty-five years. Our mission is to reduce the use of chemicals in peoples’ daily lives. We provide a safer, effective and affordable alternative to synthetic chemicals. By the year 2000, organics had grown into a sustainable lifestyle, and the demand for Natural Alternative® products increased, too. By 2011 Natural Alternative® grew from an internet-based company to a brand supporting independent lawn and garden centers. Today, in addition to our lawn fertilizers, organic plant foods and microbial-based products, we offer non-toxic, biodegradable ice melt -- a kinder alternative to our waterways, landscapes, aquatic life and pets. It’s an easy choice®. Call us at 888-546-5941, find us on Facebook at or long onto our website at (Look for our new website with a garden center locator.) It’s an easy choice™.Natural-Alternative

Neptune's Harvest

Neptune's Harvest makes organic fertilizers derived from the mineral rich North Atlantic Ocean, which is nature’s perfect source (in a perfect balance) for the nutrients plants and soil need to be extremely healthy and increase yield and quality. Neptune’s Harvest Organic Fertilizer is located in Gloucester, MA, which is America’s oldest fishing port. The Fish Fertilizer is made from the remains of the Fish after the fillet has been removed. It is great way to utilize 100% of the Fish. Because it is fresh fish, there is no offensive odor.
Retail and bulk products include, cold processed liquid Hydrolyzed Fish, Seaweed, Fish & Seaweed Blend, Turf Formula, dry Kelp Meal, Crab Shell and more. The liquid products are used as a foliar feed, and the dry products should be mixed in your soil before planting, or top dressed for existing plants, and lawns. There are many benefits to using these products. You are giving the plant and soil macro and micro nutrients, trace elements, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, enzymes and naturally occurring growth hormones.
Neptune’s Harvest is family owned operated. Out of 45 employees, 16 are family. Neptune's Harvest

GGSLlogo Great Garden Supply

Great Garden Supply is your one stop destination for all things lawn & garden supply. Whether you are a passionate homeowner, an arbor enthusiast or a landscape professional, our massive inventory is sure to meet your every need. Backed by our 32 year old brick & mortar parent company, Northeast Nursery, Great Garden Supply brings years of professional expertise and product knowledge to customers in an effort to create a superior online shopping experience. Our product selection and industry know-how will ensure you never need to shop anywhere else. We are the experts, supplying top quality nursery stock, natural stone and garden accessories from around the world.

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For the past 19 years, Organic Laboratories, Inc. has been one of the country's leading developers, producers and marketers of earth-friendly pesticides and fertilizers. Our products are as diverse as the markets we serve. We are one of the few industry providers with an in-house agronomist and our team is constantly researching and developing new products for a variety of users and industries.

For home gardeners who are increasingly turning away from harsh chemicals, we offer our Organocide® line of environmentally-friendly products. Most of our products in this line are OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) listed, which means they are approved for use in Organic Production. We also provide cutting-edge and solutions-oriented products through our Plant Doctor® line. The products in this line are tried and true, and are essential for creating long-lasting vitality, abundant yield and overall healthy plant life. We are confident that you won't find any better products to suit your particular needs…anywhere!

Over the last several years we have been introducing our proven technologies to the indoor gardening industry. We offer a complete line of specialized indoor gardening products.

These are exciting times here in the laboratories and we are looking forward to expanding our product lines and growing relationships. If you have any questions about any of our products, please feel free to give us a call. We are looking forward to serving you.

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Turf Trust® Professional is the ultra premium lawn fertilizer. Turf Trust® provides everything your lawns need to grow thick, healthy and lush. Compare the guaranteed analysis of Turf Trust® to any other fertilizer; no other brand offers your customers such a diverse, complete and balanced nutrient menu. Over 60% of the Nitrogen in Turf Trust® is in the controlled release form. Turf Trust® slowly and gently "spoon-feeds" your lawn, keeping it healthy, strong and dark green, without increased mowing. Only Turf Trust® has CDU, the ultimate water insoluble nitrogen. CDU releases slowly through microbial action and supports natural disease suppression. When applied according to directions, Turf Trust® cannot burn. It’s unique controlled release formula reduces nutrient run-off, making Turf Trust® better for the environment. Pro-Trust

Smart Pots.

High Caliper Growing High Caliper Growing, manufacturer of the Smart Pot and the Big Bag Bed, was founded in 1984. But the story began four years earlier when Ralph Reiger put together some fabric containers at his tree farm in Guthrie, Oklahoma. Ralph hoped the in-ground fabric bags would make harvesting large caliper trees easy. The trees were dug in 1982, and two year later Ralph, working out of the basement of his house, incorporated and began selling his new “Root Control Bags” to the nursery industry. Today, High Caliper Growing is the green industry leader in manufacturing breathable, soft-sided containers for plant growers. After years in the garden and nursery, we know that the container you use will effect the growth of your plant. The Smart Pot fabric aeration container and the Big Bag Bed fabric raised bed are the best growing containers for your plants. And our products are made in Oklahoma, USA. Smart Pots

St. Gabriel Organics

Our Company began with one idea, make products that protect the earth, our families and pets. After 40 years our focus has not changed, we continue to develop and manufacture high quality organic products for the home and garden! For us thinking “Green” and making a difference is not a new trend, it’s been a way of life!

For more information visit the St. Gabriel Organics website.

Summit Responsible Solutions

Summit Mosquito Dunks® are America’s favorite biological mosquito control because Dunks kill mosquitoes before they’re old enough to bite®. The active ingredient in Mosquito Dunks® is BTI (Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis), a bacterium that’s deadly to mosquito larvae but harmless to other living things. Just float biodegradable Mosquito Dunks® in ponds, birdbaths, fountains or wherever water collects to kill mosquito larvae for up to 30 days. Mosquito Dunks® are organic and approved for use in fish habitats and animal watering troughs. Mosquito Bits® contain the same active ingredient as Mosquito Dunks®, and they are approved for the control of fungus gnats in container gardens and potted plants. Summit Year-Round® Spray Oil is an OMRI-approved horticultural oil that kills a wide range of insect pests. Summit Biological Caterpillar & Webworm Control contains 100% natural BTK, which kills caterpillars and webworms but has no effect on birds, earthworms, or beneficial insects such as honeybees and ladybugs. For more information visit or call (800) 227-8664.


VPG provides solutions to homeowners for any and all of your Lawn and Garden problems. With 3 brands to choose from: Fertilome, Hi Yield, and Natural Guard, there is the perfect product for every dilemma around your home and garden. Whether you want to control weeds, insects, fungus, need lawn or garden fertilizer, or just want to have the biggest and best plants and lawn in the neighborhood, here is your quick and easy answer. Looking for economical quality solutions? Look no more. All your gardening needs can be satisfied in one place. Find us at your local, independent garden center or hardware store.

Please visit us at or call us at 888-583-5296. Thank you, we look forward to giving you the best looking yard on the block.

Wet and Forget
WET & FORGET Moss Removal, Mold Removal, Mildew & Stain Removal Wet & Forget has a unique combination of biodegradable selective surfactants for Moss Removal, Mold Removal, Mildew & Stain Removal on any exterior surface. When diluted with water and applied, it immediately attacks that unsightly moss, mold and mildew. Each time it rains, this safe, cleansing combination reactivates to help flush off the moss, mold and mildew without damaging the surface it has infested. Be patient. Results are visible 1 to 2 weeks after application. Good things take time. Wet & Forget continues to work for up to a year.

Sixty years ago WILT-PRUF® was discovered and became the first anti-transpirant on the market. A product such as this was needed in horticulture to enable nurserymen to transplant shrubs and trees any time of year without fear of excessive transpiration which could cause plant failure.

Over the years, it was discovered that anti-transpirants had many additional but related uses -- protection against drying out when evergreen roots were frozen in wintertime, as well as during periods of drought. These times of stress deprive plants of their normal moisture intake. Anti-transpirants were found to be effective on cut Christmas trees, wreaths, and greens to retard needle drop by keeping existing moisture in the foliage. It was discovered that many indoor plants could survive longer periods without watering by treatment with an anti-transpirant. And ornamentals exposed to excessive warm or cold winds were protected from drying out by spraying with an anti-transpirant. Storage of tubers, bulbs, and bare root stock was more successful when they were first dipped in an anti-transpirant solution.

Phone: 1-800-972-0726
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