Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Point of Sale Materials Available

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services as part of an ongoing efforts to assist you in promoting North Carolina ornamental plants to consumers, has produced a series of promotional materials for use by North Carolina Garden Centers and retail nurseries These items include pot stakes, 5” x 7” price cards, and 18’ x 24’ full color coroplast signs. All these materials promote North Carolina Grown plant material using the “Got to be NC” and “Our Best Grown Just for You” themes. These items are free, in limited quantities, to any North Carolina retail nursery or garden center. For more information contact John Snipes, 919-733-7887, , Bill Glenn, 828-253-1691,, or John Aydlett, 252-331-4773 ..

In the Division of Marketing, we will be developing other means as well to highlight the quality and diversity of trees, shrubs, flowers, turfgrass, and Christmas trees that are grown in this state. We welcome your comments and suggestions regarding how we can best serve you and help expand your business.

For more information contact your local Cooperative Extension Center and ask for the Commercial Horticulture Agent.