CHICAGO, July 30, 2018—LandscapeHub, an online marketplace for the nursery and landscape industry, announced an agreement with Sheridan Nurseries, enabling the product of the Canadian supplier to be made available on the LandscapeHub platform.
LandscapeHub is an online marketplace with a custom procurement tool aimed to optimize the buying and selling of plants and hardscape products for projects. This is also a first of its kind digital sales channel for suppliers to reach the 450,000 landscape contractors in the United States.
“Sheridan Nurseries is a premier partner for us—we are elated to join forces with this Canadian industry leader,” says Lisa Fiore, Founder & CEO. “The LandscapeHub platform aims to create a stronger, more connected industry while providing customers the vast selection and variety they want. Together with Sheridan, we will be able to support the needs of all customers better.”
For over 100 years, Sheridan Nurseries has been an industry leader and on the cutting edge of horticultural innovation. Based in the Toronto area, Sheridan Nurseries is a garden and landscape supply company with over 900 acres of land, including 54 acres of propagation farm and 260 acres of container growing. They are a major supplier of goods to garden centers and distributors in eastern Canada and the United States. Their nursery has been responsible for several plant introductions including Green Gem™ Boxwood, Green Mountain Boxwood, Green Velvet™ Boxwood, Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac, and Degroot’s Spire Cedar. They also currently grow 1200 cultivars of perennials.
Brian Worfolk, Sheridan Nurseries U.S. Sales Manager stated, “Partnering with the LandscapeHub team and their advanced platform allows us to reach new markets through this digital sales channel. Over the past 100 years we have strived to be innovative and this agreement avails us the opportunity to secure our position in the market. We are excited to make our materials available to more customers in the United States because of LandscapeHub.”
With this new agreement, LandscapeHub will be able to provide buyers easier access to the exceptional availability and quality of Sheridan’s inventory. Buyers can feel comfortable buying from Canada in that LandscapeHub/Sheridan Nurseries will manage the transfer of material across the border. LandscapeHub’s ability to combine delivery loads along with Sheridan’s weekly trucks into the US makes it a winning combination for increasing fulfillment options for customers.
About LandscapeHub: Founded in 2017 by Lisa Fiore, Ed Rockhill, and Chad Cooper, LandscapeHub is a Chicago-based technology company. Their online B2B marketplace connects buyers and suppliers within one central platform. LandscapeHub is dedicated to streamlining the procurement process in the green industry. Buyers and suppliers increase efficiency, expand their networks, and gain valuable market knowledge and insights by using LandscapeHub. For more information, please visit www.landscapehub.com or contact email@example.com
About Sheridan Nurseries: Sheridan Nurseries has been a grower and purveyor of quality plant material for the landscape industry and gardening public since 1913. With a proud heritage and legacy for innovation, Sheridan Nurseries has grown to be one of Canada’s largest growers of hardy nursery plants and has eight Garden Centers in the Greater Toronto Area. Growing over 1200 cultivars of perennials and hardy nursery stock on over 850 acres in Halton Hills Ontario, Sheridan Nurseries ships 1.8 million plants annually to markets across North Eastern North America.