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This year’s tour day is jam-packed with garden retailing at its best! We’ve put together a full-day tour of five of the Kansas City area's best retail garden centers plus a little emotional inspiration along the way. Be ready to network with fellow retailers, our service pros, and our sponsors and discover new possibilities for profit. Bus captains will provide behind-the-scenes statistics to prepare you for your exploration at each stop.

So hop on board and be ready to enjoy a beautiful fall day filled with inspiration and discovery in America's Heartland and return to the hotel in time for dinner and entertainment in Kansas City!

Buses depart curbside from the InterContinental Hotel at 8:30 am and will return at 7:00 pm.


Suburban Lawn & Garden
4 West 135th St
Kansas City, MO 64145

Located in historic Martin City of south Kansas City, this 40-acre nursery has been a destination for gardeners and professional landscapers since 1990. Centered on a state-of-the-art 45,000 square foot greenhouse, this location features a vast selection of Suburban’s own locally grown trees, shrubs and flowers. is a valuable addition to the Suburban Lawn & Garden family. Now customers can easily reserve mulch, decorative gravels, or soils. The Lawn Care Department operates out of a facility adjacent to the Yard Waste Recycling Center and provides full-service grounds maintenance to many customers both commercial and residential. Services include mowing, turf and tree fertilization, shrub pruning and lawn renovation.

Suburban has a truck shop that maintains a fleet of 150 vehicles used for delivering our many products and transporting our lawn care crews. Also at this facility, Suburban bags the soils and mulches sold at our nurseries under the Summer Field Farms label. A three-person crew can assemble 6000 bags of mulch or soil products each day.

At the height of the Spring season, they have 420 employees ranging from cashiers to construction workers. Each Suburban employee is charged with the responsibility of performing to high standards, ensuring customer satisfaction, and providing all of our services in a friendly, helpful manner.

Since 1989, Suburban has been processing and recycling Kansas City’s organic plant waste, keeping millions of tons of waste out of landfills, and turning it into compost and mulch instead.  Regulated by the USDA, EPA and Missouri Department of Natural Resources; Suburban strives to offer the cleanest, friendliest, and most convenient Yardwaste site in the country.  This facility is open to both residential and commercial customers 7 days a week in the spring, summer and fall, and 5 days a week in the winter.

Golf carts are available to customers to make shopping the huge variety of over 25,000 different items easy.



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