Calloway’s Nursery Wins Lawn & Garden Retailer Magazine’s Merchandiser of the Year Award

Fort Worth, TX, January 23, 2010 --( Calloway’s Nursery won Lawn and Garden Retailer Magazine’s 2009 Merchandiser of the Year Award by receiving the most votes out of four finalists in December.

The competition began in the fall of 2009 and visitors to Lawn and Garden’s website could vote for their favorite entry. Voting ended on Dec. 15. Calloway’s Nursery competed with Chalet, Matterhorn Nursery, and Habersham Gardens. Calloway’s Nursery was selected because of its festive fall merchandise and fall programs for adults and children, including the company’s annual Fall Harvest Festival held each October. The company was also recognized because of its commitment to providing premium quality merchandise and superior service to its customers.

“Congratulations to Calloway’s Nursery for becoming our Merchandiser of the Year. Their singular focus on providing the best-quality plants — and inspiring customers to use them beautifully in their homes — really sets them apart,” said Paige Worth, managing editor of the Lawn & Garden Retailer Magazine. This is the third year that the publication has facilitated the Merchandiser of the Year competition.

“We are excited to be among such great company in the competition, and we are extremely grateful for all of the votes we received,” Kimberly Bird, Vice President of Retail Marketing said.

Calloway’s and Cornelius Nursery is a 19-store garden center chain serving the Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston markets. The company strives to make gardening fun, easy and successful for customers by offering expert advice from Texas Certified Nursery Professionals; store environments that are educational and easy to shop; weekly gardening clinics that serve both novice and expert gardeners; displays and instructions to aid gardeners with design and color development in their yards; and a product selection of the best plant varieties available. For more information, visit

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Melyssa Prince