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The Fling has a history of great relationships with sponsors within the horticultural industry as well as local and regional sponsors for each Fling. 

 

Flings attract between 70 and 100 online gardening influencers from across North America, as well as the U.K. and beyond. They gather in a new host city each year for inspirational garden touring and networking. 

As influential garden communicators, Flingers can create a buzz – in posts to Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and other social media about the gardens they tour, people they meet, and the products that excite them.

We love our sponsors! Your support helps defray the Fling costs, such as garden admissions, meals, facility rentals and transportation. We share our love through links to sponsor names, logos and websites on this site, News features here and on Facebook, a print directory given to all attendees, and grateful acknowledgement throughout the Fling. 

 

Depending on your sponsorship level, we offer additional benefits to thank you for your generosity. 

 

Contact the current lead planner, Karl Gercens, for up-to-date specifics. We showcase each Fling's sponsors for the term of the current Fling at the sponsorship levels below. Please ask us for details.

SUPERBLOOM LEVEL

Sponsorship $5,000+

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BLOOM LEVEL

Sponsorship $1000-$4999

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BUD LEVEL

Sponsorship $750-$999

STEM LEVEL

Sponsorship $500-749

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ROOT LEVEL

Sponsorship Up to $250-499

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FLING SPONSORS

PAST & PRESENT

Sponsors of current and past

Garden Fling events include the following:

Highlighted in bold, with special thanks, are our Friends of the Fling – loyal sponsors who have supported the Fling for five years or $5,000, whichever comes first (as of 2017).

Acti-Sol (Toronto) 
All-America Selections (Toronto)
American Beauties Native Plants (Minneapolis, Capital Region)
American Horticultural Society (Capital Region)
American Meadows (Minneapolis, Capital Region, Austin)
Annie's Annuals & Perennials (San Francisco)
The Antique Rose Emporium (Austin)
Applewood Seed Co. (Denver)
Articulture (Austin)
Bachman's (Minneapolis)
Back to the Roots (San Francisco)
Bailey Nurseries (Minneapolis, Madison)
Bartlett Tree Experts (Capital Region)
Barton Springs Nursery (Austin)
B Wise Gardening (San Francisco)
Black Gold (Buffalo, Asheville, San Francisco)
Blue Viper weed sprayer (Capital Region)
Bluestone Perennials  (Capital Region, Denver, Madison)
Blooms of Bressingham (San Francisco, Portland, Toronto, Minneapolis)
Bonnie Plants (Toronto)
Botanical Interests Seeds 
(Seattle, Asheville, San Francisco, Portland, Toronto, Minneapolis, Capital Region, Austin, Denver, Madison)

Botanical Paperworks (Toronto)
Central Texas Gardener (Austin)

Chanticleer Garden (Philadelphia)
Cistus Nursery (Portland)
CityPass (Toronto)
Clif Bar (Toronto)
CobraHead 
(Seattle, Asheville, San Francisco, Portland, Toronto, Minneapolis, Capital Region, Austin, Denver, Madison)
Colorblends
(Buffalo, Seattle, Asheville, San Francisco, Toronto, Minneapolis, Capital Region)
Cool Springs Press (Toronto)
Corona Tools 
(Buffalo, Asheville, San Francisco, Portland, Toronto, Minneapolis, Capital Region, Denver)
Costa Farms (Minneapolis)

Crescent Garden (Madison)
Dancing Oaks Nursery (Capital Region)
David Austin Roses (Toronto, Minneapolis, Capital Region)
DK Publishing (Toronto)
Dramm
(San Francisco, Portland, Toronto, Minneapolis, Capital Region, Austin, Denver, Madison)
East Austin Succulents (Austin)
Encore Azalea
(Asheville, San Francisco, Portland, Minneapolis, Capital Region, Austin)
Endless Summer Hydrangeas (San Francisco)
Esschert Design (Denver)
Fafard (San Francisco)
Fern Valley Art (Austin)
Fernlea Flowers (Toronto)
First Editions Plants (San Francisco)
Fiskars (Toronto, Austin)
Flora Grubb Gardens (San Francisco)
Fort Collins Nursery (Denver)
Gail Eichelberger - Clay and Limestone (Asheville)
Garden Design
(Portland, Toronto, Minneapolis, Capital Region, Austin)
Garden Media Group (Asheville, Toronto)
Garden Rant
(Buffalo, Seattle, Asheville, San Francisco, Madison)
Garden Tower Project (Denver)
Garden Trends by Harris Seeds  (Capital Region)
Gardener's Confidence Collection (Austin)
Gardener's Dream (Toronto)
Gardener's Supply Co. (San Francisco, Portland, Toronto, Minneapolis)
Gardening with Confidence (Asheville, San Francisco)
Gardening Products Review.com (Denver)
GardenMaking.com (Toronto)
Global Gardening Friends (San Francisco) 
Grimm's Gardens (Capital Region)
Gorilla Carts (Minneapolis)
Gossler Farms Nursery (Capital Region)
GrowIt! (Denver)
Hang-a-Pot (Denver)
High Country Gardens (Minneapolis, Capital Region, Austin)
High Mowing Organic Seeds (Asheville, San Francisco)
Hill Country Water Gardens & Nursery (Austin)
Hollingsworth Peonies (Capital Region)
Hortus TV (Capital Region, Austin)
HotZot (Austin)
J. Berry Nursery (Grand Saline, Texas, Madison)
J Peterson Garden Design (San Francisco)
John and Bob's Soil Solutions (Capital Region, Denver, Madison)
Joy Creek Nursery (Portland, Capital Region)
Kelly Moore Bags (Minneapolis, Capital Region)
Kitazawa Seed Company (Capital Region, Austin)
Kneepads.com (Toronto)
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center (Austin)
Lazy S's Farm Nursery (Capital Region)
Leaf Landscape Supply (Austin)
Leaf Magazine (Asheville) 
Lee Valley Tools (Toronto)
Little Prince of Oregon Nursery (Portland)
Loblaws (Toronto)

Longwood Gardens (Philadelphia)
Lucinda Hutson (Austin)
Maine Garden Products (Capital Region)
McMenamins (Portland)
Meadowlark Botanic Gardens (Capital Region)
MESHED (Austin)

Midwest Groundcovers - Natural Garden Natives (Madison)

Monrovia (Madison)
Moo Poo Tea (Buffalo, San Francisco)

Mountain Crest Gardens (Capital Region, Austin)
The Natural Gardener (Austin)
Niche Gardens (Capital Region)
Oakes Daylilies (Capital Region, Austin, Denver)
Oregon Decorative Rock (Portland)
Organic Mechanics Potting Soil (Minneapolis, Capital Region)
Our Little Acre (San Francisco)
Pacific Horticulture Society (Seattle, San Francisco)
Parkwood Estate and Jubilee Group (Toronto)
Paw Paw Everlast Label Company (Capital Region, Denver, Madison)
Peace Tree Farm (Capital Region)
Peaceful Valley (Asheville, San Francisco)
Phenomenal Lavender (Portland)
Plant Development Services:
Encore Azaleas, Southern Living Plant Collection, Sunset Western Garden Collection

(Asheville, San Francisco, Portland, Minneapolis, Capital Region, Austin, Denver)
Pith and Vigor (Capital Region)
Plant Me Green  (Capital Region)
PlantLust.com (Portland)
PlantsMap (Capital Region)
Portland Nursery (Portland)
Pot Incorporated (Austin)
Potted (Portland, Austin, Denver, Madison)
Prairie Moon Nursery (Capital Region)
Precision Camera & Video (Austin)
ProvenWinners® ColorChoice® 
(Buffalo, Seattle, Asheville, San Francisco, Toronto, Minneapolis, Austin, Denver, Madison)
Putnam Hill Nursery (Capital Region)
Raincoast Books (Toronto)
Reif Estate Winery (Toronto)
Renee's Garden Seeds (Asheville, Minneapolis, Capital Region, Austin)
Reston Limo (Capital Region)
Royal Botanical Gardens (Toronto)

Sandia Seed Company (Madison)
Saunders Brothers (Capital Region)
Schreiner's Iris Gardens (Capital Region)
Sheridan Nurseries (Toronto)
Shoal Creek Nursery (Austin)
SoSoft Brands (Minneapolis)
Southern Exposure Seed Exchange (Minneapolis, Capital Region)
Southern Living Plant Collection
(Asheville, San Francisco, Portland, Minneapolis, Capital Region, Austin)
Sow True Seed (Asheville)
St. Lynn's Press (Toronto, Capital Region, Madison)
Steel Life (Portland, Austin)
Stokes Seeds (Toronto)

Stoneleigh, Natural Lands Trust (Philadelphia)
Sunset Western Garden Collection
(Asheville, San Francisco, Portland, Minneapolis, Capital Region, Austin)
Susan Frei Nathan Fine Works on Paper (San Francisco)
Sustane Naturally (Minneapolis, Capital Region)
Tagawa Gardens (Denver)
Teak Closeouts
(Portland, Minneapolis, Capital Region, Denver, Madison)
Ten Speed Press (San Francisco, Minneapolis, Austin)
TerraTrellis (Austin)

The Great Grow Along (Madison, Philadelphia)
Thermacell (Toronto, Minneapolis)
Thomas Allen (Toronto)
Tillery Street Plant Co. (Austin)
Timber Press
(Seattle, San Francisco, Portland, Capital Region, Denver)
Toro (Portland)
Toronto Botanical Garden (Toronto)
Tradewinds International (Toronto)
Troy-Bilt (Buffalo, Asheville, San Francisco) 
Tub Trugs - Red Gorilla (Minneapolis)
Tula Hats (Minneapolis, Austin, Denver)
Urban Farm Magazine (San Francisco)
Vintage Garden Gal (San Francisco)
Vivero Growers (Austin)
White Clover Gardening (Toronto)
White Flower Farm (Capital Region)
Wilder Magazine (San Francisco)
Wildseed Farms (Denver)
Willowsford Farm (Capital Region)
Womanswork (Buffalo, San Francisco)
Your True Nature (Capital Region)
Zilker Botanical Garden Conservancy (Austin)

Updates are continually added.

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