Wingard’s Market selected for June feature in National Publication

June 21, 2023

Wingard’s Market’s Backyard Nature Center and innovative gardening concepts has been selected for the June edition of Garden Center Magazine’s “Spotted” feature.

Tucked inside the newly expanded Wingard’s Produce Center, the interactive Backyard Nature Center allows you to create your own ultimate bird oasis, learn about the about the benefits of having ladybugs, Mason bees and praying mantises, or find out what is swimming around your local watering hole with our new educational fish tank!

As mentioned in the Garden Center Magazine article, “Wingard’s has also increased its selection of native plants that gardeners can use around their homes to attract various birds and pollinators. As gardeners incorporate more plants favored by pollinators like bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, they create a suitable habitat from the comfort of their yard.”

Garden Center Magazine has a reach of more than 56,000 monthly page views and 24,000 print, digital and email subscribers. Make sure to read all 14 selections on everything from Wingard’s perennials to their Tree Frog Houses, in the article titled, “Bringing life to gardens.”

“Wingard’s Market, a family-owned garden center located in Lexington, South Carolina, where second-generation owners Wally and Delores Steinhauser didn’t stop at plants. During their tenure as owners, they’ve added a gift shop, produce market, greenhouse and most recently a Nature Center headed up by their son, Zach. Zach comes from a background in conservation and wildlife biology and has a passion for connecting people with the natural world around them,” stated Ashley Hunter in the publication’s opening paragraph. Hunter is the public relations and marketing specialist that represents Wingard’s Market.

Zach Steinhauser, Wingard’s Naturalist, owner of the Carolina Safari Company, and the cinematographer who debuted Purple Haze: A Conservation Film about purple martins; gives nightly guided tours to see the Purple Martin phenomenon during the evenings each the Summer. The popular nightly tours sold out within just a few days and are now accepting names for their wait list.