May 10, 2013
This question was posed at a dinner with plant breeders from one of the largest horticultural companies. Here's what came out of the discussion.
April 12, 2013
From Rex Begonias To Heavenly Blue and "Crazy" Petunias, Allan shares thoughts of some of the most interesting varieties from the final day of the 2013 California Spring Trials.
Allan Armitage On His Favorites At Florist Holland, Hort Couture, PlantHaven, Flamingo Holland and Ball
April 11, 2013
Outstanding lilies and gerberas, another fantastic new colocasia and a plethora of beautiful new introductions from Ball were highlights of the day.
California Spring Trials 2013: Allan Armitage On His Favorites At Dümmen, Floranova and Skagit Gardens
April 10, 2013
With 80 new and improved varieties from Dümmen, new marigolds, pansies and wallflowers from Floranova and outstanding new introductions from Skagit, it's hard to figure out what is worth another look...
April 9, 2013
From hollyhocks to heliotrope and peppers to strawberry, there are lots of good new varieties available right now.
April 8, 2013
Allan Armitage offers his take on Proven Winners latest calibrachoa, interesting new nepeta and pentas varieties, and two grower-friendly programs from Syngenta.
March 7, 2013
Give your customers what they actually want, not what you think they should have.
February 4, 2013
Greenhouse Grower Columnist Allan Armitage explains how this new program benefits breeders and trial gardens across the country.
January 3, 2013
Unless we value our product, nobody else will, either.
December 3, 2012
Allan Armitage picks the best of the best from the hundreds of cultivars in the University of Georgia Trial Gardens.