Author Archives: Allen Pyle

About Allen Pyle

Allan Pyle works with new product development and is the perennial product support specialist for Raker. You can reach him at

Talking Shop: Perennial Potential

Perennials remain popular at retail, with steady to growing demand. Yet growing perennials remains a challenge for many growers, due to perennials having more complex production requirements than annuals. Thanks to breeders’ efforts, each year brings more good, first-year flowering perennial cultivars to market. These first-year flowering cultivars can greatly simplify perennial production. First-year flowering