Tyler Beasley and Allan Armitage

May 25, 2017

Allan Armitage: Two Great Examples of Young People Moving the Industry Forward

In his latest column, Allan Armitage says perhaps we should, as an industry, extend our hands to our youngest members. We might be pleasantly surprised what happens.

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Allan Armitage Of Naked Ladies and Forget Me Nots

May 2, 2017

Allan Armitage: How Growers Can Be Creative to Take Gardening Convenience to the Next Level

Our industry does a good job of making things convenient for our customers. It’s time to take it a step further.

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Lupinus Staircase Series (Green Fuse Botanicals)

April 11, 2017

Begonias, Celosias Among Dr. Allan Armitage’s Favorites From Green Fuse Botanicals and Floranova at California Spring Trials

Check out some of Allan’s top picks from his final day at CAST 2017, which included visits to Green Fuse Botanicals and Floranova.

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April 5, 2017

Dr. A’s Day Four Top Varieties for CAST 2017

Check out Dr. Allan Armitage's top five picks from visits to Dummen Orange, Chisan Orchids, and Windmill Nursery during day four of California Spring Trials 2017.

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Tyler Beasley and Allan Armitage

April 3, 2017

Musings of a California Spring Trials Rookie: Second Day Brings Insights on the Value of Marketing

Tyler Beasley, a student at Oregon State University and the winner of the first-ever Dr. Allan Armitage California Spring Trials Scholarship, shares his thoughts on his second day of CAST 2017.

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Tyler Beasley

April 2, 2017

Musings of a California Spring Trials Rookie: Day One, CAST 2017

Tyler Beasley, a student at Oregon State University and the winner of the first-ever Dr. Allan Armitage California Spring Trials Scholarship, shares his thoughts on his first day of CAST 2017.

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Allan Armitage Of Naked Ladies and Forget Me Nots

March 28, 2017

New Book From Allan Armitage Features Stories of Plant Names, Plant History, and More

“Of Naked Ladies and Forget-Me-Nots” offers Allan’s recollections of the origins of unique plant names, as well as how many plants factored into historical events.

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Bee on Lavender feature

March 23, 2017

Allan Armitage: Plant Consumers Don’t Talk About Varieties; They Talk About Solutions

Allan Armitage says it's time to get in touch with our true audience and market plant solutions, not plant products.

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Butterfly on a Pollinator Plant Feature

March 7, 2017

Allan Armitage: Why You Should Focus on the Functionality of New Plants

New crops are great, but Armitage says selling plants by function makes more sense.

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Tyler Beasley

February 1, 2017

Allan Armitage California Spring Trials Scholarship Winner is Tyler Beasley

Beasley, a junior at Oregon State University’s Ecampus who also manages a local community college greenhouse, will join Armitage and a team of Greenhouse Grower editors in attending and reporting on the 2017 California Spring Trials.

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Allan Armitage San Marzano tomato plant feature

January 25, 2017

Allan Armitage Describes Veggies, Shade Plants, and Climbers That Can Help You Find Success in 2017

Here's a look at plants that could help you with successful growing in 2017.

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December 30, 2016

Allan Armitage: Plants That Can Bring Success in the New Year

Are you wondering which plants to grow? Here are some perennials, annuals, and herbs that are gaining popularity.

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