April 25, 2017
41 New Vegetative Petunias From California Spring Trials 2017: Northern Sites
With the abundance of new introductions for the 2018 retail season, we’ve made it easier for you to sift through them by separating out the vegetative petunias from the Northern sites, which includes selections from Westhoff Flowers, Sakata Ornamentals, Danziger, Proven Winners, and Syngenta flowers.
April 2, 2017
Proven Winners’ Focus on Creating Moments; Syngenta Hypes New Sunflower and Boosts Breeding Efforts; Danziger Developing Breeding Lines and Combos
Here’s the scoop on industry news, marketing programs, and more from Greenhouse Grower’s first day of California Spring Trials 2017.
April 2, 2017
CAST 2017: Dr. A’s Top 5 Picks From Danziger, Syngenta Flowers, and Proven Winners
On day one of California Spring Trials 2017, Dr. Allan Armitage reveals the five plants that most caught his attention.
April 2, 2017
California Spring Trials Day One – New Plant Varieties from Danziger, Syngenta, and Proven Winners
Day one of California Spring Trials 2017 included stops at Danziger "Dan" Flower Farm, Syngenta, and Proven Winners. Check out this slideshow for a look at some of the variety highlights from Greenhouse Grower's first day at spring trials.
February 17, 2017
Proven Winners Makes Improvements to Its Retailer Certified Training Program for 2017
Understanding the challenges of training new and seasonal staff at independent garden centers, Proven Winners says it is working to equip managers with tools to prepare their employees to better handle customers’ questions and boost their confidence in selling plants this season.
February 14, 2017
Suppliers Comment on Plant Genetics’ Fate After EuroAmerican Propagators’ Bankruptcy
Since the operation’s bankruptcy filing on January 23, 2017, suppliers associated with EuroAmerican Propagators have updated Greenhouse Grower on what the operation’s bankruptcy means for them – and how it will impact grower customers.
February 5, 2017
Flower Breeders Making Donations for Heart Disease and Cancer Research
Companies such as Jackson & Perkins and Proven Winners ColorChoice Shrubs are donating portions of their sales to groups such as the American Heart Association and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
April 20, 2016
Proven Winners Funds Gardening “It Couple,” Names Plant Of The Year For 2017, And Promotes Retail Concepts
Since 1992, Proven Winners has been changing the gardening game, and it’s not stopping now. With new plants, improved series, and interesting retail customers, the brand aims to make planning easier for growers, and make gardening easier and more fun for consumers. At its new 2016 California Spring Trials location at Kirigin Cellars in Gilroy, Proven Winners had the space and a beautiful setting to lay all of its offerings out, from new and improved varieties in annuals, perennials, and shrubs, to marketing and retail programs. Check out the slideshow for highlights. Proven Winners Is Flexing Its Marketing Muscle One of the ways Proven Winners is working toward better use of its products and gardening in general, is by supporting the gardening authorities that gardeners of all ages trust on social media. Director of Marketing Marshall Dirks says while searching for influential gardeners, he came across a young couple […]
April 19, 2016
Allan Armitage Picks His Favorites From Proven Winners, Danziger, and Syngenta During 2016 California Spring Trials
From “crazy” petunias to container pentas, there was plenty that caught Allan’s eye during the final day of 2016 California Spring Trials.
April 16, 2016
Proven Winners Focuses On A Better Consumer Garden Experience
Excellent, long-lasting performance, and easy maintenance are at the core of Proven Winners’ introductions.
November 4, 2015
Proven Winners’ New Retail Account Manager Jessica DeGraaf Excited To Work With Independent Garden Centers
An industry veteran with previous experience at Walters Gardens Benary Seed and C. Raker and Sons, DeGraaf grew up in an independent garden center and says she’s eager to return to her roots.
November 11, 2013
Three New Verbena Superbena Introductions From Proven Winners
Three new varieties have joined the verbena Superbena line-up this year: 'Superbena Royale Plum Wine,' 'Superbena Royale Whitecap' and 'Superbena Violet Ice.'