September 21, 2017
Tour of Buffalo Gardens Reveals Hidden Gems And Community Pride
This past August, Allan Armitage joined the Association for Garden Communicators on a tour of Buffalo. It was a reminder that that we can make a difference in neighborhoods, in cities, and in people’s lives.
September 18, 2017
Breeders Open Availability for Unrooted Cuttings; Here’s How Growers Will Benefit
With new avenues for buying young plants for vegetative production, growers should have an easier time finding availability and receiving shipments of unrooted cuttings for the coming seasons.
September 14, 2017
Ball Seed to Partner With Tagawa Greenhouses on New Succulent Offerings
The new program includes in-demand retail products that are popular with younger shoppers, allowing growers to easily build a comprehensive succulent program and stay on-trend in the marketplace.
September 10, 2017
Check Out the Top Varieties On Display at Farwest 2017
A panel of plant experts, along with show attendees, selected their favorite offerings during the Farwest 2017 New Varieties Showcase.
September 5, 2017
Hort Couture Announces New Propagation and Broker Partnerships for Spring 2018
The new grower-propagator partners are deeply vested in the independent garden center channel with propagation expertise, as well as finished production focused on the independent grower.
September 2, 2017
Highlights from Ball Seed’s Annual Field Day and Landscape Day
Attendees of the one-day event had the opportunity to see new plants in up-close-and-personal trials, and engage with speakers and product experts.
August 29, 2017
27 New Impatiens for Spring Color in 2018
Gardeners love impatiens because they are one of the few plants that offer stand-out, splashy blooms for shady areas, and in some cases full sun. There's no shortage of new introductions this year to choose from for your 2018 product mix. Here are 27 new and improved varieties to consider offering to your customers.
August 26, 2017
Kelly Norris: Noteworthy Plants That Caught My Attention at Cultivate’17
Imagine the modern consumer getting so excited about a new plant that they shared the experience with a friend, perhaps not even a fellow gardening consumer.
August 20, 2017
Proven Winners and Kentucky Nursery and Landscape Association to Partner on Summer Outing
This year, KNLA is combining its summer outing with the Proven Winners Landscape Roadshow for an informative event that will take place on September 21.
August 18, 2017
Four Star Greenhouses’ 2018 Catalog Includes New Varieties and Cultural Tips
The new catalog is available in both print and digital formats, and features information on new trays that allow for more plugs per square foot.
August 15, 2017
Ornamental Seed Scientist Francis Kwong Dies at Age 65
Kwong was most recently the Director of Seed Technology for PanAmerican Seed, and his research was instrumental in the development of calibrachoa, angelonia, and other plants.
August 7, 2017
Standout Plants from the 2017 Ohio State University Field Trials
Cultivate'17 attendees had a chance to visit the annual and container trials at The Ohio State University to see how some of the newest plant introductions are performing. Here's some of the new plants that stood out.
August 3, 2017
Five Characteristics Breeders Want in Top-Performing Spring Annuals
New spring annuals have to provide something for everyone — longevity, durability, performance, and more — if they want to meet breeders’ high standards for market-worthy plants.