If you’re not growing herb and vegetables already, it might be time to think about adding a few into your product mix for your customers. Growing and eating your own vegetables and eating local are popular trends with today’s consumers, especially Millennials, that you can take advantage of to increase your plant sales. According to the 2016 National Gardening Survey, nearly one in three households participated in food gardening (36%). Households spent an estimated $3.6 billion growing vegetables, fruit, berries, and herbs. If you’re looking for something different to offer, you’ll find a diverse assortment of new vegetable and herb introductions for 2017 that have unique shaped fruits, distinctive foliage, intense flavors, improved disease resistance, high yields, and more. Here are 39 new vegetable and herb varieties to consider for your product mix in 2018.
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