New crops are great, but Armitage says selling plants by function makes more sense.
Here’s a look at plants that could help you with successful growing in 2017.
Are you wondering which plants to grow? Here are some perennials, annuals, and herbs that are gaining popularity.
When times get tough, we would do well to remember that there are people of all types still interested in plants.
Here are four plants showing up more often in the garden and landscape that are set to make a comeback.
When the urge to garden strikes, every homeowner needs a few plants like these for their yard.
Allan Armitage says you can learn new ideas to help your business when you get out to visit plant trials and other growers.
Allan Armitage suggests a few notable plants for the fall shoulder, fall sales, and spring shoulder seasons.
We need to put the same energies we invest into California Spring Trials to get plants into consumers’ hands and encourage young people in the industry to attend.
Allan Armitage says breeders need to do a better job of making growers, brokers, and garden centers aware of better ornamental grass cultivars for the increasingly shrinking garden space.
From “crazy” petunias to container pentas, there was plenty that caught Allan’s eye during the final day of 2016 California Spring Trials.
Attractive new varieties will draw the eyes of consumers, but innovation and creativity will keep them coming back.
The best new flower introductions have the power to turn a non-believer into a fan. Check out Dr. Allan Armitage’s top picks from his visit to Sakata and Floricultura, the latter of which hosted a number of breeders.