California Spring Trials 2018 is coming up quickly. Editors Laura Drotleff and Janeen Wright, along with Allan Armitage and Andrew Scheldorf, winner of the Dr. Allan Armitage Scholarship for the Ornamental Spring Trials, will be on the scene sharing the latest varieties with you and updating you on the latest news and marketing ideas.
Watch for daily news during the week in special Benchrunner editions with insider views on promising plants, slideshows of new introductions, and Allan Armitage’s top plant picks.
Until then, we’ll give you a peek at some of the 2018 introductions breeders shared with us that will hit the retail market in 2019. During the weeks leading up to CAST, watch for preview slideshows covering all the stops along the CAST route.
This slideshow covers some of the stops in the Northern Region:
Ernest Benary of America (Watsonville, CA)
Thompson & Morgan (Speedling, Salinas, CA)
American Takii (Salinas, CA)
Sakata Ornamentals (Salinas, CA)
Beekenkamp (Floricultura, Salinas, CA)
Plug Connection (Floricultura, Salinas, CA)
Sunset Western/Southern Living Garden Collections (Pacific Plug & Liner, Watsonville, CA)
Watch for more slideshows on the Central Region stops.