Two Canadian growers have signed on as partners to the HGTV Home Plant Collection, according to Randy Hunter, managing partner of Agricola Management Group, the exclusive licensee for the collection. Bylands Nurseries, Ltd., in Kelowna, B.C., will provide shrubs for the Smart & Stylish Shrubs line, while Clearview Horticulture, in Aldergrove, B.C., will supply annuals for the 2014 Expressions Annuals Collection. These new growers join the current Canadian grower partners: Willowbrook Nurseries, CF Greenhouses and Bradford Greenhouses.
“We are partnering with these exceptional growers based on their ability to deliver high-quality products and excellent service to their particular markets,” Hunter says. “They round out our team of U.S. and Canadian growers for 2014. Agricola continues to seek high-quality growers to partner with us in this exciting growth opportunity.”
Bylands Nurseries offers a diverse product mix of cold-hardy plants for Canadian gardening. Bylands will supply select shrubs for the HGTV Home Plant Collection’s Smart & Stylish Shrubs line. The grower is a source for evergreens, shrubs, trees, annuals, perennials, edibles and vines to Canadian markets.The line features distinctive shrub collections designed to thrive in a range of sun exposures while delivering landscape impact and instant curb appeal. Many of the the hardy shrub varieties offer unique characterisics.
Clearview Horticulture offers some of the largest selections of clematis and geraniums in the world. With more than 435,000 square feet of greenhouses, it is a leader in North American clematis propagation and production. The grower will supply exclusive clematis varieties, geraniums and other annuals for the 2014 Expressions Annuals Collection.
In anticipation of 2014, Agricola Management and the HGTV Home Plant Collection have expanded the Expressions Annuals Collection from six to 10 collections, now including the new Autumn Expressions Annuals for fall 2013. All Expressions Annuals are offered in pre-selected color mixes, available in true one-gallon containers, hanging baskets or decorative containers. Individual components are sold in a single quart size.
Visit the HGTV Home Plant Collection website for additional information or to become a growing partner.