Hit the California Spring Trials trail with the editors of Greenhouse Grower next week. Editor Laura Drotleff and Group Editor Carol Miller, together with Dr. Allan Armitage, will visit every stop to bring you the latest varieties and breaking news. Subscribe to Greenhouse Grower‘s Benchrunner eNewsletter to make sure you get our daily updates while in California, April 11-17. In addition to our popular slideshows, full of photos and descriptions of the most exciting new varieties, we’ll also provide the latest news and industry insider perspectives on new introductions.
This year, we’re starting in the south and heading north. Check out our schedule, so you can follow us up the coast!
Saturday, April 11: Green Fuse Botanicals, EuroAmerican Propagators, Suntory Flowers, Ball Horticultural Co. (includes Ball FloraPlant, Ball Ingenuity, Ball Ornamentals, Ball Seed, Burpee Home Gardens, Darwin Perennials, Kieft Seed, PanAmerican Seed, Selecta)
Sunday, April 12: GroLink Plant Co. (includes Athena Brazil, Flamingo Holland, Florensis, Florist Holland, Hort Couture, Plant Haven, Royal Van Zanten, Schoneveld, Ameriseed, Vivero, Skagit Gardens), Windmill Nursery (includes PAC-Elsner, Terra Nova Nurseries, McConkey, Kientzler, Pelemix), Floranova, Vegetalis
Monday, April 13: Dummen Group, Red Fox; HGTV; Dummen Group, Ecke, Oro Farms, Fides, Oglevee and Bartels
Tuesday, April 14: Floricultura BV (includes Westhoff, Beekenkamp, Plug Connection), Sakata Seed (includes MasterTag), American Takii (includes OHP and Hilverdakooij, B.V.)
Wednesday, April 15: Proven Winners, Syngenta Flowers, Danziger “Dan” Flower Farm
Thursday, April 16: Speedling Inc. (includes ABZ Seeds, Greenex USA, Inc., Hem Genetics, Plant Source International, Inc., Thompson & Morgan, Vista Farms), Pacific Plug & Liner (includes Cohen, Hishtil, Jaldety, MPS, Sunset Western Garden Collection, Cultivaris), Benary (includes Volmary), Golden State Bulb Co.
Special editions of Benchrunner will be sent to your inbox Monday through Friday, with the latest and greatest from all of these stops.
For a sneak peek at just a few of the varieties we’ll see at the 2015 California Spring Trials, check out our slideshows on new blooming potted plants, annuals and perennials that will be hitting the consumer market in 2016.