January 14, 2015

Liven Up Indoor And Outdoor Living With 24 New Tropicals And Foliage Plants [Slideshow]

Uniquely colored foliage and vivid blooms are just two of the great features new tropicals and foliage plants add to energize indoor and outdoor spaces.

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January 13, 2015

Take Purdue University’s Survey On Vegetatively Propagated Perennials

Do you have problems callusing or rooting vegetatively propagated perennials? The Purdue University Floriculture Lab would like to help you with these problems, but first the research team there needs your help.

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Dr Allan Armitage

January 9, 2015

Carex: Up And Coming Perennial For Spring Sales

Carex has quietly become as important to the landscape trade as popular grasses like panicum and miscanthus.

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Poinsettia 'Charon Red'

January 6, 2015

Dan Schantz Farm 2014 Poinsettia Trial Recap And 2015 Date Announcement

The 2014 Dan Schantz Poinsettia trials featured more than 170 poinsettia varieties. Here's a summary of the event, as well as a 2015 date for your calendar.

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December 31, 2014

Engage Busy Consumers With Modern-Day Tropical And Foliage Plants

Contemporary tropical and foliage plants fit right in with the hustle and bustle of the twenty-first century. Their versatility lends itself to countless uses both inside the house and out on the patio.

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December 30, 2014

2015 California Spring Trials Are Just Around The Corner

Are the California Spring Trials on your schedule for 2015? Before the busy growing season sidelines your plans, use this handy resource to get a jumpstart on registering for your trip.

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December 29, 2014

Top 5 Slideshows Of 2014

These popular slideshows from 2014 highlight everything from new perennials, to new veggies, to California Spring Trials.

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December 29, 2014

Suntory Makes Spirits Bright With Princettia Displays

Suntory Flowers started to introduce its varieties to sister company Beam Suntory by collaborating on a holiday interiorscape featuring Princettia at Beam Suntory's offices in Deerfield, Ill., near Chicago.

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December 17, 2014

Small-Size Plant Varieties For Small-Scale Gardens [Slideshow]

Miniature and dwarf-sized varieties are perfect for containers, small-scale outdoor gardens and miniature gardening. See what breeders and growers have to offer in new varieties and past favorites.

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December 17, 2014

Plant Ratings From 2014 Trials Now Available In Plant Trials Database

Now that North American trial grounds have completed their 2014 trialing season, the National Plant Trials Database has more than 15,000 plant ratings for the horticulture industry’s use in planning for 2015.

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December 2, 2014

10 New Succulents, Plus 11 Great Ways To Use Them [Slideshow]

Flickr and Pinterest have lots of great ideas for using some of the great succulents breeders are introducing. Take a look at some of the newest succulents for 2014 and some creative ways to use them in the home and landscape.

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November 25, 2014

Poinsettia Sales Kick In For 2014

Poinsettias are showing up in big box store ads, as well as at independent retail stores. Here's a look at how prices are shaping up for 2014.

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Basics & Beyond: New Kalanchoe For Cultivation

November 24, 2014

Basics & Beyond: New Kalanchoe For Cultivation

Several species of Kalanchoe show promise for commercial production as flowering potted plants. Learn how to improve quality and flowering for these underused varieties.

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November 24, 2014

Impatiens Downy Mildew: Is It Time Yet?

Has enough time passed to add bedding impatiens back into the starting lineup without the fear of downy mildew?

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November 24, 2014

Succulents And Miniatures Offer Variety And Easy Growing

Succulents and miniatures are great starter plants for brown-thumb gardeners. They deliver visual appeal, color and texture without a fuss. Here are some of the newest varieties on the market.

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November 24, 2014

Small-Size Succulents For Miniature Gardening

Miniature gardening is a popular trend that appeals to a large range of age groups. Two experts give advice on which plants work best for small-scale gardens.

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November 24, 2014

Succulents: Here To Stay And Gaining Momentum

Succulents have flooded the plant industry in recent years, infiltrating into new markets such as home décor, cut flowers and party decorations. And these trendy plants just keep getting better.

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November 18, 2014

2014 Field Trials Results: Best Of Show Varieties [Slideshow]

Find out which varieties made Best of Show at the 2014 Field Trials.

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November 14, 2014

University of Florida Poinsettia Trials Will Be Held December 9

Poinsettia trials event at the University of Florida will be held on December 9 in Gainesville, Fla.

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