August 18, 2017
Four Star Greenhouses’ 2018 Catalog Includes New Varieties and Cultural Tips
The new catalog is available in both print and digital formats, and features information on new trays that allow for more plugs per square foot.
August 15, 2017
Ornamental Seed Scientist Francis Kwong Dies at Age 65
Kwong was most recently the Director of Seed Technology for PanAmerican Seed, and his research was instrumental in the development of calibrachoa, angelonia, and other plants.
August 7, 2017
Standout Plants from the 2017 Ohio State University Field Trials
Cultivate'17 attendees had a chance to visit the annual and container trials at The Ohio State University to see how some of the newest plant introductions are performing. Here's some of the new plants that stood out.
August 3, 2017
Five Characteristics Breeders Want in Top-Performing Spring Annuals
New spring annuals have to provide something for everyone — longevity, durability, performance, and more — if they want to meet breeders’ high standards for market-worthy plants.
August 3, 2017
Why Eccentricity is the New Black in Spring Annuals
Consumers judge plants by appearance, color impact, and ease of maintenance, which is why retailers want new spring annuals that are novel standouts.
August 1, 2017
39 New Vegetables and Herbs for 2018
New vegetable and herb introductions for 2017 offer unique shaped fruits, distinctive foliage, intense flavors, improved disease resistance, high yields, and more. Here are 39 new vegetable and herb varieties to consider for your product mix in 2018.
July 31, 2017
Griffin Releases Print and Digital Versions of Its 2018 Seed and Plant Catalog
The 250-page print catalog features more than 350 new varieties from leading breeders, while the enhanced digital version has extra features on crop culture, grower tools, and more.
July 27, 2017
Emerald Coast Growers Offers Updated Guide on its Newest Varieties
This year’s guide features new varieties while maintaining Emerald Coast’s ornamental grass program and expanding its perennial plants line.
July 26, 2017
Allan Armitage: How Interacting With Your Customers Can Build Positive Energy
Plants are our common denominator, but trust and positive interaction with our customers and each other is truly what keeps us in the plant business.
July 20, 2017
Terra Nova Nurseries, Dümmen Orange to Partner on Unrooted Cuttings Production
Terra Nova Nurseries has contracted with Dümmen Orange to produce unrooted cuttings (URCs) from Terra Nova private stock located at Dümmen Orange’s Central America facilities. The URCs will fulfill orders in North America and Europe.
July 20, 2017
New Perennials, Trial Gardens, and Merchandising Were Highlights of Darwin Perennials Day 2017
Darwin Perennials Day has steadily become one of the must-attend perennial events of the summer. This year, even the weather cooperated.
July 17, 2017
Ball Seed’s 2018 New Varieties Catalog Now Available
The expanded guide includes breakthrough breeding from Ball in annuals, perennials, vegetables, potted plants, and more.
July 16, 2017
Pleasant View Gardens, D.S. Cole Growers Hosting Open House in August
The event gives horticulture industry professionals the chance to check out nearly 80 new introductions from Proven Winners, as well as Pleasant View’s new Savor Edibles & Fragrants line.
July 12, 2017
All-America Selections Celebrates Milestone Anniversary, Releases Annual Report
Coinciding with its 85th anniversary celebration, AAS is hosting an open house at its new offices, and has also released its annual report.
July 8, 2017
Are Utility Patents Tying Up Innovation With Litigation?
The opportunities for innovation in plant breeding could be greatly advanced by creating an industry-led patent licensing platform.
July 8, 2017
Fleuroselect and CIOPORA Offer Organizational Leadership Breeders Admire
Learn why breeders feel these organizations should be emulated in an industry-led initiative to protect plant breeding efforts.
June 30, 2017
Kelly Norris Dishes on New Plants, Going to Seed, and Bootleg Petunias
From woody perennials to genetically modified petunias, Kelly Norris gives his take on what turned out to be a busy spring.
June 24, 2017
Green Fuse Botanicals New Vice President is Focused on Helping Growers Succeed
Jim Devereux, who will oversee production, sales, and marketing for Green Fuse, says he hopes to bring genetics to the market that break from traditional production methods for finished growers.