November 20, 2017
2017 Colorado State University Field Trial Results
Check out the 2017 field trial results for Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO.
November 17, 2017
Presenting All-America Selections’ Latest Round of Award-Winners
All-America Selections has announced the latest round of its award-winning varieties, each of which was trialed throughout North America by professional, independent, volunteer judges.
November 14, 2017
Eason Horticultural Resources Introduces New Decorative Calibrachoa
Created by Hishtil Nursery in Israel, the new decorative forms of calibrachoa feature an 8- to 12-inch stem and come in four colors of calibrachoa blooms on top.
November 13, 2017
Top Performing Plant Varieties from 2017 Field Trials
See some of plant varieties that made top performer lists in 2017 field trials across the country.
November 8, 2017
How Young’s Plant Farm Uses Its Trial Gardens to Engage Consumers
The purpose of the trial gardens is to ensure that Young’s is consistently bringing the right product to the marketplace, so consumers will continue to be successful.
November 7, 2017
Update: Dümmen Orange Acquires McHutchison and Vaughan’s Horticulture; Here’s What it Means
The move further expands Dümmen’s Orange’s grower reach in North America. McHutchison and Vaughan’s Horticulture will continue to provide full-service offerings to grower customers.
November 6, 2017
Metrolina Shows Off Its Summer Best During Southern Garden Tour
This summer’s Southern grower trials experienced unseasonably cool weather, but the plants still thrived. Consumer panels topped off the week, providing valuable insight for suppliers, growers, and their retail customers.
November 3, 2017
Ball Seed Releases New Mums, Ball Ingenuity Catalogs
The mum catalog features a new format that organizes mums by color, while the Ball Ingenuity Catalog focuses on marketing opportunities.
October 26, 2017
Allan Armitage: Why Simplicity Rules for Younger Homeowners
Most starter gardeners are not looking to buy the ingredients to make a combination planter or basket. They want it made for them — no muss, no fuss.
October 21, 2017
Suntory’s Blue Rose ‘Applause’ Now Available to U.S. Florists
‘Applause’ was originally introduced to the U.S. in 2011, and since then it was been successfully tested and selected to meet new market conditions.
October 17, 2017
14 New Shrubs With Fringe Benefits
What’s popular with shrubs? Consumers want varieties that will give them more return on their investment, in terms of long-lasting blooms and multi-season appeal that lasts from spring until fall and at times stretches into the winter months. Here are 14 new varieties of shrubs and sub-shrubs to consider for your product mix in 2018.
October 14, 2017
PlantPeddler Hosting Poinsettia Variety Day in December
The event will feature side-by-side comparisons of more than 100 commercial and pre-released varieties from seven breeders.
October 10, 2017
Coastal Callas Is a Dream Fulfilled for Founder Adrian Espinoza
Adrian Espinoza and his family founded Rancho Espinoza Inc. and Coastal Callas in California seven years ago with a mission and purpose to provide consistent quality and reliable supply of calla lilies to the marketplace.