June 26, 2014

California Spring Trials: 20 Potted Plants For 2015 [Slideshow]

With plants for every use from decorating the kitchen table to gifts to patio containers, breeders are honing in on consumer demand for more variety in potted plant options. Here are 20 new varieties to integrate into your crop mix.  

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June 26, 2014

California Spring Trials: 10 New Edible Varieties To Consider For 2015 [Slideshow]

Breeders at California Spring Trials presented edibles in container gardens, urban gardens and mixed combos with ornamentals. New colors, sizes and flavors make these featured edibles a fresh tastebud experience. Here are 10 new varieties to pump up the flavor power.

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June 26, 2014

California Spring Trials: New Annuals For Your 2015 Season [Slideshow]

The range of 2015 annual introductions at California Spring Trials is astounding. Breeders placed a large emphasis on compact plants, container components and providing grower solutions. Here are 29 annuals varieties to consider for production in the upcoming season.    

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June 24, 2014

Fall Creek Farm And Nursery’s Brazelton Berries Tailored For Backyard Growing

For the Brazelton family, owners of Fall Creek Farm and Nursery, berry love runs through their veins for the benefit of home gardeners.

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June 19, 2014

Cutting-Edge Specialty Annuals For 2015

The newest specialty annuals have a lot to offer with outstanding new colors, foliage and performance. Find out what's new for 2015.

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June 18, 2014

Final Call: Vote For The 2014 Reader’s Choice Award By July 14

Final voting is now open for the 2014 Readers' Choice award.

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June 12, 2014

New Begonia Variety And Coleus Series, Plus Two Lobelia Reintroductions From Terra Nova Nurseries

Terra Nova Nurseries introduces seven new varieties and one new series.

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June 11, 2014

Readers’ Choice Voting For The Best Of The Rest Variety Is Now Open

Choose your favorite variety in the Readers' Choice Best of the Rest category. Voting open from June 11 to 17.

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June 9, 2014

PlantHaven Introduces Leucanthemum ‘Real Glory’

Check out the latest PlantHaven introduction -- Leucanthemum 'Real Glory.'

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June 3, 2014

Bioglow’s Newest Breakthrough In Glowing Plants Technology

Bioglow develops new technology allowing multifold enhancement of light emission from glowing plants.

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May 30, 2014

See Greenhouse Grower’s 2014 Medal Of Excellence Industry’s Choice And Editor’s Choice Finalists

Greenhouse Grower’s Medal Of Excellence In Breeding Awards recognize stand-out varieties introduced at the California Spring Trials. Here are the 2014 finalists for the Industry’s Choice and Editor’s Choice Awards, and information on how you can vote for the Reader's Choice Awards.

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May 27, 2014

Two New Salvias Added To Southern Living Plant Collection And Sunset Western Garden Collection

Two new salvia varieties are now available exclusively to growers from the Southern Living Plant Collection and Sunset Western Garden Collection.

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May 13, 2014

Attract Birds, Bees And Butterflies With 21 New Pollinator-Friendly Varieties

Try out these new pollinator-friendly varieties the next time you want to attract birds, bees and other beneficial insects to your garden.

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May 9, 2014

New Petunias Making Their Debut In 2015

Take a look at the new petunia varieties that will be making their appearance in 2015.

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Dr Allan Armitage

May 9, 2014

There Is Always Something To Celebrate

Allan Armitage celebrates 30 years of writing Tips Of The Trade for Greenhouse Grower and reflects on some memorable moments.

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May 8, 2014

Lead The Way: Three Ways To Support Pollinators In Your Community

Do your part to promote pollinator-friendly plants in your community through outreach and education.

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April 23, 2014

Foliage Begonias May Be A Big 2015 Trend [Spring Trials]

A number of breeders debuted their rex begonia and begonia hybrid lines at 2014 Spring Trials.

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April 16, 2014

Invasive And Aggressive Plants: Don’t Sell Them, Even If They’re Pretty, Armitage Says

There is no excuse for growers and retailers continuing to sell invasive and aggressive plants. Plants that once seemed benign garden plants are strangling entire areas. And we are still selling them! Even if they look beautiful, they will turn gardeners off and ultimately hurt us all.

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April 16, 2014

Armitage On New Introductions From Ball Horticultural Co., Fides Oro And Green Fuse Botanicals, On The Final Day Of California Spring Trials

Allan Armitage recaps Day 6 of the 2014 California Spring Trials, discussing Bounce impatiens, Kabloom calibrachoas, Cannova callas, Vernique veronica, Madrid Gold lavender and more new varieties.

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