September 2, 2017
Highlights from Ball Seed’s Annual Field Day and Landscape Day
Attendees of the one-day event had the opportunity to see new plants in up-close-and-personal trials, and engage with speakers and product experts.
August 29, 2017
27 New Impatiens for Spring Color in 2018
Gardeners love impatiens because they are one of the few plants that offer stand-out, splashy blooms for shady areas, and in some cases full sun. There's no shortage of new introductions this year to choose from for your 2018 product mix. Here are 27 new and improved varieties to consider offering to your customers.
August 26, 2017
Kelly Norris: Noteworthy Plants That Caught My Attention at Cultivate’17
Imagine the modern consumer getting so excited about a new plant that they shared the experience with a friend, perhaps not even a fellow gardening consumer.
August 20, 2017
Proven Winners and Kentucky Nursery and Landscape Association to Partner on Summer Outing
This year, KNLA is combining its summer outing with the Proven Winners Landscape Roadshow for an informative event that will take place on September 21.
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.