March 7, 2017
New Petunias and Calibrachoas for 2018 from California Spring Trials
We asked breeders to share with us pictures and information on some of the great new petunias and calibrachoas that you'll see at California Spring Trials 2017. They didn't let you down.
March 7, 2017
Allan Armitage: Why You Should Focus on the Functionality of New Plants
New crops are great, but Armitage says selling plants by function makes more sense.
March 4, 2017
Kelly Norris Describes How Growers Can Help Plant the Future Urban Landscape
The tough plant varieties unique to their regions could be the urban superstars of tomorrow.
February 27, 2017
Tips for General Combination and Hanging Basket Production
Bell Nursery’s Head Grower Tom Wheeler provides his recipe for success when growing premium combos that put on a show at retail.
February 20, 2017
5 New Varieties Shaking Up the Poinsettia Tradition
With poinsettias trending toward non-traditional colors, growers may find new opportunities to spread sales beyond the winter holidays. Here are five of the newest euphorbia varieties to hit the market that may play a role in redefining the future of the poinsettia market.
February 15, 2017
Syngenta Introduces Two New Flower Series for 2017
‘Sunfinity’ Sunflower produces multiple branches with numerous flowers that bloom all season long, while ‘Obsession Cascade’ Verbena quickly fills containers with vibrant flower patterns.
February 8, 2017
5 Ways to Tie Poinsettias to Lifestyle Trends for Increased Sales
With poinsettia planning upon us, here are a few ideas to incorporate them into upcoming lifestyle and home décor trends to help increase sales.
February 7, 2017
Costa Farms’ Season Premier Presents a First Look at New Varieties for 2018
The annual event brings breeders, growers, and retailers together to compare new plant varieties and evaluate their performance. Here's a look at some of the new varieties featured in the trial gardens.
February 5, 2017
Flower Breeders Making Donations for Heart Disease and Cancer Research
Companies such as Jackson & Perkins and Proven Winners ColorChoice Shrubs are donating portions of their sales to groups such as the American Heart Association and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
February 1, 2017
Allan Armitage California Spring Trials Scholarship Winner is Tyler Beasley
Beasley, a junior at Oregon State University’s Ecampus who also manages a local community college greenhouse, will join Armitage and a team of Greenhouse Grower editors in attending and reporting on the 2017 California Spring Trials.