April 15, 2014

Outstanding Ornamental Grasses For Landscapes And Containers

Ornamental grasses are nothing short of superb for landscapes and containers. They offer a variety of foliage, colors and textures for growers to choose from.

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Fantastic New Perennials For 2015 From Proven Winners

April 15, 2014

Fantastic New Perennials For 2015 From Proven Winners

Allan Armitage talks about noteworthy perennial selections from Proven Winners at the 2014 Spring Trials.

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April 14, 2014

9 Easy-Care Grasses To Grow [Slideshow]

Ornamental grasses are versatile and easy to maintain in both the landscape and containers. Here are nine varieties you should know.

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Petunia 'Success Violet' from Benary

April 11, 2014

What’s New With Petunias For 2014? [Slideshow]

Breeders are rolling out great new petunia introductions for 2014. Take a look at the variety of petunias they have to offer.

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April 11, 2014

Variety Highlights From Suntory Flowers, EuroAmerican Propagators, Hort Couture, Flamingo Holland, GroLink, Athena Brazil And Plant Haven [Slideshow]

On the fifth day of trials, Greenhouse Grower editors visited several trials and saw hundreds of beautiful new varieties. Here are some of the highlights of the day.

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April 11, 2014

Armitage Talks Sumo Petunias, Belgium Mums, Garvinea Gerbera and Hort Couture Introductions At Spring Trials

After more visits on day five of Spring Trials, there were many new varieties from several different breeders that caught my eye.

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Get Inspired By HortCouture Plants That Will Work In Your Garden

April 11, 2014

Get Inspired By Hort Couture Plants That Will Work In Your Garden

Allan Armitage visits Hort Couture at Spring Trials to talk about gardening with plants that work.

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April 10, 2014

HGTV HOME Plant Collection Will Deliver $200 Million Worth Of Plants At Retail In Its Third Year

This year, HGTV HOME Plant Collection will deliver more than $200 million in plants to the retail marketplace, which includes local garden centers, grocery stores and regional chains like Meijer and Menard’s, but not big box stores.

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April 10, 2014

Variety Highlights From HGTV, Dummen, Bartels, Beekenkamp, PAC-Elsner, Westhoff, Plug Connection, Terra Nova Nurseries, Skagit Gardens, Vegetalis And Floranova

On the fourth day of trials, Greenhouse Grower editors visited several trials and saw hundreds of beautiful new varieties. Here are some of the highlights of the day.

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April 9, 2014

Consumers Are Asking For HGTV Home Plant Collection

Allan Armitage discusses consumer response to the HGTV Home Plant Collection.

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April 9, 2014

Syngenta Displays Vegetables The Way Consumers Want To Use Them

Veggies were a big feature of the tour at Syngenta Flowers’ California Spring Trials stop, where Greenhouse Grower editors visited Monday. Jeanine Bogard, Syngenta’s business product manager, highlighted four types of veggie gardens that demonstrate how today’s consumers will likely use vegetables.

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April 8, 2014

Spring Trial Introductions From Sakata, Hem Genetics, Takii And Thompson And Morgan [Slideshow]

New introductions from Sakata, Hem Genetics, Takii and Thompson and Morgan during day two of 2014 Spring Trials.

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April 8, 2014

Variety Highlights From Syngenta Flowers, SHS Griffin And Proven Winners [Slideshow]

The Greenhouse Grower editors hit the trail hard again on Monday, April 7. Here are the fabulous new varieties we saw at Syngenta Flowers, SHS Griffin and Proven Winners.

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GreenEx Turns Plants Into The Perfect Gifts

April 7, 2014

Greenex Turns Plants Into The Perfect Gifts

Allan Armitage says packaging ideas like these from Greenex are the kinds of creative ways we need to be engaging new customers.

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Benary Launches Success Series Petunias

April 7, 2014

Benary Launches Success Series Petunias

Benary’s new Success is an early series with excellent germination and a mounded and trailing habit.

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Pacific Plug & Liner Adds To Edibles Selection With Hula Berry

April 7, 2014

Pacific Plug & Liner Adds To Edibles Selection With Hula Berry

Hula Berry, a new white strawberry with a taste of pineapple, is the latest edibles introduction from PP&L.

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April 7, 2014

Spring Trials Introductions From Danziger, Benary, Golden State Bulb And Others [Slideshow]

New varieties garnering the most buzz at Danziger, Benary, Pacific Plug & Liner and several other breeders on the first day of 2014 trials.

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Dr Allan Armitage

March 27, 2014

Growing Veggies Without The Garden

Edibles like strawberries thrive in containers and are wonderfully ornamental.

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March 20, 2014

13 New Tropical Plants For 2014

New tropical varieties are great options for containers and combination planters, and boast bold-colored foliage which is sure to draw attention to patios and landscapes.

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