Pepper Cornito Giallo

November 10, 2015

All-America Selections Announces Its Nine Winners For The 2016 Gardening Season

Nine new plants trialed by horticulture experts throughout North America this year were deemed worthy of the All-America Selections brand. These varieties now become available for immediate sale to the commercial market.

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New Hampshire Poinsettia Trial 1

November 10, 2015

University Of New Hampshire To Host Poinsettia Trials Open House In December

The Poinsettia Trials is a collaborative event to bring research to breeders, growers and the public while evaluating regional differences in the growth and performance of new cultivars.

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Zinnia 'Double Zahara Salmon Rose' (2015 Massachusetts Horticultural Society Field Trials)

November 8, 2015

Massachusetts Horticultural Society (Wellesley, Mass.) 2015 Field Trials Results

See the 2015 field trial results (includes photo gallery) for the Massachusetts Horticultural Society in Wellesley, Mass.

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Petunia 'Night Sky' (2015 D.S. Cole Growers Field Trials)

November 8, 2015

D.S. Cole Growers (Loudon, N.H.) 2015 Field Trials Results

See the 2015 field trial results (includes photo gallery) from D.S. Cole Growers in Loudon, N.H.

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Coleus scutellaroides 'Flame Thrower Spiced Curry' (2015 Cornell University Field Trials)

November 7, 2015

Cornell University (Ithaca, N.Y.) 2015 Field Trials Results

See the 2015 field trial results (includes photo gallery) for Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y.

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November 7, 2015

35 Top Performing Plant Varieties From 2015 Field Trial Results

The 2015 trial results are in from more than twenty trial managers across the country. See which varieties made the top performer lists more than once and check out the photo gallery.

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November 6, 2015

Greenhouse Production Tips For A Successful Spring Pansy Crop

Following good, methodical growing practices from start to finish will produce a pansy crop that is not only green and healthy, but well-toned and able to withstand the potential extreme temperature and weather conditions of spring bedding crops.

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Jessica DeGraaf

November 4, 2015

Proven Winners’ New Retail Account Manager Jessica DeGraaf Excited To Work With Independent Garden Centers

An industry veteran with previous experience at Walters Gardens Benary Seed and C. Raker and Sons, DeGraaf grew up in an independent garden center and says she’s eager to return to her roots.

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Danziger

November 3, 2015

Danziger And Ball Straathof Partner On South African Distribution

The partnership with Danziger makes Ball Straathof the official and exclusive distributor of Danziger Products in South Africa and the surrounding region.

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National Garden Bureau Logo feature image

November 3, 2015

National Garden Bureau Unveils New Logo, “Year Of The” Program Promotional Materials

The National Garden Bureau is nearing the end of 2015 on a roll, with the unveiling of its new logo and with the availability of its “Year Of The” program promotional materials.

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Costa Farms' Season Premier 2015

October 27, 2015

Costa Farms’ Top-Performing Plant Varieties For 2015

Costa Farms announced the top performing varieties for 2015 from its Ultimate Plant Showdown Trial Garden in Miami. Sixty-eight varieties made the top performer list for 2015.

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Elisabeth Sahin-Georgiadou of K. Sahin Zaden

October 20, 2015

Renowned Horticulturists Receive Awards At All-America Selections’ Summer Summit

The AAS annual awards banquet in Dallas, Texas, includes presentations to Dr. Elisabeth Sahin-Georgiadou of K. Sahin Zaden and Dr. Randy Gardener of North Carolina State University.

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Eucomis 'Aloha Kona'

October 20, 2015

Eucomis Aloha Series: A New Bulb Crop For Containers

The Eucomis Aloha series of Pineapple lilies may be the next money making bulbs for the deck with their compact habits and shorter stems that are perfect for containers.

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Buddleja davidii 'Buzz Hot Raspberry' (Cultivaris)

October 19, 2015

12 New Shrubs, Sub-Shrubs And Vines For 2016

Perennials and annuals aren’t the only game in town. Shrubs, sub-shrubs and vines are a low maintenance addition to the landscape that add color and interest year after year. In addition to great garden performance, the newest varieties on the market offer more color, extended blooming and all-season interest. Here are 12 new additions hitting the retail market in 2016.         1. Buddleia davidii Buzz Series (Cultivaris) This consistent and uniform series of dwarf butterfly bush is excellent for fast summer color or for early summer sales. It is suitable for 6-inch to 5-gallon pots. The series responds well to large patio container culture. New additions include Hot Raspberry and Soft Pink. 2. Buxus microphylla ‘Petite Pillar’ Dwarf Boxwood (Monrovia) ‘Petite Pillar’ is an exceptional new dwarf boxwood with a natural columnar form. It is perfect for creating a hedge or accent in tight spaces and requires little […]

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Phlox ‘Forever Pink’ (Green Leaf Plants)

October 15, 2015

10 New Perennials For 2016 Coming To A Garden Near You

New perennial varieties promise fall color, greater heat and drought tolerance and pumped-up flower power. Here are 10 new introductions available in 2016.

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Hydrangea Test Garden Heritage Museums

October 13, 2015

New Hydrangea Test Garden Announced For Heritage Museums And Gardens In Massachusetts

The test garden will showcase new plant varieties and support research by expert growers including Bailey Nurseries, Ball Horticultural Company and plant expert Michael Dirr.

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Dahlia1

October 12, 2015

Dahlia Production Tips For High Quality Greenhouse Plants

We are beginning to see a new generation of dahlia breeding where emphasis is moving back to staggered blooming and improved disease tolerance. Here are some tips for greenhouse production that will get your dahlias off to a strong start.

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October 12, 2015

The Recipe For Growing Beautiful Perovskia

Growing impressive finished Perovskia plants in the greenhouse takes careful attention to lighting and finishing.

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Seed Meets Technology

October 9, 2015

Seed Meets Technology Event Highlights Advancements In Vegetable And Bedding Plant Breeding

The second-annual event, held in The Netherlands in September, featured demonstrations, trial fields and presentations on green chemistries for seeds, hydroponics and phenotyping.

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Heuchera 'Red Lightning' (Terra Nova Nurseries)

October 6, 2015

14 New Perennials For Containers, Pollinators, Beds And Borders

With an abundance of blooms and textures, new fuss-free perennials add interest to the garden year after year. Here are 14 perennials new for 2016 to consider for your growing operation.

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