October 13, 2014
Greenhouse Grower 2014 New Varieties Guide: Petunias [Slideshow]
Greenhouse Grower asked more than 40 breeders to send photos of new introductions they think are worth your attention. The result is the 2014 New Varieties Guide. See what petunias made the cut.
September 30, 2014
18 Perennials To Spice Up Your Crop Mix [Slideshow]
Long bloom times and multi-season interest are just two of the reasons you won’t want to miss out on growing these 17 varieties next year.
September 9, 2014
16 Flowering Potted Plants For Every Occasion [Slideshow]
Flowering potted plants are no longer just traditional annual varieties that one buys at the grocery store for a gift. Check out 16 of the newest varieties to hit the market.
August 22, 2014
The Plant Season Is Over — What I Have Seen
Annuals, perennials, shrubs, even trees, assailed us all season. We started out viewing new plants in April at the California Spring Trials and watched these newbies and their older siblings in trials, gardens and field days. Here are some thoughts on the four crops that keep filling my radar screen almost everywhere I go.
August 22, 2014
Shake Up Combos With Perennials And Flowering Potted Plants
Container gardens score a brand-new look with new options that include perennials, flowering potted plants and more.
August 15, 2014
Weeks Roses Collaborates On Marketing Effort For ‘Anna’s Promise’ Rose [sponsor content]
Representatives of Weeks Roses, Coast Of Maine Organic Products and Master Nursery Garden Centers introduce a marketing partnership for Weeks Roses’ ‘Anna’s Promise’ rose from the Downton Abbey series.
August 12, 2014
Suntory Flowers Partners With Dümmen Group For New Princettia Euphorbia Rooting Network
Suntory Flowers announces the formation of a new rooting network for Princettia euphorbias. Growers now have a choice of what inputs they would like to receive.
July 30, 2014
15 New Crops To Extend The Fall Season [Slideshow]
Try these varieties to extend sales and consumer interest into fall.
July 29, 2014
PlantHaven Introduces New Whetman Dianthus Varieties For 2015
PlantHaven introduces three new Whetman dianthus varieties for 2015.
July 28, 2014
You Don’t Need To Hit A Homerun Every Time, Armitage Says
The more I meet positive people and learn about successful endeavors, the more I understand that consistency, not power is the key.
July 18, 2014
Plants I Know My Daughters, Neighbors And Friends Would Like To See At Retail
Check out Allan Armitage's recommendations for five plants we all need to see more of in the future.
June 26, 2014
California Spring Trials: 13 New Perennials For 2015 [Slideshow]
The perennials category is gaining more attention as growers expand their crop mixes. Breeders focused on plant hardiness, longevity and use in containers, as well as the landscape. Here are 13 new varieties to consider for 2015 production.