May 27, 2014

Two New Salvias Added To Southern Living Plant Collection And Sunset Western Garden Collection

Two new salvia varieties are now available exclusively to growers from the Southern Living Plant Collection and Sunset Western Garden Collection.

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May 13, 2014

Attract Birds, Bees And Butterflies With 21 New Pollinator-Friendly Varieties

Try out these new pollinator-friendly varieties the next time you want to attract birds, bees and other beneficial insects to your garden.

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May 9, 2014

New Petunias Making Their Debut In 2015

Take a look at the new petunia varieties that will be making their appearance in 2015.

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May 9, 2014

There Is Always Something To Celebrate

Allan Armitage celebrates 30 years of writing Tips Of The Trade for Greenhouse Grower and reflects on some memorable moments.

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May 8, 2014

Lead The Way: Three Ways To Support Pollinators In Your Community

Do your part to promote pollinator-friendly plants in your community through outreach and education.

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April 23, 2014

Foliage Begonias May Be A Big 2015 Trend [Spring Trials]

A number of breeders debuted their rex begonia and begonia hybrid lines at 2014 Spring Trials.

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April 16, 2014

Invasive And Aggressive Plants: Don’t Sell Them, Even If They’re Pretty, Armitage Says

There is no excuse for growers and retailers continuing to sell invasive and aggressive plants. Plants that once seemed benign garden plants are strangling entire areas. And we are still selling them! Even if they look beautiful, they will turn gardeners off and ultimately hurt us all.

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April 16, 2014

Armitage On New Introductions From Ball Horticultural Co., Fides Oro And Green Fuse Botanicals, On The Final Day Of California Spring Trials

Allan Armitage recaps Day 6 of the 2014 California Spring Trials, discussing Bounce impatiens, Kabloom calibrachoas, Cannova callas, Vernique veronica, Madrid Gold lavender and more new varieties.

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April 16, 2014

Variety Highlights From Ball Horticultural Co., Fides-Oro, Ecke Ranch And Green Fuse Botanicals

The sixth and final day of the 2014 California Spring Trials saw Greenhouse Grower editors wrapping up the week with hundreds of beautiful new varieties at Ball, Fides-Oro, Ecke Ranch and Green Fuse Botanicals. Check out these beauties!

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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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