March 2, 2018
How to Keep Your Perennials Healthy and Disease-Free
Disease control through scouting, chemical rotation, and disease-resistant plants is essential to keep your perennials in top-notch shape.
May 11, 2018
New Sterile Ornamental Grasses One Solution to Grass Invasion
Aggressive grass species can turn gardeners off to using ornamental grasses. Less fertile alternatives offer options for keeping grasses from taking over the garden.
April 21, 2018
How Researchers are Building Better Lantana Plants
Genetic sterilization being used to help keep these prolific perennials in place.
March 27, 2018
Online Classes Offer Pointers on Herbaceous Perennials
The courses, presented by Allan Armitage, can help growers, retailers, and landscapers learn more about plant origin, characteristics, bloom time, flower structure, and optimum growing conditions.
October 17, 2017
14 New Shrubs With Fringe Benefits
What’s popular with shrubs? Consumers want varieties that will give them more return on their investment, in terms of long-lasting blooms and multi-season appeal that lasts from spring until fall and at times stretches into the winter months. Here are 14 new varieties of shrubs and sub-shrubs to consider for your product mix in 2018.
July 20, 2017
New Perennials, Trial Gardens, and Merchandising Were Highlights of Darwin Perennials Day 2017
Darwin Perennials Day has steadily become one of the must-attend perennial events of the summer. This year, even the weather cooperated.
June 9, 2017
New Head Grower at Emerald Coast Growers is Excited about Future of Perennials
Jonathan Babikow, Emerald Coast Growers’ new general manager/head grower for its Lancaster, PA, location, talks about his favorite perennials, the advantages of growing in Pennsylvania, and his future hopes for his career.
June 6, 2017
Eason Horticultural Resources Releases New Perennials Booklet
“Hot New Perennials for 2018” is a compilation of information shared with Eason from a broad range of perennial young plant producers, breeding companies, and breeder representatives.
May 24, 2017
What to Expect at the Perennial Plant Symposium in Denver in July
The Perennial Plant Association’s annual Symposium takes place July 23-28 in Denver, CO, and features 28 educational sessions, six local tours, and a trade show.
March 28, 2017
Shrubs, Subshrubs, and Groundcovers from California Spring Trials 2017
We asked breeders to share with us pictures and information on some of the shrubs, subshrubs, and groundcovers that you'll see at California Spring Trials 2017. They didn't let you down.
March 22, 2017
New Perennials and Tender Perennials for 2018 from California Spring Trials
We asked breeders to share with us pictures and information on some of the true perennials and tender perennials that you'll see at California Spring Trials 2017. Here's a sampling of some of the varieties hitting retail shelves in 2018.
March 11, 2017
Now is the Time for Growers to Plan for Fall Perennial Planting
If you haven’t already put in your orders for the items you’ll sell this fall, it’s time to start now.