November 18, 2014

2014 Field Trials Results: Best Of Show Varieties [Slideshow]

Find out which varieties made Best of Show at the 2014 Field Trials.

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Costa Farms' Season Premier 2015

February 4, 2015

Costa Farms’ 2015 Season Premier Reveals Newest Varieties

The annual Season Premier at Costa Farms in Miami, Fla., is the industry's very first peek at new varieties for debut the following year, even before the California Spring Trials, heralded widely as the jumping off point for new varieties. This year's event revealed breeders' best and brightest new varieties for 2016, shown in field trials, landscape trials and containers at Costa Farms tropical trial gardens. Plant breeders presented their new varieties to buyers and members of Lowe’s grower panel. Growers, brokers and other allied industry members, including Home Depot growers and buyers, were also able to peruse the grounds to see how the new varieties fared in the winter trials. Later this season, the hot and humid conditions at Costa’s summer trials will help identify the true performers.

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January 28, 2015

All-America Selections Introduces Additional 2015 Winners

All-America Selections has announced more 2015 AAS Winners, bringing the grand total of introductions for the 2015 gardening year to 25. The seven winners join the 12 announced last November and six announced last July. This year, AAS has had the most winners in one year since 1939.

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October 14, 2014

Highlights From Plant Trials At Franklin Park Conservatory And Botanical Gardens [Slideshow]

The Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Columbus, Ohio, is in its third year of annuals, perennials and vegetables trials. It is also host to the All-America Selections vegetable and annuals display gardens. Take a look at some of the varieties being put to the test.

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November 24, 2014

Succulents And Miniatures Offer Variety And Easy Growing

Succulents and miniatures are great starter plants for brown-thumb gardeners. They deliver visual appeal, color and texture without a fuss. Here are some of the newest varieties on the market.

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November 14, 2014

University of Florida Poinsettia Trials Will Be Held December 9

Poinsettia trials event at the University of Florida will be held on December 9 in Gainesville, Fla.

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November 14, 2014

University Of New Hampshire Hosts 2014 Poinsettia Trials Open House December 4 to 6

The University of New Hampshire will host 2014 Poinsettia Field Trial Open House at its Macfarlane Greenhouses facility on December 4 to 6.

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November 4, 2014

2014 Field Trials Results

Greenhouse Grower asked trial managers to share their top performers this year. See which varieties were true standouts.

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July 16, 2013

Hot New Potted Plants And Tropicals From 2013 California Spring Trials

Each stop at Spring Trials offers exciting new plants and products and this year, that included a lot of new potted plants and tropicals varieties. Take a look at some of these unique new varieties you can put into next year’s program.

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November 4, 2014

2014 Field Trials Results: Welby Gardens (Denver, Colo.)

Check out Greenhouse Grower's 2014 Field Trials Results for Welby Gardens in Denver, Colo.

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November 4, 2014

2014 Field Trials Results: Texas A&M AgriLife Research And Extension Center (Overton, Texas)

Check out Greenhouse Grower's 2014 Field Trials results for Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Overton, Texas.

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November 4, 2014

2014 Field Trials Results: Oklahoma State University (Stillwater, Okla.)

Check out Greenhouse Grower's 2014 Field Trials results for Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla.

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November 4, 2014

2014 Field Trials Results: Colorado State University (Fort Collins, Colo.)

Check out Greenhouse Grower's 2014 Field Trials results for Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo.

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November 4, 2014

2014 Field Trials Results: University of Tennessee Gardens (Knoxville/Jackson, Tenn.)

Check out Greenhouse Grower's 2014 Field Trials results for the University of Tennessee Gardens in Knoxville and Jackson, Tenn.

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November 4, 2014

Varieties Appearing On 2014 Field Trial Top Performer Lists [Slideshow]

Greenhouse Grower asked trial managers to share their top performers this year. See which varieties appeared on top performer lists at least twice.

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November 3, 2014

2014 Field Trials Results: Metrolina Greenhouses (Huntersville, N.C.)

Check out Greenhouse Grower's 2014 Field Trial results for Metrolina Greenhouses in Huntersville, N.C.

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