Members of The Garden Center Group once again named their top selections in both live and hard goods for the Retailers’ Choice Awards at Farwest 2017.
A panel of plant experts, along with show attendees, selected their favorite offerings during the Farwest 2017 New Varieties Showcase.
The 2017 Farwest Show takes place Aug. 22-25 in Portland, OR, and features presentations from industry-leading experts, as well as several networking opportunities.
July 31 is the last day to take advantage of early-bird registration discounts for the show, which includes the trade show, all education seminars and pesticide classes, and nursery country tours.
Early-bird discounts are available for both attendees and exhibitors for this year’s show, which has been scheduled to allow attendees more time to visit local nurseries, growers, and retailers.
The 2017 Farwest Show will take place Wednesday, Aug. 23 through Friday, Aug. 25, to allow attendees more time to visit local hot spots.
Attendance at the 2016 Farwest Show in Portland was up 6% from last year, as visitors sought to learn more about emergent market opportunities.
A panel of industry experts, as well as show attendees, selected a thornless blackberry and a hydrangea for the top honors.
The Retailers’ Choice Awards, once again coordinated by The Garden Center Group, were presented to nine exhibiting companies at the 2016 Farwest Show.
The app, available as a free download, can help attendees plan for everything from educational sessions to the New Varieties Showcase and Grower Showcase.
Farwest continues to strengthen its retail products focus on the show floor to help hard good buyers discover new suppliers and round out product offerings.
Browning will discuss the use of nematodes in managing pests in greenhouses and nurseries.
Whether it’s classes on biocontrols and gardening trends, or networking opportunities in and around the trade show floor, there’s plenty happening at Farwest 2016 in Portland, OR, in August.