On day one of California Spring Trials 2017, Dr. Allan Armitage reveals the five plants that most caught his attention.
“Of Naked Ladies and Forget-Me-Nots” offers Allan’s recollections of the origins of unique plant names, as well as how many plants factored into historical events.
Allan Armitage says it’s time to get in touch with our true audience and market plant solutions, not plant products.
New crops are great, but Armitage says selling plants by function makes more sense.
Here’s a look at plants that could help you with successful growing in 2017.
Are you wondering which plants to grow? Here are some perennials, annuals, and herbs that are gaining popularity.
When times get tough, we would do well to remember that there are people of all types still interested in plants.
Here are four plants showing up more often in the garden and landscape that are set to make a comeback.
When the urge to garden strikes, every homeowner needs a few plants like these for their yard.
Allan Armitage says you can learn new ideas to help your business when you get out to visit plant trials and other growers.
Allan Armitage suggests a few notable plants for the fall shoulder, fall sales, and spring shoulder seasons.
We need to put the same energies we invest into California Spring Trials to get plants into consumers’ hands and encourage young people in the industry to attend.
Allan Armitage says breeders need to do a better job of making growers, brokers, and garden centers aware of better ornamental grass cultivars for the increasingly shrinking garden space.