Everything You Need to Know About California Spring Trials! (Whether You’re Going In Person or Want to Follow All the Action)

Everything You Need to Know About California Spring Trials! (Whether You’re Going In Person or Want to Follow All the Action)

California Spring Trials 2018 kicks off in less than a week, and our team at Greenhouse Grower is making final preparations before we depart!

Who’s Going


• Laura Drotleff, Editor of Greenhouse Grower
• Janeen Wright, Managing Editor of Greenhouse Grower
• Contributing Editor and industry consultant Dr. Allan Armitage
• Andrew Scheldorf, winner of the Dr. Allan Armitage Scholarship for California Spring Trials

Where Are They Headed (Most Stops Include Multiple Companies)

• Saturday, April 14: Green Fuse Botanicals, Ball Horticultural Company
• Sunday, April 15: GroLink Plant Company, Windmill Nursery
• Monday, April 16: Dümmen Orange, Floricultura, American Takii
• Tuesday, April 17: Sakata, Speedling, Inc., Ernest Benary of America
• Wednesday, April 18: Suncrest Nurseries, Pacific Plug & Liner, Syngenta Flowers
• Thursday, April 19: Danziger, Proven Winners

How You Can Keep Up With Their Travels

Greenhouse Grower will be providing daily coverage of each visit via our Benchrunner electronic newsletter. Be sure to sign up for it if you’re not receiving it already.
• The team will also be posting updates on Greenhouse Grower’s Facebook and Twitter pages.
• You can also follow Laura Drotleff on Twitter and Instagram, Janeen Wright on Twitter, and Allan Armitage on Twitter.

What to Expect

There are several slideshows posted on GreenhouseGrower.com covering some of the latest variety offerings that will be on display.
Northern Region: Spring Meadow Nursery, Syngenta, Danziger, Cohen, Hishtil, Jaldety, Nir
Northern Region: Benary, American Takii, Sakata Ornamentals, Beekenkamp, and More
Central Region: Ball Horticultural, Dümmen Orange, PlantHaven, Suntory Flowers
Central Region: Green Fuse Botanicals, Floranova, Vegetalis, Florist, Royal Van Zanten, Vivero Internacional
Central/Northern Preview: Cultivaris, Hem Genetics, Hilverdakooij, Kientzler, Terra Nova Nurseries, and Westhoff

It all adds up to a week of excitement! Join us on our journey along the California coast, and get an early look at the most promising new varieties, and much more.