New Plants Win 2014 Green Thumb Awards
The five best new plant varieties for 2014 have won 2014 Green Thumb Awards presented by the Direct Gardening Association (formerly called the Mailorder Gardening Association). Honored in the Plants, Bulbs and Seeds division were Clematis ‘Sweet Summer Love’ PPAF, CBRAF from Spring Meadow Nursery, Vaccimium Complex Hybrid ‘Blueberry Glaze’ from Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, ‘Habitat Hero’ Birdwatcher Pre-Planned Garden from High Country Gardens, Bloomerang Dark Purple Lilac PPAF, CBRAF from Spring Meadow Nursery, and Baptisia ‘Blue Towers’ PPAF from Plant Delights Nursery, Inc.
Winners of the 2014 Green Thumb Awards were chosen by an independent panel of garden writers and editors. The winning products were selected based on their uniqueness, technological innovation, ability to solve a gardening problem or provide a gardening opportunity, and potential appeal to gardeners.
The Green Thumb Awards recognizes outstanding new garden products available by mail or online. The awards are sponsored by the Direct Gardening Association (DGA), the world’s largest nonprofit association of companies that sell garden products directly to consumers via catalogs and websites. For more information visit www.directgardeningassociation.com.