November 20, 2020
GardenComm Seeks Entries for 2021 GardenComm Media Awards

GardenComm is calling on all garden communicators to submit their best articles, books, photography, and more to the 2021 GardenComm Media Awards, one of the only national online media awards programs recognizing professional accomplishments in... more »
Zinnia Profusion Red Yellow Bicolor 

November 13, 2020
Four New Varieties Earn AAS Winner Designation

All-America Selections recently announced four new AAS Winners for the 2021 garden season.  All AAS Winners are trialed throughout North America by professional, independent, volunteer judges who grow new, never-before-sold entries next to comparisons that... more »

November 11, 2020
Retail Customers Prioritize Spending on Family, Friends this Holiday Season

Buying gifts for friends and loved ones is a way for consumers to shift focus from the uncertainty and stress of the pandemic to celebrating the holidays and the promise of our return to a better... more »

November/December 2020
What Consumers See in Their Gardens of the Future

Just like fashion, trends in gardening come and go — and sometimes come back again. Some shifts in gardening were inspired by necessity, like the Victory Gardens when consumers grew their own food during the... more »
2021 NGB Year of the plant crops

November 2, 2020
Free Promotional Materials Available for NGB’s 2021 “Year of the” Program

The National Garden Bureau's “Year of the” promotion is ready to help growers, garden retailers (both on-line and brick-and-mortar) and garden communicators encourage consumers to discover and embrace five specially selected plant classes. Promotional marketing... more »

October 23, 2020
PPA to Present Two Webinars

The Perennial Plant Association recently announced two upcoming events from PPA: Virtual Edition. These events both include an educational webinar with a happy hour to follow to allow for further topic discussion and networking. On... more »
AmericanHort garden center tour

October 15, 2020
AmericanHort Schedules Virtual Garden Center Tour

AmericanHort announced it has organized a new online event, the AmericanHort Retail Tour: A Virtual Experience. The two-hour tour will take place live at 2 p.m. ET on Nov. 19. Attendees will have the opportunity... more »
Star Roses and Plants Sweet Spirit

October 12, 2020
American Garden Rose Selections Names 2021 Winners

The American Gardens Rose Selections (AGRS) testing program has announced its selections for 2021. The AGRS testing program recognizes roses that are easy to care for, disease-resistant and suitable for different regions of the country.... more »

October 8, 2020
PPA Launches Job Board

The Perennial Plant Association is launching a new member benefit — the PPA Job Board. Members can post unlimited job openings for free on the Job Board at and connect with quality applicants. Anyone on the PPA website... more »

October 5, 2020
GardenComm Offers Webinar: “Keeping New Gardeners Involved in Gardening”

This year has been full of surprises, including a surge of new gardeners in the wake of COVID-19. From 3-4 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Oct. 28, a panel of industry experts will present "Keeping New Gardeners... more »
The Learning Garden NGB, American Meadows and Sakata Seed America Announce Horticulture Therapy Gardens Grant Winners

October 5, 2020
NGB, American Meadows and Sakata Seed America Announce Horticulture Therapy Gardens Grant Winners

After collecting thousands of votes from the public, National Garden Bureau, American Meadows, Sakata Seed America and Corona Tools are proud to announce the three therapeutic gardens receiving grants and in-kind donations totaling more than... more »

September 30, 2020 Business Hub Details Released

The Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) has announced details on its new Business Hub, developed to connect exhibitors and buyers during these changing and challenging times. Despite not being able to meet in person, the intelligent, searchable business directory... more »


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