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Star Roses and Plants Receives American Rose Trials for Sustainability Awards Petite KnockOut

May 18, 2022
Star Roses and Plants Receives Sustainability Awards

Star Roses and Plants recently announced it has received three awards from The American Rose Trials for Sustainability (A.R.T.S.) program. A.R.T.S. identifies the most sustainable, hardy, pest-resistant and beautiful rose cultivars for use in American... more »
Burns Named Bailey Territory Sales Representative

May 16, 2022
Burns Named Bailey Territory Sales Representative

Bailey Nurseries has hired Stuart Burns as a territory sales representative. In this position, Burns will partner with customers in the Minneapolis–St. Paul metro area in Minnesota as current Bailey sales representative Brenda Wickenhauser transitions... more »
Terra Nova Nurseries Introduces New Echinacea

May 16, 2022
Terra Nova Nurseries Introduces New Echinacea

Terra Nova Nurseries recently announced its new echinacea PRIMA ‘Berry’. The vibrant new variety has dark berry-pink petals that are long and draping, causing it to be reminiscent of a gorgeous, formal dress. The plant... more »
Surfinia petunias in Buffalo, NY

May 11, 2022
Suntory Flowers, America in Bloom Team up for Social Media Photo Contest

Suntory Flowers announced it is partnering with America in Bloom (AIB) to sponsor a new social media photo contest. The winner will receive the Alive With Flowers – Sunbeam Social Media Award on Oct. 1 during... more »
Terra Nova Nurseries Debuts Leucanthemum ‘Lemon Meringue’

May 3, 2022
Terra Nova Nurseries Debuts Leucanthemum ‘Lemon Meringue’

Terra Nova Nurseries recently released a sneak peek of leucanthemum ‘Lemon Meringue.’ This new variety grows with tight, heavy branching and features long-lasting semi-double daises, opening with a lemony citrus yellow and shifting to a... more »

May 3, 2022
Tromp to Lead Dümmen Orange’s Tropicals Business

Dümmen Orange has appointed Freek Tromp as head of its business unit Tropicals. He will assume responsibility for leading the execution of the breeder’s global strategy and driving further growth in the Tropicals business. In... more »
Terra Nova Nurseries Wins Two Awards at Shenzhen Flower Show

April 28, 2022
Terra Nova Nurseries Wins Two Awards at Shenzhen Flower Show

Terra Nova Nurseries was recently recognized with an "Excellence in Exhibition” award and a "Second Place of Floral” award during the 2022 Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Shenzhen Flower Show (Shenzhen Flower Show), which took... more »

May 2022
Retail Inspiration at Spring Trials: Part 1

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the team at Lawn & Garden Retailer hit the road in late March to attend California Spring Trials (CAST). Not only did we witness some breathtaking plants in... more »
Proven Winners Schedules Southeastern Plant Symposium and Rare Plant Auction

April 21, 2022
Proven Winners Schedules Southeastern Plant Symposium and Rare Plant Auction

On June 10 and 11, JC Raulston Arboretum and Juniper Level Botanic Garden will combine resources to host the fourth annual Southeastern Plant Symposium and Rare Plant Auction. The program will be held live and in-person in Raleigh,... more »
Walters Gardens Transitions to New Generation of Leadership

April 19, 2022
Walters Gardens Transitions to New Generation of Leadership

Walters Gardens recently announced to its staff plans to transition leadership from the current CEO, John Walters, to Karin Walters, his daughter who is currently the company’s vice president of product strategy. John will retain... more »
GPN’s New Varieties Week Returns in May

April 19, 2022
GPN’s New Varieties Week Returns in May

Lawn & Garden Retailer's sister publication GPN has announced the return of  New Varieties Week, which will take place May 17 to 19. The online event will feature 60-minute webcasts by companies presenting their new introductions... more »

April 19, 2022
Barberry Varieties Receive Invasive Plant Exemption

WorryFree Plants and brand owner Syn-RG LLC recently announced that in March 2022 the State of Pennsylvania exempted all four Japanese barberry varieties in the WorryFree series (Crimson Cutie, Lemon Cutie, Lemon Glow and Mr.... more »

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