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January events provide a strong start to 2024 800

January events provide a strong start to 2024
January events provide a strong start to 2024

Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) The 2024 trade show season started with the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) in Baltimore. This year it brought together over 11,200 attendees, including exhibitors. A sold-out trade show floor... more »
Pollinatives owner Donald Gerber shares why he started his retail nursery and how garden centers can sell more native plants.

March 2024
A need for natives

It’s not often that someone starts a business out of laziness. Donald Gerber, owner of Pollinatives in the San Antonio area and a self-described “lazy gardener,” said he did just that after discovering native plants... more »
Katie Jo Dumford joins EHR customer service team

February 26, 2024
Katie Jo Dumford joins EHR customer service team

Eason Horticultural Resources (EHR) announced that Katie Jo Dumford has joined its customer service team. Katie Jo (KJ) has more than 24 years of experience in the horticulture industry. She began her career in the... more »
Westhoff, Dümmen Orange discontinue licensing agreement

February 26, 2024
Westhoff, Dümmen Orange discontinue licensing agreement

Westhoff and Dümmen Orange announced they have decided to discontinue their licensing agreement for the production of unrooted cuttings of Westhoff breeding products at the end of this season. “We value the long history of... more »
Farwest Show calls for 2024 New Varieties Showcase entries

February 23, 2024
Farwest Show calls for 2024 New Varieties Showcase entries

The 2024 Farwest Show is now accepting submissions of new plant introductions for the upcoming New Varieties Showcase. The showcase is an annual highlight at Farwest, the biggest green industry trade show and conference in... more »

February 22, 2024
All-America Selections welcomes new judges for 2024 trials

All-America Selections (AAS), has announced 23 new AAS judges. AAS now has seven different trial types and with a need for at least 24 judges for each trial, the number of trialing professionals has recently grown.... more »
Monrovia wants to make Mother’s Day SunBelievable

February 21, 2024
Monrovia wants to make Mother’s Day SunBelievable

Garden centers can boost their Mother’s Day sales this year with an all-in-one program featuring helianthus 'SunBelievable Brown-Eyed Girl'. Showcasing one of Monrovia’s most popular summer annuals, the “Give Mom a SunBelievable Day” program includes a... more »
Danziger releases technical product pages

February 21, 2024
Danziger publishes technical product pages

Technical product pages are now available from Danziger in an easy-to-use format. The new enhanced catalog pages, updated for the 2025 season and including the new 2025 varieties, provide detailed technical specifications from rooting to... more »
PPA opens registration for 2024 National Symposium

February 21, 2024
PPA opens registration for 2024 National Symposium

Perennial Plant Association (PPA) has opened registration for its 2024 National Symposium. Asheville, North Carolina, will host the week-long event, designed to highlight the wonders of perennial plants. PPA will also be celebrating its 40th... more »
Monrovia joins ThinkPlants display at CAST

February 16, 2024
Monrovia joins ThinkPlants display at CAST

Monrovia announced will show new varieties of perennials at the ThinkPlants display in Gilroy, California at the 2024 California Spring Trials. Some of Monrovia's bold, vibrant colors and on-trend new perennials shown include: Coreopsis 'Sunstar'... more »
Ferry-Morse releases Colossal Collection of seeds

February 14, 2024
Ferry-Morse releases Colossal Collection of seeds

Ferry-Morse has launched a new Colossal Collection, featuring seed varieties that will reportedly grow vegetables at least double the average size or double the yield. “Growing your own produce at home is a labor of... more »
All-America Selections and National Garden Bureau complete merger

February 14, 2024
All-America Selections, National Garden Bureau merge

National Garden Bureau (NGB) and All-America Selections (AAS) have announced the completion of an organizational merger of the two nonprofit organizations into one. National Garden Bureau is now the parent organization, with AAS being the... more »