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October 14, 2021
#YearoftheSunflower Video Contest Winners Announced

National Garden Bureau recently announced that the Lee College Horticulture Program and Williams Nursery are the winners of this year’s #YearoftheSunflower video contest. Winners were chosen by a panel of industry professionals. Sunflower Videos were... more »
Danziger COLIBRI™ Exotic Red Bling Calibrachoa

October 13, 2021
Danziger Announces Innovation Fest to Introduce 2023 New Varieties

Danziger is kicking off the 2023 season with an expanded new varieties launch event — Innovation Fest: 2023 Danziger Debut. The event will include the in-person event at the company’s headquarters in Israel, virtual and... more »
Ball Releases 2022-2023 Mum Catalog

October 11, 2021
Ball Releases 2022-2023 Mum Catalog

The Ball Garden Mums team has announced the availability of its two-year catalog for 2022-2023 that focuses on new, cutting-edge varieties as well as program excellence at all stages. Growers can count on Ball Mums to deliver... more »
Monrovia Calla Lily Surprise Container Unexpected Form and Bright Color

September 27, 2021
Monrovia Shares Fall Planter Combination Inspiration

Spring may get all the fanfare, but the fall landscape has its own sense of style, color, and excitement. As your summer color fades, independent garden centers can offer their customers some new energy with... more »
T. Jay Higgins Suntory Flowers

September 14, 2021
Suntory Flowers Names Higgins North America General Manager

Suntory Flowers has named business partner T. Jay Higgins general manager for North America. Higgins is president and owner of Sun-Fire Nurseries in Sarasota, Florida. In addition to being the top producer of Sun Parasol mandevillas,... more »
Bailey Ryan McEnaney Receives GardenComm Emergent Communicator Award

September 14, 2021
Bailey’s Ryan McEnaney Receives GardenComm Emergent Communicator Award

Ryan McEnaney, Bailey marketing and communications manager, recently received the Emergent Communicator Award at the 2021 GardenComm Conference. This award recognizes a member under the age of 40 who demonstrates exceptionally high degrees of skill,... more »

August 25, 2021
Emerald Coast Growers Updates Resource Guide with New Varieties

Emerald Coast Growers has released an updated version of its Resource Guide. The 2021-22 edition features an exciting section called Fresh Picks, which highlights all newcomers to their lineup including new perennials, ornamental grasses and... more »
coleus ‘Fancy Feathers Copper'

September/October 2021
Hot Market, Cool Houseplants

Amid the red-hot, got to have it, forget ever buying a home, houseplant market, are a few notable and inexpensive alternatives. Can’t fill an order for 1,000 philodendron ‘Caramel Marble’ that sells for an average... more »
'Kimono' hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Hokomareki’ USPPAF photo by Bloomin Easy

August 23, 2021
New Varieties Showcase Awards Given at Farwest Show

'Kimono' hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Hokomareki’ USPPAF), hybridized in the Netherlands by Kolster BV and introduced by Curoplant Co., was chosen by voting attendees as the People’s Choice winner in the 2021 Farwest Show’s New Varieties Showcase. 'Kimono'... more »

August 23, 2021
Darwin Perennials Day 2022 Date Announced

Darwin Perennials recently announced it will once again welcome industry guests in person for its annual Darwin Perennials Day Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Save the date and plan your visit to West Chicago, Illinois, where the event... more »
PanAmerican Seed to Promote Kitchen Minis on New Consumer Website

August 23, 2021
PanAmerican Seed Launches Kitchen Minis Website

To provide further consumer awareness and help retail customers sell the award-winning Kitchen Minis collection of edible potted vegetable plants, PanAmerican Seed has launched a shopper-friendly website, The mobile-optimized site lets consumers browse the full... more »
Lavender-Sensational-Peace Tree Farm

August 19, 2021
Lavender ‘Sensational’ Named Best in Show at Farwest

Lavender 'Sensational' (Lavandula intermedia ‘Tesseract’ PP31786) was chosen by judges as the Best in Show winner in the 2021 Farwest Show’s New Varieties Showcase. The plant, discovered by Lloyd Traven and Richard Grazzini and introduced by Peace Tree... more »


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