Green Goods

February 14, 2019
PVG Adds New Sales Manager for Northeast

Tom Pierro has been named Northeast territory sales manager for Pleasant View Gardens, Loudon, New Hampshire. With nearly three decades of sales and management experience, Pierro's responsibilities will include customer sales and presentation of company... more »

February 14, 2019
New Report Details Top Garden Mum Colors

Ball Seed knows that garden mums are a crop driven by color. Years of collected trials data, performance and sales have helped determine the percentages of each color class that makes up the top mixes... more »

February 11, 2019
AAS Adds Seven New Winners

All-America Selections announced seven new AAS winners at the American Seed Trade Association meeting in Orlando, Florida. Each of the following new AAS winners was trialed throughout North America by professional, independent, volunteer judges who grew them... more »

February 9, 2019
Costa Farms’ Dracaena Receives Honors at TPIE

Dracaena ‘White Aspen’ from Costa Farms was crowned best new plant at the Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition (TPIE) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida ‘White Aspen’ is a fresh new variety of corn plant (dracaena) that sports... more »

February 5, 2019
Suntory Varieties to Shine at Grammy Awards; Pre-Show Facebook Live Event Set for Feb. 6

Suntory Flowers will be on display again this year when the 61st Grammy Awards take place on Feb. 10, in Los Angeles, California. Tu Bloom of Tu Bloom Designs in Chicago is the official botanical... more »

February 4, 2019
PanAmerican Seed Introduces Downy Mildew-Resistant Impatiens

PanAmerican Seed is re-launching impatiens to the horticultural industry through its new series of I. walleriana, with high resistance to impatiens downy mildew. Beacon impatiens offer season-long performance and bring back fast-filling color to the shade … without the... more »

January 23, 2019
Retro POP Materials Now Available from Savor

With the popularity of herbs and vegetables projected to continue again in 2019, it’s time for retailers to think about how to attract even more customers to the edibles section of their stores. Knowing this,... more »

January 16, 2019
Fifth-Generation Bailey Family Member Appointed to Consumer Role

Bailey in St. Paul, Minnesota, has announced that Dan McEnaney is transitioning from his role as a Colorado-based territory sales representative to the assistant brand manager position supporting the company’s consumer brand global network of... more »

January 2019
Yours to Use

Ask any garden center owner if they would like to sell more plants, and I’m pretty sure they will all answer “yes!” Ask them if they would like to sell more plants and have many... more »

January 2019
New for You

1. SALVIA If your customers want to invite bees and hummingbirds in for a visit, recommend ‘Rockin’ Fuchsia’ salvia from Proven Winners. Unlike all others of this type that have purple flowers, this revolutionary new... more »

December 29, 2018
Mitchell’s Releases Poinsettia Trials Results

On Dec. 2, approximately 364 people attended Mitchell’s Nursery & Greenhouse Poinsettia Open House in King, North Carolina. The grower/retailer grew more than 9,000 poinsettias for the 2018 season. During the open house attendees were... more »
David C.H. Austin

December 20, 2018
Rosarian David C.H. Austin Dies

David C. H. Austin, the rosarian and founder of David Austin Roses Ltd. out of England, died Dec. 18, 2018, at 92. Over the past 20 years, U.S. and Canadian gardeners came to know Austin... more »


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