Green Goods

March 1, 2023
Star Roses and Plants releases rose catalog

Star Roses and Plants has released its 2024 Rose Catalog. This 145-page resource is filled with eight new rose introductions, seven reference guides, over 250 varieties and more. Other key features of the catalog include:... more »
TPIE 2023

Tropical plants take center stage at TPIE

The 2023 Tropical Plant International Expo (TPIE) brought together approximately 6,500 attendees from 48 U.S. states and 44 countries for the 50th anniversary of the show in Tampa, Florida, in January. Many of the 365... more »
Plant Vault plant boutique rare plants Karli Heineman TPIE

Tropical trendspotting: A boutique houseplant shop focuses on rare and unique plants

A background in fashion might not be commonplace in the plant retail world, but for Karli Heineman, it’s turned out to be a real advantage. Before moving to San Diego from Los Angeles five years... more »
Proven Winners ColorChoice Shrub Madness returns

February 27, 2023
Proven Winners ColorChoice Shrub Madness returns

Proven Winners ColorChoice has announced that Shrub Madness will return Feb. 27. The bracket competition pits shrub against shrub in a battle for the title of World Champion through votes. The contest runs in prediction... more »
Monrovia Home Gardener Ultimate Spring Planning Guide 

February 23, 2023
Monrovia Releases Spring Planning Guide for Home Gardeners

Monrovia recently announced it is offering new inspiration for home gardeners to guide their planning and shopping for spring projects. The new Ultimate Spring Planning Guide offers information and inspiration for creating new and updating existing... more »
Farwest Show Portland 2023

February 17, 2023
Farwest Show Seeks New Varieties Showcase Entries

The 2023 Farwest Show is now accepting submissions of new plant introductions for the upcoming New Varieties Showcase. The trade show and conference will take place Aug. 23-25, 2023 at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland,... more »

February 16, 2023
Recording of Perennials Webinar by Darwin Perennials and Walters Gardens Available

A recent collaborative webinar event had experts from perennial industry market leaders Darwin Perennials and Walters Gardens, Inc. reviewed the best-performing, most-exciting perennials that you may not have heard about. Darren Barshaw and Kata Kress Wallace, along with moderator Seth Reed,... more »
Proven Winners Welcomes New Retail Account Manager Amy Howard

February 14, 2023
Proven Winners Welcomes New Retail Account Manager

Proven Winners has named Amy Howard as a new retail account manager for the Southeast U.S. In her new role, Howard will focus on the needs of independent garden centers, more specifically on strengthening existing... more »
Redesigned Bloomables Website Launches

February 9, 2023
Redesigned Bloomables Website Launches

 Star Roses and Plants has announced the launch of the redesigned website for its Bloomables brand at The refreshed website offers a beautiful new look with how-to-tips, garden inspiration, comprehensive plant filtering and a... more »
Suntory Flowers Goes to the Grammy Awards

February 7, 2023
Suntory Flowers Goes to the Grammy Awards

Suntory Flowers once again delivered beautiful blooms to the red carpet with Tu Bloom of Bloom Designs Inc., the official botanical artist for the GRAMMYs. The 65th Annual GRAMMY Awards took place February 5 at the... more »
Monrovia Announces Pollinator Plant Giveaway

February 6, 2023
Monrovia Announces Pollinator Plant Giveaway

Monrovia recently announced its 2023 Bee a Winner giveaway program, intended to help create buzz at local garden centers with an easy and fun consumer contest. This program is a great way to celebrate and promote National... more »
Johnny’s Selected Seeds Celebrates 50 Years

February 3, 2023
Johnny’s Selected Seeds Marks 50 Years

For 50 years, Johnny’s Selected Seeds has been dedicated to helping families, friends, and communities to feed one another by providing quality seeds, tools, information, and service. “The employee-owners at Johnny’s are passionate about supporting... more »