Green Goods

November 8, 2012
Proven Winners Moves North for 2013 California Spring Trials

Proven Winners will be relocating to northern California for 2013 California Spring Trials.Next April 6 to 11, the Proven Winners staff and plant exhibits will be at the Chaminade Resort and Spa in Santa Cruz,... more »

November 7, 2012
University of Florida to Host Poinsettia Trial, Consumer Sale

The University of Florida's 2012 Poinsettia Trial Field Day will take place Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., in the university's Environmental Horticulture Greenhouse Complex in Gainesville. The trials are sponsored by... more »

November/December 2012
Trophy Case Varieties

How confident are you that you've chosen the right mix of annuals and vegetables for your customers? What proof do you have that the plants you've ordered will actually perform for the home gardener and... more »

October 23, 2012
HGTV Home Plant Collection Releases Chic Black & White Annual Mixes

The HGTV HOME Plant Collection is making its Chic Black & White Annuals mixes available to retailers in anticipation of the full Expressions Annuals Collection launch in the Spring 2013. The three Black & White... more »

October 19, 2012
Dig. Drop. Done. to Take Advantage of Daylight Savings Time

Dig.Drop.Done. is leveraging Daylight Saving Time to remind North Americans to get their bulbs in the ground. The bulb campaign was also featured in an article in the Wall Street Journal on Oct. 17.Through promotional... more »

October 10, 2012
Hort Couture Announces Fall Webinar Series

Hort Couture recently announced its free Fall webinar series. Three hot-topic webinars are scheduled, beginning October 15th. Click on the following links to sign up.October 15: SPRING BLING: Jump Start your Sales in 2013Learn about... more »

October 10, 2012
Three Grower Partners Join HGTV HOME Plant Collection Team

The HGTV HOME Plant Collection announces three new grower partners for its 'Smart & Stylish' Shrub line: Imperial Nurseries, Northern Christmas Trees & Nursery (NCTN) and Van Essen Nursery. These well-established growers located in Connecticut,... more »

September 27, 2012
Program Helps Educate Kids About Bulb Gardening

Dig.Drop.Done, the campaign that's showing North Americans the ease and beauty of flower bulbs, is introducing a timely and simple fall promotion to get kids, parents and teachers excited about bulb gardening.Through Nov. 30, bulb... more »

August 17, 2012
ANLA Grower/Distribution Tour Set for Next Month

The 2012 ANLA Grower Distribution Tour will take place Sept. 18 to 20, in Suffolk, Va.Attendees will have the opportunity to visit two nurseries who are successful growing and landscape distribution companies.Lancaster Farms and Bennett's... more »

August 17, 2012
Plants Nouveau Launches Mobile Consumer-Friendly Website

Plants Nouveau has launched a new mobile consumer website - www.plantsnouveau.com . The website contains detailed information for home gardeners as well as growing professionals."This is a site for both consumers who are shopping for... more »

August 17, 2012
Costa Farms Supports National Indoor Plant Week

Costa Farms is lending its media support to promote National Indoor Plant Week (www.nationalindoorplantweek.com ) scheduled to take place September 16-22, 2012.The week-long celebration is designed to raise consumer awareness of the value and benefits... more »

August 16, 2012
Ecke Ranch Joins Agribio Group

On Aug. 15,, the Ecke Ranch announced it has been acquired by the Dutch-based Agribio Group. The addition of Ecke Ranch will provide Agribio Group a solid platform to enhance innovation, grower and retail solutions... more »