Green Goods

May 8, 2012
Fall Creek Farm & Nursery Announces Network of Growers for Edible Shrub Collection

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc., Lowell, Ore., has established its initial network of growers poised to grow and distribute the BrazelBerries Collection of small ornamental berry shrubs to garden retailers. The network of BrazelBerries'... more »

May 2012
Inspiring Through Edible Exhibitions

Whether you are an advertiser, an exhibit designer or a retail store manager, your first set of questions should always be:What is your image? What is your message? Who is your audience/consumer base?We have a... more »

May 1, 2012
New Scholarship Available for Students Studying Bulbs

Last week, Dig. Drop. Done., the North American authority on flower bulbs, announced that the North American Flower Bulb Wholesalers Association (NAFWA) has started accepting applications for the Karl Schroff Memorial Scholarship.The $3,000 scholarship(s) is... more »

May 1, 2012
Syngenta Flowers Donates to N.C. Non-Profit Organizations.

Last week, Syngenta Flowers, Inc., announced it was donating 1,400 potted plants valued at $10,000 to four nonprofit organizations in the Greensboro, N.C., area.Friends with Flowers, Greensboro Beautiful, Greensboro Housing Authority and Hospice and Palliative... more »

April 11, 2012
Organic Gardening Magazine and Safer Brand Partner to Launch App

Organic Gardening magazine, in partnership with Safer Brand garden products, announces the release of Planting Planner, a free app designed to take the guesswork out of planning a garden.Organic Gardening magazine, in partnership with Safer... more »

April 11, 2012
Dates Set for 2013 and 2014 California Spring Trials

The Steering Committee for the California Spring Trials has announced the dates for 2013 and 2014 California Spring Trials - April 6 to April 11, 2013 and April 5 to April 10, 2014.The Steering Committee... more »

March 27, 2012
Sakata Home Grown Expands Offerings

Sakata Home Grown has expanded its offerings to more than 150 vegetable varieties in 33 crop classes covering all seasons – cool, warm and hot. Sakata also just released its Home Grown catalog featuring its... more »

March 2012
Plants On Trial

Comparable to the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval, All-America Selections is an excellent resource for building your customer's confidence in the plants you carry. After a recent explanation of the All-America Selections (AAS) trialing program... more »

March 2, 2012
Darwin Perennials Day to Take Place in June

Darwin Perennials Day will take place June 21, at the Gardens at Ball in West Chicago, Ill. Visitors will see the latest varieties for 2013, compare top-selling plants in Zone 5 overwintered trial gardens, and... more »

February 21, 2012
Burpee Boost Gets Garden Media Attention

Several consumer media outlets have recently featured Burpee Boost high-nutrition vegetables in print publications and online reporting, creating much anticipation for this year's launch to home gardeners. The six vegetables in the Boost collection include... more »

February 21, 2012
Greenheart Farms to Feature Rose Introductions

Visitors to Greenheart Farms during California Spring Trials will get a sneak peek of the 2013 Perennial and Rose introductions from the Conard-Pyle Company as well a new collection from Kordes Roses.Visitors to Greenheart Farms... more »

February 7, 2012
Under the Sea Coleus Takes Garden Idol Top Prize

Hort Couture Plants' Under the Sea coleus took top honors at this year's Garden Idol Contest at ANLA Management Clinic in Louisville, Ky.Hort Couture Plants' Under the Sea coleus took top honors at this year's... more »