Green Goods

December 1, 2022
Plants Nouveau Takes over Management of Chicagoland Grows

Plants Nouveau announced it has signed documents to assume management of the royalty administration, supply chain and marketing of the Chicagoland Grows Plant Introduction Program. Chicagoland Grows was founded in 1986 as a corporate partnership... more »
J. Berry Nursery Relaxes Branded Container Requirements for Hibiscus

November 30, 2022
J. Berry Nursery Relaxes Branded Container Requirements for Hibiscus

With ongoing supply-chain issues experienced by the horticulture industry, J. Berry Nursery announces the discontinuation of the company’s branded container requirements for its Hollywood Hibiscus tropical hibiscus brand. J. Berry Nursery no longer requires branded containers... more »
Quality Gardens poinsettia

November 28, 2022
Dispel the Poinsettia Toxicity Myth

It's time to take poinsettia off Santa's 'naughty' list, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. He says its pretty bracts and leaves pose no danger to people and pets, other than possible allergic... more »
Proven Winners Hosts Plant Influencers RoundtableProven Winners Hosts Plant Influencers Roundtable

November 22, 2022
Proven Winners Hosts Plant Influencers Roundtable

With consumer interest in gardening continuing to gain momentum across North America, Proven Winners has expanded its commitment to support home gardener success. It hosted an inaugural group of content creators to a Proven Winners Creators Roundtable held... more »
Colocasia 'Royal Hawaiian'

November 16, 2022
6 New Varieties Named AAS Winners

All-America Selections (AAS) has an additional six new AAS Winners available for the 2023 garden season. Brokers, growers and retailers have plenty of time to add these proven performers to their assortment to aid consumers... more »
Proven Winners Hosts Retail Roadshow Jessica DeGraaf

November 11, 2022
Proven Winners Hosts Retail Roadshow

Proven Winners hosted its free, one-day Roadshow in September in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and in October in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Nearly 200 attendees gathered for the retail-focused event in Lancaster. The day began with a consumer marketing... more »
Rudbeckia American Gold Rush

November 7, 2022
Industry Associations Promote Rudbeckia for 2023

For the first time ever, three major industry non-profits are promoting a plant class and specific variety.  For All-America Selections, one of the first perennial winners from their three-winter trial is Rudbeckia ‘American Gold Rush’.... more »

Winners’ Circle

Each year, L&GR compiles a list of award-winning varieties that have impressed judges throughout the country and abroad. Every organization has a slightly different method of choosing its standout performers, but one thing all these... more »
Beekenkamp Plants, Dümmen Orange and Lazzeri Giovani Piante Jointly Organize Poinsettia Trials

October 31, 2022
Breeders Jointly Organize Poinsettia Trials

Breeders Beekenkamp Plants, Dümmen Orange and Lazzeri Giovani Piante are joining forces to organize joint Poinsettia Trials again this year at The Master Growers in Honselersdijk. During the trials Nov. 3 and 4, growers, retailers... more »
Sakata Seed America Appoints Kristopher Carlsson as Senior Manager

October 31, 2022
Sakata Seed America Appoints Carlsson Senior Manager

Sakata Seed America has appointed Kristopher (Kris) Carlsson to the position of senior manager, research and development and product development for Ornamentals NAFTA. Carlsson reportedly has extensive technical production, marketing, sales, team building, and management... more »
Danziger Kicks Off 2024 Season With InnovationFest

October 11, 2022
Danziger to Kick off 2024 Season with InnovationFest

Danziger’s InnovationFest will kick off your 2024 season, allowing you to travel to Israel to experience all the new genetics and creative programs in person, as well as participate in several virtual events. “The last... more »
Selecta One Releases 2023 Poinsettias Catalog

October 6, 2022
Selecta One Releases 2023 Poinsettias Catalog

Selecta One recently announced the release of its 2023 Poinsettias catalog, a 50-page resource filled with new products, regional recommendations, production tips from experts and market trend insights. “Selecta One is tops for poinsettia selection,... more »


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