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December 7, 2020
Longtime Dümmen Orange Employee Retires

Dümmen Orange recently announced that its current longest-tenured employee, Carmen Bautista, retired on Dec. 2. Carmen Bautista Bautista, who grew up in San Diego County, started working in 1977 at the former Paul Ecke Ranch,... more »

November/December 2020
Winners Circle

It can be difficult to select which varieties to add to and remove from your product offering each season. Consumer needs change, and new trends emerge. There are hundreds of thousands of beautiful plants to... more »

November/December 2020
What Consumers See in Their Gardens of the Future

Just like fashion, trends in gardening come and go — and sometimes come back again. Some shifts in gardening were inspired by necessity, like the Victory Gardens when consumers grew their own food during the... more »
Echinacea Colorific (Monrovia)

July 2020
Make Way for 2021 Newcomers

Although the annual trek down the California coast did not physically happen, that did not stop the exhibitors from sharing their latest and greatest innovations for the upcoming season. Here are some of our favorite... more »
All-America Selections Offers IGCs Free POP Kits Garden Center Retailers

May 4, 2020
All-America Selections Offers IGCs Free POP Kits

All-America Selections is now offering a Point-of-Purchase kit to IGCs, which includes an informational poster about AAS Winners two bench cards and 100 generic AAS Winner tags, all created by MasterTag. This kit is available... more »

April 29, 2020
Michigan Garden Plant Tour Announces 2020 Dates

The 17th annual Michigan Garden Plant Tour offers commercial growers, landscapers, public garden employees, and other industry professionals the opportunity to learn about new and existing plant selections from the major breeding companies and to... more »
Cauliflower 'DePurple'

May 2020
Expand Your Vegetable Offerings Beyond the Ordinary

There will always be that core group of vegetables everyone wants and is willing to seek out — the varieties that their grandfather grew, their mother canned, or their neighbor shared. However, be prepared for... more »

April 2020
A Houseplant Hit

Dracaena are one of the most popular and diverse families in the ornamental plant world. From small to large, there is a type of dracaena to fit your customers’ conditions and needs. In addition to... more »
hanging pots in greenhouse

April 10, 2020
Michigan Governor Expands Restrictions, Says No to Opening Garden Centers

Despite receiving more than 18,300 messages from retailers, grower, farmers and Michigan residents asking Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to allow the retail sale of garden and bedding plants, the administration doubled-down and instead went the opposite... more »

April 3, 2020
2020 Shrub Madness Winner Crowned

Proven Winners ColorChoice has crowned Oso Easy Italian Ice rose as the 2020 Shrub Madness winner. Based on the NCAA basketball playoffs, the contest is populated with a wide variety of Proven Winners ColorChoice shrubs, which... more »

March 19, 2020
Ball Updates Mobile App with CAST Offerings

On March. 17, Ball Horticultural Co. made its official announcement that it was cancelling its California Spring Trials exhibition amid concerns of the spread of COVID-19. But new products are still at your fingertips via... more »
Houseplants are still hot

February 2020
Houseplants are (Still!) Hot

To call houseplants a trend at this point is almost an understatement. It is a movement, fueled by microtrends within it. Pilea, monstera and peperomia are all having their moment. It isn’t all about the... more »


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