Monrovia offers fresh color ideas for the spring garden

March 27, 2024
Monrovia offers fresh color ideas for the spring garden

Monrovia has two new tools to inspire consumers interested in the latest color trends, design ideas and plant combinations to create their dream spring garden. Join Monrovia’s chief marketing officer, Katie Tamony, and plant hunter,... more »

December 13, 2023
More homeowners will invest in their front yards, according to Monrovia research

The 2024 gardening season will find more homeowners investing in their front yards, according to Monrovia. Each year, Monrovia conducts a national research survey, asking 1,400 homeowners about their plant purchases and gardening interests. That... more »
USDA unveils updated Plant Hardiness Zone Map

November 16, 2023
USDA unveils updated Plant Hardiness Zone Map

USDA released a new version of its Plant Hardiness Zone Map (PHZM), updating this valuable tool for gardeners and researchers for the first time since 2012. USDA’s Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the standard by... more »
AAS Landscape Design Challenge Winners Noelridge Park Gardens

October 12, 2023
2023 AAS Display Garden Landscape Design Challenge winners crowned

All-America Selections has announced the winners of its 2023 Landscape Design Challenge. The AAS Display Gardens were tasked with using their AAS-winning flowers and plants in and around a theme of “A Whimsical Garden!” and... more »
Suntory Flowers’ flamingo topiaries dazzle at Florida botanical garden

September 21, 2023
Suntory Flowers’ flamingo topiaries dazzle at Florida botanical garden

Suntory Flowers’ catharanthus Soiree Kawaii varieties adorned 24 flamingo topiaries at Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens in Punta Gorda, Florida, from Dec. 15 through Sept. 13. The first half of the year, the flamingos... more »

May 30, 2023
Syngenta Flowers wins award for show garden at Shanghai International Flowers Show

Syngenta Flowers was invited to participate in the Shanghai International Flower Show and build a show garden, for which it received the platinum award. In addition, for the five crops on display, helianthus annuus 'Sunfinity'... more »
Monrovia offers outdoor living design tips

May 23, 2023
Monrovia offers outdoor living design tips

Garden centers can help customers create the outdoor spaces with two new resources from Monrovia. Digital guide Monrovia’s new Outdoor Living digital guide is a great way to spark creativity and increase sales of shrubs,... more »

April 27, 2023
Monrovia releases customers’ top trends for 2023

What plants will garden center customers be looking for this season? Monrovia has announced a few consumer trends that offer some insights into the styles, plants, and gardening topics retail customers are interested in right... more »
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April 14, 2023
AmericanHort webinar to discuss designing a conversation garden

On May 9, Lynn Kuhn from Conversations Gardens will present "5 Secrets To Creating Outdoor Spaces for Social Connection." These spaces are intentionally designed outdoor areas that are both physically and emotionally comfortable — where... more »
The trends report explains how the U.S. Department of Agriculture Hardiness Zones have changed dramatically

April 5, 2023
Arbor Day Foundation shares activities to celebrate Arbor Day

Arbor Day takes place on April 28, and the Arbor Day Foundation is sharing some ways to show their appreciation for nature through tree-related activities. “As we prepare to plant our 500 millionth tree as... 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 »

January 3, 2023
PPA Issues Call for 2023 Landscape Design Award Entries

The Perennial Plant Association has opened the application period for the 2023 Landscape Design awards. Initiated in 1992, the awards program recognizes design projects that are exemplary in use of herbaceous perennials to help create... more »