Retailers’ Choice Awards Chosen at Cultivate’18
Retailers’ Choice Awards were presented to 12 exhibiting firms for 15 products at Cultivate’18 in Columbus, Ohio, on July 16, 2018. The Garden Center Group’s Danny Summers led the search as garden retailers selected the best new products to bring excitement and a high level of interest for their stores in the coming season. Following is a list of firms (presented A-Z) and the products receiving recognition:
- ‘Canary Wings’ Begonia — Ball Ingenuity
- Asperello T34, a biological fungicide — Biobest USA Inc.
- Animal-themed Ceramic Planters — Carol’s Gift & Garden
- FedEx Pallet Pack for Tropical Plants — Heart of Florida Greenhouses Inc.
- New Additions to the Under the Sea Coleus Collection — Hort Couture Plants
- Edible Kale Introductions — Hort Couture Plants
- Petunia ‘Glamouflage Pink Lemonade’ — Hort Couture Plants
- Sunflower ‘SUNbelievable’ — Monrovia
- Seaside Serenade Hydrangea Series — Monrovia
- Floating Aquatic Plant System — Netherland Bulb Co.
- Vertical Wall Planters — Pride Garden Products
- Amazel Basil — Proven Winners
- Brindabella Shrub Roses — Suntory Flowers/Sun-Fire Nurseries
- Ceramic Coffee Mug Planters — Very Cool Stuff
- Two Sterile Barberries — Willoway Nurseries/SynRG