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August 27, 2015
Poly-Tex Inc. and WaterPulse Inc. signed an agreement that authorizes Poly-Text to distribute WaterPulse retail mats and its display systems in the United States and Canada... more
August 27, 2015
The Fred C. Gloeckner Foundation Inc. elected a new president, vice president and board member at its annual board meeting in May; the foundation also recently awarded 15... more
August 24, 2015
The Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Association (PLNA) was informed by PANTS Show producer, Townsquare Expos, LLC, that they are canceling the 2015 PANTS show scheduled... more
August 21, 2015
Last week, Syngenta announced it plans to divest its premium Flowers business from its Lawn and Garden operating unit.   "Syngenta has built a high quality... more
August 05, 2015
Eager to reinvent the category of strawflowers, we’re excited to introduce the vastly superior Cottage series of bracteantha from Westhoff. Unlike the old-fashioned... more
August 05, 2015
 In recent years, breeders have been working diligently to improve the attributes of bee balm. The monarda Balmy series is a great example of these efforts. The Balmy... more
August 05, 2015
In the production of flowering ornamentals and other specialty crops, a common goal is to grow high-quality, uniform plants in a consistent and predictable manner. A... more
August 05, 2015
With the new web-native Sage ERP system, growers are now offered expanded tools for accessing data on mobile devices. During this year’s keynote speech at Google I/O, the... more
August 05, 2015
Workers follow stringent rules while transplanting organically grown crops at Sunbelt Greenhouses. The word “organic” is a term that certified growers will not throw around... more

QT is a new multiflora hybrid with medium-sized flowers and a rounded, compact growth habit. More importantly, these varieties will hold for a long period maintaining the plant habit without the use of plant growth regulators. Four colors are available: Salmon, Orange Highlight, Cherry and Pink... more

  • QT
    QT is a new multiflora hybrid with medium-sized flowers and a rounded, compact growth habit. More importantly, these varieties will hold for a long period maintaining the plant habit without the use...
  • Bengal
    Big brother to the popular Jaguar gerbera series, Bengal is more vigorous with a bigger plant habit. It works well in large pots — 6-inch, gallons and larger. It is available in six classic colors:...
  • ‘Sun Trumpets Yellow’
    ‘Sun Trumpets Yellow’ is a well-branched, compact new tecoma. This heat-tolerant variety blooms continuously and will perform well in large containers, the patio or garden.
    ‘Sun Trumpets Yellow’
  • ‘Flutter Deep Blue’
    Part of a new series, ‘Flutter Deep Blue’ presents large blooms and is hardy to Zones 5-9. It features a compact habit and shorter peduncles, making it easier to ship.
    ‘Flutter Deep Blue’
  • ‘Cumbanita Rose Splash’
    ‘Cumbanita Rose Splash’ is a vigorous interspecific geranium. It boasts a large double flower with bright pink petals and a deep-rose center.
    ‘Cumbanita Rose Splash’
  • Scilla Cayman
    Cayman is the first compact addition to the Caribbean Jewels line. Cayman’s glossy striped buds open to violet blooms with true blue centers and striking yellow anthers. Compact, matte green leaves...
    Scilla Cayman
  • ‘Caloha Tricolor’
    ‘Caloha Tricolor’ features distinctive pink flowers with a magenta rim and yellow eye. It has a trailing habit and can be used in beds and baskets.
    ‘Caloha Tricolor’
  • ‘Li’l Bang Enchanted Eve’
    ‘Li’l Bang Enchanted Eve’ features single, dark yellow flowers with a vibrant red-orange center. It is very compact and does not require vernalization. Li’l Bangs produce a lot of large flowers over...
    ‘Li’l Bang Enchanted Eve’
  • Kniphofia
    A fast-growing perennial, ‘Poco Red’ is bred to produce very short grassy leaves and a compact habit. It is defined by its large spikes of red flowers and is ideal for small gardens or tight borders...
  • Blackberry Cheesecake
    A new addition to the Crazytunia series, Blackberry Cheesecake features unique lemon- and plum-colored flowers. With a trailing, mounded habit, it will work well in 4- to 6-inch pots as well as...
    Blackberry Cheesecake
Growers and garden center retailers need varied solutions to meet their particular needs to stay abreast of the exploding demand for edible and fragrant herbs and vegetables... more
Stone Creek Hydroponics, a family-owned and operated farm in northeast Georgia, knows how to adapt to customer needs. When owner Zachary Unruh started the business in 2010,... more
Chameleon Grow Systems has developed a plasma grow light from the light emitting plasma offering from LUXIM in Sunnyvale, Calif. What differentiates plasma grow lighting from... more
Smith Gardens, with locations in Oregon, Washington and California, has been serving the Pacific Northwest market for over 100 years. Each year the family-run operation ships... more
During the one-hour webinar, Paul Pilon, Perennial Solutions Consulting, will cover both common as well as less familiar issues growers can encounter... more
"Inspire & Refresh! What Spring Training Really Should Look Like," presented by Dr. Bridget K. Behe, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Horticulture... more
Three years ago, I inherited a fairly large vegetable garden when I purchased my home.... more
In case you didn’t know it already, GPN is turning 25 this year. To help us celebrate, in... more
… sign up today for one of GPN’s Plant Health Management conferences that will be taking... more
Researchers at  Harvard University, the University of California-Berkeley and the... more
This year’s OFA Short Course (July 14 to 17, in Columbus, Ohio) was phenomenal.  As... more
  By the time you see this article, Fall 2012 will be in full swing — hopefully a... more

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