November 20, 2014
GrowIt!, a social app that helps gardeners find plants to fit their lifestyle, was named the Gold Winner in the Home & Garden market category for the 2014 design100 U.S.... more
November 20, 2014
Plants for Living, Rocket Farms’ new product line, was established to change the way consumers think about and enjoy fresh herbs. The product line’s indoor culinary herbs... more
November 20, 2014
The Legacy Family Business Award, from Twin City Business magazine, was awarded to Bailey Nurseries for its continued success through five generations of family over the past... more
November 18, 2014
The recipients of grants for the CN EcoConnexions From the Ground Up program were announced by CN and America in Bloom. Four communities were selected to receive grants that... more
November 07, 2014
In 500 B.C., the ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus wrote, “The only thing that is constant is change.” That is a philosophy that some growers in our industry have... more
November 07, 2014
Cannas are an important variety for North American landscapes. Whether used as a thriller in back borders and containers, or as a stand-out bedding plant, gardeners and... more
November 07, 2014
There are numerous definitions of the word ‘striking.’ One definition is: conspicuously  attractive or impressive. ‘Striking’ is precisely the word that comes to mind... more
November 07, 2014
Retail sales of cannabis began in Colorado on Jan. 1, 2014. Prior to the start of marijuana sales, Colorado voters last fall approved an excise tax of 15 percent that gives... more
October 08, 2014
The Giga series of scabiosa from Green Fuse Botanicals is a great example of the expression “Great things come in small packages.” After all, the plants form compact 6- to 9-... more

Kong Jr.’s heart-shaped leaves are 30 percent smaller than the original Kong’s, but just as stunning. Leaf size is well matched across the series. These new coleus varieties perform well in landscapes, patio... more

  • Kong Jr.’s heart-shaped leaves are 30 percent smaller than the original Kong’s, but just as stunning. Leaf size is well matched across the series. These new coleus varieties perform well in...
  • ‘Cartwheel Strawberry Twist’ is a unique variety with spectacular bicolor patterns. It features large, semi-double flowers on compact plants that give a new dimension to gerbera as a pot plant....
  • ‘Freefall Marina’ is a trailing pansy with true winter flowering performance. The low spreading habit makes it ideal for use in late summer production, as it is less prone to stretching. The...
  • The reblooming ‘Scarlet O’Hara’ is bred by Peter Moore of the U.K. It boasts striking large scarlet flowers with green-purple foliage. ‘Scarlet O’Hara’ loves the sun and attracts bees and butterflies...
  • The Real collection of leucanthemum features a sturdy, upright habit that needs no staking. ‘Real Galaxy’ has many layers of fine fringed petals pure white in color with contrasting deep golden...
  • Coral Reef echeveria are great on a patio or almost anywhere! They are great as standalone plants or can be grown together in combinations. Ruffled leaves have brilliant coloring on their tips. These...
  • New for 2014, the Sundiascia series features three diascia varieties that boast a showy form. They have a unique, upright habit and tall, sturdy flower spikes. Sundiascia varieties are bred for...
  • Flowering earlier than most heleniums, ‘Short ’n’ Sassy’ features stunning, bright gold and orange flowers. It forms a prim and tidy habit and blooms from summer through late fall. It grows 12 to 18...
  • ‘Celebration Raspberry Splash’ shows bright-pink flowers with a soft white edge, resulting in a dramatic bicolor effect. It flowers continuously from spring to late autumn, brightening any garden,...
  • ‘Eye Candy Purplicious’ has a striking eye and vibrant color. It loves full to part sun and can be used in pots, baskets or as a groundcover. This verbena reaches up to 8 inches tall and spreads up...

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