April 17, 2015
LumiGrow has partnered with SparkFund to offer customers a private-label payment plan. The plan, which installs lighting upgrades at no upfront cost, will happen for 42... more
April 17, 2015
Armstrong Growers (a division of Armstrong Garden Centers) has acquired the business assets of Do Right’s Plant Growers in Santa Paula, California. Armstrong Growers, in need... more
April 16, 2015
The 2015 International Trials Conference will take place Aug. 24-27 in conjunction with the 2015 Farwest Show in Portland, Oregon. The International Trials Conference is held... more
April 14, 2015
Online registration is now open for Farwest 2015, which will take place Aug. 27-29 in Portland, Oregon. Those who register before July 31 will receive discounted registration... more
April 13, 2015
Figure 1. Sprench applications of PGRs have become more popular on aggressive bedding plant crops such as petunia. I’ve noticed an increasing trend in the use of sprench... more
April 13, 2015
 Abalzin' salvia is currently offered in two colors: Tabasco and Purple. Salvia is one of the most traditional consumer gardening flowers, combining easy care and a long... more
April 13, 2015
‘Hipsters Zooey’ is heat tolerant and performs well across much of the country. Best leaf coloration occurs in locations with morning sun and afternoon shade. For more than... more
April 13, 2015
For years, the horticulture industry has been at the forefront of the sustainability discussion. Greenhouses and nurseries were using recycled materials and initiating waste... more
April 13, 2015
Vessel Bio Products is situated within the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s BioHio Research Park. The horticultural division of Vessel specializes in... 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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