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Royal Van Zanten Joins ThinkPlants Family

The ThinkPlants Group recently announced that Royal Van Zanten has now joined its network of breeders, growers, and suppliers. This new addition to the ThinkPlants family continues to expand the growing portfolio of genetics and broaden the... more »

Sakata Seed Debuts New Website

Sakata Seed recently relaunched  www.SakataOrnamentals.com, just in time for California Spring Trials (CAST) 2022. The company recently reimagined its trade-focused website; enhancing design, functionality and user experience. "As COVID restrictions begin to lift, we are... more »

Shrub Madness Returns for 2022

This year marks the ninth year for Shrub Madness, the contest that pits shrub-against-shrub in a single-elimination tournament where 64 Proven Winners ColorChoice shrubs compete for the chance to be crowned shrub champion. Shrub Madness... more »

HilverdaFlorist Acquires Gerbera Series from Takii

HilverdaFlorist recently announced it had acquired  the gerbera Royal F1 series from Takii. Since 2021 both parties have collaborated to accelerate pot gerbera breeding and seed production. This partnership has resulted in a strategic step... more »

Bailey Adds New Territory Sales Rep

Robin Sailor has joined the Bailey sales team as a territory sales representative for  southeast Minnesota, southwest Wisconsin, eastern Iowa, and Missouri as current Bailey Sales Representative Chuck Meyer transitions into retirement. Before joining Bailey,... more »

Sakata Debuts CEA-Focused Website

Sakata Seed America recently launched a comprehensive website (SakataCEA.com) detailing specifics of Sakata’s controlled environment agriculture (CEA) product offerings. In 2019, Sakata Seed America began to focus on an array of existing genetics that show exceptional... more »

Wave Petunias Relaunches Website

PanAmerican Seed has relaunched the Wave Petunias and Cool Wave Pansies consumer-facing website this year with an updated design. The refresh is intended to drive brand awareness, provide a completely mobile-friendly navigation, as well as... more »

Dümmen Orange Announces New Poinsettia Releases

 Dümmen Orange has unveiled its latest poinsettia varieties for 2022. “We are very excited to introduce our new poinsettias for this year,” said Rebecca Siemonsma, North American product manager for Dümmen Orange poinsettias. “These incredibly beautiful and... more »

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