Plant Trials

Soiree Kawaii - Suntory

Summer Survivors and Thrivers

Earlier this year, columnist Vaughn Fletcher attended and evaluated the trial at Costa Farms in Florida. He shared his thoughts on the 2020 annual and perennial introductions in the June and July issues of GPN.... more »

Petunia Shortcake Blueberry - Syngenta Flowers

Costa Farms 2019: Enduring Annual Performers

This is my third article based on this outstanding private trial. I covered 2020 annual and perennial introductions in June and July. I returned to Costa Farms in Miami in late May to evaluate current... more »

Standouts in the Rockies

As the season's many plant trials come to a close, there is one trial that cannot go unmentioned. Each year, Welby Gardens, located in Arvada, Colorado and exclusive grower of the Hardy Boy Plants brand,... more »

Terra Nova Varieties Receive Honors at UGA Trials

Two varieties fromTerra Nova Nurseries recently received high honors at the Trial Gardens at the University of Georgia (UGA). The global breeder’s Agastache 'Poquito Butter Yellow' and Artemisia 'Makana Silver' varieties respectively received the “Industry... more »

Syngenta Flowers - Kwik Kombos - Metrolina

Brilliant Basket Combos

Hanging baskets remain a top seller, and new designer mixes are added to breeder portfolios each year. They're an integral component to the home garden and have commercial applications as well. As summer winds down,... more »

Colorful Combination Baskets

Metrolina Greenhouses, in Huntersville, North Carolina, one of the three trial sites on the Southern tour in June, which included Young’s Plant Farm and the University of Georgia, displayed an extensive sun basket collection consisting... more »

New Blooms Event Takes Place in Canada

New Blooms for Canadian Nurseries and Retailers hosted their second annual event on July 18, at Deb’s Greenhouse in Morinville, Alberta, Canada. More than 75 independent growers, retailers and Canadian broker representatives from Alberta, British... more »

Costa Farms trial garden

2020 Introductions Kick off the Trial Season

Each year, Costa Farms in Florida hosts the big kickoff to the trial season. This is one of the premier annual and perennial trials that features many of the new and most unique introductions for... more »

Latest Photos see all »

GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.

75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345

616.887.9008
September GPN
Get one year of Greenhouse Product News in both print and digital editions for free.


Interested in reading the print edition of GPN?

Subscribe Today »



Be sure to check
out our sister site.
website development by deyo designs