Plant Trials

Top Picks at Plantpeddler

Plantpeddler, located in Cresco, Iowa, hosts one of the country's largest and most extensive plant trials each year. This year, the grower celebrated its 40th year in business with a full day of events on... more »

Plantpeddler Poinsettia Variety Day to Take Place Dec. 3

Plantpeddler's 2020 Poinsettia Variety Day will take place Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the company's facilities in Cresco, Iowa. All horticulture professionals in production, distribution, wholesale and retail are invited to... more »

Millstadt, Heimos Poinsettia Open House Dates Set

Millstadt Young Plants and N.G. Heimos Greenhouses's annual poinsettia open house will take place Nov. 17-19, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is important to note that attendance is by appointment only. Millstadt and... more »

Bold and Bright 2021 Annual Introductions

I attended the Colorado State University flower trial the last week of July this year. This was the 26th year of the summer trial, and 22 international breeding companies participated with over 1,000 plant varieties... more »

A Midwest Backyard Flower Trial

For the past four years, industry consultant Vaughn Fletcher has been providing insight into new variety introductions and evaluating various plant trials across the country in his monthly column, Vaughn's View. In September GPN, he... more »

Syngenta Flowers summer trials

Syngenta Flowers Highlights Summer Trials Results

Have you missed out on summer trials? Syngenta Flowers is bringing the results to you with its latest webinar. Join host and Technical Lead, Jamie Gibson, as he highlights Syngenta Flowers' top-performing new varieties from... more »

Mast Young Plants trial garden

Visitor Favorites at Mast Young Plants

The 2020 gardening season is coming to a close, and with that many trial gardens are sharing and promoting all their full evaluations and top performers from this summer. In my last newsletter, I shared... more »

Proven Winners hypoestes

Trial Standouts at Welby Gardens

With so many events being canceled or rescheduled, I feel like I'm missing out on so much. Other than the plants in my own garden, I haven't been able to see most of the new... more »

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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.
Ben Vliestra
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Jennifer Moss
Daniel Norden
W. Garrett Owen
Jessica Montgomery
Elien Peters
Rose Oberholzer
Nikki Melin

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