Plant Trials

Costa Farms trial garden 2021

Eye-Popping Annual Introductions for 2022

The 2021 trial season began at Costa Farms in southern Florida, and I had the opportunity to visit and evaluate many of the new annuals there in late February. The planting dates varied from week... more »

California Summer Trials

Back with a Bang

After taking one year off, the industry’s must-attend new variety event is back with new summer dates. The 2021 California Summer Trials (previously known as the California Spring Trials) will be taking place June 23-27*... more »

Benary California Summer Trials

California Summer Trials Sneak Peek – Part 2

The California Summer Trials officially begins in just 56 days! Are you as excited as we are? I recently surveyed GPN readers to find out what types of information are most important when learning about... more »

Syngenta California Summer Trials

California Summer Trials Sneak Peek – Part 1

After taking one year off in 2020, the industry’s must-attend new variety event is back with new summer dates. The 2021 California Summer Trials (formerly known as the California Spring Trials), will be taking place... more »

Captivating Perennials — Part 2

This article is part 2 of my evaluation of current and new perennials in the 2020 summer trials that demonstrated exceptional flower power and were distinctive and eye catching. Many of the varieties are currently... more »

Costa Farms season premiere

Costa Farms Wraps Up Season Premiere with Virtual Highlights

Costa Farms has wrapped up its 2021 Season Premiere. For those unable to attend, the organization has set up a website to offer the opportunity to experience as much as possibly virtually. Click here to... more »

Achillea - Proven Winners

Captivating Perennials

This spring is my 50th year in the horticultural industry. To gain perspective of the significant and extraordinary breeding, trialing, and introduction of new perennial genera and species that have been added to the market... more »

CAST 2021

Breeders Prepping for CAST 2021

Preparations for the 2021 California Summer Trials (formerly California Spring Trials) are underway as the summer trade event is set to go from Wednesday, June 23 through Sunday, June 27, 2021. The horticulture industry is excited to safely get... more »

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