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Gardening tools and spring flowers

Gardeners Plan to Continue Planting in 2023, Survey Says

Despite extreme spring weather and growing economic concerns in 2022, gardeners have a positive outlook for 2023. Axiom’s newly released Gardening Insights Survey found homeowners in several age groups and experience levels are looking forward... more »

Pantone Chooses Floral-Friendly 2023 Color of the Year

Pantone has named Viva Magenta 18-1750 as its Color of The Year for 2023. Vibrating with vim and vigor, it is a shade rooted in nature descending from the red family and expressive of a... more »

What’s Next in Houseplants

At its peak, 17.9% of the American workforce was working primarily from home — triple the pre-pandemic numbers — according to the American Community Survey released by the U.S. Census Bureau in September. And though... more »

Engaging Plant Purchasers Through Online and In-Person Communications

Plant customers are changing. When I first started my graduate work, it was immediately after the Great Recession, and horticulture customers indicated plants were luxury goods. Given the economic environment, this is not surprising. [caption... more »

Costa Farms Pivots to Consumer Marketing

Costa Farms is shifting its communication strategy to an increased focus on indoor and outdoor gardeners. As a part of this strategy, the company has launched a branding effort and consumer marketing campaign and is... more »

NASA greenhouse

Redwire Advances Greenhouse Growing at the International Space Station

Redwire Corp. has announced it will be developing the only commercially owned and operated spaceflight-qualified plant growth platform capable of growing plants from seed to maturity in space. Redwire Greenhouse, scheduled to launch to space... more »

Welcome to the Jungle Dümmen Orange

More Trends from California Spring Trials

California Spring Trials can be like Thanksgiving at Grandma’s house — you want a bit of everything, but it won’t all fit on your plate at once. The best you can do is to go... more »

PVG Color Guide

Pleasant View Gardens Debuts Color Guide

Color is a big deal when talking about annuals, but what about perennials and shrubs? What happens to those costly inventories that aren’t at their peak? The ones that aren’t selling as quickly? Unfortunately, as... more »