Trends

Vaughn’s View: Colorful, Exciting, Distinctive Perennials

The first perennial article I wrote for GPN in the fall of 2017 focused on the participation of perennial breeders in the summer trials program and the proliferation of new varieties for evaluation, promotion, and... more »

Pantone color of the year

Pantone Announces 2022 Color of the Year

Pantone, the global color authority and provider of professional color language standards and digital solutions for the design community, introduced a new blue shade, PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri, a dynamic periwinkle blue hue with a... more »

Year of the peperomia

2022: Year of the Peperomia

Each year, the National Garden Bureau designates specific crops to honor and promote at all levels of the industry. As part of its “Year of” program, the organization selects one annual, perennial, shrub, edible and... more »

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Releases Top Six Trends for 2022 Gardens

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS), an internationally recognized organization founded in 1827 and the producer of the world-famous Philadelphia Flower Show, has released its top six gardening trends for 2022. Andrew Bunting, vice president of... more »

Axiom Marketing Releases Gardening Insights Survey Results

Gardening is becoming much more than a hobby and younger gardeners are driving green industry growth. Those are the latest findings of Axiom’s 2022 Gardening Insights Survey. The annual industry poll predicts the trend of... more »

Growing a More Sustainable Future

Any good gardener knows the importance of adaptability: to pesky pests and weeds; to unexpected heat waves; to new arrangements and the unpredictable whims of plants themselves. As a gardener, to grow — in the... more »

2022 Garden Trends Report

Garden Media Group Unveils 2022 Garden Trends Report

The Garden Media Group has announced the 2022 Garden Trends Report is now live! The 2022 report shows the shift that has occurred in the green industry and beyond. It goes past ‘The Great Reset’... more »

Chat Room — September 2021

This month, we asked readers about new variety introductions and plant trials, novel petunias, popularity of perennials, and nursery production. Here’s what they had to say. more »