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Pretty & Powerful: Hardy Hibiscus

In January and February, we celebrated sunflower and monarda. In its shrub category, the National Garden Bureau has designated 2021 as “Year of the Hardy Hibiscus.” We chatted with our friends at PanAmerican Seed, Star... more »

Illuminating Gardens in 2021

While it is a chilling 10 degrees in the Chicago suburbs as I write this, I can’t help but have spring on my mind. The ground here may be covered in a foot of snow,... more »

Online Consumer Garden Festival to Take Place in March

The Great Grow Along, a new, three-day online event, will take place March 19-21. The event is designed to connect with the 16 million new gardeners in 2020 and ensure they become lifelong gardeners. Lifestyle tastemakers, plant gurus,... more »

Sporticulture Signs New Licensing Deals

Sporticulture has entered into licensing agreements with Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, and REALTREE. All agreements grant Sporticulture rights to manufacture, produce and distribute branded horticultural products nationwide. “2020 confirmed that two of... more »

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Seed Your Future Launches 2021 Bloom! Campaign

Seed Your Future has announced the launch of "Plants to the Rescue!" — its 2021 BLOOM! campaign to excite young people about the power of plants and their unique ability to help solve some of... more »

Burpee Releases Garden Trend Forecast

Burpee recently released the 2021 Burpee GardenCast, its first-ever gardening trend forecast. Informed by cultural trends and industry predictions, GardenCast provides valuable information that will inspire novice and expert home gardeners. “We estimate more than... more »

Survey: 2020 Gardening Boost Led by Younger Homeowners

Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, younger homeowners brought a big business boost to garden centers during the spring and summer of 2020. All signs point to this age group continuing their interest in gardening this... more »

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NGB Collaborates with KidsGardening.org

In a move to help grow and sustain an even more robust interest in gardening, KidsGardening and National Garden Bureau have created a working partnership to increase the reach of their previously individual messaging efforts.... more »