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Pantone 2021

Pantone Announces Two Colors of the Year for 2021

Pantone, the global color authority and provider of professional color language standards and digital solutions for the design community, recently announced PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray and PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating as the Pantone Color of the... more »

Year of the sunflower

Celebrate the Sunflower

Sunflowers are a forever favorite among many flower lovers — from children to new gardeners to experienced gardening vets. For many, they symbolize unwavering faith. For others, they signify joy, warmth and vitality. As a... more »

New Survey Reaffirms Gardening’s Popularity in COVID Era

Despite the onset of COVID-19 throughout the U.S., the spring and summer of 2020 saw homeowners gardening in record numbers and it looks like gardeners of all ages will be back digging in the dirt... more »

Inside the World of Home Gardening

It is with a great deal of pleasure that I introduce this month’s guest, Jeff Lowenfels. Jeff holds the distinction of being North America’s longest running garden columnist. He is also the author of the... more »

Gardening tools and spring flowers

What Consumers See in Their Gardens of the Future

Just like fashion, trends in gardening come and go — and sometimes come back again. Some shifts in gardening were inspired by necessity, like the Victory Gardens when consumers grew their own food during the... more »

Chat Room — June 2020

This month, we asked readers about the California Spring Trials and houseplants. Click on the PDF below to read what they had to say. more »

Who Has the Power?

As a grower, maximizing square footage, maintaining or increasing margins, and simplifying the production process are always top of mind. Strategic thinking runs constant when it comes to container sizes, tray dimensions and low cost... more »

Let’s Talk Pandemic & Horticulture

As I sit here and write this, I am now into day 73 of my Safer at Home crusade. It is not because I had/have the virus, but because I had five levels of my... more »