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AGRS releases honors the winners of its 2024 garden rose selections

The American Garden Rose Selections (AGRS), an organization dedicated to promoting exceptional garden roses, has announced the winners of its highly anticipated 2024 AGRS garden rose selections. The winning roses embody all the characteristic's that... more »

Vaughn’s View: Bountiful and durable recipe combinations-Part 2

In a previous article I highlighted specific breeder recipe combination baskets that demonstrated the noteworthy attributes of visual impact; resilience; floriferousness; component timing; balance; and heat, humidity, and rain tolerance. This second article describes additional... more »

Plantpeddler Variety Day 2023 recap

Plantpeddler hosted Variety Day 2023, highlighted nearly 1,500 varieties of vegetative annuals in large containers, hanging baskets and beds from a global array of breeders, in a vivid array of garden colors on on Aug.... more »

Dragon Baby Hydrangea Awarded Retailer’s Choice at Farwest

Bloomin’ Easy announced the release of Hydrangea paniculata 'Dragon Baby', which won the Retailer’s Choice Award Bloomin’ Easy at the 2023 Farwest trade show hosted August 23-25 in Portland, Oregon, by the Oregon Association of... more »

Vaughn’s View: Brilliant annuals for 2024

I attended the southern plant trials at Young’s Plant Farm, University of Georgia-Athens, and Metrolina Greenhouses the last week of June following a week of rain and cloudy weather in the southeast. This weather pattern... more »

AAS provides list of young plant suppliers for AAS Winners for 2024

With a 40% increase in numbers over last year, North American young plant suppliers are offering more AAS Winners as both plugs and liners for 2024 than in any previous recent year. All-America Selections (AAS)... more »

EHR publishes 2024 Hot New Perennials booklet

Eason Horticultural Resources (EHR) has released its 2024 Hot New Perennial Booklet. Over the years, EHR has worked to provide a broad perspective of new introductions and what it thinks are the utmost best from... more »

Emerald Coast Growers releases new resource guide highlighting new varieties

Emerald Coast Growers has released a new version of their popular Resource Guide. The 2023-24 edition features an exciting section called Fresh Picks, which highlights all newcomers to their lineup including new perennials, ornamental grasses... more »