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Proven Winners announces 2024 National Plants of the Year

Get the inside scoop on Proven Winners plants of 2024 by getting to know the National Plants of the Year. Each variety in the program meets rigorous standards for garden performance, versatility, style and abundant... more »

All-America Selections releases 2022-23 Annual Report

All-America Selections (AAS) has released its 2022-2023 Annual Report highlighting the varied programs and promotions the organization has accomplished the past year. The AAS Annual Report is designed to give insights on the organization’s trial activities, promotional... more »

2 Terra Nova varieties recognized at University of Georgia Trial Gardens

Terra Nova Nurseries recently announced that two of its varieties were recognized in the Top Three Winners of the Trial Gardens at the University of Georgia (UGA). Crocosmia Nova ‘Gold Dragon’ and echinacea Sundial ‘Pink’... more »

HilverdaFlorist recaps FlowerTrials 2023

Like last year, it was another sunny week full of color and innovation: FlowerTrials 2023 is a wrap! Together with 60 participants, HilverdaFlorist presented its new Pot, Patio & Garden varieties. In an indoor and... more »

The Perennial Farm to introduce pollinator collection at Cultivate’23

The Perennial Farm will unveil its new collection of pollinator-friendly native plants, Queen Bee Natives, at AmericanHort’s Cultivate’23 this July. Queen Bee Natives are retail-ready perennials that combine the multiple benefits of native plants with the essential... more »

Chat Room — July 2023

This month, we asked you, our readers, about greenhouse sanitation practices, pest and pathogen issues, and growing shrubs and perennials. Do you have a question you want us to ask? Contact managing editor, Heather Machovina,... more »

Vaughn’s View: Bountiful and durable recipe combinations – Part 1

I visited the Costa Premier spring trial during week nine to evaluate the new annuals for 2023-24 and highlighted many of the unique, floriferous and dynamic introductions from that visit in recent articles. In week... more »

Culture Report: Hydrangea ‘Eclipse Bigleaf’

The market for Hydrangea macrophylla continues to grow with exciting innovations. ‘Eclipse Bigleaf’ hydrangea is the first Hydrangea macrophylla cultivar to retain its dark foliage all summer, even in warm climates. Consumers and the trade... more »

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.