Plant Trials

Ball Hort collage of CAST displays

See the Ball stop at CAST in this virtual tour

Take a virtual tour of the Ball Horticultural Co. location at the California Spring Trials in Santa Barbara. Whether you missed the event and want ... more »

New website for all Southern Garden Tour information

There is now a one-stop shop for information for the Southern Garden Tour, as Young’s Plant Farm, the University of Georgia and Metrolina Greenhous... more »

Westhoff CAST 2024

Virtual walking tour of Westhoff at CAST 2024

Visiting all the breeders at California Spring Trials is my favorite way to kick off spring! Seeing the colors and characteristics in color and discus... more »

CAST 2024 Reports

The 2024 California Spring Trials are underway, and we are on the road. Join us each day and follow along on our CAST adventures. Click the links b... more »

All the stops at California Spring Trials 2024

The whirlwind of California Spring Trials is among us! Make sure to take some time soon to map out your trip for the 2024 event and make appointments ... more »

CAST 2024 new variety preview

I can’t wait to share the new varieties and trends breeders are showcasing this year at CAST. We will be visiting every location and every breeder t... more »