Nov. 18, 2014 — After more than 80 years of using only seed-propagated varieties, All-America Selections (AAS) began trialling vegetatively propagated varieties early this year.
Nov. 7, 2014, Hillegom, the Netherlands — Anyone who still doubts the virtues of flower bulbs will be glad to hear about bulbs that naturalize. Bulbs that naturalize make gardening a snap.
As I write this, it’s that time of year again. The days are shortening rapidly and the fall equinox has long since passed. Mornings bring with them a chill that makes one snap awake as soon you hit the outside air. And trees bring both a simultaneous awe at their incredible fine autumn clothing of the richest of colours and a tinge of sadness that the heady days of summer are nearly over and that cold, darker days are just around the corner.
Impatiens walleriana has become the workhorse in shady landscape areas because of its consistent performance and reliable, season-long flowering.
The best growing weather in a long time was reflected in the quality of most varieties during this year’s trials season.
It’s (another) dreary day here in Vancouver as I stare at a bunch of absolutely magnificent lilies in a glass vase.
Petunia is one of the most popular genera of the floriculture industry.
Poinsettia is still the largest seasonal flowering crop, though overall production has decreased by 30 per cent in recent years.
Before getting into what’s “trending” with perennials, let’s ensure we’re all talking the same language.
This article picks up where we left off in July. Please refer to last month’s issue for the introductory notes (pg 12) either in the print edition or online at www.greenhousecanada.com.
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