Flowers
Feb. 21, 2012 — How often have you heard that bigger is better? It's not the case with garden plants.
Here are some of the challenges that every grower has to deal with every poinsettia season:
What has been the most important innovation in the greenhouse sector over the past 25 years?”
This feature is a continuation of our review of some of the highlights of this year’s 11th annual Sawaya Garden Trials, located near Simcoe, Ontario, in southwestern Ontario.
Even though it was a very hot summer, most of the 2,300 varieties performed very well during the 11th annual Sawaya Garden Trials. The heat-loving varieties gave visitors an especially rewarding show. (Umbrellas were used to ward off the sun, rather than protect against the rain.)
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PW announces advertising feature for 2012
Don’t you hate it when a gardener walks into your garden centre, magazine in hand, looking to purchase the plants featured in the publication? Proven Winners is here to help.
The Gardens at Ball in West Chicago, Illinois, have been the evaluation and testing grounds for the world’s wealth of horticultural introductions and improvements since the early 1930s.
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New managing director at Keepsake Plants
Keepsake Plants, a division of Aris Horticulture Inc., has hired Rob vanStaalduinen as its new managing director.
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Proven Winners Roadshow coming to B.C.
When this year's Proven Winners Roadshow tours the U.S., the show will also be making a Canadian stop in Kelowna, B.C., on Oct. 6.
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Top roses all in one book
So many gardeners covet the idyllic rose garden but find the task of choosing and growing their own roses very daunting. Dermot O’Neill takes the mystery out of selecting, designing and growing your rose garden in Roses Revealed.
Five years after its inception, Les Exceptionnelles® has become an annual event that enjoys a level of fame never seen before in the history of horticulture in Quebec. Everyone can be proud of this success, since it is the result of an exceptional collaboration between all players of the horticultural sector, its institutions and the media.
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HGTV to launch plant brand
Coming in 2012, HGTV, in collaboration with horticulture experts Agricola Management Group, will launch its “fresh take” on gardening solutions: HGTV HOME Plant Collection.
Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part recap of the California Breeders Showcase, more commonly called the California Spring Trials. Part One ran in our July edition, including an introduction to the trials. For that report and the trials overview, check out the Past Issues section on the our website at www.greenhousecanada.com.
The California Pack Trials is now known as the California Spring Trials but, in reality, there are no “trials.” It is a showcase for the breeders, and that is why I like calling it exactly what it is – The California Showcase.
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Grower Day: Flowers

Two presentations during the Flower program will look at environmental control, and what you can do to optimize growing conditions in your greenhouse.

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