US: Ornamental sweet potatoes named newest Texas Superstar

Ornamental sweet potatoes, a popular cover option in landscape bedding and container mixes for years, have been named the latest Texas Superstar. They are warm-season annual selections of the same plant species that produces tubers loved by foodies, but these are primarily chosen for their…

PGR's, plant diseases, biodegradable pots and more

Hot topics discussed at PanAmerican Seed FlowerTalk

On June 15 and June 16, PanAmerican Seed organized FlowerTalk where they shared information for young plant growers and finished growers in two separate webinars in which not only new products have been announced, but also technical and hot topics have been discussed. Curious? Below, the full webinars as…

Tenderloin Farms

US (IL): 5-year lavender experiment blooms at Tenderloin Farms

Kim Hansen, who runs Tenderloin Farms, Illinois with her sister Kris Straub, said, “Yes,” lavender is a great substitute for thyme. The sisters have been busy preparing for the farm’s inaugural weekend of lavender-picking and lavender sales, which begins Friday.What began as a plot of 80 lavender plants…

US: At Last rose earns A.R.T.S. local artist award

Proven Winners ColorChoice At Last rose is making news this spring, earning an important regional award. The American Rose Trials for Sustainability (A.R.T.S.) recently announced trial results for the 2022 season and At Last landscape rose has earned a Local Artist Award. Bred by Heather Horner and…

greenhouse production of edible flowers

"Edible flowers add so much to the dish"

Everywhere you see, spring is blooming. As we bid winter goodbye with cheerful spring flowers, many people start working on their garden again, growing flowers, or even fruit and vegetables for the coming summer. Midiflore, a company located in the south of France, has combined these two and taken…

WFRS presents 'World Rose News'

Learn more about the international garden rose industry

Eager to learn more about garden roses all over the world? In the newsletter of the World Federation of Rose Societies, World Rose News, a lot of information, like Rose Trials, Events, Breeders and much more. Click here to check it out.

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