Four new 2013 AAS Winners

AAS trial garden Berkshire Botanical Garden - photo: All-America Selections

After the completion of the 2012 trialing season, All-America Selections (AAS) announces the second batch of winners for the 2013 season. “As a sign of the continuing trend in the home … [Read more...]

Cherry tomato ‘Jasper’ new 2013 AAS winner

Lycopersicon ‘Jasper’ F1 cherry tomato - photo: All-America Selections

Cherry tomato ‘Jasper’ F1 is one of the three vegetables which are announced by the All-America Selections (AAS) as new 2013 winners. ‘Jasper’, bred by Johnny’s Selected Seeds has according … [Read more...]

Special focus on edibles

tomatoe - photo: newPlantsandFlowers

“Over the past few years, we've seen the trend toward homegrown edibles rise among consumers. That trend only continues to grow, and growers are reacting. More and more growers are adding … [Read more...]

Lifestyle expert turned front yard into vegetable garden

Shawna Lee Coronado

Special guest speaker at the 3rd Home Garden Conference was Shawna Lee Coronado, Green Lifestyle expert from the US. She explained the 76 participants of the conference how she turned her … [Read more...]

New apple for London Orchards

New London Apple tree - photo: The London Orchard Project

For the London Orchard Project a new variety of apple has been launched. Throughout the month of December 2012 one hundred of the new trees will be planted in orchards in public spaces, … [Read more...]

Swiss company launches British amber raspberry

Raspberry Autumn Amber - photo: Lubera

Swiss breeder and grower of raspberries, blackberries, currants, blueberries, gooseberries and apples, Lubera introduces in 2013 Autumn Amber. This amber colored raspberry which is bred in … [Read more...]

Packet seed industry to meet at Dutch Floriade

HomeGarden 2012

On 25-26th September, the 3rd Home Garden Conference will take place in Venlo, the Netherlands. The conference is organised by Fleuroselect, the international organisation for the ornamental … [Read more...]

Salafresh, a clean breakthrough for lettuce

Salafresh - Photo: Mario van den Berg (Bunnik Plants)

After Dutch grower Bunnik Plants already in the beginning of 2012 received the Vita Certa label for its lettuce-in-pot production, the company now also got the certificate Vita Certa Natural … [Read more...]

AAS welcomes vegetative ornamentals in trials

AAS logo

“We will soon announce the addition of vegetatively-propagated ornamentals to the All-America Selections trials”, states vice-president Ron Cramer of All-America Selections (AAS) in the 2012 … [Read more...]

Edibles stands out as a category

Lycopersicon James - Photo: newPlantsandFlowers

“If there was one category that stood out during all of California Spring Trials in 2012, it was definitely the growth in edibles offerings”, state Richard Jones, group editor for Greenhouse … [Read more...]