Miniature pepper adapts well to small garden planting

Pepper Chili Pie F1 – photo: All-America Selections

Pepper Chili Pie F1 is a National 2017 Edible-Vegetable Winners from All-America Selections (AAS). This US non-profit trialing organization for plants that demonstrate great garden … [Read more...]

Strawberry with a heart-shape

‘Ichigokoro’, the strawberry with a heart-shape – photo: Courage-Create Co

Strawberries with a heart-shape should be the perfect gift for beloved ones. Courage-Create Co. in Japan developed such a strawberry and named it ‘Ichigokoro’. Strawberry is in Japanese … [Read more...]

Brazelberry to conquer Dutch market

Vaccinium corymbosum Peach Sorbet – photo: Concept Factory

From April 2017 the Vaccinium corymbosum varieties Jelly Bean, Pink Breeze and Peach Sorbet will be available at Dutch garden centers, reports Inge Vervoort from Concept Factory. They are … [Read more...]

Tasty innovations


For spring of 2017, German company Blu-Blumen GbR will provide their retail customers numerous innovations and enrichments of herbs and vegetables. At the trade fair IPM 2017 which will be … [Read more...]

Blueberries on a stem

Vaccinium corymbosum on a stem – photo: Christoph Marken

From this autumn Nursery Christoph Marken from Westerstede, Germany offers blueberries on a 40er stem. For other berries, such as gooseberries or currants, a stem is quite common. This … [Read more...]

Tomato for the windowsill

Tomato Siam – photo: Dalina Genetics

Danish breeding company Dalina Genetics is first of all known for its Dahlia and Osteospermum breeding programs, as well as for its new Gentian varieties. At German trade fair IPM 2017 … [Read more...]

Award winning tomato for container gardens

Tomato Patio Choice Yellow F1 – photo: All-America Selections (AAS)

All-America Selections (AAS) presented four new 2017 AAS Edible – Vegetable Winners, among them Tomato Patio Choice Yellow F1 (National). Patio Choice Yellow is a new compact, determinate … [Read more...]

BrazelBerries rebranded to Bushel and Berry

Bushel and Berry – photo: Star Roses and Plants

Star Roses and Plants, the introducers of The Knock Out Family of Roses and Drift Roses, has rebranded the BrazelBerries line of small fruit to Bushel and Berry. BrazelBerries were a few … [Read more...]

Taspo Award 2016 for mini-climber roses and herbs concept

Rosa Scarlet Melina - photo: Rosa Tantau

The Taspo Award 2016 for outstanding breeding went last week to the mini-climber series Starlet from German breeder Rosen Tantau. This series fits according to the jury perfectly to the … [Read more...]

Israeli scientists develop heat-resistant apricot trees by grafting

Plants can't thrive beyond their naturally optimal range. Now apricots and other crop foods are being manipulated to thrive where they couldn't even grow before. "At Israel's Agricultural … [Read more...]