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| Adriana Heikkila
>> Published Date: 4/25/2012
The premium coleus collection from Ball FloraPlant is selected for outstanding performance and vigor in both sun and shade applications. New Wasabi features serrated chartreuse leaves with very late-to-little flowering. It’s a low-maintenance choice for high-impact, large mixed containers or garden settings all season long.
Collier Metal Specialties Ltd.
COL-MET durable galvanized steel sign holders are made for indoor or outdoor use. The sign holders are designed to withstand harsh outdoor conditions and are economical. All popular styles, custom sizes and colors available.
Dandelion Dreams Inc.
The Gopher-Pro is the ultimate tool for control of gophers, moles and voles. The combination probe and applicator tube design is durable, reliable, easy-to-use, quick and efficient. Features include: deep-drop delivery system; fast, clog-free application of pellets/repellents; allows for deep tunnel penetration; and no tunnel cave-ins.
Danziger “Dan” Flower Farm
The Lantana Santana series features a semi-trailing structure that is perfect both as a ground cover and in baskets. These summer lovers also offer rain resistance and long-lasting, abundant flowering. The series includes five colors: Banana Punch (pictured), Gold, Peach Orange, Red Orange and Yellow. Hardy in Zones 8-11.
Pink Heartbreaker Weeping Redbud is a beautiful and unique weeping version of Cersis canadensis. Several characteristics make it a stunner at retail: weeping habit and vigorous growth habit; at maturity, it will grow up to 10 ft. tall; a multitude of pink flowers; a lovely fall leaf color; and cold hardiness.
Georgetown Home and Garden LLC
This line of rustic watering cans for the spring season capture a bit of the vintage trend that is so popular for 2012. The cans come in birdie, rhino, hippo, water buffalo and bunny. The bunny holds 38 oz., and the other shapes vary from 38 to 46 oz.
Hort Couture Plants
Glamouflage Grape, an amazing new petunia, offers clean, stable variegated leaves and large purple-grape flowers. Glamouflage is a rare plant that provides both flower and accent. This compact grower is perfect for small pot production and plays well with other genera in mixed containers.
ICT Organics’ Earth Harvest is the first full-line, organic-compliant set of products in the consumer segment. All products are safe for kids and pets, help protect our waters, and are economical with proven effective results. EPA section 25-b exempt.
Maple Ridge Supply
The Mobile Produce Stand is the newest body option to the Golftrucks fleet. It features five 8-ft. multi-level display shelves, huge rear storage with lockable doors, and a flip-down workstation surface at the rear. Shade canopy optional.
Midwest Gromaster Inc.
The Overhead Ebb and Flow system permits you to water your benches automatically and still move or eliminate benches without plumbing in the floor. Midwest Gromaster’s patented systems fill and drain from above from a single hose. No wet floors.
Morel Diffusion SAS
Halios Curly Purple with edge expands the range of fringed varieties with very unique genetics. The white edge is distinctly fringed and forms a stunning contrast with the purple color. This unique color is now 100% stable in an F1 hybrid. It’s an ideal gift plant, blooms continuously, and has an exceptional color life span.
Northwest Horticulture offers an incredible selection of rose liners with dozens of varieties available. From the wildly popular Knock Out varieties to the Drift series, you’ll find the hottest roses around. Available in 36- and 58-cell plug trays, each features Northwest Horticulture’s exceptional quality.
OptiPot’s highly engineered geotextile growing container is of optimum strength, durability, aeration and moisture retention. OptiGrow’s geotextile pot is different than traditional containers in that it air prunes roots, promoting more root growth while preventing root circling.
Visit the Wave Ultimate Garden Center online guide and become a certified Wave Petunias expert. You’ll find DIY customizable signage, downloadable bench cards, tips for can’t-miss retail displays, and other selling tools. Take the Wave R.A.V.E. online tutorial and educate your team to sell more Wave Spreading Petunias. Visit wave-rave.com/ultimategardencenter.
Peggy Green Inc.
Peggy Green’s organic nitrogen-free and phosphorus-free Grass Minerals Lawn Food has no synthetic chemicals, no pesticides and is safe for children and pets. Contains 12% potash, specially buffered sulfur and their patented, organically complex minerals to build a thick, green healthy lawn. Good for all types of lawns, palms and shrubs.
Plant Development Services Inc.
Few plants offer the texture that Soft Caress Mahonia provides the shade garden. In early winter, bright yellow flowers stand atop the slender, bamboo-like foliage like fingers of light. Perfect for Asian gardens or as a specimen. Grows to 3 ft. tall by 3.5 ft. wide.
PlantHaven International Inc.
Dianthus Coral Reef is a Scent First pot selection from Whetman Pinks. Coral Reef has deep coral flowers with a white picotee on short, sturdy stems. The Scent First series produces delightfully spicy fragrance and bushy, prolific, perpetually flowering plants. The glaucous foliage has a unique compact habit with a height and spread of 8 to 10 in.
Silver Vase Orchids & Bromeliads
Lila Mystique’s soft purple color is appealing to consumers and retailers. Like Blue Mystique and Indigo Mystique before it, exclusive technology infuses Lila Mystique’s flowers from inside, transforming them to lilac. Buds on the current stem open to light purple flowers because they were closed at the time of treatment. New stems bring white flowers.
Suntory Flowers Ltd.
Surdiva Scaevolas have a manageable, compact, mounding and semi-trailing habit, which make them suited to container plantings. Available in three key colors—Blue (pictured), Light Blue and White—they offer exceptional heat tolerance and received 14 awards in last year’s summer trials.
The Conard-Pyle Co.
The Eyeconic series of Hulthemia roses is an exciting addition to Conard-Pyle’s lineup of roses. Two new varieties for 2013 are Eyeconic Pomegranate Lemonade and Eyeconic Melon Lemonade (pictured). This series grows best in the Western United States. All varieties in this series have unique coloring with the characteristic red Hulthemia blotch in the center.
The Madison Park Group Inc.
Linnea Design’s 56-page hard-back Garden Journal is full of witty gardening quotes and is ready to record a year in the biography of your garden. There is a spot for recording daily temperatures, a handy grid for laying out garden design, and three bound-in envelopes perfect for holding plant tags and snapshots.
The Maine Bucket Co.
Maine Bucket’s Double Sided Chalkboard Display Rack is constructed of Eastern White Pine, and provides two sides of merchandising opportunities. It includes two locking casters, and measures 17.75 in. wide by 11 in. deep by 5 ft. tall. Available in 17 optional color finishes.
Veggie Cage LLC
The Veggie Cage is the ideal support for peas, beans, cucumbers and any support-loving plant that climbs with tendrils. Made from long-lasting polypropylene, the spiral attaches to virtually any type of stake, disappears in the plant’s foliage, then collapses flat for easy storage.
Walls + Forms Inc.
Walls + Forms’ expanded family of tool displays now includes: a Versaflex Framing System with Light Boxes; Tool Cribs; Triangular Grid Displays; and H Grid Display. These tough, dependable, affordable tool displays have the endurance to withstand a harsh retail environment. GP
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