CAST 2017 Sneak Peek: WATERSAVER™ Living Wall

CAST 2017 Sneak Peek: WATERSAVER™ Living Wall

We are delighted to partner with Greenwall Solutions to showcase this amazing Australian IP. The PlantHaven team will be installing the Skale Green Wall system for CAST2017 and filling it with the cool WATERSAVER™ low-water-use portfolio items. Euphorbia ‘Ascot Rainbow’ Isotoma FIZZ N POP™ ‘Glowing Violet’ Brachyscome ‘Mauve Delight’ For more information on Greenwall Solutions’ Skale Green Wall, visit their website, or email founder & director Edward...
CAST 2017 Sneak Peek: Cocktail Culture Guide

CAST 2017 Sneak Peek: Cocktail Culture Guide

Our signature plants deserve signature cocktails! We have joined our friends at Rumfish y Vino in Ventura, CA to design some custom refreshments for you, our extended family. After all the hard work of growing the perfect plants, we invite you to relax and enjoy one of the cocktail recipes here from Rumfish y Vino. Come see us a California Spring Trials 2017 to receive your special voucher for a free cocktail at Rumfish y Vino in downtown Ventura. (Limited to one per customer, 21 years or older please.) For all of those unable to join us for CAST 2017, we have created a beautiful downloadable version of this recipe book. Stir and Enjoy! Cheers PlantHaven Inc.!! »Download Cocktail Culture Recipe Book Highlighted Varieties Abelia Kaleidoscope Cordalyis HILLIER™ Porcelain Blue Dahlia PAINTER™ Romantic France Eryngium HILLIER™ Blue Waves Gaillardia REALFLOR® Sunset Cutie Nemesia PENHOW® SUNGLOW™ Yellow...

New Faces in the PlantHaven Family — Welcome!

PlantHaven is delighted to welcome our newest team members: Amanda Flint, Plant Projects Manager & Dave Doolittle, Special Projects Manager. Amanda Flint, Project Manager We are excited to welcome Amanda Flint to the PlantHaven team.  Amanda previously worked for EuroAmerican Propagators as their Product Development Manager. Her passions lie in edibles, perennials and shrubs. With her previous trial experience, we look forward to adding her skills to our team.  Amanda will be heading up the project management on the following key PlantHaven Portfolios: PINKS BY WHETMAN® & REALFLOR® Gaillardia & Leucanthemum. Amanda looks forward to introducing herself over the coming weeks. Dave Doolittle, Special Projects Manager Dave has spent more than 15 years in the horticulture industry. In that time, he has worn many hats including marketing, sales and plant breeder relations to name but a few. He is a man of many talents! This will be the 16th Spring Trials for Dave and the enthusiasm and wonder have stayed as fresh as the first time. He is a dedicated plantsman and his excitement is infectious. Just hear his take on Abutilon PATIO LANTERN™ Passion. “Abutilon PATIO LANTERN™ Passion is beyond cool. From a retail standpoint I’ve noticed our younger customers at the farmer’s markets have been drawn to Abutilons, and we market them as miniature Hibiscus for the patio. This is the best one I’ve ever seen or...
PlantHaven Family – GroLink

PlantHaven Family – GroLink

GroLink Oxnard, California has been home to GroLink for more than 30 years. Known as a quality producer and propagator of garden mums, chrysanthemums, Dianthus and in more recent years, Phalaenopsis. The facility includes fifteen acres of covered greenhouse area as well as a state-of-the-art rooting station. GroLink has also played host to PlantHaven and several other exhibitors at the annual California Spring Trials for the last five years. GroLink is one of a select few approved unrooted cutting suppliers for the PINKS by WHETMAN® program, known worldwide for their award winning perfumed Dianthus. These cold hardy varieties are perfectly at home in California with near year round natural production. With a dazzling variety of colors, flower shapes and habits the PINKS by WHETMAN® program is the epitome of Dianthus breeding. A quality producer and propagator, GroLink ships to growers throughout North America year round. GroLink’s continuing mission is to guarantee the highest quality and disease-free crops while also maintaining a focus on environmental performance. Contact the PlantHaven Team for more information on this premium program. An important partner, GroLink is the venue for PlantHaven Spring Trials, Fall Open House and many other collaborations. It is great to have such a valuable partner just down the...
Joey at MANTS

Joey at MANTS

The rundown… MANTS has grown in size and importance over its more than 40 year life. Now this east coast tradeshow draws more than 12,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors making it one of the largest horticulture trade shows in the US. Originally a partnership of Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia nursery associations, the MANTS show is a showcase for shrub producers. Joey Wiseman, our Head of Horticulture, traveled to Baltimore to meet with our young plant and finish growers. Joey was greeted by enthusiastic people eager to work with our awesome trialed and new varieties. Catching up with all the happenings in the industry makes for a busy show. Key highlights include the new HILLIER® Portfolio and new candidates from the ROYAL HAWAIIAN® Portfolio. Follow ups from this important show will keep the team busy until early February. Please call out if you were not able to attend and would like more information on these exciting New portfolios. Email us at new.plants@planthaven.com for further...
Dreams of Spring

Dreams of Spring

February is here and although Spring is not yet in the air it is already in the mind. Dreams of Spring arrive unbidden after the holidays. Check in with your URC vendors to top up on all the newest crops for 2017. Spring Trials is a mere 8 weeks away. The PlantHaven team has been busy planning, potting, pruning and seeing to all the many details surrounding this premier event. Once a modest regional showcase, California Spring Trials or CAST, has blossomed into an internationally recognized event drawing exhibitors and attendees from across the USA and around the world. CAST offers a peek into an array of new and significant introductions from growers & breeders globally. This year includes our new Dahlia Mystic Sparkler. This showcase is a great opportunity to catch up on the latest and greatest in the horticulture world. As a plus you get to do it on the beautiful California coast. »Download Dahlia Mystic Sparkler...