Farwest Show exhibitors are known for their creativity, and for the 2021 edition of the show, that didn’t change. The show’s judging panel of green industry professionals walked the floor to find the best of the best, recognizing several winners with the Ted Van Veen Best in Show booth awards. “Our Farwest exhibitors always take […]
Sensational® Lavender (Lavandula intermedia ‘Tesseract’ PP31786, left) and Kimono™ Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Hokomareki’ USPPAF, right) stood out among the 74 selections presented in the New Varieties Showcase at the 2021 Farwest Show. Sensational Lavender, discovered by Lloyd Traven and Richard Grazzini and introduced by Peace Tree Farms based in Kintnersville, Pennsylvania, was selected by the […]
The Farwest Show is an opportunity to discover things you might not have seen before, and the 2021 edition of the show was no exception. As part of the Retailers’ Choice Awards™, a jury of volunteer garden retailers roamed the expo floor and highlighted seven different products that particularly piqued their interest The awards as […]
Some were glad to be back. Others were glad to be there for the first time. But whether they were rookies or veterans, many were happy to be attending or exhibiting at the first Farwest Show in two years, which took place August 18–20 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. More than 3,500 nursery […]
Kimono™ Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Hokomareki’ USPPAF), hybridized in the Netherlands by Kolster BV and introduced by Curoplant Co., was chosen by voting attendees as the People’s Choice winner in the 2021 Farwest Show’s New Varieties Showcase. Kimono was one of 74 outstanding new selections on display at the 2021 Farwest Show and available from at least […]
As part of the Retailers’ Choice Awards™, a jury of volunteer garden retailers roamed the floor and highlighted seven different products that particularly piqued their interest at the 2021 Farwest Show in Portland, Oregon.
Sensational® Lavender (Lavandula intermedia ‘Tesseract’ PP31786) was chosen by judged as the Best in Show winner in the 2021 Farwest Show’s New Varieties Showcase.
Little Prince of Oregon Nursery (Booth #7025) won the overall Best in Show booth award for their booth that featured a tropical design. The booth also collected an award for Best 10×10 Booth, Grower Division.
Founded in 1992 by Lorne Blackman PRODUCTION: Perennials: 50%, Shrubs: 35%, Annuals: 10%, Tropicals: 5%KNOWN FOR: Wholesale grower of perennials, grasses, shrubs, vines, herbs and tender/hardy succulents delivered throughout the Northwest. Ornamental grass, perennial and succulent plugs shipped throughout North America.PEOPLE: Lorne and Auralea Blackman, owners; Kevin Brunot, general manager; Kris Gonzales, production manager; Alex Ramos, […]
Arda Berryhill, who founded and owned Berryhill Nursery in Sherwood, Oregon, along with her husband, Roger, passed away May 13, 2021 at the age of 86.