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Trial Gardens

We can learn a lot about a new plant on the greenhouse bench, under ideal conditions. But the proof is in the putting Ė as in putting it in the ground, to fend for itself in real life.

Is it disease-resistant? Long-flowering? Does it melt or fall open after a rain? Can it take a frost and keep on trucking? Can it handle trucking?

Most importantly, is it truly different from Ė or significantly better than -- whatís already on the market? And if so, how so?

These questions obviously canít be answered indoors. We have to look beyond the vinyl frontier. Thatís why we have trial gardens at our Florida headquarters, and at our satellite growing/shipping location in Pennsylvania.

Trial Garden in Lancaster, PA