Tap To Call

  843.849.1272

GreenhouseGrower.com Article: Danny Takao’s National Promotion Idea

If you have any ties to the horticulture industry, this is worth a read.  Sure, the question (debate, more like it) of a national campaign has come up a few times before but now, more than ever, there is a huge grower response to participate in such a Program. The recent conversation was sparked by […]

Read More

USDA Launches New Plant Import Regulations

Post Image

Uncle Sam is at it again… imposing more restrictions that could greatly impact the US horticulture industry and the global exchange of genetics.  Although, in his defense, I think there is good intent… In mid 2009, the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS) launched an initiative to create a third category of regulated […]

Read More

Work Increasing for Landscape Architecture Firms, Survey Shows | asla.org

If you’re breeding and promoting new landscape-hardy perennials, this is good news! I spend a fair amount of time talking to the LA community and I gather [from most of my conversation] that the last few years have been…well…crappy. Certainly, with overseas markets in turmoil, US debt issues and an election year on the horizon, […]

Read More

Lake Okeechobee water levels rising, helping South Florida water supplies

Good news. I know some of the turf growers can use it!! Hopefully, this will mark an end to some of the water restrictions in south Florida: Lake Okeechobee water levels rising, helping South Florida water supplies

Read More

Fast to Establish Dianella: A Grower’s Trial

Post Image

If you are going to introduce a new ornamental plant to market and ask growers to grow it, brokers to sell it and architects/designers to spec it, then you better know what you’re talking about!  Learned this one the hard way early on…So, whenever possible we like to try our new plants out across a […]

Read More

Ozbreed New Plant Spotlight: Drought Tolerant Plants for Florida

Post Image

We have spent the better part of the last decade trying to figure out which Australian native plants are adapt to the harsh Florida climate.  Wait a minute…”harsh” climate…Florida??  Yup, that’s right. Most people would say that Florida sports one of the most favorable climates in all of the world and for tanning, tarpon fishing, […]

Read More

US Drought Observations

Post Image

We all know that, for much of the US, it was a hot and dry summer.  However, in reviewing data from NOAA and the National Drought Mitigation Center, I found a few things that I thought were worth sharing.  As much emphasize as California regulating bodies place on water conservation, I expected to see data […]

Read More

Work Increasing for Landscape Architecture Firms, Survey Shows | asla.org

Work Increasing for Landscape Architecture Firms, Survey Shows | asla.org

Read More

Lomandra Breeze on a Living Wall, San Francisco

Post Image

I often surf the web looking for applications using some of our new plant introductions.  Yesterday, I ran across a design profile on greenroofs.com for a  330 sq. ft. residential green wall in San Francisco. Among the 50 species used was Ozbreed’s Lomandra longifolia Breeze. Lomandra Breeze is planted in the lower right Breeze was […]

Read More

The world’s 10 oldest living trees | MNN – Mother Nature Network

Post Image

I would like to add my own submission to this list (link below): The Angel Oak on John’s Island, SC. Angel Oak, June 2008 – Photo by Kent Krugh, Kent Krugh Photography. A native live oak, The Tree, isn’t that tall but has a massive footprint covering over a third of an acre! Most estimates […]

Read More