Page 8 - Griffin Gazette Issue 3 - 2018
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         By Dennis Meisch, Green Goods      Dümmen Orange says they’re changing   With nearly 30 new varieties coming to
         Assistant Business Manager         the  way they look  at garden mums.   market for 2019, be sure to give your
                                            They’re pursuing bold, saturated and   programs  a  thorough  review.  You’ll
         With this year’s garden mum crop in your   non-fading colors with staying power in   definitely want to find room in your
         rearview mirror, it’s finally time to catch   the home garden. New flower forms and   production space for some of these
         your breath for a moment. But don’t   sizes are said to be on the way, too – all   gems! Your Griffin seed & plant sales
         get too comfortable: New garden mum   welcomed additions to the garden mum   representative is a terrific resource
         introductions are already on the way!   market. We anticipate seven new intros   when it comes to variety selection and
         This year’s class of new varieties is a big   from Dümmen Orange for 2019 but at   program development. Don’t hesitate to
         one, with some exciting genetics that   press time, the breeder was still hush-  call on our team with questions or when
         are sure to make your pulse quicken.   hush on details. Stay tuned to our social   you just need a second opinion – we’re
         Consider this your sneak peek.
                                            media (LinkedIn, Facebook) or subscribe   here to help!
         Well, mostly. One major breeder is missing:   to our e-blasts for updates.

        Photo Caption: Debbie Hot Pink garden mum   More to see online
        from Syngenta Flowers: Early flowering in the
        North, slowing to early-mid timing as you move   See our digital Gazette for information on new poinsettia varieties.
        south. Plants show medium-strong vigor.
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