Sunday, July 21, 2013

National Garden Bureau announces its 2014 "Year of the" plants

National Garden Bureau has announced the three plants for its 2014 “Year of the” program.
Petunia is the plant for annual flowers; for vegetables/edibles, it is the cucumber, and for perennials, it is the echinacea. The non-profit organization selects crops that are easy to grow, genetically diverse with a lot of new varieties to choose from.
For 2014, the National Garden Bureau has selected petunia as
the annual flower for its "Year of the" program. Shown is
Surfinia Summer Double.
 Photo courtesy of the National Garden Bureau 

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