News & Media

Timelapse Video of Charmelia!

People cannot get enough of our Charmelia and this video shows why! This time lapse video shows how it opens over the course of 21 Days.  As you can see at the end of the video, there is still a lot of life even after 21 days! Every time we show Charmelia to people, they…

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Celebrating 40 years
Celebrating 40 years of Incorporation

On April 28, 2016, Gardens America celebrated its 40th year of incorporation. This third generation family owned and operated company was founded in 1969 by John and Peggy Gillice and incorporated in 1976. Gardens America is currently owned by their daughter, Colleen Taber and is run by their granddaughter, Kristin Gilliland, President, along with her…

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Visiting Jardines de los Andes
Visiting Jardines de los Andes

Gardens America has been working with Jardines de los Andes for over 42 years. We thought it would be interesting for those of you who have never been to Bogota or the farm to get a glimpse of this very special grower.

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Peony Care and handling

Peony flowers are harvested in bud form, often showing little color. In transit, peonies can often become dehydrated and/or limp (foliage can look very wilted). Don’t be alarmed! After following proper processing flowers and foliage will rejuvenate. The Peony Buds may appear damaged and bruised, these are the outer guard petals that protect the flower…

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World Floral Expo – Chicago 2014

Above All Flowers invited Gardens America to supply our product in their booth this past week at the World Floral Expo. It was a tremendous success for both companies. From the opening hour on Wednesday until closing hour on Friday it was non stop for us. People were thrilled with the both the quality of…

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Gardens supports NEFE

NEFE held their annual event in Mystic Connecticut the weekend of March 7th through the 9th. One of the reasons for the success of this event is the dedication of the volunteers. These people work tirelessly to help promote the floral industry.

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Visiting Clients

Colleen spent the day in Albuquerque, NM visiting Greenleaf Wholesale and DWF Wholesale today. It is always great to visit our clients and check out how our products compare with our competitors. Today while visiting DWF, she saw six bunches of Freedom roses that were still in the cooler from Valentines shipping. The product was…

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Showing off at Central Market.

February 25, 2014 – we are one of only a few floral suppliers that were invited to showcase product at their annual Expo. This is Colleen’s first year – but Tina has been coming for three years now. One thing Tina enjoys is meeting the floral managers and finding solutions to their needs.

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Summer News at Gardens America_ 2013

Summer is normally not a busy time in the industry – but for us it has been! Below you will find different subjects and pertinent information that we want to share with you regarding what is happening at Gardens. As always, your feedback is very important to us. Please feel free to contact me personally…

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