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The Greater Houston Plant Conference is a one-day educational session for the green industry. The conference is presented by Paul Winski and Skip Richter, Texas A&M AgriLife County Extension Agents, with industry experts speaking about new shrubs, annuals and perennials, landscape trends, and plant trials in Harris County.

The Greater Houston Plant Conference provides the perfect platform for the greenhouse and nursery grower, landscaper, retailer, and plant enthusiast to come together for a glimpse at exciting new plants for the industry. The conference also offered CEUs for TNLA members. The seminar was attended by 40 people.

The conference included the following topics:

Tropical plants for the landscape

Creating new flower colors in winter hardy hibiscus

Ornamental trials in Harris County

Breeding Encore® Azaleas and other plant innovations

Earth-Kind® research: how it started and what is on the horizon

Greater Houston Plant Conference