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Congratulations Dave!

Dave Culp

Congratulations to our own David Culp who has been selected to receive the 2014 Perennial Plant Association Garden Media Award! This award recognizes individuals whose educational and promotional efforts have increased awareness of our industry and perennials in general. The award presentation takes place on July 29th at the 32nd Perennial Plant Symposium in Cincinnati, OH. For more information on the symposium and this award visit www.perennialplant.org


Kurt Bluemel

Tribute to Kurt Bluemel

Kurt Bluemel died quite unexpectedly last Wednesday, June 4th. Known widely as the “King of Grasses”, Kurt will be best remembered for popularizing the use of ornamental grasses in the American landscape. Many of the grasses used throughout the U.S. were first introduced or bred by him. He also had a vast knowledge of plant material and, with relatively little formal training in horticulture or design, was a great plantsman and a phenomenal landscape artist.  
(Photo courtesy of Panayoti Kelaidis)


Pierre Bennerup in
The American Gardener

Sunny Border CEO, Pierre Bennerup is featured in the current issue of The American Gardener! It is an honor to be featured in a publication as prestigious as this one and well-deserved. Allen Bush, noted plantsman and Dir. of Special Products for Jelitto Seeds American division has written an outstanding article discussing Pierre’s role as “innovator and visionary in the American nursery industry.”