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New plants and garden products win 2012 Green Thumb Awards

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Five new plant varieties and five new gardening products have won 2012 Green Thumb Awards presented by the Direct Gardening Association

| February 9, 2012




Five new plant varieties and five new gardening products have won 2012 Green Thumb Awards presented by the Direct Gardening Association (formerly called the Mailorder Gardening Association).

Honored in the Plants, Bulbs and Seeds division were Harvest Booster Perennial Collection from High Country Gardens, Hesperaloe parviflora Brakelights® from High Country Gardens, Delosperma Fire Spinner® from High Country Gardens, Black Magic™ Blackberry from Henry Field’s Seed and Nursery Co., and Texas Early White Onion from Dixondale Farms.

Honored in the Tools, Supplies and Accessories division were Garden Pest Bait from Gardens Alive!, Liquid Fence® Yard Net® Granular from The Liquid Fence® Company, Veg Trug Patio Planter from Gardener’s Supply, BioMarker™ Plant Markers from CobraHead and EarthBox® Junior™ from EarthBox®.

Winners of the 2012 Green Thumb Awards were chosen by an independent panel of garden writers and editors. The winning products were selected based on their uniqueness, technological innovation, ability to solve a gardening problem or provide a gardening opportunity, and potential appeal to gardeners.

The Green Thumb Awards recognize outstanding new garden products available by mail or online. The awards are sponsored by the Direct Gardening Association (DGA), the world’s largest nonprofit association of companies that sell garden products directly to consumers via catalogs and websites. For more information visit www.directgardeningassociation.com.

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