2018 Trial flipbook 3.0

Who We Are

The Smith Gardens Trial Site was established in 2013. Located at our Marysville, Washington facility, its primary focus is to trial new and old genetics to determine how they thrive in the Pacific Northwest climate. The site consists of 18 raised beds 6 feet wide by 51 feet long, 6 hanging basket racks, and 0.25 acre of field space utilized to trial product in various containers. In 2015 , we launched our first annual Smith Gardens New Variety Showcase. We invite fellow members of the Horticulture industry to spend the day touring the gardens, meeting with breeders, discovering what is new and not yet to market and see how the product actually performs in the PNW climate. Not only is this trial space beneficial to the SGI team and other members in the Horticulture industry it is also a space for our customers to come and see how varieties would perform, both in a retail setting as well as in a homeowners landscape.

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