The World of Plant Innovation

by Peter Van Rijssen | On Demand

CEUs/PDHs: (* CEU's Pending) Credits: LACES 1.5,APLD 1.5,PGMS 1.5,NALP 1.5,QWEL 1


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Webinar Description:
Who is behind new plants?

Where do they come from?

What path do they take prior to introduction?

In this webinar, you will get the chance to see plants and flowers that are being developed and have NEVER EVER BEEN BEFORE. The color of these brand new plants is so astounding!

You will also learn about some different varieties of new edible plants and be enlightened on boxwood blight and how it has been eradicated.

If you want to know what NEW plants are coming up in the new world of innovation, do join us, you will not want to miss this one!

Learning Objectives:
1. Why is innovation is important?
2. How to save water?
3. Peter's suggestions on how to save the world?


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Peter Van Rijssen

Plantipp / Concept Plants

Plantlover Peter is his name and he has been in the horticultural business for 15 years, originally started working at his family-owned company called Plantipp in Europe (these days their company is known worldwide).

Peter also started Concept Plants that represents breeders for the North American market. He loves to create new markets with new plants and has already introduced over 300 new plants into the market.

He is a 5 times winner of Plant of the Year at the Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show in England.

Peter has travelled all over the world learning about diverse cultures, and has worked at several nurseries to discover new plants and how to care for them.

From the experience he has gained, he now knows about what plants will do well in all the different countries and wants to share that knowledge. Check out

His daily routine and passion are to bring plants, people and ideas together and is always on the lookout as to what is next, and also how to engage the younger generation of people into gardening.