October 1, 2017
Horticulture professionals tour Ball headquarters
More than 1,000 industry professionals visited Ball Horticultural Company’s home office in West Chicago, Ill., on July 28 for Ball Seed’s annual Field Day and Landscape Day celebration. Attendees had the opportunity to see new plants in up-close-and-personal trials, engage with speakers and product experts, and enjoy fun and food with peers. In addition to The Gardens at Ball, Field Day is known for its wealth of education. Industry-leading speakers covered topics including: Expanding perennial sales with shoulder-season crops; top new garden performers; New flowering shrubs; and Container recipe ideas. Besides topic stations, product experts from key breeding partners were available all-day to talk about challenges and successes, and to recommend best-practices for all crops.