02-11-21 | News

The World of Plant Innovation

February 24 at 10:00 - 11:30am PST

Join the Landscape Expo Academy and Peter van Rijssen for a live webinar on the World of Plant Innovation.

Webinar Information
Who is behind new plants?
Where do they come from?
What path do they take prior to introduction?

Learning Objectives
1. Why innovation is important?
2. How to save water?
3. How to save the world?

To register:

About the Speaker:
Peter van Rijssen
Plantipp / Concept Plants

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

Peter also started Concept Plants which 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 what plants will do well in all different countries and wants to share that knowledge. Check him out at

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.

Webinar Details:
The World of Plant Innovation

February 24, 10:00 - 11:30am PST

CEUs: 1.5 Credit - APLD, NALP, PGMS
1 Credit - QWEL


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