Plant Delights Nursery in the Media

Tony Avent on the Martha Stewart Show

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Newspaper Articles featuring Plant Delights

Magazines/Newsletters Featuring Plant Delights

  • The American Gardener magazine - Fall 1996 (personal profile)
  • The American Gardener magazine - July/August 2006 (profile)
  • Arbor Friends - Friends of US National Arboretum Newsletter - Winter 2008 (profile)
  • Carolina Gardener magazine - January 1997
  • Columbus OH's Garden Railway Society Magazine - October 1995 (plant profile)
  • Early American Homes and Gardens - Spring 1999 (personal profile)
  • Entrepreneur Magazine - October 1996 (nursery profile)
  • Fine Gardening magazine - February 2003 (plant profiles)
  • Floridata On-Line Magazine - March 2004 - Celebrity Gardeners - Tony Avent - Plant Explorer, Breeder and Nursery Owner
  • Garden and Gun Magazine - June 2008 - The Plant Hunter
  • Garden Center Magazine - May 2010 - DNA mapping reveals non-native ferns in plant trade (Link)
  • Garden Center Magazine - November 2008 (nursery profile)
  • Greenhouse Manager PRO Magazine - "Innovator of the Month" - March 1998 (nursery profile)
  • Greenhouse Manager PRO Magazine - "Catalog and Web Sales" - May 2000 (nursery profile)
  • Greenhouse Management - June 4, 2008 - Growers face increased pressure to find legal water
  • Grower Talks magazine - Summer 1999
  • Haven Magazine, Denmark - March 2005
  • Horticulture magazine - March 1997 (personal profile)
  • Horticulture magazine, Once upon a Berm - May 2008 (plant profiles)
  • Horticulture magazine - July, August 2011, People and Places (nursery profile)
  • House Beautiful magazine - November 1995 (nursery profile)
  • International Aroid Society Newsletter - July 2002 (garden profile)
  • Mirabella Magazine - April 1995
  • NCSU Alumni Magazine - May 1994 (profile)NCSU Alumni Magazine - June 2006 (profile)
  • NC Wildflower Preservation Society - Summer 1998
  • North Carolina Magazine - June 1998 (nursery profile)
  • North Fork Country, NY Journal - November 2002
  • Nursery Manager PRO Magazine - November 1993
  • Ornamental Outlook Magazine - December 1999 (nursery profile)
  • Philadelphia Hort Society Green Scene Magazine - April 1996
  • Plants Magazine, England - September 1999 (plant profiles)
  • Southern Living magazine - January 1994 (nursery profile)
  • Southern Living magazine - August 2006 (garden)
  • Total Landscape Care magazine - November 2009 (nursery profile + cover photo) - And Now for Something Completely Different
  • Walter Magazine - Tony Avent has a monthly column in this magazine that highlights great garden perennials

Plant Delights Featured in Books

Plant Delights Featured in Recent Television and Radio Shows

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  • Almanac Gardener with Mike Gray (NC Public Television) - numerous since 1994
    •       May 26, 2001 - That Southwestern Look; Low Maintainance, Drought Resistance Landscape Plants
    •       June 2, 2001 - Colorful Cannas Varieties
    •       May 11, 2002 Episode 1806 - Hostas Galore!
    •       June 22, 2002, Episode 1811 - Propagating Ferns
    •       April 5, 2008, Episode 2501 - Drought Tolerant Plants for a Rock Garden
    •       May 24, 2008, Episode 2508 - Jack in the Pulpit...Perfect Woodland Accent Plant
  • Coastal Gardener with Dave Egbert (Network) 2008 Episode 209 - Article Exploring an Organic Garden of Plant Delights With Tony Avent
  • Cultivating Life with Sean Conway, Aspidistra, Ferns (PBS) - 2006
  • Cultivating Life with Sean Conway (PBS) - 2008
  • Gardener's Diary with Erica Glasener (HGTV) - winter 2002/3
  • Gardener's Journal with Kathy Renwald (HGTV) - 2002
  • In The Garden with Bryce Lane (NC Public Television) - Season 5 - 2007
  • In the Garden with Bryce Lane (NC Public Television) - Season 9 - September, 10, 2011 - Episode 901 Watch Video
  • Martha Stewart Living with Martha Stewart, Nursery Segment (HGTV) - February 2004 - Watch Video
  • Martha Stewart Living with Martha Stewart, Propagation Segment (HGTV) - February 2004 - Watch Video
  • Martha Stewart Living with Martha Stewart, Hardy Arailaceae Segment (HGTV) - February 2004 - Watch Video
  • Martha Stewart Living with Martha Stewart, Extreme Propagation (NBC) - February 2007
  • Martha Stewart Living with Martha Stewart, New Plants (NBC) - March 2008 (Full Episode that includes a bio on Tony) (Unique Plants Segment)
  • The Martha Stewart Show (Hallmark Channel) - January 26, 2011 (Fern Glossary and Propagation Segment) Watch the Video
  • Rebecca's Garden with Rebecca Kolls (Hearst Broadcasting) - 1997
  • The Winter Garden Series (HGTV) - 1999
  • The Secret Garden Series (HGTV) - Spring 2001
  • We Dig Plants - Episode 36 - Plant Delights (9/26/2010)

Plant Delights Featured in Recent Blogs or Websites

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