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McCorkle Nurseries Celebrates 75th Anniversary

McCorkle Nurseries, Inc., will celebrate its 75th anniversary in September. The family-owned nursery business was founded in 1942 by C.S. McCorkle with his wife, Avice, and mother, Beatrice. The founders' two sons, Don and Jack... more »

ForemostCo Celebrates 30 Years

This year marks the 30th anniversary for ForemostCo, one of the largest volume importers of starter plants into the United States. ForemostCo was founded as Foremost Foliage in 1987. Today, the company provides cuttings and... more »

J. Berry Nursery Signs International Licensing Deal

J. Berry Nursery's Black Diamond Crapemyrtle Collection is now available world-wide. Plants are trademarked under the Black Diamond name in China, Japan, and South Africa, as Black Solitaire  in Europe, and Diamonds in the Dark in... more »

Green Leaf Plants Adds Growing Operations/New Products Development Manager

Aris Horticulture, Inc. has hired Sarah Mitchell as the company's growing operations and product development manager at its Green Leaf Plants division in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. According to Blair Hoey, Green Leaf Plants managing director, “Sarah’s responsibilities... more »

BrightFarms to Build Ohio Greenhouse

BrightFarms plans to build a 160,000 square-foot greenhouse in Wilmington, Ohio, creating 30 permanent green collar jobs. Slated for completion in late 2017, it will provide 1,000,000 lbs. of fresh salad greens, herbs and tomatoes per... more »

Hoffman Nursery Adds R&D Horticulturist

Hoffman Nursery has added Leanne Kenealy to its team as research and development horticulturist. Kenealy will concentrate on establishing optimal growing methods and new product lines. Her research will address a wide range of options... more »

This Greenhouse Could Be Over (and On) the Moon

Two students at the University of Illinois have developed a miniature lunar "greenhouse" that could someday lead to humans growing plants on the moon. According to the university’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences,... more »

M&M Wintergreen Wins Constant Contact Award

M&M Wintergreens Inc.  has been named a 2016 All Star Award winner by Constant Contact. The annual award recognizes the most successful 10 percent of Constant Contact’s customer base, based on significant achievements using email... more »

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