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November 04, 2014
Award-winning marketing and customer service expert, Ron Rosenberg, will be the keynote speaker for the 2015 Farwest Trade Show. Rosenberg’s keynote address, “Must be Present to Win: The Secret to Finding the Opportunities in Business and Life that...
November 04, 2014
Griffin Greenhouse Supplies will host two expo events next year. The Grower & Retailer Expos will feature suppliers and educational sessions, each representing Griffin’s three divisions: hard goods, green goods and retail supplies. The...
November 03, 2014
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) will participate in #GivingTuesday, a national movement to encourage charitable giving. #GivingTuesday will take place Dec. 2. It is an opportunity to support the floral industry by making a year-end donation to...
November 03, 2014
On Wednesday, November 12, at 2 p.m. EST, Clark Hermanson, garden center manager of Chicago's Pesche's Garden Center, will present a webinar to help you get the most out of your miniature gardening department. From trade show floors to local...
October 31, 2014
The United States Department of Agriculture has announced an award of a $4.6 million for a five-year grant to combat rose rosette disease (RRD) — a mite borne viral disease that is threatening the U.S. landscape rose industry and could potentially...
October 30, 2014
Steven P. Merzweiler has been named Landmark Plastic Corp.’s president and chief operating officer. Merzweiler, who has been with the company for two years, will have the primary responsibility for all day-to-day operations and results of the...
Agastache 'Kudos Yellow'
October 30, 2014
Terra Nova Nurseries announced a new agastache variety called agastache ‘Kudos Yellow’. The new variety is available to growers for pre-order Agastache ‘Kudos Yellow’ features yellow flower spikes that bloom from late spring to fall. They are well-...
October 30, 2014
Village Nurseries Wholesale recently donated a collection of drought tolerant plants to the horticulture departments of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and San Joaquin Delta College. “The donations are in keeping with our ongoing commitment to promote...
October 27, 2014
Jenny Rojas has joined the customer service team at Oglesby Plants International as the South Florida customer service representative. Rojas has worked in the horticulture industry for 11 years. She comes to Oglesby with experience in young plant...
October 24, 2014
AmericanHort's Next Level will take place Feb. 3-5, 2015, at the Hyatt Pier Sixty-Six in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. For the third year, high-level professionals in the horticulture industry are invited to attend Next Level. The three-day conference...
October 24, 2014
The Society of American Florists has announced the dates for the 2015 Pest & Plant Production Management http://www.safnow.org/ppmcConference and 2015 Congressional Action Days. The 2015 Pest & Plant Production Conference will take place Feb...
October 23, 2014
On Wednesday, November 12, at 2 p.m. EST, Clark Hermanson, garden center manager of Chicago's Pesche's Garden Center, will present a webinar to help you get the most out of your miniature gardening department. From trade show floors to...
October 20, 2014
The deadline for college students to apply for the 2015 GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year has been extended until Oct. 27, 2014. This is the 16th year that GPN and Nexus Greenhouse Corp. have partnered to recognize an undergraduate student who is poised...
October 17, 2014
MAX Grow Lights changed its name to Pro MAX Grow Oct. 8., 2014 to reflect its current manufacturing technological capabilities Pro MAX Grow has expanded rapidly into the medical marijuana industry with their LED lighting technology. Pro MAX Grow...
October 17, 2014
The University of Arizona’s Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC) will host its annual Hydroponic Greenhouse Tomato Production Intensive Course Jan. 4 to Jan. 9, 2015 in Tucson, Arizona. The course will focus on growing tomatoes...
October 17, 2014
All-America Selections (AAS) has announced the winners of the 2014 Display Garden Landscape Design Contest. The program is designed  to encourage new landscaping ideas. The third annual contest asked participants to expand on the concept of...
October 10, 2014
Nufarm Americas recently introduced a new Grower Early Order Rewards Program for greenhouse and nursery growers to save on major industry brands. Orders placed between now and Oct. 31, 2014, are eligible for the largest rewards of the season, but...
October 10, 2014
The deadline to register for the Independent Plant Breeders Conference is Oct. 23, 2014. The event will take place at the Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Oct. 30 - Nov. 2, 2014. The Independent Plant Breeders Conference is an...
Amy Miller, Shinoda Scholar of the Year 2014-15
October 10, 2014
The recipient of the 2014-15 Shinoda Scholar of the Year Award is Amy Miller, a senior majoring in horticulture at The Ohio State University. Miller, 22, is majoring in sustainable plant systems with a concentration in horticulture and a minor in...
Construction of Pleasant View Gardens' Expansion
October 10, 2014
Pleasant View Gardens has added more than 30,000 square feet of production space and upgraded existing greenhouses to their Loudon, New Hampshire location. “The main advantage will be better light levels for earlier crops and being able to bring...
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