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June 19, 2015
Six students were selected by AmericanHort to serve as this year’s HortScholars. The HortScholars Program is open to undergraduate and graduate students attending two- and four-year colleges and universities. Applicants must major in horticulture or...
June 15, 2015
The Trial Gardens at University of Georgia (UGA) will host a public open house on Saturday, July 18 from 9 a.m. until noon. Tours will be lead by Dr. John Ruter, director of the Trial Gardens and professor of the Horticulture Department at UGA....
Rain Wands, Dramm Corporation
June 12, 2015
Dramm Corporation’s Rain Wands will be spotlighted on the FYI Network's “Home Factory”, in a segment airing July 25 at 9:30 p.m. CST. “It’s going to be a very fun and educational feature," said Hans Dramm third-generation owner of the Dramm...
NightSky
June 12, 2015
Last week, Fleuroselect announced that petunia cultivar NightSky from Selecta Klemm was the recipient of the FleuroStar Award 2015/2016. The announcement was made on June 11 at the Green Inspiration Event. The FleuroStar winner will receive an...
June 10, 2015
Varieties will now be available for sale to customers from EuroAmerican on ePlantSource.com. ePlantSource customers will also gain access to Proven Winners assortments and combination containers that include varieties from EuroAmerican’s Savvy...
PVG
June 10, 2015
Pleasant View Gardens and D.S. Cole Growers will host their open house events on July 30. The events are geared toward greenhouse and nursery growers, retailers, landscapers and brokers. Participants can experience a variety of plant genetics at...
June 10, 2015
Bailey Nurseries announced the date for its annual Minnesota expo. The event will take place July 30 and is open to Bailey customers. Customer discounts, facility tours, the introduction of new plant varieties, merchandising display ideas and guest...
June 05, 2015
Everris, Fuentes, Nu3, Novapeak and F&C are transitioning to form one global company under the name ICL Specialty Fertilizers. The transition will result in an expanded product portfolio, stronger emphasis on innovation and product development...
June 03, 2015
Hort Couture's collection of annuals, tropical, succulents, herbs, vegetables and ornamental grasses can now be purchased through ePlantSource.com. “We are very excited to add the Hort Couture collections to what ePlantSource offers to professional...
June 03, 2015
Dozens of conservation and gardening organizations have collaborated to form the National Pollinator Garden Network, which launched a nationwide campaign, the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge, on June 3. Designed to accelerate growing efforts...
May 29, 2015
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal recently honored Bailey Nurseries’ President Terri McEnaney in the recent Women in Business for 2015 special issue. Honorees were selected based on their impact on the business community in the state of...
May 29, 2015
In a recent online fact-sheet at its extension website, the University of Massachusetts  Amherst Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment lists Nature’s Source Organic Plant Food 3-1-1 as “the best liquid organic fertilizer,” according...
May 29, 2015
Fleuroselect has announced the four entries in this year's FleuroStar Contest. Each of these new introductions vies to be the next 'Winner with the Wow Factor', the variety with the highest visual impact at point of sale. The four entries are:...
May 29, 2015
Registration is now open for All-America Selections Summer/Fall Summit. "Urban Ag Opportunities" will take place Oct. 5-8, in Dallas, Texas. The Summer/Fall Summit is being held in partnership with the Home Garden Seed Association. ...
May 27, 2015
California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo recently released an update to its Master Plan (http://masterplan.calpoly.edu/master-plan/) that indicated that almost all of the university’s orchards and horticulture facilities could...
May 26, 2015
Nufarm Americas, Inc. recently announced the appointment of three ornamental region managers in target regions across the U.S. to capitalize on the company’s position in the U.S. ornamental market.The following promotions have been made: David...
May 22, 2015
GrowIt! Garden Socially will give two college students enrolled in a horticultural (or related) degree program the opportunity to win a trip to Chicago to attend the IGC Show in its 2015 Friends & Family app contest. The top five students who...
May 22, 2015
Hortica has entered an affiliation agreement with Sentry Insurance. Once complete, Hortica will become a member of the Sentry Insurance Group. As a member, Hortica will keep its name, brand and current headquarters location in Edwardsville, Illinois...
May 19, 2015
GPN’s Plant Health Management Conference will return this fall with not one but two events. On Oct. 6, we will be returning to Grand Rapids, Michigan and on Oct. 27 we will offer a second conference in Springfield, Massachusetts. If you or anyone...
Steve Maiscalco
May 19, 2015
Steve Maiscalco joined the BioSafe Systems team to focus primarily on driving retail sales. As a technical representative, Maiscalco will build relationships with distributors and garden centers and will work to increase sales and develop the...
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