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July 31, 2014
Palram Americas announced a new website design at www.palramamericas.com. This new design, which is more closely aligned with the global corporate website (www.palram.com), includes new features. Users will experience new advanced product search...
July 31, 2014
Eighteen students have been awarded competitive scholarships from the American Floral Endowment (AFE) totaling almost $40,000. “AFE scholarships provide financial assistance to students as they equip themselves with the education and experience that...
July 31, 2014
Costa Farms will open its 2-acre Trial Garden on August 13, 2014 for its annual Summer Showdown Garden Open House. This year’s Trial Garden will feature six sets of thematic gardens including butterfly, hummingbird, tropical-style, foliage, magenta-...
July 30, 2014
America in Bloom (AIB) wants cities and towns across the U.S. to showcase their beautification efforts with a new annual photography contest. The deadline to submit photos for the AIB contest, with cooperating partnership from Home & Garden...
July 24, 2014
Janine Driver, the New York Times best selling author of You Say More Than You Think and most recently You Can’t Lie to Me has been selected as the keynote for CENTS Marketplace & University, Jan. 7-9, 2015, at the Greater Columbus Convention...
July 24, 2014
The 2014 Farwest Trade Show, Aug. 21 to 23 in Portland, Oregon, will host a seminar titled, “Using New Technologies to Optimize the Greenhouse Environment for Efficiency and Increased Profitability,” on Aug. 21 from 9 to 11 a.m. Presenters Lloyd...
July 24, 2014
Rocket Farms showed its support for the fight against breast cancer at the Tough Enough to Wear Pink event July 17, 2014 at the California Rodeo Salinas. Rocket Farms gifted 100 locally grown, pink orchids to breast cancer survivors in the grand...
July 24, 2014
The 2014 Poinsettias of Pennsylvania Trials will take place Nov. 13, at the Dan Schantz Farm and Greenhouses in Zionsville, Pennsylvania. The trial will feature over 130 varieties of poinsettia cultivars. These cultivars will include new...
July 24, 2014
D.S. Cole Growers' annual open house will take place from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on July 31 in Loudon, N.H. Visitors will have an opportunity to see new variety trials and displays both inside and outside, both in pots and in the ground. According to...
July 23, 2014
On July 13, 2014, MPS awarded both MPS-ABC (Environmental) and MPS-GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) certificates to Dümmen Group’s Las Mercedes production facility. The MPS audit, completed in June, also included an assessment for MPS-Socially...
July 18, 2014
At Cultivate’14 last week, AmericanHort announced a pledge to support the  Horticultural Research Institute with a gift of up to $100,000. The association is committing $50,000 and will match up to another $50,000 in gifts from other...
July 18, 2014
The inaugural edition of Cultivate’14 concluded last Tuesday with more than 10,000 attendees.  The event took place in the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. According to AmericanHort, it is the event’s best...
July 18, 2014
Pleasant View Gardens' Open Garden Day will take place from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on July 31, at the company's facilities in Loudon, New Hampshire. Kerry Ann Mendez will deliver  keynote message during lunch presenting ideas for three...
July 17, 2014
SePRO has launched Rycar, the company’s newest insecticide. Rycar is not a neonicotinoid; it excels in controlling whiteflies (both B- and Q-biotypes), aphids, mealybugs, leafhoppers and chili thrips. In addition to being a softer chemistry with low...
July 17, 2014
Darwin Perennials, a division of Ball Horticultural Co., has purchased the perennial unrooted cutting production facility, Green Leaf Plants Colombia or Flores del Amanecer (FDA), from Aris Horticulture Inc. FDA is located in Bogota, Colombia, and...
July 13, 2014
Sakata Seed America announced at Cultivate'14 that the company has signed an agreement with Schoneveld Breeding for the sales and distribution in the United States and Canada of select Schoneveld cyclamen genetics. Both parties anticipate working...
July 11, 2014
Last week, All-America Selections (AAS) announced the first six AAS Winners for the 2015 gardening season. The July announcement introduces four Regional Winners and two National Winners, all of which are vegetables, reflecting the continued...
July 10, 2014
ForemostCo and Handelskwekerij van der Velden have signed an agreement to support each others efforts in their primary markets— Handelskwekerij van der Velden in the European Union and ForemostCo in the United States and Canada. Beginning earlier...
July 10, 2014
Agricola Management Group has entered into an agreement with Master Nursery Garden Centers (MNGC). According to Randy Hunter, managing partner of Agricola Management Group, exclusive licensee for the HGTV HOME Plant Collection, Master Nursery...
July 10, 2014
The National Garden Bureau (NGB) has launched the “Growing for Futures” philanthropic program to build therapeutic gardens across the country. This ongoing, annual fundraising initiative is designed to cultivate horticulture careers and life skills...