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April 07, 2015
California recently approved the Supplemental Label registration of Pageant Intrinsic brand fungicide for disease control in the commercial production of greenhouse tomatoes and tomato transplants for the home consumer market. Growers of greenhouse...
April 06, 2015
The Horticulture Research Institute (HRI) is accepting scholarship applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Applications for the following scholarships are due by May 31: -The Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow Jr. Scholarship (one, $3,000...
April 06, 2015
American in Bloom (AIB) recently announced the appointment of five new members to its board of directors. -Marshall Dirks, director of marketing and public relations for Proven Winners -Drew Becher, president of the Pennsylvania Horticultural...
Jim Devereux and Andrew Konicki
April 03, 2015
Andrew Konicki and Jim Devereux have joined the Dümmen Group North America team in Key Account & Broker Support roles. This role strengthens customer relationships and grows business for the company. Both Devereux and Konicki will be responsible...
Melissa Caserino, BioSafe Systems
April 03, 2015
Melissa Carserino joined the BioSafe Systems team as a research engineer/project manager. In her role, Carserino will focus on new product development including vendor relations and work to engineer and develop new products to add to the product...
April 01, 2015
Researchers at the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station (NHAES) are working to reduce nursery costs and losses by providing more comprehensive information on leaving container-grown shrubs outside during the winter such as which ones need...
April 01, 2015
GGS has launched a contest in which growers and garden center retailer can win an Apple Watch. GGS released the following list of ways that an Apple Watch can be best utilized for greenhouse growers and operators. -Ideal for growers as it is...
Ron Cramer
April 01, 2015
Ron Cramer, a Tour de Fresh cyclist who was sponsored by Sakata Seed America, raised more than $4,233 to support the Let’s Bring Salad Bars 2 School initiative. Cramer opted to raise money for Rosemead School District because of its proximity to...
Field & Covered Production Tour
March 31, 2015
From September 15-16, AmericanHort is hosting a tour of growing facilities in the Minneapolis region. The Field & Covered Production Tour stops include: -Bailey Nurseries, Newport, Minnesota-Bachman’s Nursery Wholesale Center, Farmington,...
March 27, 2015
The Horticultural Research Institute has collaborated with AmericanHort, Society of American Florists and the American Floral Endowment to produce an educational video providing information on the industry’s role in bee and pollinator stewardship. “...
March 26, 2015
The Henry F. Michell Company is celebrating its 125 years in business in 2015. The company was founded in Philadelphia at 10th and Market Street, but is currently headquartered in King of Prussia. Michell’s sources input products such as flowering...
March 25, 2015
DNA Green Group’s acquisition of Rijnplant has been finalized. Rijnplant Breeding, headquartered in De Lier, the Netherlands, specializes in breeding, propagation and growing young plant varieties of anthurium, bougainvillea and heliconia. Biense...
March 25, 2015
America in Bloom's awards will be announced at its annual symposium in Holland, Michigan on Sept. 24-26.According to awards chairperson Jack Clasen, 42 communities are participating this year, a 27 percent increase over last year. “The great news is...
OxiPhos, ZeroTol 2.0, BioSafe Systems
March 25, 2015
ZeroTol 2.0 and Oxiphos product labels from BioSafe Systems have received an update. ZeroTol 2.0 can now be used as a foliar, soil drench, irrigation or fog application on greenhouse vegetables and fruits and/or hydroponically-grown food crops....
March 19, 2015
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention Program spending plan for this year. The program will provide nearly $58 million to...
March 19, 2015
The annual Penn Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (PANTS) will take place Nov. 4-5, 2015 in Philadelphia. “The new date is advantageous for both exhibitors and attendees alike,” said Kevin McLaughlin, show director. “November better aligns with the shift...
Kniphofia 'Banana Popsicle'
March 19, 2015
Eight new varieties from Terra Nova Nurseries are now available to growers as pre-ordered liners. -Coleus Globetrotters ‘Jackie’ has cream leaves with green edges on the top and deep pink on the bottom. It produces a tight, upright habit due to...
Greenheart Farms
March 18, 2015
Greenheart Farms has created a new website as a resource tool for gardeners to more easily find roses that fit their needs.  The website, www.buyroses365.com,  promotes rose gardening to the next generation of gardeners. It includes...
Jon Carloftis
March 16, 2015
Proven Winners has partnered with Jon Carloftis, an author and fine living expert, on a series of four Life + Style events that will take place in 2015. Attendees can enjoy food, drinks, architecture and garden designs featuring Proven Winner plants...
March 16, 2015
Lawn & Garden Retailer's free 30-minute webinar on "Enchanting with MIniature Gardening" is now available online. The presentation will cover the differences between miniature gardening and fairy gardening with examples of each type....
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