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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...
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 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 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...
October 09, 2014
Gotham Greens and  Method Products have announced a new partnership to build the world's largest rooftop farm at Method's new manufacturing plant in the Pullman neighborhood of Chicago's south side. Designed by William McDonough + Partners,...
October 02, 2014
Sakata Seed America is sponsoring cyclist Ron Cramer in the first ever Tour de Fresh long-distance bike ride. Riders and members of the produce industry from around the country will join together in this event to raise funds to bring salad bars and...
BioSafe Hydroponic Spray
October 02, 2014
BioSafe Systems Disease Control Ready to Spray concentrate is now EPA registered and labeled for hydroponic use. BioSafe Disease Control can be used in hydroponic and aquaponic systems to prevent algae and plant root diseases such as Pythium and...
North Creek Nurseries McHale
October 02, 2014
Rob McHale has been hired as the new sales manager at North Creek Nurseries Inc., Landenberg, Pennsylvania. McHale will implement the company’s strategic sales plan and oversee horticultural and ecological sales activities. McHale has 17 years of...
October 02, 2014
During a five-month voting period, the public selected three flowers for the American Garden Award. The varieties were planted and displayed at 32 participating gardens across the United States and Canada. The winners include: Most Popular! Grand...
October 01, 2014
Nexus Greenhouse Corp. recently teamed with designers, experts in water and land use, educational innovators and technical consultants for “Grow A Lot,” a three-year Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) America Commitment to Action to address the...
September 26, 2014
The 2015-2016 edition of the New England Greenhouse Floriculture Guide will be available at the 2014 Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo, Nov. 5 to 6, 2014, at the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield, Mass. The guide includes information about...
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