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March 07, 2014
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) recently released its 2012-2013 annual report. “This annual report showcases the recent exciting ways AFE has been serving all segments of the floriculture and environmental horticulture industries,” AFE chairman...
March 03, 2014
Danziger 'Dan' Flower Farm recently announced the sudden passing of Reese Kiikka, a longtime friend and the company’s North American sales representative. The company’s association with Reese began about 20 years ago. Over that period he served,...
February 27, 2014
Suntory Flowers is working with America in Bloom (AIB) to spotlight its varieties at the the Philadelphia Flower Show, taking place March 1-9. America in Bloom will be exhibiting a display garden focused around the flower show’s theme of “...
February 23, 2014
In an effort to address the growing needs of the edible crop market, OASIS Grower Solutions recently announced its EPA-registered effective antimicrobial greenhouse disinfectant, Floralife MicroBLOC, is now approved for use in food preparation areas...
February 21, 2014
Suntory Flowers has introduced a new video into its series that is meant to honor the contributions of flower breeders worldwide. “Senetti: The Magic Behind the Breeding” tells the story of Suntory Flowers breeder Dr. Kioyshi Miyazaki and the eight...
February 21, 2014
The Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association’s (FNGLA) Floriculture Field Days will take place May 14-15, 2014, in conjunction with the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival. Educational sessions start each morning at Disney's...
February 21, 2014
The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) and the New England Nursery Association (NENA) have created the NENA Industry Growth Fund, a new type of grant program through HRI. The Industry Growth Fund was formally created at a signing ceremony during...
February 21, 2014
Horticultural Marketing and Printing has launched HortGear, a new promotional products division. The website offers green-industry professionals access to a number of items from shirts, caps and jackets to promotional items, all of which can be...
February 21, 2014
Emerald Coast Growers has constructed a new, consolidated soil mixing facility, which the company says will increase efficiency and allow easier custom blending by crop. The new facility, located at the company’s Milton, Fla., operation, uses two...
February 14, 2014
The Suntory Collection has introduced new colorful boards on Pinterest for the spring. Suntory’s new Pinterest boards are created to inspire and inform gardeners of all levels, from brown thumbs to green. The boards spotlight new plants and...
February 14, 2014
All-America Selections (AAS) and the National Garden Bureau (NGB) selected new directors and officers during the ASTA Flower and Seed Conference in Monterey, Calif., last month. AAS welcomes: Director: Justin Hancock, Costa Nursery Treasurer: Patty...
February 13, 2014
The Everris sales team has added Nicole Hastings as a sales agronomist and restructured its Northeast and Mid-Atlantic territories after Jocelyn Deneen, territory manager, accepted a new position with parent company ICL. Hastings is a former Everris...
February 13, 2014
Horticulture and floriculture students can now apply for more than 20 different scholarships through the American Floral Endowment (AFE). The deadline is May 1, and applicants must be sophomore through senior undergraduate students or graduate...
February 13, 2014
Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) led a luncheon for green industry members at New England Grows on Feb. 7, 2014, in Boston. The luncheon allowed attendees to network and discuss issues affecting the fertilizer and pesticide...
February 10, 2014
In March, Proven Winners ColorChoice will introduce the first-ever Shrub Madness Plant Playoffs — a 64-plant "tournament" to determine its most popular plant. From March 3 until April 4, the basketball tournament-style bracket will move through six...
February 10, 2014
AmericanHort has announced that housing and registration for 2014 Short Course will open on March 11, at 11 a.m. EST. Short Course will take place July 12-15,  at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. To learn more about the...
February 03, 2014
Darwin Perennials Day will take place June 18, at the Gardens at Ball Horticultural Co., in West Chicago, Ill. The Gardens will be open from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Visitors will have the opportunity to see: the latest new perennial variety...
January 31, 2014
The Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association (ONLA) board of directors has announced the rollout of CENTS University, a new approach to educating the green industry at the CENTS Marketplace convention. “CENTS University will reach out not only with...
January 24, 2014
On Jan. 22, Electronic Grower Resources Online (e-GRO) launched the third year of e-GRO Alert. The goal of the newsletter is to inform growers of insect, disease, nutritional or physiological growth situations occurring in production greenhouses...
January 10, 2014
On Jan. 21, the first International e-GRO Webinar Conference will take place from 11 a.m. until 3:15 EST. Registration for the on-line conference is free.   The International e-GRO Webinar Conference, sponsored by Fine Americas, will...