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July 01, 2015
Schaefer Ventilation Equipment hired Rico Garay to its Agricultural and Horticultural Division. Garay will focus on expanding the Latin American markets in agriculture and horticulture and support the already existing businesses in the area. “We...
Loren Hudziak
July 01, 2015
At the Society of American Florists’ (SAF) annual convention, which takes place Sept. 9-12, in Amelia Island, Florida, industry members can get firsthand insight from Google executives. The education session, “Demystifying Google” will be led by...
June 30, 2015
All-America Selections (AAS) will promote AAS Winners in the form of cooking videos that use vegetables/edibles that performed well in AAS Trials. More than 325 varieties have been trialed over 82 years and named as AAS Winners — they have been “...
June 26, 2015
Syngenta has added two new territory managers to its Turf and Ornamental business. Adam Garr will be working with turf customers in the lower peninsula of Michigan, while Chris Threadgill will be responsible for ornamental business...
Peggy and Michael Leider
June 23, 2015
Ken Tagawa, former American Floral Endowment (AFE) trustee, established a memorial tribute for floral industry members Margaret (Peggy) Lynch Leider and her son Michael Leider, Jr. Peggy passed away March 23; Michael passed away on May 24. Bost lost...
June 21, 2015
Wave Petunias has joined forces with the GrowIt! Garden Socially app to host a two-week contest in June that encourages Wave Fans to share and rate photos of their favorite Wave Petunias. The grand prize is a $100 gift card to the garden center of...
June 21, 2015
SePRO Corporation, Carmel, Indiana, recently announced the promotions of Dr. Tyler Koschnick to vice president, sales and research, and Sam Barrick to vice president, marketing. Koschnick will be responsible for leading SePRO’s national...
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
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 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...
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