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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 26, 2015
Nufarm Americas, Inc. recently announced the appointment of three ornamental region managers in target regions across the U.S. to capitalize on the company’s position in the U.S. ornamental market.The following promotions have been made: David...
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...
Steve Maiscalco
May 19, 2015
Steve Maiscalco joined the BioSafe Systems team to focus primarily on driving retail sales. As a technical representative, Maiscalco will build relationships with distributors and garden centers and will work to increase sales and develop the...
May 18, 2015
National Garden Bureau (NGB) will grant $10,000 this fall, which will be split among three therapeutic gardens in North America. This effort is to raise awareness of horticulture and support the benefits of gardening. Grant applications must meet...
May 18, 2015
Arborjet is now accepting applications for its “Taking Root” Scholarship Program. In 2015, 10 graduating high school seniors will receive a $1,000 scholarship to pursue full-time studies in forestry, plant sciences, horticulture, entomology,...
May 18, 2015
AmericanHort has been honored with the role of being U.S. representative to the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH). "We are proud to represent our members on the international stage through AIPH," said Michael V. Geary, CAE...
May 14, 2015
The Central Coast Greenhouse Growers Association (CCGGA) will award 20 scholarships to college and high school students this year. CCGGA member nurseries throughout Nipomo and Arroyo Grande have been raising money since they opened on April 18 for...
May 14, 2015
Greg Lonergan and Barbara Perzanowski join Philips Horticulture LED Solutions as key account manager-floriculture and marketing communications specialist, respectively. Lonergan, in partnership with the Philips team of plant specialists and...
May 14, 2015
Equipment Innovation Day will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 25 prior to the Farwest Show scheduled for Aug. 27-29 in Portland, Oregon. The event will take place at GK Machines Inc, a manufacturing plant in Donald, Oregon. Attendees can talk to...
Heath Lowery
May 14, 2015
OHP recently announced the addition of Heath Lowery to its team of regional sales managers. Lowery will cover Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas. Prior to joining the OHP team, Lowery worked as a regional sales manager for Valent/NuFarm and as a...
May 14, 2015
Empress Intrinsic from BASF recently received supplemental labeling for use on herbaceous and woody plants in greenhouse, nursery container and field production in California. The fungicide protects against the four major root and crown disease...
May 11, 2015
Battlefield Farms Inc. has achieved MPS-A qualification after becoming a participant for MPS-ABC in 2010. “We are participating in the MPS program because we feel a social responsibility to provide our customers the most environmentally friendly...
May 08, 2015
The Royal Hilverda Group board of directors announced Jan Eveleens’ retirement from managing director of Florist Holland B.V. effective June 1. Eveleens, who has been with the company for nearly 40 years, continues to be a member of the board of...
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