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August 22, 2014
Star Roses and Plants' new standards address the Knock Out family of roses and Drift rose series. They outline qualitative specifications for plant health and size, as well as minimum suggested pricing and mandatory packaging requirements for the...
August 14, 2014
ePlantSource has added three new partners for the 2014-2015 season: Casa Flora, Kientzler and Skagit Gardens. With these additions, ePlantSource has rounded out its offering for tropicals, ferns and perennials and is only one of three brokers in...
August 14, 2014
GPN’s Plant Health Management Conference will take place Oct. 7, at the Grand Rapids Hilton in Michigan. The Plant Health Management Conference is designed to educate growers and greenhouse production personnel about the latest disease...
August 14, 2014
Wadsworth Control Systems has hired David Story, who received his Ph.D. in agricultural and biosystems engineering from the University of Arizona, and Brian Allen, who received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Colorado School of...
August 12, 2014
Suntory Flowers has announced the creation of the first rooting network for Princettia euphorbias in partnership with Dümmen Group. Princettia has been available as unrooted cuttings, but now growers have a choice of inputs they would like to...
August 07, 2014
The De Sangosse group recently announced that it has acquired Fine Holdings Ltd. and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Fine Agrochemical Ltd. and Fine Americas, Inc., to strengthen its international development strategy. De Sangosse, based in Agen,...
July 31, 2014
Fleuroselect announced that the FleuroStar Award for 2014-2015 was presented to Canna generalis Cannova Bronze Scarlet F1 from Takii. The winner was announced at the Fleuroselect Annual Convention's Gala Dinner, held in Somerleyton Hall, U.K., on...
July 24, 2014
The 2014 Farwest Trade Show, Aug. 21 to 23 in Portland, Oregon, will host a seminar titled, “Using New Technologies to Optimize the Greenhouse Environment for Efficiency and Increased Profitability,” on Aug. 21 from 9 to 11 a.m. Presenters Lloyd...
July 18, 2014
At Cultivate’14 last week, AmericanHort announced a pledge to support the  Horticultural Research Institute with a gift of up to $100,000. The association is committing $50,000 and will match up to another $50,000 in gifts from other...
July 18, 2014
The inaugural edition of Cultivate’14 concluded last Tuesday with more than 10,000 attendees.  The event took place in the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. According to AmericanHort, it is the event’s best...
July 11, 2014
Nature’s Source Organic Plant Food 3-1-1 will now be available to home gardeners at retail garden centers. The same 3-1-1 formulation that certified organic growers use in their greenhouse production is now available to home gardeners. Retail...
July 10, 2014
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued FlowVision LLC a new patent for its approach to supply chain management. The patent is titled "Inventory Management System.” This is the third patent granted to FlowVision for its material management...
July 08, 2014
Hishtil Ltd. and Pacific Plug & Liner recently announced that the Basil Savour product can now also be purchased as an unrooted cutting for the U.S. and Canadian markets. Pacific Plug & Liner will continue to offer Basil Savour rooted liners...
July 03, 2014
Cat Pumps has released its new mobile app for iOS/Apple and Android smart phones. Users can size and select Cat Pumps products from a mobile phone. The app allows users to: Find product and technical information, with email or text links that can...
July 02, 2014
OHP Inc. announced that Marengo liquid pre-emergent herbicide is now labeled for use on greenhouse floors. The new use pattern allows growers to apply under benches, on ground cloth, on gravel areas and on dirt floors in greenhouse structures. ...
June 26, 2014
Hurst Boiler has received patent approval for its new counter-flow device designed to improve boiler efficiency. Integrated inside of the pressure vessel, Hurst’s optional counter-flow device is factory-built into the company’s Thermal Master...
June 23, 2014
Proven Winners is  introducing a $15,000 scholarship program that will reach out to students in three distinct areas of the horticulture industry. In 2014 the company will award a total of $15,000 in college scholarship programs. This...
June 22, 2014
Northwest Horticulture has hired Debbie Thorne (formerly Hewlett) as program product manager for its Grower Division and Gina Falcetti as research and development manager. Thorne has spent over 25 years at Skagit Gardens where her experience...
June 22, 2014
Earlier this month, Myers Industries announced that it has engaged the investment bank William Blair & Co. to commence the sale of its Lawn & Garden Segment. In February 2013, the company had announced that it was beginning a two phased...
June 13, 2014
During the past 13 years, Lucas Greenhouses of Monroeville, N.J., has partnered with Syngenta and Fischer USA as their rooting station. George and Louise Lucas have announced their continued partnership with Syngenta but as an independent root and...
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