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June 27, 2008
This year’s Southeast Greenhouse Conference (SGC), which took place June 19 to 21 in Greenville, S.C., strayed from the typical format to provide attendees with a unique, informative and interactive experience. The event featured nearly 400 trade...
June 27, 2008
The Society of American Florists (SAF) and the American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA) will join forces to help the horticulture industry fight chrysanthemum white rust (CWR), a quarantine disease, according to a recent press release....
June 27, 2008
The Society of American Florists (SAF) and the American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA) will join forces to help the horticulture industry fight chrysanthemum white rust (CWR), a quarantine disease, according to a recent press release....
June 27, 2008
A new organization dedicated to educating and promoting effective communications between regulators, consumers and water users in the green industries has just been launched by Aquatrols, a product manufacturer that strives to help customers...
June 20, 2008
Overture Gets EPA Approval Overture Insecticide by Valent U.S.A. Corporation has received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for thrip control in greenhouse ornamentals. Thrips are one of the most widespread and damaging pests...
June 20, 2008
Ecke Ranch’s expert technical staff will host a special cold-grow poinsettia webinar on July 2, providing detailed cultural information, schedule planning and variety selection strategies. The hour-long webinar, Energy Efficient Poinsettia Culture...
June 20, 2008
Explore, discover, and design at the Cornell Floriculture Field Day, on July 22, in Ithaca, N.Y. View and discuss annuals and perennials, discover creative uses of plant material and enter your design in the fifth annual Kathy Pufahl Container...
June 13, 2008
No, we’re not talking about browsing the racks at your favorite department store — it’s time again for the Penn Atlantic Nursery Show (PANTS), which will be held from July 19 to 31 in Atlantic City, N.J. The show will display the latest trends,...
June 13, 2008
Jelitto Announces Rearrangements The German perennial seed company, Jelitto Staudensamen GmbH, recently announced that, after 12 years managing North American operations, Allen Bush will change positions to become director of special projects,...
June 13, 2008
“Time is money,” the old saying goes. With that in mind, the University of Wisconsin-Madison recently launched a website that compiles horticultural resources, saving growers the time and trouble of searching for individual sources. The website...
June 13, 2008
After a long, hot summer of nonstop work, wouldn’t you like to have a cool fall getaway? The Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers’ (ASCFG) National Conference & Trade Show is the perfect opportunity. Help the ASCFG celebrate its 20th...
June 06, 2008
Dow AgroSciences Creates New Position: Nursery Specialist Dow AgroSciences recently named Raymond Miller as nursery specialist for the nursery and green house markets. In this newly created position, Miller will provide technical support and...
June 06, 2008
Noted European garden center marketing expert Leon Smet will speak at this year’s Perennial Plant Association symposium, taking place from July 20 to 26 in Philadelphia. Smet, manager at International Consumer Markets for Plant Publicity Holland (...
June 06, 2008
The 2008 OFA Short Course — a must-attend event for industry professionals — is hailed for its targeted educational sessions. This year, growers can expect the same wealth of educational sessions on timely topics impacting their businesses and...
May 30, 2008
IHA Hires Managing Director The newly formed Integrated Horticultural Alliance (IHA) recently announced the addition of Joe Farinacci as managing director. Farinacci comes to IHA with more than 11 years of experience in the wholesale distribution...
May 30, 2008
Simplification: This was the goal behind the Scotts Company’s recent upgrade of its A-B-C website, the home of the Peters A-B-C Selection System. The enhancements are supposed to make choosing the best water-soluble fertilizer based on water...
May 30, 2008
From “going green” and getting your life in balance to the nuts and bolts of keeping a business secure and profitable, the program at SAF Palm Beach 2008, taking place Sept. 17 to 20 in Palm Beach, Fla., offers something for everyone. In...
May 30, 2008
Floral Plant Growers (FPG) is the latest company to join the growing list of Veriflora-certified growers. The company successfully completed certification in the VeriFlora program, and the grower-ready and retail-ready plants produced at their...
May 30, 2008
Networking. Education. Inspiration. All great reasons to attend the 2008 Cornell Floriculture Field Day, taking place on July 22 at the university, located in Ithaca, N.Y. The morning educational seminars will feature talks by leading industry...
May 30, 2008
In an effort to better meet the needs of their Spanish speaking greenhouse and nursery employees, Cleary Chemical recently hosted a two-day educational seminar on proper handling and application of chemicals. The seminar, conducted in Spanish in...
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