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September 19, 2008
Calling all young plant professionals: The 2008 Plug & Cutting Conference, an intensive, hands-on learning and network event focused on increasing profits, will take place Sept. 28 to Oct. 1, 2008 in Orlando, Fla. The conference, a...
September 19, 2008
Emerald Coast Growers Launches New Website Emerald Coast Growers, based in Pensacola, Fla., recently announced the launch of their new and improved website. This updated website provides customers and sales representatives with many exciting...
September 12, 2008
Calling all young plant professionals: The 2008 Plug & Cutting Conference, an intensive, hands-on learning and network event focused on increasing profits, will take place Sept. 28 to Oct. 1, 2008 in Orlando, Fla. The conference, a...
September 12, 2008
Fine Americas, Inc., a specialist producer of plant growth regulars, now offers U.S. growers an alternative for controlling plant growth. Abide, a new growth regulator, produces more compact and marketable plants, according to Fine. Desirable...
September 12, 2008
It’s that time again: Proven Winners’ Roadshow series is set to begin Oct. 7 in Canada and make a whirlwind month-long tour through the United States. Each event aims to increase attendees’ profits and help them achieve success. This year, among...
September 12, 2008
Pleasant View Gardens Hires National Sales Manager Peter Gilmore has joined the Pleasant View Gardens team as national sales manager. As a native of Maryland and graduate of the Stockbridge School of Agriculture, Gilmore has extensive knowledge of...
September 05, 2008
‘Shark Skin’ Wins at Farwest A Euro-American succulent won “Best Tropical/Tender Perennial” in the 2008 New Varieties Showcase at Farwest. Agave hybrid ‘Shark Skin’, from the company’s Retro Succulents collection, stole the show. Eye-catching...
September 05, 2008
After an extensive trial with varieties from all over the world, Cora Vinca — bred by Goldsmith — thrived in the extreme tropical heat and high humidity from repeated summer seasons in Beijing. Cora outlasted the competition, proving to be the best...
September 05, 2008
In a strategic move finalized last month, McGregor announced a partnership with German geranium breeding company Elsner PAC. The partnership combines Elsner’s expertise in geranium research, breeding and production with McGregor’s sales, marketing...
September 05, 2008
The crowd-pleasing Regal geranium crop, which boasts exceptional consumer appeal and the potential for high profit margins, can be a smart investment for growers — if you know what you’re doing. Rebecca Siemonsma, technical services manager for...
September 05, 2008
The Water Education Alliance for Horticulture is organizing a water quality and treatment workshop aimed at helping growers find the best water treatment technologies for their location, in terms of both technical and financial aspects. During a...
September 05, 2008
A few weeks after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Hines Horticulture announced that it will seek to sell its assets to hedge fund Black Diamond Capital Management, Home Channel News reported. The California-based company is one of the largest...
August 29, 2008
Fides is launching a promotional campaign in North America to solidify its exciting new Dahlinova series as a brand name. Fides, a breeding and propagation company of flowering pot plants and cut chrysanthemums, is organizing a campaign in September...
August 29, 2008
It’s not too late to learn the latest strategies for PGRs on poinsettias. In an effort to equip growers with the information they need to succeed, GPN successfully presented its second webinar on plant growth regulars on July 31, 2008. Dr. Jim...
August 29, 2008
Following the addition of new rooted products and a need for more space and flexibility, Selecta First Class, Inc. recently selected First Step Greenhouses will as its new rooting station beginning this 2008/2009 season. Rooting is the core...
August 29, 2008
In an effort to catch the eye of current and future gardeners, Proven Winners has launched Proven Beauty, a new online magazine. The Earth-friendly magazine was created to inspire gardeners of all ages, said Marshall Dirks, director of marketing...
August 29, 2008
With targeted and timely educational programs, the New England Greenhouse Conference and Expo offers industry professionals the opportunity stay informed on the latest developments impacting their businesses. The event, slated for Nov. 5 to 7, 2008...
August 22, 2008
New Growers Added to Hort Couture Network for 2009 Hort Couture is proud to announce the addition of seven growers to its grower network. Aldershot (New Mexico), a top United States potted crop grower, will offer the ColorCrops program from Hort...
August 22, 2008
Nursery and greenhouse owners how have access to a new online educational tool from BASF Turf & Ornamentals. The company has launched an interactive training module for its latest pest-management innovations, FreeHand 1.75 G herbicide and...
August 22, 2008
Overdevest Nurseries, founder of the Garden Splendor brand of perennials, shrubs, woody ornamentals, annuals and grasses, recently announced the launch of Footprints, a new line of decorative, eco-friendly patio plants. Footprints is among the...