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August 09, 2013
A webinar on "The Importance of Biological Additives in Growing Media" will take place at 2 p.m. Eastern time on Sept. 18, 2013. Growing media companies have worked many years on developing the ideal physical and chemical properties of the product...
August 09, 2013
HGTV Home Plant Collection is launching Essential Perennials and Shady Showoffs this summer, which were developed in conjunction with Agricola Management Group, the exclusive licensee for the Plant Collection. The line of Essential Perennials...
August 09, 2013
The American Nursery and Landscape Association (ANLA) has launched a website to act as a one-stop resource for growers, landscapers, extension agents and researchers to find the most up-to-date information about Rose Rosette Disease. Tips include...
August 09, 2013
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has partnered with North Carolina State University (NCSU) to create the Floriculture InfoSearch Engine, a search engine for convenient and comprehensive access to floriculture literature, videos and presentations...
August 09, 2013
Hort Couture recently announced that Master Nursery, a member owned buying cooperative with over 700 members across the country, has agreed to offer Hort Couture finished plants and liners to its membership. This move will augment the Garden...
August 01, 2013
The Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) and the Green and Growin’ Show have agreed to switch their dates for January 2015 due to scheduling conflicts. MANTS will take place Jan. 14-16, 2015 at the Baltimore Convention Center. It is sponsored by...
August 01, 2013
The 41st Farwest Trade Show will take place Aug. 22-24, 2013 in Portland, Ore., and it will spotlight new plants, hard-to-find varieties, networking opportunities, nursery tours and informative speakers sharing the latest in the evolving...
August 01, 2013
The Shinoda Foundation has announced the winners of its annual scholarships for 2013-2014, recognizing horticulture students and schools across the nation. This year the Shinoda Foundation board of trustees awarded 12 scholarships totaling $17,500...
August 01, 2013
More than 9,000 people from around the world participated in this year’s OFA Short Course. The event took place July 13 to 17 in Columbus, Ohio. This year, the expanded, 7-acre sold-out trade show featured nearly 700 companies, and more than 140...
July 31, 2013
Eleven of North America’s largest growers were recently recognized for their efforts to improve the industry’s sustainability by recycling water bottles into plant containers. The grower's were inducted into the Million Bottle Club, an...
July 25, 2013
Mark Bridgen, the director of Cornell University's Long Island Horticulture Research and Extension Center, has been named a 2013 Fulbright Scholar. According to an article in the Cornell Chronicle, Bridgen plans to take a sabbatical in September...
July 25, 2013
Penn Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (PANTS) says it expects a 30 percent increase in attendance when it opens July 31 – Aug. 1, 2013 at its new venue, the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Part show, part conference, the two-day PANTS is...
July 25, 2013
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has released two new research reports to help the industry better respond to downy mildew and powdery mildew. Blair Harlan and Mary Hausbeck, Ph.D., from Michigan State University examine downy mildew on coleus in...
July 25, 2013
HortiTech Amsterdam is a biennial international trade exhibition aimed at the horticultural chain. Amsterdam RAI, AVAG and Fedecom agreed to join forces in launching this horticulture event. The inaugural exhibition will take place June 10-12, 2014...
July 25, 2013
Kurt and Marlene Dramm have completed the planned ownership transfer of the Dramm Corporation to their son Hans Dramm and daughter Heidi Dramm Becker.  “The Dramm Family has been in continuous businesses including meat, flowers and...
July 22, 2013
The HGTV HOME Plant Collection introduced its new Expressions Annuals for 2014 during OFA Short Course in Columbus, Ohio. The new annuals collections include Shady Showoffs, So Gorgeous! Geraniums, Fine Vines Mandevillas and WonderCalis.  “We’...
July 19, 2013
Village Nurseries Wholesale, LLC, a specialty grower for landscape professionals, recently purchased Miramar Wholesale Nurseries, in San Diego, Calif. for an undisclosed amount. Established in 1993, Miramar Wholesale Nurseries provides landscape...
July 18, 2013
Emerald Coast Growers has released its 2013-14 Resource Guide, featuring varietal and marketing information for perennials, grasses and tropicals. The latest Resource Guide adds more than 130 varieties in nearly three dozen genera. New featured...
July 18, 2013
SHS Griffin has released its distribution catalog for the 2013-2014 season to highlight the company’s seed assortment. The publication combines elements from the former SHS (Syngenta Horticultural Services) and GPS Hort catalogs, delivering a mix...
July 18, 2013
Ball Seed has redesigned its WebTrack online business management system with inventory from hundreds of  industry suppliers.  Featuring a new look and new tools, WebTrack aims to allow growers to spend less time behind their desks and more...