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May 07, 2013
Pleasant View Gardens in Loudon, N.H., has hired Andy Huntington as the company's territory account manager for New England and New York. Huntington will be responsible for maintaining exisiting relationships and developing new ones with broker,...
May 03, 2013
Professional breeders still have time to submit their abstracts for the Longwood Gardens 2013 International Trials Conference. Those interested in presenting now have until May 24. Session topics still available include intellectual property...
April 26, 2013
Athena Brazil, Sao Jose de Rio Preto, Brazil, has been award the MPS-ABC environmental certification. The supplier of unrooted cuttings started with the MPS-ABC certification based on requests by their customers in North America. Owner Lucilene...
April 25, 2013
Effective May 1, PlantHaven International will relocate to a new facility in Santa Barbara, Calif. The company is now located at 19 East Mission Street, Suite D, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. The company's phone number is 805.569.9179. For...
April 11, 2013
The 2013 Michigan Garden Plant Tour will visit several leading ornamental young plant producers and Michigan State University. The objective of the tour is to educate growers and industry professionals about new and existing plant selections and...
April 11, 2013
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has awarded the 2013 Paul Ecke, Jr. Scholarship to Garrett Owen, who is currently pursuing his master’s in horticulture science at North Carolina State University. The scholarship is merit-based and honors the...
April 03, 2013
Oglesby Plants International has expanded its ornamental grass selection, offering a range of product to growers ahead of the spring rush. Oglesby’s current selection includes: • Cortaderia selloana 'Pumila' • Eragrostis elliotii• Hakonechloa...
HGTV Home Plant Collection California Spring Trials
March 29, 2013
Agricola Management Group, in conjunction with Dümmen USA, will showcase its expanded Expressions Annuals Collection Mixes from the HGTV Home Plant Collection and preview new plants for 2014 during the 2013 California Spring Trials April 7-11. The...
March 28, 2013
 Proven Winners has announced that the company is partnering with HGTV magazine to reach a younger hands-on gardening audience. The Proven winners ad in the March 2013 issue is outperforming all other Proven Winners print ads so far this...
March 26, 2013
Syngenta Flowers is offering two $7,500 scholarships to undergraduate, master’s or doctoral  students who have shown high potential in the fields of plant breeding and ornamental horticulture through scholastic excellence and experience. ...
March 18, 2013
Sakata Seed Corp.  will celebrate 100 years in business in 2013.  Sakata Seed Corp. was founded in 1913, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan and is recognized today as a leader in the development of innovative flowers and vegetable...
March 08, 2013
The Chicago Blackhawks professional hockey team is in the midst of a record-setting season and Proven Winners is jumping onto center ice with the team's radio partner WGN-AM. As Blackhawk fever continues to build  in the Midwest, Proven Winners...
March 08, 2013
Rancho Tissue Technologies has expanded its team with the addition of Lee Charles Chaille as production manager. Chaille has served as lab manager and commercial producer for Hawaii Biotech Tissue Culture Center, where he explored commercial...
March 01, 2013
Fleuroselect, an international ornamental plants industry organization, announced six new Gold Medal award winning varieties that will be available to growers in 2013 and for retail in 2014. The Fleuroselect Gold Medal is awarded to new varieties...
February 13, 2013
This spring Proven Winners and Proven Winners Color Choice will kick off the largest consumer campaign in the history of the company. Print, radio, celebrity sponsorships and online components have all been selected and timed to drive gardeners into...
February 04, 2013
All-America Selections (AAS) recently announced  two additional winners for the 2013 season, bringing the grand total to eight winners for 2013. The two new double zinnias — 'Profusion Double Deep Salmon' and 'Profusion Double Hot Cherry'...
January 31, 2013
Syngenta Flowers Inc. has expanded its royalty monitoring and propagation agreement with Royalty Administration International (RAI). As a result, the agreement between the two companies will now include all of Syngenta Flowers’ U.S. and Canada...
January 18, 2013
For the fifth year, Proven Winners will kick off its consumer campaign with three all-day events created for gardeners of all ages and all levels of gardening experience. This year the inspirational roadshows will take place in Boston (March 2),...
January 16, 2013
The Board of Directors of the Flower Promotion Organization (FPO) has authorized the donation of $600,000 to the Floral Marketing Research Fund (FMRF) and $300,000 to the PR Fund at the Society of American Florists to fund market and consumer...
November 26, 2012
Mitchell’s Nursery & Greenhouse in King, N.C., is hosting its poinsettia trials Nov. 28 to Dec. 5. This year Mitchell's is growing 80 poinsettia varieties. Mitchell's poinsettia Open House will take place this Sunday, Dec. 2 from 12:30...