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November 13, 2013
In the list's third rendition, This Old House (TOH) editors added BrazelBerries Raspberry Shortcake as one of the Top 100 New Home Products of 2013. BrazelBerries Raspberry Shortcake, from Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, is the first dwarf,...
November 12, 2013
Dramm Corp. has announced that Les Evans is returning to the company and will be working with Dramm's team to manage the sales of DRAMMwater in the Eastern United States and Canada. In this capacity, Evans will coordinate closely with DRAMMwater...
November 08, 2013
The Ball Seed WebTrack winWIN Contest will award three Ball Seed customers with a pizza party for their entire greenhouse staff. Multiple entries are earned each time you complete one or more of the following actions on the new Ball Seed WebTrack...
November 08, 2013
Ball DPF, LLC has rebranded its Nature’s Source Plant Food family of products with a new website. The site is filled with color and allows easy navigation on desktop or mobile devices. Visitors can browse for products by their market category, or by...
November 08, 2013
For the fourth year in a row, floriculture/greenhouse specialists Dr. Mark Bridgen and Dr. Neil Mattson of Cornell University are organizing a tour of several of the main stops along the Spring Trial route in California. The guided excursion for...
November 08, 2013
HGTV Home Plant Collection will add Angel Plants Inc. of Long Island, N.Y., as a distribution partner in spring 2014. Angel Plants will focus on growing Expressions Annuals, Fine Vine Mandevillas and Patio-Ready Edibles. Angels Plants is a...
November 08, 2013
AmericanHort has announced that Columbus, Ohio, has been selected to host both the 2017 and the 2018 Short Course — North America’s largest horticulture trade show. This announcement comes shortly after the recent announcement that AmericanHort, the...
November 07, 2013
The 2013 Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo will take place Dec. 10 to 12, at the Devos Place Convention Center in Grand Rapids, Mich. The expo is produced in coordination with The Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market Expo. The combined trade...
November 04, 2013
The University of Florida's 2013 Poinsettia Field Day will take place on Dec. 10.  These trials are a part of the North American Poinsettia Variety Trials held in cooperation with Vineland Research Station, Ontario, North Carolina State...
November 01, 2013
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) is accepting applications now through Feb. 1, 2014 for the Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship Program. Applications are available online. The scholarship honors the late Paul Ecke Jr. of Encinitas, Calif., who made...
November 01, 2013
Quebec-based growing mix producer Berger has announced it recently acquired Beaver Peat Moss & Lafaille Peat Moss, consolidating a long-standing relationship between the companies. The transaction is effective on November 1, 2013.Under the...
October 31, 2013
The National Garden Bureau (NGB) website now features images and detailed descriptions of over 100 new ornamental flowers and edibles from its members. This NGB New Varieties program brings some of the best new varieties together in one easily...
October 31, 2013
Plant Development Services has welcomed four new growers that supply plants for some or all of its brands, including Encore Azalea, Southern Living Plant Collection and Sunset Western Garden Collection. The new growers are: Hawksridge Farms in...
October 31, 2013
Griffin Greenhouse Supplies has announced the dates for its 2014 Grower and Retailer Expos in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania. The two events will each span two full days and will feature suppliers and education sessions representing each of Griffin’...
October 31, 2013
BioWorks has added PERpose Plus to its organic pesticide product mix. This hydrogen dioxide-based, broad spectrum algaecide/fungicide prevents and controls plant diseases and algae pre- and post-harvest on crop plants, hard surfaces and potting...
October 31, 2013
Greenstreet Growers has added Cody McKee as assistant grower for seasonal production. In addition to assisting the head grower, McKee will be responsible for crop documentation, inventory control, integrated pest management and plant database...
October 24, 2013
N.G. Heimos Greenhouses and Millstadt Young Plants in Millstadt, Ill., will host an open house Nov. 21-22, 2013. It will showcase a comparison trial of more than 100 poinsettia varieties finished Natural and Black Cloth. The trial includes...
October 24, 2013
Past American Floral Endowment (AFE) trustee David Niklas and his wife Zoe Niklas have established a memorial tribute honoring David’s parents and floriculture veterans, Edmund Robert (“Ed” or “Nick”) and Dorothy (“Dot”) Niklas. Ed died Sept. 16,...
October 24, 2013
Dr. Allan Armitage recently introduced a new app for home gardeners, as well as horticulture industry professionals, called  Armitage’s Greatest Perennials & Annuals. It is available for all Android and iPhones and tablets. Dr. Armitage is...
October 23, 2013
GreenTech is now the official name for a biennial trade fair for the agricultural chain, focused on product technology for food and ornamental horticulture. After industry members weighed in on a name via crowdsourcing, a committee of exhibitors and...