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August 29, 2013
Three mum and fall product open houses will take place throughout New Jersey Sept. 24-25, 2013. Growers can see product, attend a panel discussion and hear from experts over the course of two days. On Sept. 24, The Kube-Pak open house in Allentown...
August 29, 2013
OFA - The Association of Horticulture Professionals and the American Nursery and Landscape Association (ANLA) have mailed ballots to their members to vote on the consolidation of the two organizations. Ballots were distributed to all eligible...
August 29, 2013
All-America Selections hosted its annual Summer Summit Aug. 12-14, in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. The Summer Summit is an opportunity for breeders, brokers/distributors, mail order seed companies, seed packet companies, growers, retailers and AAS...
August 28, 2013
'Illumination Flame' digiplexis (Digitalis Illumination Flame USPPP) was selected as the "plant of the people" at the 2013 Farwest Trade Show in Portland, Ore., Aug. 22-24. The introduction, hybridized by Thompson & Morgan (U.K.) and grown by...
August 27, 2013
Organizers of the 2013 Farwest Trade Show, that took place Aug. 22-24, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Ore., report that the event had 15 percent more people coming through the gate than last year.“I spent three days walking the aisles...
August 27, 2013
Cornell University's Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center is organizing a trip to the 2014 Chelsea Flower Show and gardens of London next May 17-24, as a fundraiser for the Student Internship Fund at the Center. Cornell's...
August 26, 2013
Matthew Blanchard, Erik Runkle, A.J. Both, and Hiroshi Shimizu were recently honored with the 2013 Kenneth Post Award for Graduate Research in Floriculture for their scientific paper "Greenhouse Energy Curtains Influence Shoot-Tip Temperature of New...
August 23, 2013
Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and its affiliates and partners are mobilizing Americans to bolster local ecosystems by planting native species of plants, trees and shrubs on its second annual National Planting Day on Saturday, Sept. 7. Through...
August 23, 2013
Syngenta Flowers recently awarded Caitlin Davis the Goldsmith Seeds Floriculture Business Advancement Scholarship and Chris D’Angelo the Glenn Goldsmith Breeding Excellence Scholarship. Both students receive $7,500 for future educational use. Davis...
August 23, 2013
The application process for the second year of the Executive Academy for Growth & Leadership (EAGL) is now open. EAGL is a one-year horticultural business certificate program conducted in partnership with Texas A&M University for nursery...
August 22, 2013
Registration for e-GRO's September webinar on troubleshooting poinsettia production problems is now open. The two-hour webinar is being presented by e-GRO — Electronic Grower Resources Online, a collaborative virtual university for the horticulture...
August 16, 2013
Nearly 30 years ago, Grand Tradition opened in Fallbrook, Calif., for business with its first event—a wedding. Since then, the estate has expanded to 30 acres and the facilities and grounds continue to evolve into an elegant, unique and exciting...
August 16, 2013
The Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show (CENTS) is set to take place Jan. 13-15, 2014, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Businesses at the CENTS convention have identified the venue as one of the best ways to jump...
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
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 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
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...