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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...
November 26, 2012
McHutchison has announced that effective Dec. 1, Keith Cable will join the company's senior management team. Cable formerly was with Syngenta Horticultural Services, .This position will allow for special projects with customers and vendors as well...
November 16, 2012
Benary will host 2013 California Spring Trials exhibit at its new breeding facility in Watsonville.  Benary's Spring Trials will take place from April 6 to 12, 2013. The new facility is located at 195 Paulsen Road, Watsonville, CA 95076. The...
November 13, 2012
Syngenta Flowers, Inc. recently announced that earlier this fall, the National Park Service requested that Maryland-based grower Tidal Creek Growers  provide 2,000 eight-inch containers of 'Spicy Cheryl Orange', a two-toned garden mum,...
November 12, 2012
Plug Connection has announced the expansion of its 2013 California Spring Trials “Summit” event with the addition of five new exhibitors in the greenhouse complex site in Vista, Calif. Plug Connection will be hosting Spring Trials visitors April 6...
November 07, 2012
The University of Florida's 2012 Poinsettia Trial Field Day will take place Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., in the university's Environmental Horticulture Greenhouse Complex in Gainesville. The trials are sponsored by poinsettia breeder...
October 12, 2012
Effective immediately, Summit Plastic and Ball Horticultural Co. announce a price reduction for their pots made from renewable bio-materials. The price reductions affect TerraShell home compostable pots; select Rice Hull NetPots; and trays made of...
October 12, 2012
The HGTV HOME Plant Collection has added three new grower partners for its Smart & Stylish shrub line: Imperial Nurseries, Northern Christmas Trees & Nursery (NCTN) and Van Essen Nursery. These well-established growers, located...
September 05, 2012
Proven Winners will once again be presenting its annual roadshows in four different cities this fall. This year the roadshows will meet: October 2, in Minneapolis October 4, in Denver October 23, in London, Ontario October 25, ...
September 05, 2012
The fourth biennial Independent Plant Breeder's Conference will meet Nov. 1 to 4, in Portland. The goal of the conference is to educate professional and hobbyist breeders on how to protect themselves and their investment when patenting and...
September 04, 2012
Mast Young Plants is having an open house in the company's trial gardens next week in Grand Rapids, Mich. The open house will take place Sept. 11, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the trial gardens located at 3525 Bristol Road. Garden tours, seminars...