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May 15, 2013
Ball Ornamentals has announced a distribution agreement with McHutchison to expand the sale of its nursery plants. McHutchison sales representatives who sell woody ornamentals will have access to the Ball Ornamentals product catalog. McHutchison...
May 09, 2013
OFA Short Course, the largest horticulture exhibition in North America, is sold out and a waiting list has been established. The 2013 OFA Short Course will take place July 13-16, in Columbus, Ohio.  “Even though we expanded the trade show...
May 09, 2013
With the increased consumer demand for blueberries and the trend toward edible landscapes, Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc. has unveiled its newest addition to the BrazelBerries Collection, Blueberry Glaze. Blueberry Glaze has glossy dark green...
May 09, 2013
As part of Terra Nova Nurseries and Blooms of Bressingham’s existing licensing agreement, the companies are introducing two new heucherellas now available for growers to pre-order in the form of liners, including Heucherella ‘Fire Frost’ and...
May 08, 2013
Michigan State University Extension is reporting that impatiens downy mildew has been reported in four Michigan counties as well as in three nearby states. According to a brief posted by Dr. Mary Hausbeck posted on the MSU Extension website, ...
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...