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October 16, 2013
Ball DPF, LLC has added Nature’s Source Plant Probiotic to its line of plant nutrition products. It’s a unique complex of beneficial microorganisms that promotes the establishment and enhances the growth of greenhouse and nursery crops, landscape...
October 16, 2013
All-America Selections has chosen the winners of its second annual Landscape Design Contest. This year's contest saw a 20 percent increase in the number of entries compared to 2012. This contest is a landscape design contest incorporating AAS...
October 16, 2013
OHP’s new Strike Plus fungicide for the ornamental market is now registered in 49 states, including California. It can be used both inside and outside as a preventive or curative. Users simply adjust the rate accordingly. Strike Plus contains...
October 16, 2013
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) and Altman Plants supplied plants to the Department of Horticultural Science at North Carolina State University for a Floral Plant Give-Away Project (FPGAP) intending to recruit new horticulture students. During...
October 10, 2013
Chameleon Grow Systems is seeking growers of plugs and transplants to test plasma grow lighting compared to traditional HID lighting (HPS/MH) free of charge in their greenhouses. As a participant in the program, growers will be asked to provide...
October 10, 2013
Applications for the second year of the Executive Academy for Growth and Leadership (EAGL) are now being accepted. The one-year education program is developed for growers in the nursery and greenhouse production industry. It is the product of a...
October 10, 2013
On Oct. 16, the Ellison International Floriculture Chair Distinguished Lecture Series at Texas A&M University will feature Stan Pohmer, chief executive officer of Pohmer Consulting Group, Minnetonka, Minn. A reception will take place at 2 p.m....
October 10, 2013
The American Nursery & Landscape Association, OFA and the Society of American Florists have collaborated on a letter and FAQ sheet to help the industry gain a better understanding of the use of neonicotinoids. These documents will help...
October 09, 2013
Philips Lighting - Horticultural LED North America has added Douglas Marlow as key account manager. Marlow has more than 25 years of horticultural experience and will be responsible for commercial market development of Philips’ new category of...
October 09, 2013
All-America Selections (AAS) will begin rewarding entries that have superior regional performance. An AAS Regional Winner will perform well in a specific region or regions, will have a great local story angle, will resonate with home gardeners and...
October 03, 2013
SATO Holdings Corp. has appointed Masao Kodama to the position of chief marketing officer. In his new role, Kodama will lead the development and implementation of a fully-integrated marketing strategy across departments and overseas group companies...
October 02, 2013
Terra Nova Nurseries has announced the latest phase of its breeding program for heucherella cultivars — six new rust-resistant varieties. The cultivars include Heucherella ‘Gold Cascade’ and Heucherella ‘Copper Cascade’, both of which are part of...
October 02, 2013
HGTV Home Plant Collection has partnered with two Canadian growers for its 2014 plant lines. Bylands Nurseries Ltd. will provide shrubs for the Smart & Stylish Shrubs line, and Clearview Horticulture will supply annuals for the Expressions...
October 02, 2013
Floral spokesperson, trainer and business adviser Carol Caggiano, AIFD, PFCI, is the 2013 SAF Paul Ecke Jr. Award honoree. The Society of American Florists (SAF) says the award represents exemplary devotion to the profession, industry and community...
October 02, 2013
Four Star Greenhouse Inc. has added Andy Palmer to its team as logistics and customer fulfillment manager. In his new position, Palmer will oversee freight coordination and customer shipping fulfillment. Palmer is a graduate of Central Michigan...
October 02, 2013
More than 550 gardening consumers joined Proven Winners for its Grand Garden Show on Mackinac Island from Aug. 25-27. During the three day event, attendees were able to tour 11 private gardens, enjoy cocktails and dinner at the Grand Hotel and learn...
October 02, 2013
OHP Inc. has released Strike Plus fungicide for broad-spectrum control of foliar diseases. Strike Plus contains triadimefon, the active ingredient in Strike 50 WDG fungicide, and trifloxystrobin, the active ingredient in Compass O fungicide, in a...
September 30, 2013
On Sept. 28,  OFA — the Association of Horticulture Professionals and the American Nursery and Landscape Association (ANLA) announced that their members have voted in overwhelming support of the consolidation of the two organizations into a new...
September 25, 2013
The Society of American Florists (SAF) recognized the Alex Laurie Award recipient, century-old floral businesses and new American Academy of Floriculture (AAF) members at SAF’s 129th Annual Convention in Phoenix, Ariz. Professor Virginia R. Walter...
September 25, 2013
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has debuted a bold video to educate the industry about the positive impacts it makes on critical industry problems. The video debuted at AFE's annual fundraising dinner that took place during the recent SAF annual...