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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 06, 2013
The 2012 wholesale value of floriculture crops grew 1 percent in 2012 according to the United States Department of Agriculture. As the economy continues its slow crawl of a recovery and the housing market continues to rebound, the USDA’s National...
May 03, 2013
The Executive Academy for Growth & Leadership (EAGL) has gathered their insights of the green industry business into a white paper. The findings are part of the program’s first module focused on group strategy. Earlier this year, StandPoint Inc...
May 03, 2013
Dave Edenfield has been hired as business development manager at McConkey Co. In this role, Edenfield will collaborate with the company’s product and design teams to create new products that address specific grower needs. In addition, he’ll work to...
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 26, 2013
The 12th Biennial Southern Plant Conference will take place during SNA 2013 on Aug. 5-7, in Atlanta, Ga. The Southern Plant Conference provides a platform for the growers, landscapers and retailers to come together for a glimpse at exciting new...
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 19, 2013
On April 29, the American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA) will offer two different webinars on the Affordable Care Act. One of the webinars will address the Act's impact on small employers and another for companies with more than 50...
April 19, 2013
The OFA Short Course trade show has been recognized as the 147th largest trade show among all industries by the annual edition of Trade Show News Network. The show has been on the list for seven straight years, debuting at No. 194. OFA Short Course...
April 17, 2013
The 2013 Southern Garden Tour will take place June 17-20 at different trial grounds throughout the Southeast. Growers and retailers will have an opportunity to visit nine different trial locations including: Young's Plant Farm; the University of...
April 15, 2013
OFA – the Association of Horticulture Professionals has expanded its staff with the hiring of Adriana Quiñones-Riccardi, M.S. as its Manager – Education & Events, and Jeff Heimberger as its Manager – Information Technology. Quiñones-...
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
Svensson has hired three new employees for its North American sales group. Jon Adams joins the Northeastern Region, Gary Hale comes to the Florida Territory and Jorge Gonzalez is now a sales engineer in Mexico. Adams has a background in technical...
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 04, 2013
Botany Lane, a wholesale grower with locations in Denver and Lafayette, Colo., has launched a new consumer website called BotanyLogic.com. The site provides gardeners with a unique experience,  instructional information, inspiring projects,...
April 03, 2013
Wolfgang Engelmann, former president and COO of Hermann Engelmann Greenhouses, Apopka, Fla., passed away on March 30, after a battle with cancer. "For a man surrounded by Exotic Angels, Wolfgang Engelmann remained surprisingly down to earth," the...
April 03, 2013
America in Bloom (AIB) has announced the National Garden Bureau (NGB) as this year’s recipients of the “America in Bloom Spirit Award.” The award recognizes organizations whose missions and activities are consistent and complementary to the goals...
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 29, 2013
Village Nurseries, a specialty wholesale grower for landscape professionals based in Orange, Calif., is now offering the Sunset Western Garden Collection to California landscape professionals and Home Depot stores in Southern California, as well as...
March 28, 2013
HPP Exhibitions plans to launch a new expo, the International Horticulture Trade Fair (IHTF), in November on the fairgrounds of Expo Haarlemmermeer in Vijfhuizen in the Netherlands. The IHTF will be organized simultaneously with the existing...