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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 09, 2013
Hort Couture recently announced that Master Nursery, a member owned buying cooperative with over 700 members across the country, has agreed to offer Hort Couture finished plants and liners to its membership. This move will augment the Garden...
July 25, 2013
Mark Bridgen, the director of Cornell University's Long Island Horticulture Research and Extension Center, has been named a 2013 Fulbright Scholar. According to an article in the Cornell Chronicle, Bridgen plans to take a sabbatical in September...
July 22, 2013
The HGTV HOME Plant Collection introduced its new Expressions Annuals for 2014 during OFA Short Course in Columbus, Ohio. The new annuals collections include Shady Showoffs, So Gorgeous! Geraniums, Fine Vines Mandevillas and WonderCalis.  “We’...
July 19, 2013
Village Nurseries Wholesale, LLC, a specialty grower for landscape professionals, recently purchased Miramar Wholesale Nurseries, in San Diego, Calif. for an undisclosed amount. Established in 1993, Miramar Wholesale Nurseries provides landscape...
July 18, 2013
Emerald Coast Growers has released its 2013-14 Resource Guide, featuring varietal and marketing information for perennials, grasses and tropicals. The latest Resource Guide adds more than 130 varieties in nearly three dozen genera. New featured...
July 18, 2013
Ball Seed has redesigned its WebTrack online business management system with inventory from hundreds of  industry suppliers.  Featuring a new look and new tools, WebTrack aims to allow growers to spend less time behind their desks and more...
July 12, 2013
D.S. Cole Growers’ annual open house will take place Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. Food, beverages, live music and sites to see with keep visitors busy in Loudon, N.H. Growers and retailers are welcome to attend to relax and enjoy the latest varieties...
July 10, 2013
Syngenta Flowers and Lucas Greenhouses in Monroeville, N.J. are hosting an open house July 24, 2013 to showcase the 2014 Syngenta Flowers catalog. This annual event gives growers the chance to view Syngenta’s varieties and evaluate them in real-...
July 10, 2013
National Garden Bureau will feature three crops in its 2014 “Year of the” program. For annual flowers, 2014 is the "Year of the Petunia"; for vegetables/edibles, it is the "Year of the Cucumber"; and for perennials, it is the "Year of the...
July 10, 2013
A new eCommerce site for the professional growers, ePlantSource.com, is now accepting orders for the 2013/2014 season. Visitors have access to an online catalog with over 9,000 varieties and availability for over 22,000 products. Also on the site,...
July 09, 2013
In advance of the 2014 season, All-America Selection (AAS) is showcasing its perennials, tomato and pepper and container edibles programs along with rolling out AAS printed containers. The perennials program features six previous AAS winners from...
July 03, 2013
Dan Schantz Farm in Zionsville, Pa. will host an industry poinsettia trial open house in November. All major international poinsettia breeders have agreed to provide their very best cultivars as well as experimentals for your appraisal....
June 27, 2013
Proven Winners has released the latest edition of its quarterly online magazine Proven Beauty. The digital-only publication contains gardening ideas, how-to-tips and other gardening advice. The summer issue of Proven Beauty also includes articles on...
June 21, 2013
Oglesby Plants International has expanded its perennial program with selections both from the company's own breeding and other industry leaders. The newest additions to Oglesby’s perennial selection include Sisyrinchium ‘Blue Note’; Echinacea ‘Kim’s...
June 21, 2013
Greenheart Farms has announced the publication of the industry's first guide to container rose production.  In publishing Greenheart’s Guide to Container Rose Production, the company worked with industry professionals such as Ann...
June 07, 2013
Four Star Greenhouse has moved the dates of its Grower Open House Week to coincide with the Michigan Garden Tour.  This year’s Grower Open House will take place Aug. 5-9 in Carleton, Mich. “We’re excited about this new format,” says Four Star...
June 07, 2013
OHP's has announced that its Shuttle O miticide may now be used on fruiting vegetables grown in a greenhouse. The new labeling allows for use on greenhouse-grown fruiting vegetables including eggplant, groundcherry, pepino, pepper, tomatillo, and...
June 06, 2013
Proven Winners has joined with the Grand Hotel to host The First Annual Grand Garden Show this summer on Mackinac Island, Mich. This is a three-day, hands-on event will take place, August 25-27, and is for gardeners of all levels. Guests will have...
June 05, 2013
Fleuroselect has announced the eight entries in its FleuroStar Contest for 2013-2014 in the “winner with the ‘wow’ effect” category, which looks for the variety with the highest visual impact at retail. The entries will be judged by at least 30...
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