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September 13, 2013
Pleasant View Gardens has hired William Riffey to be the company's national sales and marketing manager. Riffey will oversee national, territory and inside sales, maintaining and developing relationships with broker, grower, and retail partners...
September 13, 2013
Back for the first time in four years, SNA 2013 took place Aug. 5-7, at the Georgia Convention Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The Southern Nursery Association (SNA) says that the event was an success based on comments from exhibitors and attendees. The...
September 13, 2013
First Editions Amber Jubilee Physocarpus opulifolus has won gold and bronze medals at industry events throughout Europe. This ninebark captured a gold award at Florall in Belgium and a bronze medal at Plantarium in Holland. Amber Jubilee’s unique...
September 13, 2013
The Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) has announced online registration for its 2014 event will open Sept. 17, 2013. Now in its 44th year, 2014 MANTS will take place Jan. 8-10, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md. MANTS brings...
August 28, 2013
BioWorks Inc. has added EcoVita, a homogeneous granular organic fertilizer, to its Verdanta biofertilizers product family. This fertilizer will be manufactured and supplied to BioWorks by DCM Corp. of Belgium, a producer of natural and organic-based...
August 28, 2013
'Illumination Flame' digiplexis (Digitalis Illumination Flame USPPP) was selected as the "plant of the people" at the 2013 Farwest Trade Show in Portland, Ore., Aug. 22-24. The introduction, hybridized by Thompson & Morgan (U.K.) and grown by...
August 27, 2013
Organizers of the 2013 Farwest Trade Show, that took place Aug. 22-24, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Ore., report that the event had 15 percent more people coming through the gate than last year.“I spent three days walking the aisles...
August 27, 2013
Cornell University's Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center is organizing a trip to the 2014 Chelsea Flower Show and gardens of London next May 17-24, as a fundraiser for the Student Internship Fund at the Center. Cornell's...
August 26, 2013
Matthew Blanchard, Erik Runkle, A.J. Both, and Hiroshi Shimizu were recently honored with the 2013 Kenneth Post Award for Graduate Research in Floriculture for their scientific paper "Greenhouse Energy Curtains Influence Shoot-Tip Temperature of New...
August 23, 2013
Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and its affiliates and partners are mobilizing Americans to bolster local ecosystems by planting native species of plants, trees and shrubs on its second annual National Planting Day on Saturday, Sept. 7. Through...
August 23, 2013
Syngenta Flowers recently awarded Caitlin Davis the Goldsmith Seeds Floriculture Business Advancement Scholarship and Chris D’Angelo the Glenn Goldsmith Breeding Excellence Scholarship. Both students receive $7,500 for future educational use. Davis...
August 23, 2013
The application process for the second year of the Executive Academy for Growth & Leadership (EAGL) is now open. EAGL is a one-year horticultural business certificate program conducted in partnership with Texas A&M University for nursery...
August 22, 2013
Registration for e-GRO's September webinar on troubleshooting poinsettia production problems is now open. The two-hour webinar is being presented by e-GRO — Electronic Grower Resources Online, a collaborative virtual university for the horticulture...
August 16, 2013
Nearly 30 years ago, Grand Tradition opened in Fallbrook, Calif., for business with its first event—a wedding. Since then, the estate has expanded to 30 acres and the facilities and grounds continue to evolve into an elegant, unique and exciting...
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...
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