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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
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...
May 03, 2013
Experts at the Royal Horticultural Society have nominated 10 plants for the Plant of the Centenary competition to mark the 100th birthday of its Chelsea Flower Show. One plant represents each decade, and Geranium ‘Rozanne’ has received the nod for...
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 Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscape Association’s (FNGLA) Nominating Committee has announced its recommendations for its 2013-2014 officers. Mike Marshall of Marshall Tree Farm in Morriston, Fla., will advance from president-elect to...
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
BioSafe Systems has hired Sarah Brackman as their new Pacific Northwest Sales Representative for the Turf and Ornamental team. She has a bachelor’s degree in horticulture from Michigan State University and 10 years experience working in greenhouse...
April 19, 2013
OHP Inc. recently announced the re-launch of Terraclor 400 Ornamental Fungicide for users in greenhouses, nurseries and shadehouses or on landscape and field grown ornamentals. The economical liquid fungicide is widely used for control of diseases...
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
This season, pitcher Felix Hernandez joins BASF and the Seattle Mariners to challenge fans to compost at Safeco Field and at home. Together, they will give away more than 10,000 “kitchen catchers” at an upcoming late-season game. The countertop...
April 11, 2013
Syngenta Flowers has hired Amy Briggs-Macha as a new technical services representative for U.S. based customers. Briggs-Macha will focus exclusively on seed-propagated crops as part of the Syngenta Flowers Technical Services team. She has more than...