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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...
March 28, 2013
 Proven Winners has announced that the company is partnering with HGTV magazine to reach a younger hands-on gardening audience. The Proven winners ad in the March 2013 issue is outperforming all other Proven Winners print ads so far this...
March 26, 2013
Syngenta Flowers is offering two $7,500 scholarships to undergraduate, master’s or doctoral  students who have shown high potential in the fields of plant breeding and ornamental horticulture through scholastic excellence and experience. ...
March 22, 2013
Using multiple pesticides together to prevent a broader spectrum of pests is common in the floriculture industry, but it can be difficult confirming those pesticide mixtures are beneficial and safe for plants. Researchers A.L. Willmott, R.A. Cloyd...
March 22, 2013
The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) is currently accepting grant applications for horticultural projects designed to improve the efficiency and profitability of the green industry. The deadline for applications is May 15, 2013. Horticultural...
March 18, 2013
Sakata Seed Corp.  will celebrate 100 years in business in 2013.  Sakata Seed Corp. was founded in 1913, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan and is recognized today as a leader in the development of innovative flowers and vegetable...
March 13, 2013
Ball DPF recently launched Nature’s Source, a new brand name and packaging identity that’s more descriptive of its seed extract-based plant nutrition origin. Formerly known as Daniels Plant Food, Nature’s Source offers horticulture professionals the...
March 13, 2013
Costa Farms has added seasoned and accomplished Hispanic writer Andrés Fortuño to its team to speak to the growing number of Hispanics who love to garden. Fortuño will be “the voice” for Costa Farms’ new Facebook page, Costa Farms en Español. He...
March 08, 2013
The Chicago Blackhawks professional hockey team is in the midst of a record-setting season and Proven Winners is jumping onto center ice with the team's radio partner WGN-AM. As Blackhawk fever continues to build  in the Midwest, Proven Winners...
March 08, 2013
Everris has introduced the E-Max Release Technology, a proprietary coating chemistry for use on a variety of nutrient components that are incorporated into controlled release fertilizer products. “E-Max Release Technology will help us meet grower...
March 08, 2013
Scripps Networks' HGTV announced the launch of HGTVGardens.com, designed to inspire, inform and engage gardening enthusiasts. The website is designed for beginners and professionals, and offers expert guidance and an online community of gardeners to...
March 08, 2013
Rancho Tissue Technologies has expanded its team with the addition of Lee Charles Chaille as production manager. Chaille has served as lab manager and commercial producer for Hawaii Biotech Tissue Culture Center, where he explored commercial...
March 01, 2013
Ball Horticultural Co. has released its 2013 Sustainability Report: “Longevity.” It is the second sustainability report published by Ball in the past five years and features the company’s worldwide efforts to adhere to its corporate objective: Grow...
March 01, 2013
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) released a new research report, Special Research Report #452: Innovative Packaging Technologies to Enhance the Quality of Fresh Cut Flowers. This research—conducted by Thomas J. Gianfagna, Kit L. Yam and George J...
March 01, 2013
Oasis Grower Solutions (OGS) recently launched a new microsite to highlight its new product, Horticubes XL. The site showcases the foam’s ability to improve hydroponic root penetration three days faster than its original Horticubes media. The new...