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August 09, 2013
The American Nursery and Landscape Association (ANLA) has launched a website to act as a one-stop resource for growers, landscapers, extension agents and researchers to find the most up-to-date information about Rose Rosette Disease. Tips include...
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 01, 2013
The Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) and the Green and Growin’ Show have agreed to switch their dates for January 2015 due to scheduling conflicts. MANTS will take place Jan. 14-16, 2015 at the Baltimore Convention Center. It is sponsored by...
August 01, 2013
The 41st Farwest Trade Show will take place Aug. 22-24, 2013 in Portland, Ore., and it will spotlight new plants, hard-to-find varieties, networking opportunities, nursery tours and informative speakers sharing the latest in the evolving...
August 01, 2013
More than 9,000 people from around the world participated in this year’s OFA Short Course. The event took place July 13 to 17 in Columbus, Ohio. This year, the expanded, 7-acre sold-out trade show featured nearly 700 companies, and more than 140...
July 31, 2013
Eleven of North America’s largest growers were recently recognized for their efforts to improve the industry’s sustainability by recycling water bottles into plant containers. The grower's were inducted into the Million Bottle Club, an...
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 25, 2013
Kurt and Marlene Dramm have completed the planned ownership transfer of the Dramm Corporation to their son Hans Dramm and daughter Heidi Dramm Becker.  “The Dramm Family has been in continuous businesses including meat, flowers and...
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
SHS Griffin has released its distribution catalog for the 2013-2014 season to highlight the company’s seed assortment. The publication combines elements from the former SHS (Syngenta Horticultural Services) and GPS Hort catalogs, delivering a mix...
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 11, 2013
Summit Plastic Company and Nursery Supplies Inc., affiliated companies since 2006, have announced they are merging to offer a more comprehensive, innovative assortment of their complementary products and services. Nursery Supplies Inc. has been a...
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 09, 2013
Chase Agricultural Consulting has added four new videos to the company's YouTube page to help keep growers up to date on the company and its research activities. The new videos feature GPN contributors Dr. Ann Chase and Dr. Margery Daughtrey as well...
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