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March 14, 2013
On March 2, America in Bloom was awarded "Best Achievement for using Horticulture to Create a Sense of Place" by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society for its 15 x 20-foot exhibit at the Philadelphia Flower Show. "We're so pleased that our display...
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
GGS Structures Inc. is expanding its office headquarters and hiring additional key personnel as a result of increased North American and international business. The renovation includes adding office space to the headquarters in Vineland Station,...
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
Applications for the 2013 Sidney B. Meadows Endowment Fund Scholarship are now available. The deadline for application is May 31, 2013. The scholarship selection committee will make its selections by July 1, 2013 and the recipients will be...
March 01, 2013
Dr. Allan Armitage will lead an online certificate course for gardening enthusiasts and horticulture industry professionals, titled “Armitage’s Herbaceous Perennials for the Sun.” The self-paced, self-study course includes audio clips featuring...
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...
March 01, 2013
Fleuroselect, an international ornamental plants industry organization, announced six new Gold Medal award winning varieties that will be available to growers in 2013 and for retail in 2014. The Fleuroselect Gold Medal is awarded to new varieties...
March 01, 2013
Stover Manufacturing, LLC is offering real-time plant tag production to wholesale greenhouse/nursery growers and garden center retailers across the country. The company's primary product focus is an in-house turnkey roll label system comprised...
February 28, 2013
Terra Nova Nurseries is introducing a new Heucherella Falls ‘Glacier Falls’. Joining the company’s Heucherella Falls series, ‘Glacier Falls’ features fuzzy, blue green leaves with dark veins and a white veil.  Vigorous and fast growing,...
February 22, 2013
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has issued a call for "pre-proposals" for 2014-2015 funding. For the current 2013-2014 cycle, AFE is funding approximately $224,000 for floriculture research. Scientific research project examples include:...
February 22, 2013
Vaughan’s Horticulture, a new division of McHutchison, announced it is now open for business. Focusing on the commercial greenhouse business, the division carries the full McHutchison selection of new and innovative greenhouse products including...
February 22, 2013
The University of Connecticut is sponsoring the “Perennial Plant Conference –  A Conference for the Landscape and Horticulture Professional” on March 21, at the Lewis B. Rome Commons on the University of Connecticut Storrs campus. The all-day...
February 22, 2013
Griffin Greenhouse Supplies will expand the retail division of its lawn and garden business, with emphasis on independent garden centers. The company will add new staff, as well as new product lines and services to its retail offerings. As part of...