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December 12, 2013
The Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show (CENTS) will host CENTS 2015 in the middle of the week, from Jan. 5-9, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio. The 2014 convention will take place as planned January 13-15, 2014 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center...
December 12, 2013
The official central reservation website for the 2014 California Spring Trials is now open and attendees can begin to make reservations. The event will take place April 5-10, 2014, in the central and northern regions of California. This year more...
December 12, 2013
Village Nurseries Wholesale has opened its new Miramar Super Landscape Center at 5400 Governor Drive in San Diego, Calif. The new center combines the inventory selection of the company’s recently purchased 185-acre Miramar Nurseries with Village...
December 12, 2013
The IGC Show has announced it has signed Martha Stewart as its keynote speaker for the eighth annual event in Chicago. The show will take place Aug. 19 to 21, 2014 at Chicago's Navy Pier. Stewart's company, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, reaches...
December 06, 2013
Purdue University will host an open house on Jan. 31, to showcase its latest research on light emitting diode (LED) technology being conducted in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture. Attendees will have the opportunity to see...
December 06, 2013
The University of Florida's 2013 Poinsettia Field Day will take place on Dec. 10.  These trials are a part of the North American Poinsettia Variety Trials held in cooperation with Vineland Research Station, Ontario, North Carolina State...
December 05, 2013
The first iLandscape: the Illinois and Wisconsin Landscape Show is scheduled for Feb. 5-7, 2014, at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill. The new trade show and educational experience serves the Illinois, Wisconsin and Northwest...
December 05, 2013
The Texas Invasive Plant and Pest Conference will take place Feb. 26-28, 2014, at the University of Texas at Austin Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas, Texas. Co-hosted by the Texas Invasive Plant & Pest Council, the Marine Science...
December 05, 2013
Six breeders are planning for a joint-venture varieties display at Windmill Nursery in Buellton, Calif., for 2014 California Spring Trials. The partnership will include Westhoff, Beekenkamp, Skagit Gardens, PAC-Elsner, Terra Nova Nurseries and Plug...
December 05, 2013
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) had visitors to Wisley Gardens choose their favorite begonia during summer 2013. Benary’s Nonstop varieties placed as best tuberous begonias planted in a border. First place was begonia 'Nonstop Golden Orange',...
December 02, 2013
GPN  is now accepting applications for the Class of 2014 of its 40 Under 40 program. This is the third year that GPN will recognize 40 individuals (under the age of 40) who are helping set the standard for the  horticulture...
December 02, 2013
The Macfarlane Greenhouse facility at the University of New Hampshire recently received the top grade for sustainability by an independent sustainability certification company. The Milieu Project Sierteelt (MPS) Group of the Netherlands facilitates...
December 02, 2013
BioSafe Systems unveiled its new branding at this year’s fall trade shows. The new look is designed to stand out on store shelves while maintaining a cohesive, sustainable image.  With the introduction of the new image and names, BioSafe is...
December 02, 2013
Biobest recently was honored by Trends magazine in Belgium for excelling in sustainable management, innovation and exports. ”This award for sustainable management is an important recognition for the continuous efforts of our people. Our products...
November 26, 2013
Jiffy International recently announced that it has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 for its eight main worldwide activities.  The eight main worldwide entities encompassed within these certifications are; Substrates, Preforma, Peat...
November 22, 2013
All-America Selections' 2014 Summer Summit will take place June 16-19, in Charlotte and Asheville, N.C. The 2014 AAS Summer Summit/Road Trip will meet during the same week as the 2014 Southern Garden Tour. There will be multiple stops to see...
November 22, 2013
SATO America, a provider of thermal barcode printing, labeling, and EPC/RFID solutions, has announced an exclusive strategic alliance with TGI, an ERP software solutions provider for small and mid-market manufacturing and distribution companies....
November 20, 2013
Suntory Flowers has announced its plans for a multimedia consumer advertising campaign in 2014. This advertising campaign will help growers and retailers prepare for the coming spring season. As Suntory builds brand recognition, more consumers will...
November 19, 2013
In 2014, EuroAmerican Propagators and Suntory plan to move to a new venue for California Spring Trials. The new site will be the Ventura Botanical Garden in Ventura, Calif. Situated atop a native chaparral hillside with a 180-degree view of the...
November 18, 2013
Proven Winners' Clematis ‘Sweet Summer Love’ and Bloomerang Dark Purple Lilac were among the five best new plant varieties to win 2014 Green Thumb Awards presented by the Direct Gardening Association. These ColorChoice introductions were honored in...
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