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December 17, 2015
Growers Supply, a part of the ESAPCO family, recently announced the launch of GrowSpan, a new brand name for their line of manufactured greenhouse structures. The new GrowSpan name and logo will place the Growers Supply greenhouse structures product...
December 17, 2015
The Shinoda Foundation will begin accepting applications for its 2016-17 scholarships in mid-January. “We’re here to open doors for future horticulturists,” says Bob Otsuka, Shinoda Foundation president. “Whatever career they choose within our...
December 17, 2015
Danziger’s petunia Cascadias Rim Chianti was selected best in the summer of 2015 at LVG Heidelberg trial station in Germany.The variety was grown in containers and received a total score of 8.9 out of 9 in three out of four comparisons conducted...
December 16, 2015
Griffin Greenhouse Supplies and Sporticulture have announced a partnership through which Griffin will serve as the exclusive distribution partner for Sporticulture grower products including NFL-licensed containers, labeling and point-of-purchase...
December 15, 2015
Syngenta Flowers recently announced the details for its 2016 Goldsmith Scholarship program for college students who are going to “revolutionize” horticulture in the future. The 2016 program will award $5,000 scholarships to two college students who...
December 11, 2015
On Dec. 11, DuPont and The Dow Chemical Company announced that their boards of directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger. The combined company will be named DowDuPont. The...
December 11, 2015
Terra Nova Nurseries has launched its first Garden Decorating Guide, which was created to educate brokers, growers, retailers and landscapers about available Terra Nova Nurseries varieties. The concept of the guide’s wheel-shaped...
December 10, 2015
Megan Uithoven has been hired as the new community engagement manager for GrowIt! She will be responsible for developing internal communications, user engagement and content curation strategies. She also will be responsible for new app...
December 10, 2015
Koppert Biological Systems recently began construction of a sustainable building in Vicar, Spain, to help bring microbiological solutions closer to growers around the world. The mayor of Vícar in the province of Almería, Antonio Bonilla, and...
December 10, 2015
Syngenta recently introduced new packaging labels for its line of Bioline biological control agents to provide growers with greater clarity and detail on important product information. The color-coded labels will make it easier for growers to...
December 03, 2015
The National Garden Bureau's New Varieties program helps showcase the latest new varieties to consumers and industry professionals. It is becoming the go-to online resource for new varieties for the home gardener. Each year, NGB's members submit...
December 03, 2015
Dümmen Orange has announced that it will be moving the production of its Mystic Mum and pot mum chrysanthemum programs to its Encinitas, California location in 2016.   In a letter to growers and brokers the company said, "The decision to...
December 03, 2015
Danziger recently reached an agreement with Kolster BV of Boskoop, Netherlands to distribute Danziger cut flower varieties to help expand the sales and marketing efforts of its cut-flower varieties in Europe.  Kolster BV is a well-known company...
December 03, 2015
On Dec. 3, Pantone announced that the combination of Pantone 15-3919 Serenity and Pantone 13-1520 Rose Quartz, are the Pantone Color of the Year selection for 2016. The global authority on color and provider of professional...
December 03, 2015
Floricultura in Salinas, California will be the 2016 California Spring Trials site for German breeding companies, Westhoff and PAC, Dutch breeding company Beekenkamp and San Diego County-based young plant producer, Plug Connection....
November 30, 2015
The Ohio State University is looking for participants for a survey on bioproducts used in the greenhouse production of ornamental and vegetable plants. The 10-minute survey will provide valuable feedback to set research priorities and assist in the...
November 29, 2015
The 2016 program for AmericanHort's Next Level is set and registration is now open. NextLevel will convene Jan. 18 to 20, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, several days before the Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition (TPIE), on January 20-22. Designed...
November 29, 2015
Registration is now open for the 2016 Garden Center Symposium that will take place Jan. 20-21, 2016, at the Country Springs Hotel and Conference Center in Waukesha, Wisconsin, just west of Milwaukee.The 2015 speaker line-up includes: Tina Bemis –...
November 29, 2015
The 2015 Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo will take place Dec. 8 and 9 in Grand Rapids. The Expo will take place in conjunction with the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market Expo at the DeVos Place Convention Center. Organizers of this...
November 19, 2015
The Seed Innovation and Protection Alliance (SIPA) is hosting a technical education unit in Anaheim, California  on February 2, 2016 in conjunction with the American Seed Trade Association Flower and Vegetable Conference. The technical...