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March 06, 2015
For the last 10 months, Terra Nova Nurseries collaborated with select editors from Martha Stewart Living magazine to plan a March 2015 feature story and photo spread about heucheras and heucherellas. Terra Nova began growing a selection of heuchera...
UNH Greenhouse
March 06, 2015
The University of New Hampshire (UNH) Macfarlane Research Greenhouses annual open house will take place March 27 and 28. The greenhouses will be open both days from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. UNH faculty, staff and students will present displays and lectures...
March 04, 2015
AmericanHort is "Changing the Game" at Cultivate'15, which will take place July 11-14, with two keynote presentations.Curt Steinhorst is a generational expert with an engaging speaking style and sharp insights into our multi-generational workforce....
March 04, 2015
The Southern Nursery Association (SNA) has scheduled its annual event, SNA 2015, for July 21-23 at Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta. SNA 2015 will encompass: -The Southern Plant Conference (July 21)-SNA Research Conference (July 21...
March 03, 2015
The GrowIt! Garden Socially app has expanded into a new operating system and now available for for Android phones. Available now on the Google Play Market, GrowIt! helps users find plants to fit their lifestyle, and connect them with other local...
February 27, 2015
The Heritage Museums & Gardens’ Hydrangea Conference will take place July 14 to 16, 2015, in historic Sandwich, Massachusetts. Cape Cod will host the inaugural festival during peak blooming season for these iconic plants. Dr. Michael...
February 27, 2015
The National Garden Bureau (NGB) met at the ASTA Flower & Vegetable Seed Conference in Florida last month to plan future activities. At that time, NGB members elected four new directors to the board. The new directors are: Mike Connelly,...
February 27, 2015
As of April 1, 2015, The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) will become the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). NALP will continue to provide business and safety education to its members, certification through the Landscape...
February 25, 2015
Village Nurseries Wholesale and Anthony Tesselaar Plants recently commemorated the 20th anniversary of Flower Carpet rose. This anniversary recognizes Village Nurseries' exclusive licensing agreement to grow and sell Tesselaar plants to landscape...
February 25, 2015
American Beauties Native Plants has teamed up with Country Garden magazine and author/landscape designer Scott Calhoun to give away a wildlife waystation valued at $7,500. The contest will appear in the spring, summer and fall issues of the...
February 23, 2015
Shrub Madness, horticulture’s only bracket competition, is back for its second year. The bracket tournament will crown one Proven Winners ColorChoice shrub as champion and award gardeners dozens of prizes.   Spanning March 2-30, the basketball...
February 23, 2015
Sun Gro Horticulture announced it has named Ken Elsbury as the company's new chief executive officer.   Elsbury will officially assume his new responsibilities on March 2. Elsbury joins the Sun Gro team as the next chapter...
February 20, 2015
Gordie Bailey, chair of Bailey Nurseries, in St. Paul, Minnesota, is raising money for the KGSA Foundation by hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro. The money raised by Bailey and 25 other hikers will go toward building a large school and dormitory for...
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February 19, 2015
Fleuroselect announced six Gold Medal awards given to new varieties that will be available in 2015 for wholesale and 2016 for retail. The Gold Medal award is presented to new varieties that have been tested by Fleuroselect and independent judges at...
February 17, 2015
The company management of Myers Lawn and Garden Group along with Wingate Partners V, L.P. have acquired the Lawn and Garden business from Myers Industries, Inc. The new company name is The HC Companies, Inc. The HC Companies, Inc. will...
February 13, 2015
AmericanHort has announced new volunteer officers and members of the board of directors. Dale Deppe of Spring Meadow Nursery in Grand Haven, Michigan, was elected chairman of the board of directors, and Terri Cantwell of Bates Sons & Daughters...
February 13, 2015
The Maryland Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA) announced it has become The Maryland Nursery, Landscape, and Greenhouse Association (MNLGA). The name change comes as a result of the dissolution of the former Maryland Greenhouse Growers...
February 13, 2015
The International Plant Propagators’ Society (IPPS) Western Region’s annual meeting will be held Sept. 23-26 in Modesto, California. Participants can attend a full day of pre-conference tours to local nurseries, a reception, participate in a silent...
February 13, 2015
Philips Horticulture LED Solutions has appointed Ron DeKok as business development director of its North America division. DeKok has more than 20 years of combined industry experience in horticulture and business management, expanding businesses,...
February 11, 2015
All-American Selections (AAS) elected new officers for a two-year term during the Flower and Vegetable Seed Conference in Tampa, Florida. The American Seed Trade Association hosted the event. The following were elected: Angus Mellish from Veseys...
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