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May 18, 2015
National Garden Bureau (NGB) will grant $10,000 this fall, which will be split among three therapeutic gardens in North America. This effort is to raise awareness of horticulture and support the benefits of gardening. Grant applications must meet...
May 18, 2015
Arborjet is now accepting applications for its “Taking Root” Scholarship Program. In 2015, 10 graduating high school seniors will receive a $1,000 scholarship to pursue full-time studies in forestry, plant sciences, horticulture, entomology,...
May 18, 2015
AmericanHort has been honored with the role of being U.S. representative to the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH). "We are proud to represent our members on the international stage through AIPH," said Michael V. Geary, CAE...
May 14, 2015
The Central Coast Greenhouse Growers Association (CCGGA) will award 20 scholarships to college and high school students this year. CCGGA member nurseries throughout Nipomo and Arroyo Grande have been raising money since they opened on April 18 for...
May 14, 2015
Greg Lonergan and Barbara Perzanowski join Philips Horticulture LED Solutions as key account manager-floriculture and marketing communications specialist, respectively. Lonergan, in partnership with the Philips team of plant specialists and...
May 14, 2015
Equipment Innovation Day will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 25 prior to the Farwest Show scheduled for Aug. 27-29 in Portland, Oregon. The event will take place at GK Machines Inc, a manufacturing plant in Donald, Oregon. Attendees can talk to...
Heath Lowery
May 14, 2015
OHP recently announced the addition of Heath Lowery to its team of regional sales managers. Lowery will cover Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas. Prior to joining the OHP team, Lowery worked as a regional sales manager for Valent/NuFarm and as a...
May 14, 2015
Empress Intrinsic from BASF recently received supplemental labeling for use on herbaceous and woody plants in greenhouse, nursery container and field production in California. The fungicide protects against the four major root and crown disease...
Dümmen Orange, Van Gogh Museum
May 12, 2015
On May 11, Dümmen Orange signed a five-year sponsorship contract with the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Dümmen Orange is supporting the realization of the new entrance, the development of educational products and the execution of...
May 11, 2015
Battlefield Farms Inc. has achieved MPS-A qualification after becoming a participant for MPS-ABC in 2010. “We are participating in the MPS program because we feel a social responsibility to provide our customers the most environmentally friendly...
May 11, 2015
Always looking for new ways to use technology to engage consumers, Suntory Flowers is launching several new photo contests this gardening season.  The contest will take place in conjunction with GrowIt! Garden Socially, the free garden...
May 08, 2015
The Royal Hilverda Group board of directors announced Jan Eveleens’ retirement from managing director of Florist Holland B.V. effective June 1. Eveleens, who has been with the company for nearly 40 years, continues to be a member of the board of...
May 07, 2015
USDA SCRI Vegetable Grafting Technology Working Group is offering two opportunities for U.S. propagators to visit nurseries in Asia to learn about commercial vegetable grafting. Attendees can travel to Taiwan and Japan from Aug. 16-23. In Taiwan,...
UNH Greenhouse
May 06, 2015
Scientists at the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station conducted a three-year experiment to test how well new tomato cultivars performed after being grown in a high tunnel at the Woodman Horticultural Research Farm. “High tunnels are...
May 05, 2015
Ball Horticultural Co. has developed an interactive map to help gardeners create gardens no matter the climate. The interactive map outlines plant types and varieties across the country, and gardeners can look at the map to find out what plants will...
May 05, 2015
J. Berry Nursery has introduced three mobile-friendly websites to help gardeners, find plants appropriate for hardiness zones, locate the nearest retail outlets and care for new garden additions. The corporate website (www.jberrynursery.com)...
May 05, 2015
RootShield biological fungicide from BioWorks is now available in two versions, RootShield Seed Treatment and RootShield AG. RootShield Seed Treatment assists seeds in shielding themselves from pathogens that exist in the soil during early...
May 05, 2015
The Southern Nursery Association (SNA) has announced the educational sessions and speakers for SNA 2015, which will take place July 21-23 in Atlanta. Educational sessions will be presented by Georgia Green Industry Association and are designed for...
May 01, 2015
Cortland Smith of Walnut Springs Nursery in Glenwood, Maryland, recently announced the formation of a new company, Sporticulture, Inc. The new company will provide access to sports licensing and marketing opportunities to growers,...
April 30, 2015
American Hydroponics is now offering the AmHydro Advantage, a consulting technical support program that will assist hydroponic growers in increasing productivity and achieving a quicker return on investment. "The AmHydro Advantage is a specialized...
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