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December 12, 2014
T.O. Plastics has expanded its 3-D printing and scanning capabilities to improve the company’s efforts to provide fast turnaround on product design solutions for its customers and the company's own proprietary products. The company, with...
December 12, 2014
Nathan Keil and Adam Moseley recently joined Pleasant View Gardens in Loudon, New Hampshire, as marketing manager and research and development new plant identification manager respectively.  Adam Moseley will represent Pleasant View within...
December 12, 2014
The National Plant Trials Database now includes more than 30,000 ratings on thousands of varieties of annuals. The idea for an online repository of trial data came from a collaboration between All America Selections and the University of Georgia....
December 12, 2014
PanAmerican Seed has announced that Denis Flaschenriem will retire after 35 years in the floriculture industry. Flaschenriem began his career in 1979 at W. Atlee Burpee in Santa Paula, California, where he bred zinnias, marigolds and perennials. In...
December 05, 2014
BioWorks, Inc. recently announced that RootShield Plus+ WP and RootShield Plus+ Granules have been approved for sale in California. Both products received Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) approval. RootShield Plus provides preventative...
December 05, 2014
The Greater Columbus (Ohio) Convention Center will play host to the annual midwest nursery, landscape and garden center CENTS Marketplace & University exhibition Jan. 7-9, 2015. Education sessions will feature speakers and topics designed for...
December 05, 2014
Mollie Hoare, Skagit Gardens' new operations manager, will be responsible for all production of Skagit’s Finished and Super Starts divisions. Hoare started working for Skagit Gardens in 1986. Later she worked for Color Spot and Smith Gardens where...
December 04, 2014
The Pantone Institute has announced its choice for the Color of the Year for 2015 — Marsala (Pantone 18-1438), “a naturally robust and earthy wine red.” Each year, color specialists from the Pantone Institute “comb the world” looking for color...
December 03, 2014
PanAmerican Seed recently announced that the company's website, www.panamseed.com, has been updated.   The new design is mobile friendly and tailored to its international seed customers. Visitors to the site can browse PanAmerican Seed and...
December 01, 2014
Dramm Corporation has hired Fritz Dramm as the company's new fertilizer production and compliance manager. In his new position at Dramm, Fritz will be handling many different roles, including documenting standard operation procedures, ...
November 26, 2014
Nearly 200 people attended the 2014 Poinsettia Trial and Open House on Nov. 13 at Dan Schantz Farm in Zionsville, Pennsylvania. The trial featured more than 170 poinsettia varieties from six world renowned breeders, Dümmen NA, Selecta, Syngenta,...
November 25, 2014
New England Grows recently was named one of the Top 25 fastest growing trade shows in the country by Trade Show News Network (TSNN). The Top 25 Awards pay tribute to the fastest growing association-led and for-profit show events — using net square...
November 25, 2014
The National Garden Bureau (NGB) is taking part in the #GivingTuesday movement, which will use the power of social media to create a national movement dedicated to giving on  Dec. 2. By using crowdfunding site Indiegogo, NGB is bringing more...
November 25, 2014
Jeffrey Luke has been named marketing manager at BioWorks, Inc. In his new position, Luke will be responsible for growing the BioWorks brand and family of products in new and existing markets.Luke has more than 15 years of marketing experience,...
November 20, 2014
Plants for Living, Rocket Farms’ new product line, was established to change the way consumers think about and enjoy fresh herbs. The product line’s indoor culinary herbs include a seasonal assortment of seven herbs: thyme, oregano, rosemary, basil...
GrowIt!, home and garden market, U.S. Mobile & App Design Awards
November 20, 2014
GrowIt!, a social app that helps gardeners find plants to fit their lifestyle, was named the Gold Winner in the Home & Garden market category for the 2014 design100 U.S. Mobile & App Design awards. The app uses geolocation and user ratings...
November 20, 2014
The Legacy Family Business Award, from Twin City Business magazine, was awarded to Bailey Nurseries for its continued success through five generations of family over the past 110 years. The company was also commended for its high standard of...
November 18, 2014
The recipients of grants for the CN EcoConnexions From the Ground Up program were announced by CN and America in Bloom. Four communities were selected to receive grants that amounted to $85,790, with recipients matching the grants from additional...
November 17, 2014
The Macfarlane Greenhouses, located at the University of New Hampshire (UNH), will host the 9th annual Poinsettia Trials Open House Dec. 4 through Dec. 6. The open house will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thurs. and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fri....
November 14, 2014
The Dümmen Group has announced it will be unveiling its 2016 programs at two locations for California Spring Trials 2015. The RED FOX brand will return to the Edna Valley Vineyards in San Luis Obispo, where fine wines will be paired with new Red Fox...
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