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August 22, 2013
Registration for e-GRO's September webinar on troubleshooting poinsettia production problems is now open. The two-hour webinar is being presented by e-GRO — Electronic Grower Resources Online, a collaborative virtual university for the horticulture...
August 16, 2013
Nearly 30 years ago, Grand Tradition opened in Fallbrook, Calif., for business with its first event—a wedding. Since then, the estate has expanded to 30 acres and the facilities and grounds continue to evolve into an elegant, unique and exciting...
August 16, 2013
The founders of the IGC Show will officially announce the addition of an East Coast edition of the trade show for 2014 during the IGC Show, August 20-22, at Chicago's Navy Pier.  The IGC Show will take place in two locations in 2014 — IGC...
August 16, 2013
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has recognized 17 students with scholarships totaling more than $30,000. The 2013 recipients include: American Florists’ Exchange Scholarship ($2,000): Katrina Moldenhauer Julio and Sarah Armellini Scholarship ($...
August 16, 2013
The Association of Speciality Cut Flower Growers (ASCGF) has scheduled two meetings for the fall: From Seed to Sale and the ASCFG Growers’ Business School. From Seed to Sale is all about plants and will take place Oct. 2-8, 2013, at the OSU Secrest...
August 16, 2013
The Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show (CENTS) is set to take place Jan. 13-15, 2014, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Businesses at the CENTS convention have identified the venue as one of the best ways to jump...
August 16, 2013
Gary Stover, co-founder and vice president of sales at Stover Manufacturing, LLC has received the 2013 Southern Nursery Association’s Pinnacle Award. At SNA 2013, Stover was recognized for his lifetime of contributions to horticulture’s allied...
August 09, 2013
A webinar on "The Importance of Biological Additives in Growing Media" will take place at 2 p.m. Eastern time on Sept. 18, 2013. Growing media companies have worked many years on developing the ideal physical and chemical properties of the product...
August 09, 2013
HGTV Home Plant Collection is launching Essential Perennials and Shady Showoffs this summer, which were developed in conjunction with Agricola Management Group, the exclusive licensee for the Plant Collection. The line of Essential Perennials...
August 09, 2013
The American Nursery and Landscape Association (ANLA) has launched a website to act as a one-stop resource for growers, landscapers, extension agents and researchers to find the most up-to-date information about Rose Rosette Disease. Tips include...
August 09, 2013
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has partnered with North Carolina State University (NCSU) to create the Floriculture InfoSearch Engine, a search engine for convenient and comprehensive access to floriculture literature, videos and presentations...
August 09, 2013
Hort Couture recently announced that Master Nursery, a member owned buying cooperative with over 700 members across the country, has agreed to offer Hort Couture finished plants and liners to its membership. This move will augment the Garden...
August 01, 2013
The Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) and the Green and Growin’ Show have agreed to switch their dates for January 2015 due to scheduling conflicts. MANTS will take place Jan. 14-16, 2015 at the Baltimore Convention Center. It is sponsored by...
August 01, 2013
The 41st Farwest Trade Show will take place Aug. 22-24, 2013 in Portland, Ore., and it will spotlight new plants, hard-to-find varieties, networking opportunities, nursery tours and informative speakers sharing the latest in the evolving...
August 01, 2013
The Shinoda Foundation has announced the winners of its annual scholarships for 2013-2014, recognizing horticulture students and schools across the nation. This year the Shinoda Foundation board of trustees awarded 12 scholarships totaling $17,500...
August 01, 2013
More than 9,000 people from around the world participated in this year’s OFA Short Course. The event took place July 13 to 17 in Columbus, Ohio. This year, the expanded, 7-acre sold-out trade show featured nearly 700 companies, and more than 140...
July 31, 2013
Eleven of North America’s largest growers were recently recognized for their efforts to improve the industry’s sustainability by recycling water bottles into plant containers. The grower's were inducted into the Million Bottle Club, an...
July 25, 2013
Mark Bridgen, the director of Cornell University's Long Island Horticulture Research and Extension Center, has been named a 2013 Fulbright Scholar. According to an article in the Cornell Chronicle, Bridgen plans to take a sabbatical in September...
July 25, 2013
Penn Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (PANTS) says it expects a 30 percent increase in attendance when it opens July 31 – Aug. 1, 2013 at its new venue, the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Part show, part conference, the two-day PANTS is...
July 25, 2013
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has released two new research reports to help the industry better respond to downy mildew and powdery mildew. Blair Harlan and Mary Hausbeck, Ph.D., from Michigan State University examine downy mildew on coleus in...