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October 12, 2012
Pleasant View Gardens announced the hire of Adam Stewart as national sales and marketing manager. Stewart will be responsible for national, territory and inside sales at the Loudon, N.H-based liner and finished plant business.   Forging and...
October 12, 2012
Effective immediately, Summit Plastic and Ball Horticultural Co. announce a price reduction for their pots made from renewable bio-materials. The price reductions affect TerraShell home compostable pots; select Rice Hull NetPots; and trays made of...
October 12, 2012
The HGTV HOME Plant Collection has added three new grower partners for its Smart & Stylish shrub line: Imperial Nurseries, Northern Christmas Trees & Nursery (NCTN) and Van Essen Nursery. These well-established growers, located...
October 04, 2012
Commercial Lighting Products Ltd. and Philips have announced they are now official partners for Horticultural LED Lighting. CLP made the relationship official by signing the partnership contract and agreement on Oct 3, 2012 during a ceremony at the...
October 04, 2012
On Oct. 3, Syngenta announced that Medallion WP fungicide has been reformulated from a wettable powder in a water soluble bag to a new water dispersible granule formulation known as Medallion WDG fungicide. Medallion WDG will replace Medallion WP in...
October 04, 2012
StandPoint, Inc. and Texas A&M University have announced a partnership to create a one-year educational experience for progressive nursery and greenhouse growers, culminating in a continuing education Certificate in Applied Horticultural...
October 02, 2012
Horticultural Marketing & Printing has hired Todd Davis as director of its OnSyte/Catalog Division. Davis, a 22-year industry veteran, has worked in various positions such as the general manager of a 9-acre landscape distribution center in Texas...
October 02, 2012
On Oct. 2, Syngenta announced it has closed the acquisition of the DuPont Professional Products insecticide business. The company had announced its intent to buy Du Pont's insecticide business earlier this year. As a result of this transaction,...
September 28, 2012
On Sept. 26, , Nexus Corp. announced  the formation of a new product division called LINX Greenhouses. LINX Greenhouses, a Division of Nexus will offer a new line of greenhouses to supplement the needs of the company's customers for a structure...
September 27, 2012
The 2012 America in Bloom (AIB) national awards were announced at the annual symposium in Fayetteville, Ark., on Sept. 22. “America in Bloom participation is helping communities achieve their potential. The accomplishments and progress shown by this...
September 25, 2012
Educators at Cornell University and Purdue University are organizing a trip to 2013 California Spring Trials. The tour will take place April 6-8, 2013. Dr. Mark Bridgen and Dr. Neil Mattson at Cornell University and Dr. Roberto Lopez of Purdue...
September 20, 2012
In 2013, the Penn Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (PANTS) will move to Philadelphia and take place July 31 to Aug. 1. Earlier this summer, MAC Events, Spring Lake, N.J., assumed responsibility for producing the show in a partnership agreement with the...
September 20, 2012
On Sept., 20, BASF announced it plans to acquire Becker Underwood for a price of $1.02 billion. The company, headquartered in Ames, Iowa, is one of the leading global providers of technologies for biological seed treatment, seed treatment colors and...
September 18, 2012
BASF has  launched a new fungicide to help ornamental growers control targeted plant diseases within seconds of treatment. The fungicide, Orvego, contains a combination chemistry that combats all major downy mildews and Phytophthora species...
September 14, 2012
The public has voted and it’s time to announce the 2012 American Garden Award Winners! The 2012 American Garden Award, now in its fourth year, featured six new flower varieties chosen by their breeders for their excellent garden...
September 14, 2012
The American Floral Endowment will be funding $182,000 in scientific research projects for the 2012-2013 fiscal year. “Each of these research projects will help shed new light on critical industry issues and provide vital information for the entire...
September 09, 2012
The Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA) has announced that OFA – the Association of Horticulture Professionals and the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) are joining FNGLA as partners to plan and promote the 2013 TPIE...
September 05, 2012
The latest trends in consumer research will be the subject of a webinar that will take place later this month. Noted horticulture marketing expert Dr. Bridget Behe from Michigan State University will present the latest findings that leading...
September 05, 2012
Proven Winners will once again be presenting its annual roadshows in four different cities this fall. This year the roadshows will meet: October 2, in Minneapolis October 4, in Denver October 23, in London, Ontario October 25, ...
September 05, 2012
The fourth biennial Independent Plant Breeder's Conference will meet Nov. 1 to 4, in Portland. The goal of the conference is to educate professional and hobbyist breeders on how to protect themselves and their investment when patenting and...