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July 18, 2013
Ball Seed has redesigned its WebTrack online business management system with inventory from hundreds of  industry suppliers.  Featuring a new look and new tools, WebTrack aims to allow growers to spend less time behind their desks and more...
July 12, 2013
D.S. Cole Growers’ annual open house will take place Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. Food, beverages, live music and sites to see with keep visitors busy in Loudon, N.H. Growers and retailers are welcome to attend to relax and enjoy the latest varieties...
July 11, 2013
Summit Plastic Company and Nursery Supplies Inc., affiliated companies since 2006, have announced they are merging to offer a more comprehensive, innovative assortment of their complementary products and services. Nursery Supplies Inc. has been a...
July 10, 2013
Syngenta Flowers and Lucas Greenhouses in Monroeville, N.J. are hosting an open house July 24, 2013 to showcase the 2014 Syngenta Flowers catalog. This annual event gives growers the chance to view Syngenta’s varieties and evaluate them in real-...
July 10, 2013
National Garden Bureau will feature three crops in its 2014 “Year of the” program. For annual flowers, 2014 is the "Year of the Petunia"; for vegetables/edibles, it is the "Year of the Cucumber"; and for perennials, it is the "Year of the...
July 10, 2013
A new eCommerce site for the professional growers, ePlantSource.com, is now accepting orders for the 2013/2014 season. Visitors have access to an online catalog with over 9,000 varieties and availability for over 22,000 products. Also on the site,...
July 09, 2013
In advance of the 2014 season, All-America Selection (AAS) is showcasing its perennials, tomato and pepper and container edibles programs along with rolling out AAS printed containers. The perennials program features six previous AAS winners from...
July 09, 2013
Chase Agricultural Consulting has added four new videos to the company's YouTube page to help keep growers up to date on the company and its research activities. The new videos feature GPN contributors Dr. Ann Chase and Dr. Margery Daughtrey as well...
July 03, 2013
Dan Schantz Farm in Zionsville, Pa. will host an industry poinsettia trial open house in November. All major international poinsettia breeders have agreed to provide their very best cultivars as well as experimentals for your appraisal....
July 03, 2013
Growers Supply will host a Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) School Sept. 17-19, 2013 at the company's campus in Dyersville, Iowa. CEA participants will take part in three, one-day sessions focusing on hydroponic growing, fodder production...
July 02, 2013
In May, e-GRO.org the same website that brought e-GRO Alerts to the industry, launched it’s latest addition, e-GRO University.e-GRO University is not a traditional university; but a collaborative virtual university.  The e-GRO University...
June 27, 2013
Proven Winners has released the latest edition of its quarterly online magazine Proven Beauty. The digital-only publication contains gardening ideas, how-to-tips and other gardening advice. The summer issue of Proven Beauty also includes articles on...
June 26, 2013
Metrolina Greenhouses, Huntersville, N.C., has announced it has entered into a purchase agreement to buy the assets of Stacy’s Greenhouses, Inc. pending U.S. bankruptcy court approval. Upon completion of the transaction, combining Stacy’s quality...
June 21, 2013
Oglesby Plants International has expanded its perennial program with selections both from the company's own breeding and other industry leaders. The newest additions to Oglesby’s perennial selection include Sisyrinchium ‘Blue Note’; Echinacea ‘Kim’s...
June 21, 2013
Greenheart Farms has announced the publication of the industry's first guide to container rose production.  In publishing Greenheart’s Guide to Container Rose Production, the company worked with industry professionals such as Ann...
June 13, 2013
On June 10, the U.S. Senate passed its version of the 2013 Farm Bill (Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013) by a vote of 66-27. The American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA) and OFA – The Association of Horticulture Professionals...
June 07, 2013
Four Star Greenhouse has moved the dates of its Grower Open House Week to coincide with the Michigan Garden Tour.  This year’s Grower Open House will take place Aug. 5-9 in Carleton, Mich. “We’re excited about this new format,” says Four Star...
June 07, 2013
OHP's has announced that its Shuttle O miticide may now be used on fruiting vegetables grown in a greenhouse. The new labeling allows for use on greenhouse-grown fruiting vegetables including eggplant, groundcherry, pepino, pepper, tomatillo, and...
June 06, 2013
Proven Winners has joined with the Grand Hotel to host The First Annual Grand Garden Show this summer on Mackinac Island, Mich. This is a three-day, hands-on event will take place, August 25-27, and is for gardeners of all levels. Guests will have...
June 05, 2013
Fleuroselect has announced the eight entries in its FleuroStar Contest for 2013-2014 in the “winner with the ‘wow’ effect” category, which looks for the variety with the highest visual impact at retail. The entries will be judged by at least 30...
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