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November 19, 2015
The Seed Innovation and Protection Alliance (SIPA) is hosting a technical education unit in Anaheim, California  on February 2, 2016 in conjunction with the American Seed Trade Association Flower and Vegetable Conference. The technical...
November 19, 2015
  Employees at Sakata's Burlington, Washington office helped contribute approximately 10,000 pounds of pumpkins to the Annual Pumpkin Bash at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle. Sakata employees harvested four bins of pumpkins for the zoo's...
November 19, 2015
L’Olivier Floral Atelier, an award winning floral design firm, is teaming up with Dümmen Orange to create a Pop-Up Shop in New York City. The Pop-Up Shop, Brookfield Ephemeral Boutique, will be located in Brookfield Place in downtown Manhattan...
November 19, 2015
All-America Selections recently debuted five new garden-to-table (#Garden2Table) videos to help the gardening industry promote AAS Edible Winners.  These five cooking videos were created with AAS Edible Winners that have performed...
November 19, 2015
Ornamental growers from the United States, Canada, China, Germany, Netherlands, Turkey and the United Kingdom have been named finalists in the International Association of Horticultural Producers' (AIPH) 2016 International Grower of the Year...
November 12, 2015
Attendees at the University of Florida's Poinsettia Field Trial Day will have the opportunity to earn three pesticide CEU credits in the Ornamental and Turf category for the state of Florida. The Field Day will take place Dec. 8, from 9:30 a.m....
November 12, 2015
Pleasant View Gardens (PVG) recently announced the launch of Savor Edibles & Fragrants. This fresh, new line of vegetables and herbs will be available to garden centers in 2016. Comprised of nearly 150 herbs and veggies, including 84 different...
November 12, 2015
Dosatron International, Inc. has launched a new version of its website at www.dosatronusa.com. The relaunch has added new features and is now compatible with handheld devices.“Updating the Dosatron website design, with the intention of making it...
November 11, 2015
The Macfarlane Research Greenhouses, a facility of the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire, will host the 2015 Poinsettia Trials Open House Dec. 10 to Dec. 12, 2015. Visitors to the free event, now in its...
November 10, 2015
The 2015 National Garden Bureau grant program recently announced the three recipients of their 2015 Growing For Futures grant program. The recipients are: The Riverwood Conservancy Enabling Garden; Cape Fear Botanical Garden; and ...
November 09, 2015
Lara Rowles has been hired as the new northwestern sales representative for Vaughan’s Horticulture, a division of McHutchison Horticultural Distributors. Rowles has a long history selling in the industry, working the last six years ...
November 09, 2015
McHutchison Horticultural Distributors has hired Jessica Feuerbach as a new Midwestern sales representative.  Feuerbach grew up in the nursery industry in her family's business, Pleasant Valley Garden Center, in Iowa City, Iowa. Most...
November 06, 2015
Jiffy Mix Loser Lake recently opened a new substrate facility in Canada.  The company also broke ground on a new production facility in the Netherlands. The facility, located in New Brunswick, spans 13,000 square feet and is located...
November 05, 2015
Arborjet has announced the recipients of its 2015 “Taking Root” Scholarships. Each of the 10 graduating high school seniors selected has won a $1,000 scholarship to pursue full-time studies in horticulture, plant sciences, entomology, forestry,...
November 05, 2015
AmericanHort's search for a new CEO is progressing with the help of an executive search firm. The firm will solicit candidates well suited to lead the association and serve the horticulture industry. The selection of the search firm and ultimately...
November 05, 2015
The University of Florida Poinsettia Field Trial Day is expanding this year. Now attendees will have the opportunity to not only see how the latest poinsettia varieties performed in Jim Barrett’s trials, but also learn about the latest growth...
November 03, 2015
The American Floral Endowment's (AFE) latest research report, Powdery Mildew Resistance in Transgenic Gerbera Plants, addresses increasing gerbera's resistance to powdery mildew through gene transference. Powdery mildew is the most common and...
November 03, 2015
ePlantSource recentlyt launched a redesigned website that is fully responsive, making the site more user friendly and accessible, from any device. By using responsive design techniques, ePlantSource can ensure the best user experience, regardless if...
November 03, 2015
All-America Selections has designated nine new plants that have been trialed by horticulture experts throughout North America and deemed worthy of the AAS brand.All of the following new varieties were trialed during the 2015 growing season and...
November 03, 2015
Danziger recently announced that its varieties earned four awards at the Proflora exhibition in Bogota, Columbia. Danziger selections were recognized in two breeder contest categories, other species and spray chrysanthemum.In the breeder contest...