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March 25, 2015
America in Bloom's awards will be announced at its annual symposium in Holland, Michigan on Sept. 24-26.According to awards chairperson Jack Clasen, 42 communities are participating this year, a 27 percent increase over last year. “The great news is...
OxiPhos, ZeroTol 2.0, BioSafe Systems
March 25, 2015
ZeroTol 2.0 and Oxiphos product labels from BioSafe Systems have received an update. ZeroTol 2.0 can now be used as a foliar, soil drench, irrigation or fog application on greenhouse vegetables and fruits and/or hydroponically-grown food crops....
March 19, 2015
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention Program spending plan for this year. The program will provide nearly $58 million to...
March 19, 2015
The annual Penn Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (PANTS) will take place Nov. 4-5, 2015 in Philadelphia. “The new date is advantageous for both exhibitors and attendees alike,” said Kevin McLaughlin, show director. “November better aligns with the shift...
Kniphofia 'Banana Popsicle'
March 19, 2015
Eight new varieties from Terra Nova Nurseries are now available to growers as pre-ordered liners. -Coleus Globetrotters ‘Jackie’ has cream leaves with green edges on the top and deep pink on the bottom. It produces a tight, upright habit due to...
Greenheart Farms
March 18, 2015
Greenheart Farms has created a new website as a resource tool for gardeners to more easily find roses that fit their needs.  The website, www.buyroses365.com,  promotes rose gardening to the next generation of gardeners. It includes...
Jon Carloftis
March 16, 2015
Proven Winners has partnered with Jon Carloftis, an author and fine living expert, on a series of four Life + Style events that will take place in 2015. Attendees can enjoy food, drinks, architecture and garden designs featuring Proven Winner plants...
March 16, 2015
Lawn & Garden Retailer's free 30-minute webinar on "Enchanting with MIniature Gardening" is now available online. The presentation will cover the differences between miniature gardening and fairy gardening with examples of each type....
March 12, 2015
In July 2014, National Garden Bureau (NGB) announced the launch of Growing for Futures #growingforfutures, an annual philanthropic effort to benefit therapeutic gardens across the country. Since the launch, donations have included cash, seeds, trees...
March 12, 2015
Six vegetable breeding companies, with a focus on Fresh Market and Home Garden segments, are hosting the Summer Vegetable Trials via open houses and field days in seven locations from Aug. 10-21, 2015. National Garden Bureau (NGB) is organizing the...
Nathan Lamke, Terra Nova Nurseries
March 12, 2015
Nathan Lamkey and Steve Flickinger have joined the Terra Nova Nurseries team as part of the company’s growth-based management reorganization. Lamkey was hired as director of sales and marketing/assistant general manager. He will focus on sales,...
Dow AgrowSciences
March 11, 2015
Mark Neterer was recently named as Urban Pest Management sales leader for Dow AgroSciences. In this role, Neterer will lead sales activities for the Turf & Ornamental (T&O) and Pest Management business. He has more than 30 years of industry...
March 10, 2015
The Greater Columbus Convention Center is growing, and AmericanHort is taking advantage of this growth during Cultivate'15, with the introduction of the new Retail District. Cultivate'15 will take place July 11-14, in Columbus, Ohio. At...
March 06, 2015
On March 1, Sakata Seed America debuted the redesign of the SunPatiens consumer website. Consumers can find the following on the new site: -Meet the SunPatiens Family: an in-depth look at the three SunPatiens habits: Compact, Spreading and...
March 06, 2015
For the last 10 months, Terra Nova Nurseries collaborated with select editors from Martha Stewart Living magazine to plan a March 2015 feature story and photo spread about heucheras and heucherellas. Terra Nova began growing a selection of heuchera...
UNH Greenhouse
March 06, 2015
The University of New Hampshire (UNH) Macfarlane Research Greenhouses annual open house will take place March 27 and 28. The greenhouses will be open both days from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. UNH faculty, staff and students will present displays and lectures...
March 04, 2015
AmericanHort is "Changing the Game" at Cultivate'15, which will take place July 11-14, with two keynote presentations.Curt Steinhorst is a generational expert with an engaging speaking style and sharp insights into our multi-generational workforce....
March 04, 2015
The Southern Nursery Association (SNA) has scheduled its annual event, SNA 2015, for July 21-23 at Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta. SNA 2015 will encompass: -The Southern Plant Conference (July 21)-SNA Research Conference (July 21...
March 03, 2015
The GrowIt! Garden Socially app has expanded into a new operating system and now available for for Android phones. Available now on the Google Play Market, GrowIt! helps users find plants to fit their lifestyle, and connect them with other local...
February 27, 2015
The Heritage Museums & Gardens’ Hydrangea Conference will take place July 14 to 16, 2015, in historic Sandwich, Massachusetts. Cape Cod will host the inaugural festival during peak blooming season for these iconic plants. Dr. Michael...
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