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August 07, 2014
Overdevest Nurseries is moving its Footprints Plants edibles program (Footprints Edibles), in a new direction, teaming up with chef Jonathan Bardzik in making the herb/vegetable line a garden-to-table, consumer-oriented offering. In addition to the...
August 07, 2014
The De Sangosse group recently announced that it has acquired Fine Holdings Ltd. and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Fine Agrochemical Ltd. and Fine Americas, Inc., to strengthen its international development strategy. De Sangosse, based in Agen,...
August 01, 2014
Anders Ludvigson, Svensson’s executive vice president, wants to raise awareness about the global challenges of food production. He is looking for ways to help growers produce more food using less resources. To help meet that goal, he set out...
August 01, 2014
The National Garden Bureau recently announced the three crops that will be featured in the 2015 “Year of the” program. For annuals, 2015 will be the Year of the Coleus. For vegetables/edibles, 2015 will be the Year of the Sweet Pepper. For...
July 31, 2014
Fleuroselect announced that the FleuroStar Award for 2014-2015 was presented to Canna generalis Cannova Bronze Scarlet F1 from Takii. The winner was announced at the Fleuroselect Annual Convention's Gala Dinner, held in Somerleyton Hall, U.K., on...
July 31, 2014
Palram Americas announced a new website design at www.palramamericas.com. This new design, which is more closely aligned with the global corporate website (www.palram.com), includes new features. Users will experience new advanced product search...
July 31, 2014
Eighteen students have been awarded competitive scholarships from the American Floral Endowment (AFE) totaling almost $40,000. “AFE scholarships provide financial assistance to students as they equip themselves with the education and experience that...
July 31, 2014
Costa Farms will open its 2-acre Trial Garden on August 13, 2014 for its annual Summer Showdown Garden Open House. This year’s Trial Garden will feature six sets of thematic gardens including butterfly, hummingbird, tropical-style, foliage, magenta-...
July 30, 2014
America in Bloom (AIB) wants cities and towns across the U.S. to showcase their beautification efforts with a new annual photography contest. The deadline to submit photos for the AIB contest, with cooperating partnership from Home & Garden...
July 24, 2014
Janine Driver, the New York Times best selling author of You Say More Than You Think and most recently You Can’t Lie to Me has been selected as the keynote for CENTS Marketplace & University, Jan. 7-9, 2015, at the Greater Columbus Convention...
July 24, 2014
SHS Griffin has released its annual distribution catalog, expanded to 256 pages of more than 300 new and improved varieties for the 2014-15 season. The catalog is available in both print and digital formats, and its content spans a broad cross-...
July 24, 2014
The 2014 Farwest Trade Show, Aug. 21 to 23 in Portland, Oregon, will host a seminar titled, “Using New Technologies to Optimize the Greenhouse Environment for Efficiency and Increased Profitability,” on Aug. 21 from 9 to 11 a.m. Presenters Lloyd...
July 24, 2014
Rocket Farms showed its support for the fight against breast cancer at the Tough Enough to Wear Pink event July 17, 2014 at the California Rodeo Salinas. Rocket Farms gifted 100 locally grown, pink orchids to breast cancer survivors in the grand...
July 24, 2014
The 2014 Poinsettias of Pennsylvania Trials will take place Nov. 13, at the Dan Schantz Farm and Greenhouses in Zionsville, Pennsylvania. The trial will feature over 130 varieties of poinsettia cultivars. These cultivars will include new...
July 24, 2014
D.S. Cole Growers' annual open house will take place from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on July 31 in Loudon, N.H. Visitors will have an opportunity to see new variety trials and displays both inside and outside, both in pots and in the ground. According to...
July 23, 2014
On July 13, 2014, MPS awarded both MPS-ABC (Environmental) and MPS-GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) certificates to Dümmen Group’s Las Mercedes production facility. The MPS audit, completed in June, also included an assessment for MPS-Socially...
July 18, 2014
At Cultivate’14 last week, AmericanHort announced a pledge to support the  Horticultural Research Institute with a gift of up to $100,000. The association is committing $50,000 and will match up to another $50,000 in gifts from other...
July 18, 2014
The inaugural edition of Cultivate’14 concluded last Tuesday with more than 10,000 attendees.  The event took place in the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. According to AmericanHort, it is the event’s best...
July 18, 2014
Pleasant View Gardens' Open Garden Day will take place from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on July 31, at the company's facilities in Loudon, New Hampshire. Kerry Ann Mendez will deliver  keynote message during lunch presenting ideas for three...
July 17, 2014
SePRO has launched Rycar, the company’s newest insecticide. Rycar is not a neonicotinoid; it excels in controlling whiteflies (both B- and Q-biotypes), aphids, mealybugs, leafhoppers and chili thrips. In addition to being a softer chemistry with low...