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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...
July 17, 2014
Darwin Perennials, a division of Ball Horticultural Co., has purchased the perennial unrooted cutting production facility, Green Leaf Plants Colombia or Flores del Amanecer (FDA), from Aris Horticulture Inc. FDA is located in Bogota, Colombia, and...
July 13, 2014
Sakata Seed America announced at Cultivate'14 that the company has signed an agreement with Schoneveld Breeding for the sales and distribution in the United States and Canada of select Schoneveld cyclamen genetics. Both parties anticipate working...
July 11, 2014
Last week, All-America Selections (AAS) announced the first six AAS Winners for the 2015 gardening season. The July announcement introduces four Regional Winners and two National Winners, all of which are vegetables, reflecting the continued...
July 10, 2014
ForemostCo and Handelskwekerij van der Velden have signed an agreement to support each others efforts in their primary markets— Handelskwekerij van der Velden in the European Union and ForemostCo in the United States and Canada. Beginning earlier...
July 10, 2014
Agricola Management Group has entered into an agreement with Master Nursery Garden Centers (MNGC). According to Randy Hunter, managing partner of Agricola Management Group, exclusive licensee for the HGTV HOME Plant Collection, Master Nursery...
July 10, 2014
The National Garden Bureau (NGB) has launched the “Growing for Futures” philanthropic program to build therapeutic gardens across the country. This ongoing, annual fundraising initiative is designed to cultivate horticulture careers and life skills...
July 10, 2014
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued FlowVision LLC a new patent for its approach to supply chain management. The patent is titled "Inventory Management System.” This is the third patent granted to FlowVision for its material management...
July 09, 2014
The board of directors of Ludvig Svensson Inc. announced the appointment of Mauricio Manotas as president of its Americas operation, effective immediately. "We're honored that Mauricio is joining Svensson in this new position. I've experienced...
July 09, 2014
Dallas based Abbott-IPCO will celebrate its 40th anniversary on Aug. 23, 2014.  Founded as IPCO (International Products Company) by Harry Hollander in 1974, the company acquired Abbott Industries of Irving, Texas in 1981, and formed the company...
July 09, 2014
Syngenta Flowers, Inc. has announced the winners of two 2014 Goldsmith Scholarships. Bethany Troy was awarded the Goldsmith Seeds Floriculture Business Advancement Scholarship, and Victoria Turbyfill won the Glenn Goldsmith Breeding Excellence...
July 08, 2014
Hishtil Ltd. and Pacific Plug & Liner recently announced that the Basil Savour product can now also be purchased as an unrooted cutting for the U.S. and Canadian markets. Pacific Plug & Liner will continue to offer Basil Savour rooted liners...
July 03, 2014
Cat Pumps has released its new mobile app for iOS/Apple and Android smart phones. Users can size and select Cat Pumps products from a mobile phone. The app allows users to: Find product and technical information, with email or text links that can...
July 03, 2014
The Northeast Greenhouse Conference & Expo will take place November 5 and 6, 2014 at the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield, Mass. More than 1,000 attendees are expected and exhibit booths are still available. For more information go to www....