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Kaleidoscope Abelia
April 29, 2015
PlantHaven International recently launched a national consumer ad campaign for Kaleidoscope Abelia. The company teamed up with BlueSkye Creative for the campaign, which featured radio, video, print and social media. “Kaleidoscope has been a staple...
Dramm Corporation
April 28, 2015
For a second year, the Dramm Corporation will be “Gardening for Smiles” during the month of May. A purchase of a Dramm gardening tool during the month of May will benefit Free to Smile, a nonprofit organization based in Columbus, Ohio that works to...
BioWorks
April 28, 2015
Molt-X botanical insecticide from BioWorks Inc. is now offered in a one gallon size. The one gallon container joins the one pint and one quart options. The new container size offers a convenient option to commercial growers with high volume needs...
April 24, 2015
Arett Sales and AmericanHort have partnered to further enhance services offered to independent garden centers and hardware stores. "A partnership between AmericanHort, the largest association for garden retailers, and Arett Sales, the leading...
AmericanHort
April 23, 2015
AmericanHort’s staff celebrated Earth Day 2015 by installing two honeybee hives in the office landscape and planting a tri-color beech purchased from a local independent garden center. The honeybee hives were from the personal hives of David...
Pleasant View Gardens, Andy Huntington
April 23, 2015
Pleasant View Gardens announced the promotion of Andy Huntington to national sales manager. Huntington will drive revenue and profit growth; oversee national, territory and inside sales departments; and foster strong partnerships with customers....
April 17, 2015
LumiGrow has partnered with SparkFund to offer customers a private-label payment plan. The plan, which installs lighting upgrades at no upfront cost, will happen for 42 customers in the next year. One expanding hydroponic produce grower, Sustainable...
April 17, 2015
Armstrong Growers (a division of Armstrong Garden Centers) has acquired the business assets of Do Right’s Plant Growers in Santa Paula, California. Armstrong Growers, in need of a larger facility, approached Do Right’s Nursery to request the...
Fessler Nursery
April 16, 2015
The 2015 International Trials Conference will take place Aug. 24-27 in conjunction with the 2015 Farwest Show in Portland, Oregon. The International Trials Conference is held biannually for plant professionals and leaders to share ideas on...
April 14, 2015
Online registration is now open for Farwest 2015, which will take place Aug. 27-29 in Portland, Oregon. Those who register before July 31 will receive discounted registration fees on the expo, seminars and special events. The show floor expo and...
April 14, 2015
Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association will honor individuals who contribute time and energy into enhancing, protecting and serving Florida’s nursery and landscape industry in June. The awards will be presented in conjunction with FNGLA’...
April 14, 2015
Daniel Klittich has been honored with the 2015 Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship through the American Floral Endowment (AFE). Klittich will be awarded with $5,000 for two consecutive years, if his scholarship requirements are met. He is pursuing his Ph.D....
April 10, 2015
All-American Selections (AAS) has teamed up with Perennial Plant Association (PPA) to conduct a perennial trial. Entries will be herbaceous perennials propagated from seed, cutting, tissue culture or bare root. A seed entry can be trialed against a...
April 08, 2015
Syngenta Flowers, Home & Garden has appointed Chris Freeman as senior key account manager for its Commercial Sales business in the Americas effective March 2015.  In his new position, Freeman will be responsible for managing...
April 07, 2015
California recently approved the Supplemental Label registration of Pageant Intrinsic brand fungicide for disease control in the commercial production of greenhouse tomatoes and tomato transplants for the home consumer market. Growers of greenhouse...
April 06, 2015
The Horticulture Research Institute (HRI) is accepting scholarship applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Applications for the following scholarships are due by May 31: -The Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow Jr. Scholarship (one, $3,000...
April 06, 2015
American in Bloom (AIB) recently announced the appointment of five new members to its board of directors. -Marshall Dirks, director of marketing and public relations for Proven Winners -Drew Becher, president of the Pennsylvania Horticultural...
Jim Devereux and Andrew Konicki
April 03, 2015
Andrew Konicki and Jim Devereux have joined the Dümmen Group North America team in Key Account & Broker Support roles. This role strengthens customer relationships and grows business for the company. Both Devereux and Konicki will be responsible...
Melissa Caserino, BioSafe Systems
April 03, 2015
Melissa Carserino joined the BioSafe Systems team as a research engineer/project manager. In her role, Carserino will focus on new product development including vendor relations and work to engineer and develop new products to add to the product...
April 01, 2015
Researchers at the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station (NHAES) are working to reduce nursery costs and losses by providing more comprehensive information on leaving container-grown shrubs outside during the winter such as which ones need...
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