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Emerald Coast Growers
January 29, 2015
Emerald Coast Growers recently added 21,504 square feet to its Pensacola, Florida facility. The expansion has allowed Emerald Coast Growers’ to expand perennial offerings, shift Phlox subulata production and add new crops at its Pace, Florida...
January 27, 2015
The deadline to apply for Syngenta Flowers' 2015 Goldsmith Scholarship program is this Friday, March 13! The company will again be awarding two $7,500 scholarships to college students who have shown high potential in the fields of plant breeding and...
January 26, 2015
All-America Selections has announced seven more 2015 AAS Winners bringing the grand total of introductions for the 2015 gardening year to 25. The seven additional winners join the 12 announced last November and six announced last July. This is a 75-...
January 16, 2015
The Perennial Plant Conference — A Conference for the Landscape and Horticulture Professional will take place March 5 at the Lewis B. Rome Commons on the University of Connecticut Storrs campus. The conference, sponsored by UConn Extension, will...
January 16, 2015
Greenex has hired Steve Swart to be the company's sale representative in the western portion of the United States. Swart has more than twenty years of horticultural experience with a strong background in both commercial and research growing, as well...
January 13, 2015
On Jan. 8, Myers Industries announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Lawn & Garden business for $115 million to an entity controlled by Wingate Partners V, L.P., a private equity firm based in Dallas, Texas. The agreement...
January 12, 2015
Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Bailey  Nurseries acquired plant breeding company Plant Introductions,  Inc. (PII). Plant Introductions, Inc., has developed numerous  innovative new varieties that have been marketed worldwide, many...
January 12, 2015
On Jan. 12., DNA Green Group announced it is incorporating Terra Nigra, a company specializing in breeding and propagation of gerberas and roses.  Terra Nigra, previously owned by the Boerlage family, will join the DNA Green Group. “Now that we...
Malia Michaud, Pleasant View Gardens
January 09, 2015
Malia Michaud joined the Pleasant View Gardens team as account manager for its Retail Division. Michaud will manage relationships with independent garden centers in the Northeastern region of the U.S. Prior to coming on staff at Pleasant View...
January 07, 2015
Proven Winners has announced the date and locations for its 2015 Outdoor Living Extravaganza program. The daylong educational seminars are designed to inspire gardeners with new plants, design ideas and more. Attendees also will have a chance to...
January 06, 2015
On January 1, AmericanHort celebrated its first birthday. The organization formally launched on January 1, 2014 through the consolidation of the American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA) and OFA—The Association of Horticulture...
January 02, 2015
The Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund is now accepting scholarship applications for 2015. Horticultural students who are eligible are encouraged to apply for this year’s scholarship awards. Eligibility requirements and the...
January 02, 2015
Prior to the 2015 Rose Parade on Jan. 1,  in Pasadena, California, the Buy California Marketing Committee (BCMA) and the California Cut Flower Commission (CCFC) recognized California Polytechnic universities  in San Luis Obispo and Pomona...
December 19, 2014
The Oregon Association of Nurseries (OAN) has released an app for iOS devices that helps nursery industry businesses connect with each other. The Oregon Nursery Map app is a digital counterpart to the OAN’s printed Wholesale Nursery Map. “It’s more...
December 19, 2014
Plant selections for the coming year have been released by Star Roses and Plants. The following list are some new selections for 2015: -Icecap: contains pure white flowers on a rounded shrub. It has been a consistent performer at independent trials...
December 16, 2014
Fine Americas announced the hiring of Jim Kruger as sales manager for its Northeastern U.S./Eastern Canada region and the appointment of Jim Scruggs as its technical services manager. Jim Scruggs will work with the sales team, university researchers...
December 15, 2014
American Hosta Growers Association (AHGA) announced ‘Victory’ as the 2015 Hosta of the Year (HOTY). AHGA selects the HOTY two to three years in advance to allow for sufficient inventory. Mark Zilis, the registrant of the hosta, discovered ‘Victory’...
December 05, 2014
BioWorks, Inc. recently announced that RootShield Plus+ WP and RootShield Plus+ Granules have been approved for sale in California. Both products received Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) approval. RootShield Plus provides preventative...
December 05, 2014
Mollie Hoare, Skagit Gardens' new operations manager, will be responsible for all production of Skagit’s Finished and Super Starts divisions. Hoare started working for Skagit Gardens in 1986. Later she worked for Color Spot and Smith Gardens where...
December 04, 2014
The Pantone Institute has announced its choice for the Color of the Year for 2015 — Marsala (Pantone 18-1438), “a naturally robust and earthy wine red.” Each year, color specialists from the Pantone Institute “comb the world” looking for color...
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