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July 10, 2015
Dr. Peter Konjoian, president of Konjoian’s Horticulture Education Services Inc., will present a greenhouse focused seminar at the 2015 Farwest Show. His seminar, “From Flowers to Food: Hydroponic Edible Crop Production” will challenge growers to...
July 10, 2015
Southern Risk Management Education Center and Texas Nursery & Landscape Association are hosting a webinar, “Making Cents of Green Industry Economics.” The webinar will take place on July 15, 2015 at 10:00 AM CDT. Dr. Marco Palma will present...
Dramm Corporation; Rain Wand
July 10, 2015
Dramm Corp.'s upcoming appearance on FYI’s “Home Factory” has been moved to July 27. A sneak peek video of Dramm Corp.'s upcoming appearance on FYI’s “Home Factory” is now available. The company will be featured in a segment that shows the...
July 10, 2015
To increase its presence in the specialty chemical and agriculture markets, SePRO Corp. announced a realignment of its sales and marketing structure. The newly created role of regional sales leaders will be filled by Shaun Hyde and Mike Jackson....
AAS Winners 2016
July 10, 2015
All-America Selections recently announced three winners for the 2016 Garden Season. These are the first winners of the season: -Bunching Onion Warrior (Regional Winner) -Mizuna Red Kingdom (National Winner) -Radish Sweet Baby (Regional Winner)...
July 02, 2015
Michigan State University Extension and North Carolina State University are hosting the inaugural national Protecting Pollinators in Ornamental Landscapes Conference in Hendersonville, North Carolina Oct. 12 through 14. The conference is geared...
July 02, 2015
Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc., a global blueberry breeding and nursery stock company, received the 2015 Governor’s Trade Leadership Award during Oregon Consular Corps’ annual Celebrate Trade event. The award ceremony took place during World...
July 02, 2015
The American Rose Society (ARS) announced at the 2015 National Conference that Proven Winners received the Award of Excellence for Oso Easy Lemon Zest rose. To receive the Award of Excellence, a rose must prove its mettle in six different no-spray...
July 01, 2015
Dümmen Orange has acquired the portfolio of Florexpo Costa Rica, a leading specialist in the production of perennials, herbs and annuals. The acquisition includes the move of top Florexpo talent and management to Dümmen Orange’s newly modernized...
July 01, 2015
Schaefer Ventilation Equipment hired Rico Garay to its Agricultural and Horticultural Division. Garay will focus on expanding the Latin American markets in agriculture and horticulture and support the already existing businesses in the area. “We...
Loren Hudziak
July 01, 2015
At the Society of American Florists’ (SAF) annual convention, which takes place Sept. 9-12, in Amelia Island, Florida, industry members can get firsthand insight from Google executives. The education session, “Demystifying Google” will be led by...
June 30, 2015
All-America Selections (AAS) will promote AAS Winners in the form of cooking videos that use vegetables/edibles that performed well in AAS Trials. More than 325 varieties have been trialed over 82 years and named as AAS Winners — they have been “...
June 26, 2015
Syngenta has added two new territory managers to its Turf and Ornamental business. Adam Garr will be working with turf customers in the lower peninsula of Michigan, while Chris Threadgill will be responsible for ornamental business...
Peggy and Michael Leider
June 23, 2015
Ken Tagawa, former American Floral Endowment (AFE) trustee, established a memorial tribute for floral industry members Margaret (Peggy) Lynch Leider and her son Michael Leider, Jr. Peggy passed away March 23; Michael passed away on May 24. Bost lost...
June 21, 2015
Wave Petunias has joined forces with the GrowIt! Garden Socially app to host a two-week contest in June that encourages Wave Fans to share and rate photos of their favorite Wave Petunias. The grand prize is a $100 gift card to the garden center of...
June 21, 2015
SePRO Corporation, Carmel, Indiana, recently announced the promotions of Dr. Tyler Koschnick to vice president, sales and research, and Sam Barrick to vice president, marketing. Koschnick will be responsible for leading SePRO’s national...
June 19, 2015
Six students were selected by AmericanHort to serve as this year’s HortScholars. The HortScholars Program is open to undergraduate and graduate students attending two- and four-year colleges and universities. Applicants must major in horticulture or...
June 15, 2015
The Trial Gardens at University of Georgia (UGA) will host a public open house on Saturday, July 18 from 9 a.m. until noon. Tours will be lead by Dr. John Ruter, director of the Trial Gardens and professor of the Horticulture Department at UGA....
Rain Wands, Dramm Corporation
June 12, 2015
Dramm Corporation’s Rain Wands will be spotlighted on the FYI Network's “Home Factory”, in a segment airing July 25 at 9:30 p.m. CST. “It’s going to be a very fun and educational feature," said Hans Dramm third-generation owner of the Dramm...
NightSky
June 12, 2015
Last week, Fleuroselect announced that petunia cultivar NightSky from Selecta Klemm was the recipient of the FleuroStar Award 2015/2016. The announcement was made on June 11 at the Green Inspiration Event. The FleuroStar winner will receive an...