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May 14, 2015
Empress Intrinsic from BASF recently received supplemental labeling for use on herbaceous and woody plants in greenhouse, nursery container and field production in California. The fungicide protects against the four major root and crown disease...
May 11, 2015
Battlefield Farms Inc. has achieved MPS-A qualification after becoming a participant for MPS-ABC in 2010. “We are participating in the MPS program because we feel a social responsibility to provide our customers the most environmentally friendly...
May 08, 2015
The Royal Hilverda Group board of directors announced Jan Eveleens’ retirement from managing director of Florist Holland B.V. effective June 1. Eveleens, who has been with the company for nearly 40 years, continues to be a member of the board of...
May 07, 2015
USDA SCRI Vegetable Grafting Technology Working Group is offering two opportunities for U.S. propagators to visit nurseries in Asia to learn about commercial vegetable grafting. Attendees can travel to Taiwan and Japan from Aug. 16-23. In Taiwan,...
UNH Greenhouse
May 06, 2015
Scientists at the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station conducted a three-year experiment to test how well new tomato cultivars performed after being grown in a high tunnel at the Woodman Horticultural Research Farm. “High tunnels are...
May 05, 2015
Ball Horticultural Co. has developed an interactive map to help gardeners create gardens no matter the climate. The interactive map outlines plant types and varieties across the country, and gardeners can look at the map to find out what plants will...
May 05, 2015
J. Berry Nursery has introduced three mobile-friendly websites to help gardeners, find plants appropriate for hardiness zones, locate the nearest retail outlets and care for new garden additions. The corporate website (www.jberrynursery.com)...
May 05, 2015
RootShield biological fungicide from BioWorks is now available in two versions, RootShield Seed Treatment and RootShield AG. RootShield Seed Treatment assists seeds in shielding themselves from pathogens that exist in the soil during early...
May 05, 2015
The Southern Nursery Association (SNA) has announced the educational sessions and speakers for SNA 2015, which will take place July 21-23 in Atlanta. Educational sessions will be presented by Georgia Green Industry Association and are designed for...
April 30, 2015
American Hydroponics is now offering the AmHydro Advantage, a consulting technical support program that will assist hydroponic growers in increasing productivity and achieving a quicker return on investment. "The AmHydro Advantage is a specialized...
April 30, 2015
The 2015 Native Plants in the Landscape Conference will take place June 4 to 6, at Millersville University in Millersville, Pennsylvania. Attendees can experience field trips, educational workshops, a native plant and books sale and native plant...
April 30, 2015
More than $310,000 has been approved by American Floral Endowment (AFE) for scientific research projects. The funds will go toward six continuing projects and five new projects. "These projects will directly benefit the entire industry by providing...
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 22, 2015
Costa Farms has begun installing new solar panels at the company’s headquarters in Miami. Two other buildings will also be receiving part of the 861 solar panels that cover 22,386 square feet and generate approximately 386,534 kilowatt-hours, with...
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...
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