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November 03, 2015
AmericanHort has hired Jill Calabro, Ph.D., as research and science programs director. Calabro will bring strategic direction and oversight to research funding by the Horticultural Research Institute, the research affiliate of AmericanHort, and to...
November 03, 2015
GrowIt! has announced the 2015/16 Plantastic Idea Scholarship program where $1,000 will be awarded to three students. GrowIt! wants to promote young minds that have big ideas in the world of plants. This year’s scholarship is open to high...
November 02, 2015
Dosatron International, Inc. has been named a finalist for the 2015 Manufacturer/Distributor of the Year Award in Florida.The Manufacturers Association of Florida (MAF) was organized in 2006 to improve Florida’s manufacturing business climate and...
October 29, 2015
Each year, All-America Selections (AAS) sponsors a contest for its nearly 200 display gardens to encourage new and exciting landscaping ideas using AAS Winners. This contest is a landscape design contest using AAS Winners announced in the last five...
October 29, 2015
On Oct. 21, Florikan, a specialist in polymer-coated, controlled release fertilizers, celebrated the grand opening of its new 85,000-square-foot manufacturing, distribution and warehousing facility in the Hardee County Commerce Park in Bowling Green...
October 29, 2015
Danziger and Ball Straathof have announced a cooperation agreement making Ball Straathof the official and exclusive distributor of Danziger's products in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Namibia. Ball Straathof is one of the largest specialty seed...
October 29, 2015
The Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association (ONLA) recently announced that CENTS 2016 registration is now open to all attendees. CENTS 2016 will take place January 11-13, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. The tradeshow will...
October 29, 2015
National Garden Bureau (NGB) has introduced a new up-to-date logo to further the organization's mission of encouraging people to use more flowers and plants in their garden. The new logo is attractive and attention-getting for a wider audience...
October 29, 2015
Chameleon Grow Systems is looking for a commercial lettuce greenhouse grower to participate in a plasma grow lighting comparison program. To qualify for the program, the grower must: • Be currently using HPS or MH supplemental grow lighting;• Be...
October 29, 2015
Griffin Greenhouse Supplies has announced the dates for its 2016 Grower & Retailer Expos next August and September in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania. The company will host two Expo events next year, each spanning two days. Each Expo will feature...
October 29, 2015
Jessica DeGraaf, formerly of Walters Gardens, a Proven Winners perennials provider, has joined the Proven Winners team as retail account manager. In her new role, she will serve as a business development facilitator between independent...
October 22, 2015
The e-GRO Group of Floriculture Extension Specialists will offer a research update webinar on plant nutrition on October 30, at 1 p.m. eastern time.  During the webinar, there will be four 12-minute presentations and followed by time for...
October 22, 2015
The 2015 Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo is now accepting registrations. The Expo will take place Dec. 8-10, 2015 at the Devos Place Convention Center and Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Michigan Greenhouse Growers...
October 21, 2015
Dramm Corp. has hired Tim Reusch as the company's new commercial western U.S. technical representative. Reusch will be part of the Dramm Corp.’s sales team, helping clients both on the distributor and end user levels for most of the western U.S....
October 21, 2015
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has announced the development of a new Business Internship Program – specifically targeted to draw business students to the floral industry. This new program will introduce young business professionals to the...
October 19, 2015
The Pennsylvania Poinsettia Trial and Open House will take place Nov. 12, 2015. The trial will be hosted by Dan Schantz Farm & Greenhouses, 8025 Spinnerstown Road Zionsville, PA  18092. More than 200 different cultivars from the major...
October 16, 2015
Dümmen Orange recently announced that BC Partners, a European private equity firm, has acquired the majority of the shares in the breeding company.  Final closing of the deal is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected in the coming...
October 15, 2015
All-America Selections honored two acclaimed horticulture visionaries at its annual AAS Awards Banquet at the Dallas Arboretum in Dallas,Texas with the AAS Medallion of Honor and the AAS Breeder’s Cup. Dr. Elisabeth Sahin-Georgiadou was the...
October 14, 2015
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October 14, 2015
Schaefer Ventilation Equipment, manufacturer of ventilation and thermal comfort products, has been acquired by Pinnacle Products International, Inc., a global developer, manufacturer, marketer and distributor of portable heating and ventilation...