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November 05, 2015
The University of Florida Poinsettia Field Trial Day is expanding this year. Now attendees will have the opportunity to not only see how the latest poinsettia varieties performed in Jim Barrett’s trials, but also learn about the latest growth...
November 03, 2015
The American Floral Endowment's (AFE) latest research report, Powdery Mildew Resistance in Transgenic Gerbera Plants, addresses increasing gerbera's resistance to powdery mildew through gene transference. Powdery mildew is the most common and...
November 03, 2015
ePlantSource recentlyt launched a redesigned website that is fully responsive, making the site more user friendly and accessible, from any device. By using responsive design techniques, ePlantSource can ensure the best user experience, regardless if...
November 03, 2015
All-America Selections has designated nine new plants that have been trialed by horticulture experts throughout North America and deemed worthy of the AAS brand.All of the following new varieties were trialed during the 2015 growing season and...
November 03, 2015
Danziger recently announced that its varieties earned four awards at the Proflora exhibition in Bogota, Columbia. Danziger selections were recognized in two breeder contest categories, other species and spray chrysanthemum.In the breeder contest...
November 03, 2015
Storyteller, cook and author, Jonathan Bardzik  has released his second cookbook, Seasons to Taste – Farm Fresh Joy for Kitchen and Table. The cookbook connects the popular culinary world with the gardens and farms that produce...
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....