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February 06, 2015
The Society of American Florists (SAF) is accepting nominations and applications for the Floriculture Hall of Fame and other awards until March 2. SAF will honor the 2015 recipients at its 131st annual convention, SAF Amelia Island 2015, Sept. 9-12...
BioSafe Systems, TerraGrow
February 05, 2015
BioSafe Systems' TerraGrow is a soluble powder of blended bacterial and fungal spores. It was developed to improve soil characteristics, plant stress tolerance and vigor. Terra Grow can be used for ornamental/nursery plants, vegetables, fruits,...
February 05, 2015
The Plant Watch nursery inspection program has expanded its range to include Canada. Plant Watch representatives document to what degree growers respect patents, plant breeder rights (PBR) and trademarks during an inspection. Since 2011, Spring...
January 30, 2015
MasterTag has announced the appointment of Andy Higgins as president, effective January 20, 2015. Higgins brings more than 25 years of industry experience to his new role, having served as CEO and president of Ecke Ranch. Rick Hughes remains the...
Dosatron
January 29, 2015
Dosatron International joined Dosatron in Bordeaux, France to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original water-powered dosing pump. Dosatron International, Inc. is the provider of water-powered dosing technology for North and Central America....
January 29, 2015
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) announced that research pre-proposal applications for 2016-2017 funding are due no later than June 1, 2015. Research priorities are focused on floricultural crops such as fresh cut flowers, fresh cut greens,...
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 26, 2015
The 2015 Big Grower Executive Summit will take place next month in Orlando, Florida. The conference will take place Feb. 8 to 10, at the Marriott Orlando Airport. Some of the topics that will be covered during the two-and-a-half day conference...
January 23, 2015
Ronald Valentin has been appointed technical lead for Syngenta Bioline, effective January 2015. Valentin, a former biological crop protection specialist and technical coordinator at Biobest, will be responsible for technical support of Bioline...
January 20, 2015
The 2015 International Trials Conference will be held in conjunction with the 2015 Farwest Show in Portland, Oregon. The conference will take place Aug. 24-27, and focuses on the latest research and techniques for trialing annual, perennial and...
January 20, 2015
Costa Farms has redesigned its website to offer consumers interactive tools along with an innovative plant finder, allowing visitors to search plants by type, light needs, color and personality. Once a consumer chooses a plant, the site offers tips...
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
University of New Hampshire researchers have grown bulbing onions with the aid of inexpensive low tunnels. The onions, which were planted in fall for a spring harvest, were grown in response to a high demand for year-round local produce. New...
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