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July 10, 2014
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued FlowVision LLC a new patent for its approach to supply chain management. The patent is titled "Inventory Management System.” This is the third patent granted to FlowVision for its material management...
July 09, 2014
The board of directors of Ludvig Svensson Inc. announced the appointment of Mauricio Manotas as president of its Americas operation, effective immediately. "We're honored that Mauricio is joining Svensson in this new position. I've experienced...
July 09, 2014
Dallas based Abbott-IPCO will celebrate its 40th anniversary on Aug. 23, 2014.  Founded as IPCO (International Products Company) by Harry Hollander in 1974, the company acquired Abbott Industries of Irving, Texas in 1981, and formed the company...
July 09, 2014
Syngenta Flowers, Inc. has announced the winners of two 2014 Goldsmith Scholarships. Bethany Troy was awarded the Goldsmith Seeds Floriculture Business Advancement Scholarship, and Victoria Turbyfill won the Glenn Goldsmith Breeding Excellence...
July 08, 2014
Hishtil Ltd. and Pacific Plug & Liner recently announced that the Basil Savour product can now also be purchased as an unrooted cutting for the U.S. and Canadian markets. Pacific Plug & Liner will continue to offer Basil Savour rooted liners...
July 03, 2014
Cat Pumps has released its new mobile app for iOS/Apple and Android smart phones. Users can size and select Cat Pumps products from a mobile phone. The app allows users to: Find product and technical information, with email or text links that can...
July 03, 2014
The Northeast Greenhouse Conference & Expo will take place November 5 and 6, 2014 at the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield, Mass. More than 1,000 attendees are expected and exhibit booths are still available. For more information go to www....
July 02, 2014
OHP Inc. announced that Marengo liquid pre-emergent herbicide is now labeled for use on greenhouse floors. The new use pattern allows growers to apply under benches, on ground cloth, on gravel areas and on dirt floors in greenhouse structures. ...
July 02, 2014
ePlantSource announced five additional partner companies who will be selling products through their e-commerce site, www.ePlantSource.com. As a result, two new categories also will be added to the site with tropicals and ferns now included in the...
June 30, 2014
Beginning with the 2015 season, Gediflora will be assuming all marketing and sales support of the Belgian Mums in North America. Geliflora has been a leader in garden mums in Europe in garden mums and will now be the face of Belgian Mums worldwide....
June 27, 2014
Each year, the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA) honors a group of individuals who contribute time and energy into enhancing, protecting and serving Florida’s nursery and landscape industry through the FNGLA Industry Awards...
June 27, 2014
All-America Selections took the show on the road for this year’s Summer Summit in North Carolina. Attendees met first in Charlotte for the opening reception followed the next day by a North Carolina welcome by industry friend and native North...
June 26, 2014
Hurst Boiler has received patent approval for its new counter-flow device designed to improve boiler efficiency. Integrated inside of the pressure vessel, Hurst’s optional counter-flow device is factory-built into the company’s Thermal Master...
June 26, 2014
Terra Nova Nurseries has announced a new genus as a part of its new 2014 “Sneak Peek” variety introductions. The hybrid of mukdenia and bergenia is called Mukgenia, which exhibits heterosis (hybrid vigor) by rapidly forming low, compact mounds of...
June 25, 2014
Would you like to take a peek into the future of our industry? Would you like to meet some of the individuals who are setting the pace and determining direction that our industry is headed? If you would, then you should head to Columbus next month...
June 25, 2014
Greenstreet Growers Inc. recently acquired Eclectic Nature Gift and Garden Center in Alexandria, Va., making it their third local garden center. This comes two years after the Greenstreet family purchased The Apple House in Alexandria. Located in...
June 23, 2014
The 2014 Farwest Trade Show, Aug. 21-23 in Portland, Oregon, will spotlight more than 50 plants in the New Varieties Showcase. These annuals, perennials, shrubs, conifers and shade and flowering trees represent materials from 19 different North...
June 23, 2014
Proven Winners is  introducing a $15,000 scholarship program that will reach out to students in three distinct areas of the horticulture industry. In 2014 the company will award a total of $15,000 in college scholarship programs. This...
June 23, 2014
As poinsettia propagation time approaches, propagators and growers need a solid pest management program. BioSafe Systems has established a program to provide disease and insect solutions for poinsettias from cuttings to propagation and on to...
June 22, 2014
Northwest Horticulture has hired Debbie Thorne (formerly Hewlett) as program product manager for its Grower Division and Gina Falcetti as research and development manager. Thorne has spent over 25 years at Skagit Gardens where her experience...
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