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November 14, 2013
Red Fox Las Mercedes in El Salvador successfully passed MPS-Good Agricultural Practices (MPS-GAP) certification, and Red Fox Ethiopia reached the Gold certificate of the Ethiopian Horticulture Producer & Export Association (EHPEA). Originally...
November 14, 2013
The Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition (TPIE) will take place Jan. 22-24, 2014, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and industry professionals can now register to attend. The trade show aims to provide new ideas to inspire attendees, new ways to create value...
November 14, 2013
Dyna-Gro, a hydroponic nutrient supply company, has expanded its existing sales force with the addition of Marshall de Leon and Raphael Diaz. De Leon has taken on the role of sales manager for the company and will be based out of the Richmond,...
November 13, 2013
Suntory Flowers has introduced its new Grower’s Guide app designed for iPad tablets. The fully integrated tool provides complete cultural information for the entire Suntory catalog of varieties Portable and user-friendly, growers can sort crops by...
November 13, 2013
In the list's third rendition, This Old House (TOH) editors added BrazelBerries Raspberry Shortcake as one of the Top 100 New Home Products of 2013. BrazelBerries Raspberry Shortcake, from Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, is the first dwarf,...
November 12, 2013
Dramm Corp. has announced that Les Evans is returning to the company and will be working with Dramm's team to manage the sales of DRAMMwater in the Eastern United States and Canada. In this capacity, Evans will coordinate closely with DRAMMwater...
November 08, 2013
The Ball Seed WebTrack winWIN Contest will award three Ball Seed customers with a pizza party for their entire greenhouse staff. Multiple entries are earned each time you complete one or more of the following actions on the new Ball Seed WebTrack...
November 08, 2013
For the fourth year in a row, floriculture/greenhouse specialists Dr. Mark Bridgen and Dr. Neil Mattson of Cornell University are organizing a tour of several of the main stops along the Spring Trial route in California. The guided excursion for...
November 08, 2013
HGTV Home Plant Collection will add Angel Plants Inc. of Long Island, N.Y., as a distribution partner in spring 2014. Angel Plants will focus on growing Expressions Annuals, Fine Vine Mandevillas and Patio-Ready Edibles. Angels Plants is a...
November 08, 2013
AmericanHort has announced that Columbus, Ohio, has been selected to host both the 2017 and the 2018 Short Course — North America’s largest horticulture trade show. This announcement comes shortly after the recent announcement that AmericanHort, the...
November 04, 2013
The University of Florida's 2013 Poinsettia Field Day will take place on Dec. 10.  These trials are a part of the North American Poinsettia Variety Trials held in cooperation with Vineland Research Station, Ontario, North Carolina State...
November 01, 2013
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) is accepting applications now through Feb. 1, 2014 for the Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship Program. Applications are available online. The scholarship honors the late Paul Ecke Jr. of Encinitas, Calif., who made...
October 31, 2013
The National Garden Bureau (NGB) website now features images and detailed descriptions of over 100 new ornamental flowers and edibles from its members. This NGB New Varieties program brings some of the best new varieties together in one easily...
October 31, 2013
Plant Development Services has welcomed four new growers that supply plants for some or all of its brands, including Encore Azalea, Southern Living Plant Collection and Sunset Western Garden Collection. The new growers are: Hawksridge Farms in...
October 31, 2013
Greenstreet Growers has added Cody McKee as assistant grower for seasonal production. In addition to assisting the head grower, McKee will be responsible for crop documentation, inventory control, integrated pest management and plant database...
October 24, 2013
N.G. Heimos Greenhouses and Millstadt Young Plants in Millstadt, Ill., will host an open house Nov. 21-22, 2013. It will showcase a comparison trial of more than 100 poinsettia varieties finished Natural and Black Cloth. The trial includes...
October 24, 2013
Dr. Allan Armitage recently introduced a new app for home gardeners, as well as horticulture industry professionals, called  Armitage’s Greatest Perennials & Annuals. It is available for all Android and iPhones and tablets. Dr. Armitage is...
October 23, 2013
GreenTech is now the official name for a biennial trade fair for the agricultural chain, focused on product technology for food and ornamental horticulture. After industry members weighed in on a name via crowdsourcing, a committee of exhibitors and...
October 23, 2013
Light and plants expert Tessa Pocock, Ph.D., has joined the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., as a senior research scientist, leading the development of a new plant physiology lighting program. Her...
October 18, 2013
Suntory Flowers has launched a new film series that captures the passion, dedication and even danger behind plant breeding. The four Hollywood-style short films show how plant explorers worldwide risk life and limb to climb high, rocky cliffs and...