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November 14, 2014
If you missed Lawn & Garden Retailer's recent webinar "Go Big with Miniature Gardening," you can now view the archived presentation online. On November 12, Clark Hermanson, garden center manager of Chicago's Pesche's Garden Center, presented a...
November 14, 2014
The University of Florida's 2014 Industry Poinsettia Trial Field Day will take place Dec. 9, 9:15 a.m.–2 p.m., at the UF Environmental Horticulture Greenhouse Complex in Gainesville. The trials are sponsored by poinsettia breeder companies and this...
November 14, 2014
BioSafe Systems' ZeroTol 2.0 has been labeled for hydroponic use, which includes foliar sprays, media drenches, nutrient/reservoir tanks and aerosol/fogging applications. The product helps control root diseases such as Pythium, Phytophthora,...
November 14, 2014
The 2014 Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo will take place Dec. 9-11, at Devos Place Convention Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The pre-registration deadline to sign up for the Expo is Nov. 20. The event is sponsored by the Western Michigan...
November 13, 2014
Griffin Greenhouse Supplies has announced effective Dec. 31, that its head of sales and marketing, Keelan Pulliam, will retire. Pulliam, who has more than 20 years of experience in the lawn and garden industry, first joined Griffin in 2012 as...
November 12, 2014
Bailey Nurseries has hired Casey Schmidt as a sales representative to cover the territories of Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee. Schmidt, a graduate of Purdue University with a B.S. in Landscape Horticulture and Design, has more than 13 years...
November 10, 2014
AmericanHort has published the revised American Standard for Nursery Stock (ANSI Z60.1) and it is now available for industry use.  The Standard reflects the consensus of the industry regarding how nursery stock—living plants other than annuals—...
November 06, 2014
CENTS Marketplace & University, hosted by The Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association, will take place January 7-9 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The event will have a trade show and three-day education program that includes:...
November 04, 2014
A new stop has been added to the 2015 California Spring Trials. The new location is Floricultura in Salinas, California. The 400,000-square foot greenhouse will welcome the German breeding company, Westhoff; the Dutch breeding company, Beekenkamp...
November 04, 2014
The HGTV Home Plant Collection is teaming up with The Perennial Farm of Glen Arm, Maryland, according to Randy Hunter, managing partner of Agricola Management Group, the licensee for the Plant Collection. The Perennial Farm will supply a variety of...
November 04, 2014
Award-winning marketing and customer service expert, Ron Rosenberg, will be the keynote speaker for the 2015 Farwest Trade Show. Rosenberg’s keynote address, “Must be Present to Win: The Secret to Finding the Opportunities in Business and Life that...
November 03, 2014
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) will participate in #GivingTuesday, a national movement to encourage charitable giving. #GivingTuesday will take place Dec. 2. It is an opportunity to support the floral industry by making a year-end donation to...
October 31, 2014
The United States Department of Agriculture has announced an award of a $4.6 million for a five-year grant to combat rose rosette disease (RRD) — a mite borne viral disease that is threatening the U.S. landscape rose industry and could potentially...
October 30, 2014
Steven P. Merzweiler has been named Landmark Plastic Corp.’s president and chief operating officer. Merzweiler, who has been with the company for two years, will have the primary responsibility for all day-to-day operations and results of the...
Agastache 'Kudos Yellow'
October 30, 2014
Terra Nova Nurseries announced a new agastache variety called agastache ‘Kudos Yellow’. The new variety is available to growers for pre-order Agastache ‘Kudos Yellow’ features yellow flower spikes that bloom from late spring to fall. They are well-...
October 30, 2014
Village Nurseries Wholesale recently donated a collection of drought tolerant plants to the horticulture departments of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and San Joaquin Delta College. “The donations are in keeping with our ongoing commitment to promote...
October 27, 2014
Jenny Rojas has joined the customer service team at Oglesby Plants International as the South Florida customer service representative. Rojas has worked in the horticulture industry for 11 years. She comes to Oglesby with experience in young plant...
October 24, 2014
AmericanHort's Next Level will take place Feb. 3-5, 2015, at the Hyatt Pier Sixty-Six in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. For the third year, high-level professionals in the horticulture industry are invited to attend Next Level. The three-day conference...
October 24, 2014
The Society of American Florists has announced the dates for the 2015 Pest & Plant Production Management http://www.safnow.org/ppmcConference and 2015 Congressional Action Days. The 2015 Pest & Plant Production Conference will take place Feb...
October 20, 2014
The deadline for college students to apply for the 2015 GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year has been extended until Oct. 27, 2014. This is the 16th year that GPN and Nexus Greenhouse Corp. have partnered to recognize an undergraduate student who is poised...
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