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May 05, 2015
The Southern Nursery Association (SNA) has announced the educational sessions and speakers for SNA 2015, which will take place July 21-23 in Atlanta. Educational sessions will be presented by Georgia Green Industry Association and are designed for...
May 01, 2015
Cortland Smith of Walnut Springs Nursery in Glenwood, Maryland, recently announced the formation of a new company, Sporticulture, Inc. The new company will provide access to sports licensing and marketing opportunities to growers,...
April 30, 2015
American Hydroponics is now offering the AmHydro Advantage, a consulting technical support program that will assist hydroponic growers in increasing productivity and achieving a quicker return on investment. "The AmHydro Advantage is a specialized...
April 30, 2015
The 2015 Native Plants in the Landscape Conference will take place June 4 to 6, at Millersville University in Millersville, Pennsylvania. Attendees can experience field trips, educational workshops, a native plant and books sale and native plant...
April 30, 2015
More than $310,000 has been approved by American Floral Endowment (AFE) for scientific research projects. The funds will go toward six continuing projects and five new projects. "These projects will directly benefit the entire industry by providing...
Kaleidoscope Abelia
April 29, 2015
PlantHaven International recently launched a national consumer ad campaign for Kaleidoscope Abelia. The company teamed up with BlueSkye Creative for the campaign, which featured radio, video, print and social media. “Kaleidoscope has been a staple...
Dramm Corporation
April 28, 2015
For a second year, the Dramm Corporation will be “Gardening for Smiles” during the month of May. A purchase of a Dramm gardening tool during the month of May will benefit Free to Smile, a nonprofit organization based in Columbus, Ohio that works to...
BioWorks
April 28, 2015
Molt-X botanical insecticide from BioWorks Inc. is now offered in a one gallon size. The one gallon container joins the one pint and one quart options. The new container size offers a convenient option to commercial growers with high volume needs...
April 28, 2015
The DNA Green Group recently announced that it has been renamed Dümmen Orange. The company revealed the new name, the logo and the brand values of the company at all facilities in 16 countries on Thursday April 23. The well-known corporate brands...
April 24, 2015
Arett Sales and AmericanHort have partnered to further enhance services offered to independent garden centers and hardware stores. "A partnership between AmericanHort, the largest association for garden retailers, and Arett Sales, the leading...
AmericanHort
April 23, 2015
AmericanHort’s staff celebrated Earth Day 2015 by installing two honeybee hives in the office landscape and planting a tri-color beech purchased from a local independent garden center. The honeybee hives were from the personal hives of David...
Pleasant View Gardens, Andy Huntington
April 23, 2015
Pleasant View Gardens announced the promotion of Andy Huntington to national sales manager. Huntington will drive revenue and profit growth; oversee national, territory and inside sales departments; and foster strong partnerships with customers....
April 22, 2015
During California Spring Trials, Syngenta Flowers announced the winners of the 2015 Glenn Goldsmith Breeding Excellence Scholarship and the Goldsmith Seeds Floriculture Business Advancement Scholarship. Kim Shearer Lattier, a graduate student at...
April 22, 2015
Costa Farms has begun installing new solar panels at the company’s headquarters in Miami. Two other buildings will also be receiving part of the 861 solar panels that cover 22,386 square feet and generate approximately 386,534 kilowatt-hours, with...
April 17, 2015
LumiGrow has partnered with SparkFund to offer customers a private-label payment plan. The plan, which installs lighting upgrades at no upfront cost, will happen for 42 customers in the next year. One expanding hydroponic produce grower, Sustainable...
April 17, 2015
Armstrong Growers (a division of Armstrong Garden Centers) has acquired the business assets of Do Right’s Plant Growers in Santa Paula, California. Armstrong Growers, in need of a larger facility, approached Do Right’s Nursery to request the...
Fessler Nursery
April 16, 2015
The 2015 International Trials Conference will take place Aug. 24-27 in conjunction with the 2015 Farwest Show in Portland, Oregon. The International Trials Conference is held biannually for plant professionals and leaders to share ideas on...
April 14, 2015
Online registration is now open for Farwest 2015, which will take place Aug. 27-29 in Portland, Oregon. Those who register before July 31 will receive discounted registration fees on the expo, seminars and special events. The show floor expo and...
April 14, 2015
Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association will honor individuals who contribute time and energy into enhancing, protecting and serving Florida’s nursery and landscape industry in June. The awards will be presented in conjunction with FNGLA’...
April 14, 2015
Daniel Klittich has been honored with the 2015 Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship through the American Floral Endowment (AFE). Klittich will be awarded with $5,000 for two consecutive years, if his scholarship requirements are met. He is pursuing his Ph.D....
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