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April 25, 2014
Syngenta Flowers will once again be offering two $7,500 scholarships to college students who have shown high potential in the fields of plant breeding and ornamental horticulture through scholastic excellence and experience. The Glenn Goldsmith...
April 25, 2014
Bailey Nurseries has announced the dates for the annual expo events at their Minnesota, Illinois and Oregon facilities. Each event is open to Bailey customers and is a full day of activities including facility tours, introduction of new plant...
April 25, 2014
The Dramm Corporation is “Springing for Hope” — each May, the company will choose a non-profit organization and donate financially to the organization. This year efforts will benefit the Free to Smile Foundation, with a portion of May’s retail sales...
April 25, 2014
ePlantSource has added five new suppliers to the list of partner companies who provide their products on the ePlantSource website. New partners for the 2014-2015 season include: Athena Brazil: Sao Paulo, Brazil Lucas Greenhouses: Monroeville, N.J....
April 25, 2014
John Moore, former long-time Starbucks marketing manager and Whole Foods director of marketing, food industry thought leader, brand innovator and marketing guru, will present the keynote address at the 2014 International Floriculture Expo (IFE). The...
April 25, 2014
The Nursery & Landscape Association Executives of North America (NLAE) announced its newest elected leaders at its annual meeting in Savannah, Ga., April 17. The organization’s leaders include: President: Sandy Munley, Ohio Landscape...
April 24, 2014
From bird watchers to butterfly lovers, people across the country are transforming their gardens into havens for wildlife in celebration of National Wildlife Federation’s Garden for Wildlife Month and its Certified Wildlife Habitat program. This...
April 24, 2014
Biancheri Creations has given Onings Holland Inc of Paso Robles, Calif., the exclusive rights to sell, market and distribute its ranunculus and anemone varieties to flower growers in the U.S. and Canada. Biancheri Creations of San Remo, Italy is...
April 18, 2014
OHP has added Segway O greenhouse and nursery fungicide to its portfolio. As part of an agreement with ISK Biosciences Corp, OHP will provide sales and technical support beginning May 19, for Segway O. Segway O controls diseases such as pythium,...
April 18, 2014
America in Bloom (AIB) is accepting nominations for the John R. Holmes III Community Champion Award, meant to recognize a leader who has moved the community forward. The award recipient must be from a city that has or is currently participating in...
April 18, 2014
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) recently released new research from North Carolina State University (NCSU) where researchers describe how aphids can be managed by releasing the parasitoid wasp Aphidius colemani in ...
April 18, 2014
The Floral Marketing Research Fund (FMRF) highlighted additional results from its Purchasing Barriers for Non-Flower Buyers study. The findings offer insight into what discourages or encourages customers to purchase flowers by examining consumers...
April 16, 2014
Proven Winners recently announced the designation of its first Proven Winners Botanical Trail. Kentucky’s Rockcastle River Trading Co. received the designation as the first such property in the nation. A designated Proven Winners Botanical Trail...
April 11, 2014
Cheryl Longtin, CEO of Nexus Greenhouse Systems recently announced the addition of Michael Hess to the Nexus sales organization.  Hess will be responsible for the southwest region with his office in Lubbock, Texas. He will be responsible for...
April 10, 2014
Agricola Management Group and the HGTV Home Plant Collection have created a 2014 Consumer Marketing Program. The Plant Collection will appear in a 30 second spot on both national television (HGTV) and select local spots from April through May and...
April 10, 2014
Syngenta has opened the application period for the second year of its Grow More Vegetables Seed Grant Program, which provides assistance to schools and community organizations interested in establishing or enhancing garden programs. Syngenta awards...
April 10, 2014
Solar Innovations Inc. has implemented a successful aquaponic greenhouse at their corporate office and manufacturing facility in Pine Grove, Pa. In an effort to expand their knowledge, Solar Innovations Inc.’s greenhouse specialists recently...
April 10, 2014
Rose City Kids recently unveiled its plans for building a rooftop greenhouse solarium. At the annual fundraising dinner it was revealed that the greenhouse structure has been donated by GGS Structures Inc. Rose City Kids is a non-profit organization...
April 10, 2014
MasterTag announced the addition of David Clark to its sales team. As the Western Region account representative, Clark brings extensive experience in the horticulture industry, combining his skills in sales and marketing in the cut flower segment of...
April 03, 2014
BioSafe Systems recently announced that GreenCleanPRO and GreenClean Liquid 2.0 have been fully approved in New York. BioSafe Systems’ Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) has been approved by the state of New York with full label use...