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Field & Covered Production Tour
March 31, 2015
From September 15-16, AmericanHort is hosting a tour of growing facilities in the Minneapolis region. The Field & Covered Production Tour stops include: -Bailey Nurseries, Newport, Minnesota-Bachman’s Nursery Wholesale Center, Farmington,...
Nature's Source
March 27, 2015
Premeasured water soluble pouches are now available from Nature’s Source Plant Probiotic. One pouch can treat a 10,000-square-foot greenhouse or nursery production when placed in 50 gallons of water. The product:-Contains Bacillus (bacteria),...
March 27, 2015
The Horticultural Research Institute has collaborated with AmericanHort, Society of American Florists and the American Floral Endowment to produce an educational video providing information on the industry’s role in bee and pollinator stewardship. “...
March 26, 2015
The Henry F. Michell Company is celebrating its 125 years in business in 2015. The company was founded in Philadelphia at 10th and Market Street, but is currently headquartered in King of Prussia. Michell’s sources input products such as flowering...
March 25, 2015
Cultivate’15, held July 11-14 in Columbus, Ohio, will offer professional development credits for landscapers and landscape architects. The trade show will showcase plants, tools, products and business services. Landscapers will have the opportunity...
March 25, 2015
DNA Green Group’s acquisition of Rijnplant has been finalized. Rijnplant Breeding, headquartered in De Lier, the Netherlands, specializes in breeding, propagation and growing young plant varieties of anthurium, bougainvillea and heliconia. Biense...
March 25, 2015
America in Bloom's awards will be announced at its annual symposium in Holland, Michigan on Sept. 24-26.According to awards chairperson Jack Clasen, 42 communities are participating this year, a 27 percent increase over last year. “The great news is...
OxiPhos, ZeroTol 2.0, BioSafe Systems
March 25, 2015
ZeroTol 2.0 and Oxiphos product labels from BioSafe Systems have received an update. ZeroTol 2.0 can now be used as a foliar, soil drench, irrigation or fog application on greenhouse vegetables and fruits and/or hydroponically-grown food crops....
March 19, 2015
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention Program spending plan for this year. The program will provide nearly $58 million to...
March 19, 2015
The annual Penn Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (PANTS) will take place Nov. 4-5, 2015 in Philadelphia. “The new date is advantageous for both exhibitors and attendees alike,” said Kevin McLaughlin, show director. “November better aligns with the shift...
Kniphofia 'Banana Popsicle'
March 19, 2015
Eight new varieties from Terra Nova Nurseries are now available to growers as pre-ordered liners. -Coleus Globetrotters ‘Jackie’ has cream leaves with green edges on the top and deep pink on the bottom. It produces a tight, upright habit due to...
Greenheart Farms
March 18, 2015
Greenheart Farms has created a new website as a resource tool for gardeners to more easily find roses that fit their needs.  The website, www.buyroses365.com,  promotes rose gardening to the next generation of gardeners. It includes...
Jon Carloftis
March 16, 2015
Proven Winners has partnered with Jon Carloftis, an author and fine living expert, on a series of four Life + Style events that will take place in 2015. Attendees can enjoy food, drinks, architecture and garden designs featuring Proven Winner plants...
March 16, 2015
Lawn & Garden Retailer's free 30-minute webinar on "Enchanting with MIniature Gardening" is now available online. The presentation will cover the differences between miniature gardening and fairy gardening with examples of each type....
March 12, 2015
In July 2014, National Garden Bureau (NGB) announced the launch of Growing for Futures #growingforfutures, an annual philanthropic effort to benefit therapeutic gardens across the country. Since the launch, donations have included cash, seeds, trees...
March 12, 2015
Six vegetable breeding companies, with a focus on Fresh Market and Home Garden segments, are hosting the Summer Vegetable Trials via open houses and field days in seven locations from Aug. 10-21, 2015. National Garden Bureau (NGB) is organizing the...
Nathan Lamke, Terra Nova Nurseries
March 12, 2015
Nathan Lamkey and Steve Flickinger have joined the Terra Nova Nurseries team as part of the company’s growth-based management reorganization. Lamkey was hired as director of sales and marketing/assistant general manager. He will focus on sales,...
Dow AgrowSciences
March 11, 2015
Mark Neterer was recently named as Urban Pest Management sales leader for Dow AgroSciences. In this role, Neterer will lead sales activities for the Turf & Ornamental (T&O) and Pest Management business. He has more than 30 years of industry...
March 10, 2015
The Greater Columbus Convention Center is growing, and AmericanHort is taking advantage of this growth during Cultivate'15, with the introduction of the new Retail District. Cultivate'15 will take place July 11-14, in Columbus, Ohio. At...
March 06, 2015
On March 1, Sakata Seed America debuted the redesign of the SunPatiens consumer website. Consumers can find the following on the new site: -Meet the SunPatiens Family: an in-depth look at the three SunPatiens habits: Compact, Spreading and...
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