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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...
April 03, 2014
A partnership between LED lighting manufacturer Illumitex Inc. and greenhouse manufacturer GGS Structures will provide complete growing solutions to all horticulture markets including vegetable, flower and medicinal cannabis in both greenhouse and...
April 03, 2014
National Garden Bureau (NGB) has been increasing its use of social media in the past two years and has recently surpassed 47,500 repins on Pinterest. The company has used Pinterest’s visually oriented website to promote NGB members, their products...
April 03, 2014
The public will soon be able to vote for their favorite of the four entries in the 2014 American Garden Award Contest. The entries are: Celosia Arrabona Red (PanAmerican Seed) Cuphea Sriracha Violet F1 (Syngenta Flowers) Foxglove Digiplexis...
April 03, 2014
Dr. Charlie Hall, professor at Texas A&M University, is the new America in Bloom (AIB) president. The new vice president is Katy Moss Warner. Each will serve a two-year term. Hall, a native of North Carolina, has served on the AIB board since...
April 02, 2014
The new Greenheart Farms rose catalog features an assortment of genetics that are easy to grow and ship. It includes detailed cultural information as well as color symbolism and marketing ideas that will help drive sales at retail. With a...
April 02, 2014
On April 2, Costa Farms announced it has acquired the business, assets, and brands of Hermann Engelmann Greenhouses, Inc. in Apopka, Fla.Under the direction of the Engelmann family, Hermann Engelmann Greenhouses has played a leading role in the...
April 02, 2014
The 2014 International Floriculture Expo will take place June 10 to 13, 2014 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. The event will host one full pre-show day dedicated to industry education sessions on June 10, 2014. The...
April 02, 2014
Terra Nova Nurseries announced a new 2014 “Sneak Peek” variety called Lithodora 'Crystal Blue'. This is the first lithadora bred by the company. 'Crystal Blue' features the largest sky blue flowers of any lithodora available. Its vigorous foliage...
April 02, 2014
Two students have been awarded a 2014 Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship through the American Floral Endowment (AFE). The merit-based scholarship honors the late floriculture pioneer and is awarded to M.S. or Ph.D. students who are on track to become...
March 27, 2014
The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) is now accepting research project proposals designed to improve green industry efficiencies and profitability. Proposals for the 2015 grant cycle are due no later than June 1, 2014. Researchers are...
March 27, 2014
The Plant Watch nursery inspection program aimed at protecting plant patents and branded programs has completed another successful year according to Proven Winners Color Choice, Encore Azaleas, Endless Summer Collection, First Editions, The Knock...
March 26, 2014
Emily Mason, previously divisional propagation manager and trialing captain for Color Spot Holdings in Troup, Texas, is joining the Dümmen Group team in the Red Fox brand management role. Mason grew up in the horticulture industry and along with a...
March 26, 2014
Skanska has signed a $16 million contract with Texas Tech University for major renovations and construction for the Bayer CropScience research facility and greenhouse. Texas Tech University’s main campus is located on more than 1,800 acres in...
March 26, 2014
ePlantSource, a full-service, online broker of live goods to professional greenhouse growers, recently announced the release of upgraded features to their cart. With this release freight costs and other supplier surcharges are calculated in the cart...
March 26, 2014
Proven Winners recently announced  that Kentucky's Governor's Mansion was named as a Proven Winners Signature Garden. One of only six prestigious designations, Kentucky’s Governor’s Mansion joins Mackinac Island’s Hotel Iroquois, Charlotte’s...
March 21, 2014
The HGTV Home Plant Collection wants to expand its nationwide grower group with an emphasis on partnering with growers in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Southern U.S. The opportunity to add growers in the Northeast comes after Monrovia’s decision...
March 21, 2014
New England Grows has announced a call for speakers for its 2015 event. It will take place Feb. 4 to 6, in Boston. Organizers are interested in hearing from qualified speakers with information to share on timely green industry/business topics....
March 13, 2014
Area growers are invited to see the Harvest Automation HV-100 robots perform in a production setting at Flowerwood Nursery in Loxley, Ala., April 3, 2014. The HV-100 plant handling robots perform all the spacing, collection and consolidation tasks...
March 13, 2014
Country Raisin’s in Kokomo, Ind., has been named a new annuals growers for the 2014 HGTV Home Plant Collection. It will provide select annuals for the Expressions Annuals Collection. “While we often seek out large wholesale nurseries to become our...