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March 14, 2012
A two-day workshop on implementing lean flow techniques in the green industry will take place in Santa Barbara, Calif. April 11 and 12. Attendees will learn how to reduce costs by improving productivity, optimizing floor space, improving throughput...
March 02, 2012
Dramm Corp. has created a new video that covers the basics of hand watering for greenhouse growers and nurserymen. The new “Watering 101” video demonstrates how to measure the amount of water a plant should receive and shows you proper watering...
February 24, 2012
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) just released a new research report that examines fungal resistance in bedding plants, using a gene for Mannitol Dehydrogenase. The research study was conducted by John D. Williamson, George C. Allen and John M....
February 24, 2012
Oglesby Plants International recently opened a new online store that puts young plant orders just a click away. “Our goal is always to simplify business for our customers, and this new online ordering system puts product, availability and price...
January 13, 2012
A new publication is available to growers to help solve insect, disease, nutritional and physiological disorders of petunias. Troubleshooting Petunia Disorders is a 68-page guide containing a diagnostic key based on where problems occur, more than...
January 03, 2012
The Ridder Group has announced plans to reorganize and invest in the Hortimax Group. Ridder acquired Hortimax last October.The Ridder Group in Pijnacker, The Netherlands, has announced plans to reorganize and invest in the Hortimax Group. Ridder...
January 03, 2012
Check out the latest news from J&D Manufacturing J&D Manufacturing Names New VP of Sales, Marketing & Engineering J&D Manufacturing has promoted Terry Lyons to vice president of sales, marketing and engineering. In his new role,...
December 22, 2011
D.S. Cole Growers, Loudon, N.H., is now offering the Inca Collection of pot Alstroemeria from Könst Alstroemeria of The Netherlands. D.S. Cole Growers, Loudon, N.H., is now offering the Inca Collection of pot Alstroemeria from Könst Alstroemeria of...
November 17, 2011
Greenheart Farms recently announced it is selling the Freelander Rose Collection in liners. The Arroyo Grande, Calf.-based propagator is the only liner producer of the Freelander roses in the United States.   Freelander Roses, bred by Kordes...
November 11, 2011
Learn about the latest news from Natural Industries, PARsource Natural Industries Hires Director of Product Development Natural Industries has hired George Stallings, PhD, as director of product development. Stallings will primarily be responsible...
September 30, 2011
There are four new and one newly revised publications on greenhouse energy and efficiency available from the University of Wisconsin Extension authored by Scott Sanford from the Rural Energy Program. There are four new and one newly revised...
September 16, 2011
Check out the latest news from Dosatron International, Inc...
September 13, 2011
At the 2011 OFA Plug and Cutting Conference in San Jose, Philips LED Horticulture announced that Hort Americas has signed on as its first certified partner for North and Central America.At the 2011 OFA Plug and Cutting Conference in San Jose,...
August 13, 2011
Hortilux Schréder, a manufacturer of grow light systems for the horticultural sector, is joining forces with lighting manufacturer OSRAM, a subsidiary of Siemens.Hortilux Schréder, a manufacturer of grow light systems for the horticultural sector...
August 01, 2011
The 2011 OFA Plug & Cutting Conference will take place Sept. 12 to 14 at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose, Calif. The conference will cover the different aspects of plug and cutting production including: cutting propagation and seed...
May 26, 2011
In February, the Scotts Miracle Gro Company sold its Professional Division to the ICL Group. On May 25 at their facilities in Charleston, S.C., and Heerlen, the Netherlands, executives from Scotts Professional and ICL Specialty Fertilizers announced...
May 13, 2011
In observance of Earth Day and for the opportunity to share its support of more organic gardening, Daniels Plant Good participated April 16 as a sponsor of Earth Day Texoma, a free festival with workshops, music and environmental stewardship. In...
May 06, 2011
A new online calculator is available to help growers who may want to use Osmocote Pro with Fusion Technology. Growers at container nursery operations deal with a common problem — the loss of surface-applied controlled-release fertilizer when...
April 08, 2011
Over the past year, the original Osmocote Pro Fusion product has generated a great deal of enthusiasm from growers. Now, Scotts Professional is building upon Fusion's momentum by introducing a second product--Osmocote Pro 20-4-7 with Fusion...
March 11, 2011
Philips Lighting announced that it recently joined the Floriculture Research Alliance to help "find the best relevant recipes for the American greenhouse growers and researchers.”   Philips Lighting supplies both HID and LED lighting technology...