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June 07, 2013
OHP's has announced that its Shuttle O miticide may now be used on fruiting vegetables grown in a greenhouse. The new labeling allows for use on greenhouse-grown fruiting vegetables including eggplant, groundcherry, pepino, pepper, tomatillo, and...
June 06, 2013
Proven Winners has joined with the Grand Hotel to host The First Annual Grand Garden Show this summer on Mackinac Island, Mich. This is a three-day, hands-on event will take place, August 25-27, and is for gardeners of all levels. Guests will have...
June 05, 2013
Fleuroselect has announced the eight entries in its FleuroStar Contest for 2013-2014 in the “winner with the ‘wow’ effect” category, which looks for the variety with the highest visual impact at retail. The entries will be judged by at least 30...
June 05, 2013
BASF has added Empress Intrinsic brand fungicide to its lineup as a drench fungicide for soil-borne diseases and added plant health benefits.  The product is the second fungicide brought to the professional ornamentals market labeled for...
May 21, 2013
Rocket Farms has launched a new website to support the brand's innovative approach that focuses on fun, creativity and interaction with the consumer. The company is based in Half Moon Bay, Calif. The new look www.rocketfarms.com offers a wide...
May 21, 2013
Breeding and young plant production companies Dümmen and Agribio Group recently announced they have successfully closed their intended merger. The new company will continue as from now under the name DNA Green Group and includes well-known brands...
May 15, 2013
Ball Ornamentals has announced a distribution agreement with McHutchison to expand the sale of its nursery plants. McHutchison sales representatives who sell woody ornamentals will have access to the Ball Ornamentals product catalog. McHutchison...
May 09, 2013
OFA Short Course, the largest horticulture exhibition in North America, is sold out and a waiting list has been established. The 2013 OFA Short Course will take place July 13-16, in Columbus, Ohio.  “Even though we expanded the trade show...
May 09, 2013
With the increased consumer demand for blueberries and the trend toward edible landscapes, Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc. has unveiled its newest addition to the BrazelBerries Collection, Blueberry Glaze. Blueberry Glaze has glossy dark green...
May 09, 2013
As part of Terra Nova Nurseries and Blooms of Bressingham’s existing licensing agreement, the companies are introducing two new heucherellas now available for growers to pre-order in the form of liners, including Heucherella ‘Fire Frost’ and...
May 08, 2013
Michigan State University Extension is reporting that impatiens downy mildew has been reported in four Michigan counties as well as in three nearby states. According to a brief posted by Dr. Mary Hausbeck posted on the MSU Extension website, ...
May 07, 2013
Pleasant View Gardens in Loudon, N.H., has hired Andy Huntington as the company's territory account manager for New England and New York. Huntington will be responsible for maintaining exisiting relationships and developing new ones with broker,...
May 03, 2013
Professional breeders still have time to submit their abstracts for the Longwood Gardens 2013 International Trials Conference. Those interested in presenting now have until May 24. Session topics still available include intellectual property...
April 26, 2013
Athena Brazil, Sao Jose de Rio Preto, Brazil, has been award the MPS-ABC environmental certification. The supplier of unrooted cuttings started with the MPS-ABC certification based on requests by their customers in North America. Owner Lucilene...
April 25, 2013
Effective May 1, PlantHaven International will relocate to a new facility in Santa Barbara, Calif. The company is now located at 19 East Mission Street, Suite D, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. The company's phone number is 805.569.9179. For...
April 11, 2013
The 2013 Michigan Garden Plant Tour will visit several leading ornamental young plant producers and Michigan State University. The objective of the tour is to educate growers and industry professionals about new and existing plant selections and...
April 11, 2013
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has awarded the 2013 Paul Ecke, Jr. Scholarship to Garrett Owen, who is currently pursuing his master’s in horticulture science at North Carolina State University. The scholarship is merit-based and honors the...
April 03, 2013
Oglesby Plants International has expanded its ornamental grass selection, offering a range of product to growers ahead of the spring rush. Oglesby’s current selection includes: • Cortaderia selloana 'Pumila' • Eragrostis elliotii• Hakonechloa...
HGTV Home Plant Collection California Spring Trials
March 29, 2013
Agricola Management Group, in conjunction with Dümmen USA, will showcase its expanded Expressions Annuals Collection Mixes from the HGTV Home Plant Collection and preview new plants for 2014 during the 2013 California Spring Trials April 7-11. The...
March 28, 2013
 Proven Winners has announced that the company is partnering with HGTV magazine to reach a younger hands-on gardening audience. The Proven winners ad in the March 2013 issue is outperforming all other Proven Winners print ads so far this...