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December 12, 2013
The IGC Show has announced it has signed Martha Stewart as its keynote speaker for the eighth annual event in Chicago. The show will take place Aug. 19 to 21, 2014 at Chicago's Navy Pier. Stewart's company, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, reaches...
December 06, 2013
Purdue University will host an open house on Jan. 31, to showcase its latest research on light emitting diode (LED) technology being conducted in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture. Attendees will have the opportunity to see...
December 06, 2013
The University of Florida's 2013 Poinsettia Field Day will take place on Dec. 10.  These trials are a part of the North American Poinsettia Variety Trials held in cooperation with Vineland Research Station, Ontario, North Carolina State...
December 05, 2013
The first iLandscape: the Illinois and Wisconsin Landscape Show is scheduled for Feb. 5-7, 2014, at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill. The new trade show and educational experience serves the Illinois, Wisconsin and Northwest...
December 02, 2013
GPN  is now accepting applications for the Class of 2014 of its 40 Under 40 program. This is the third year that GPN will recognize 40 individuals (under the age of 40) who are helping set the standard for the  horticulture...
December 02, 2013
The Macfarlane Greenhouse facility at the University of New Hampshire recently received the top grade for sustainability by an independent sustainability certification company. The Milieu Project Sierteelt (MPS) Group of the Netherlands facilitates...
November 26, 2013
Jiffy International recently announced that it has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 for its eight main worldwide activities.  The eight main worldwide entities encompassed within these certifications are; Substrates, Preforma, Peat...
November 22, 2013
All-America Selections' 2014 Summer Summit will take place June 16-19, in Charlotte and Asheville, N.C. The 2014 AAS Summer Summit/Road Trip will meet during the same week as the 2014 Southern Garden Tour. There will be multiple stops to see...
November 22, 2013
SATO America, a provider of thermal barcode printing, labeling, and EPC/RFID solutions, has announced an exclusive strategic alliance with TGI, an ERP software solutions provider for small and mid-market manufacturing and distribution companies....
November 20, 2013
Suntory Flowers has announced its plans for a multimedia consumer advertising campaign in 2014. This advertising campaign will help growers and retailers prepare for the coming spring season. As Suntory builds brand recognition, more consumers will...
November 19, 2013
In 2014, EuroAmerican Propagators and Suntory plan to move to a new venue for California Spring Trials. The new site will be the Ventura Botanical Garden in Ventura, Calif. Situated atop a native chaparral hillside with a 180-degree view of the...
November 18, 2013
Proven Winners' Clematis ‘Sweet Summer Love’ and Bloomerang Dark Purple Lilac were among the five best new plant varieties to win 2014 Green Thumb Awards presented by the Direct Gardening Association. These ColorChoice introductions were honored in...
November 18, 2013
The American Nursery and Landscape Association (ANLA) and the Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), ANLA’s research affiliate, have hired the staff team that will provide leadership to the organizations’ research efforts on behalf of the...
November 14, 2013
More than 300 exhibitors and nearly 25,000 visitors from 114 different countries came together for the International Floriculture Trade Fair and International Horticulture Trade Fair (IFTF & IHTF) Expo Nov. 6-8, 2013, in Vijifhuizen, Holland....
November 14, 2013
Grolink has announced this year’s winner of its annual Biggest Belgian Mum contest: Wendy Robinson from Armstrong Growers in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. The biggest mum, Grolink’s Pardre Yellow variety, measured 42-inches wide and 25.5-inches tall...
November 14, 2013
Red Fox Las Mercedes in El Salvador successfully passed MPS-Good Agricultural Practices (MPS-GAP) certification, and Red Fox Ethiopia reached the Gold certificate of the Ethiopian Horticulture Producer & Export Association (EHPEA). Originally...
November 14, 2013
The Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition (TPIE) will take place Jan. 22-24, 2014, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and industry professionals can now register to attend. The trade show aims to provide new ideas to inspire attendees, new ways to create value...
November 14, 2013
Dyna-Gro, a hydroponic nutrient supply company, has expanded its existing sales force with the addition of Marshall de Leon and Raphael Diaz. De Leon has taken on the role of sales manager for the company and will be based out of the Richmond,...
November 13, 2013
Suntory Flowers has introduced its new Grower’s Guide app designed for iPad tablets. The fully integrated tool provides complete cultural information for the entire Suntory catalog of varieties Portable and user-friendly, growers can sort crops by...
November 13, 2013
In the list's third rendition, This Old House (TOH) editors added BrazelBerries Raspberry Shortcake as one of the Top 100 New Home Products of 2013. BrazelBerries Raspberry Shortcake, from Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, is the first dwarf,...