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January 10, 2014
Students planning a career in floriculture can now apply for the 2014-15 Shinoda Memorial Scholarships. To be considered, students must apply before March 30, 2014, and be enrolled in accredited colleges, universities or California community...
January 09, 2014
Attendees can head to the Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition (TPIE) in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., a day early (Tuesday, Jan. 21) for the TPIE Road Show. Participants will head to Florida’s Homestead area and spend the day visiting tropical foliage...
January 09, 2014
Texas A&M's Dr. Charlie Hall will present his annual economic outlook for the green industry during a webinar Jan. 17, from 10-11 a.m. Central time.. The emphasis will be on sectors of the economy that have a direct impact on growers, landscape...
January 09, 2014
The deadline to apply for American Floral Endowment’s (AFE) paid floriculture internships is March 1. The Vic and Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship Program and the Mosmiller Intern Scholarship Program allow students to train at some of the industry’...
January 09, 2014
AmericanHort, the horticulture industry’s new trade association, formally began operating Jan. 1, 2014, with the closing on Dec. 31, 2013 of the consolidation of the American Nursery & Landscape Association and OFA – The Association of...
January 09, 2014
Proven Winners has announced the dates and locations for its 2014 Outdoor Living Extravaganzas. These all-day gardening retreats will provide a respite for gardeners from what is turning out to be one of the coldest winters on record for many....
January 06, 2014
The HGTV HOME Plant Collection has announced that Freedom Tree Farms has been chosen as a new growing partner for 2014. Located in Pelham, Tenn., Freedom Tree Farms will grow shrubs, annuals and select perennials designed for the South for the...
January 06, 2014
Longtime PARsource territory manager, Sal Menicci will now handle PARsource distributor accounts throughout the United States. Sal has been with the company for eight years representing the Garden Center and PARsource divisions. He will focus his...
January 06, 2014
Dosatron International, Inc., Clearwater, Fla., has named Christopher Lundgren as Regional Sales Manager - Horticulture. Lundgren has more than 10 years of horticulture experience, beginning as a grower and working his way into management and...
December 30, 2013
Columbus, Ohio, will once again host the Central Ohio Nursery and Trade Show (CENTS) exhibition next month. In January, CENTS will serve up new experiences to make the show fresh and inspiring. Speakers, classes, events and surroundings have been...
December 30, 2013
The Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund is now accepting applications for its 2014 awards. Industry members are asked to advise all eligible students of the availability of this scholarship award. The information is currently available from...
December 23, 2013
Cornell University is offering a 320-page book to help growers manage insects, diseases and weeds and safely apply pesticides and growth regulators on greenhouse crops and herbaceous ornamentals. The 2013-14 Cornell Guidelines for the Integrated...
December 18, 2013
Richard Gigot has been hired as director of sales and marketing at Pacific Plug & Liner in Watsonville, Calif.  Gigot will work directly with April Herring, PP&L's new product development and marketing manager, on developing the company...
December 13, 2013
Monrovia Nursery Co. recently announced the promotion of two long-time sales associates and the hiring of two industry professionals. Amy Kolden has been named sales development coach, acting as a mentor and trainer to the 70-person sales team....
December 13, 2013
On Dec. 13, Ball DPF, LLC announced that Dr. Allan Armitage, professor emeritus at the University of Georgia, has accepted a marketing consulting position with the company. Dr. Armitage will represent Nature’s Source Plant Food as he travels the...
December 12, 2013
Josh Flikkema from Sawyer Nursery in Hudsonville, Mich., is the winner of the 2013 Rack Building Contest sponsored by Container Centralen (CC). Flikkema assembled a three-shelf CC rack in 32.6 seconds and won a cash prize of $500, as well as a CC-...
December 12, 2013
The Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show (CENTS) will host CENTS 2015 in the middle of the week, from Jan. 5-9, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio. The 2014 convention will take place as planned January 13-15, 2014 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center...
December 12, 2013
The official central reservation website for the 2014 California Spring Trials is now open and attendees can begin to make reservations. The event will take place April 5-10, 2014, in the central and northern regions of California. This year more...
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...