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July 01, 2015
Dümmen Orange has acquired the portfolio of Florexpo Costa Rica, a leading specialist in the production of perennials, herbs and annuals. The acquisition includes the move of top Florexpo talent and management to Dümmen Orange’s newly modernized...
July 01, 2015
Gibraltar Industries, a manufacturer and distributor of products for residential and industrial markets, has acquired all of the outstanding shares of privately held RBI Solar, Inc., Rough Brothers Manufacturing Inc. and affiliates (collectively “...
June 30, 2015
All-America Selections (AAS) will promote AAS Winners in the form of cooking videos that use vegetables/edibles that performed well in AAS Trials. More than 325 varieties have been trialed over 82 years and named as AAS Winners — they have been “...
June 26, 2015
All-America Selections (AAS) recenlty released its 2014/2015 annual teport reflecting the group’s activities from the past 12-18 months. For the past five years, AAS has prepared a statement of organizational projects and progress, with...
June 26, 2015
Syngenta has added two new territory managers to its Turf and Ornamental business. Adam Garr will be working with turf customers in the lower peninsula of Michigan, while Chris Threadgill will be responsible for ornamental business...
June 26, 2015
Four Star Greenhouse Inc., in Carleton, Michigan, has announced the dates for its 2015 summer events. Growers and retailers are invited to visit Four Stars facilities for several different events this summer:  * 2015 Michigan Garden Plant...
June 26, 2015
Sakata Seed America has implemented new and innovative ways to reduce and conserve water during the severe California drought. According to a study by the University of California's  Davis Center for Watershed Sciences, “the drought...
Peggy and Michael Leider
June 23, 2015
Ken Tagawa, former American Floral Endowment (AFE) trustee, established a memorial tribute for floral industry members Margaret (Peggy) Lynch Leider and her son Michael Leider, Jr. Peggy passed away March 23; Michael passed away on May 24. Bost lost...
Philips Horticulture LED Solutions
June 23, 2015
Philips Horticulture LED Solutions announced AgriNomix, Total Energy Group (TEG) and Paul Boers Ltd./Prins Greenhouses as new certified horticulture partners. Employees from the new partner companies received training and certification from Philips...
June 21, 2015
Last Week, Berger and Theriault & Hachey Peat Moss announced the signature of a strategic alliance involving the transfer of harvesting rights of a bog in the Baie-Sainte-Anne region, in New-Brunswick, Canada. This new bog allows Berger to...
June 21, 2015
PanAmerican Seed’s Vegetable Field Trials will take place at its Santa Paula, California, research facility August 10-14, 2015. Trial grounds will be open by appointment to view PanAmerican Seed’s current vegetable and herb assortment, as well as...
June 21, 2015
AmericanHort, along with its research affiliate the Horticultural Research Institute, recently introduced SHIFT: An AmericanHort initiative. This new research project examines the future of the industry. What was once announced as the “the future of...
June 21, 2015
Wave Petunias has joined forces with the GrowIt! Garden Socially app to host a two-week contest in June that encourages Wave Fans to share and rate photos of their favorite Wave Petunias. The grand prize is a $100 gift card to the garden center of...
June 21, 2015
SePRO Corporation, Carmel, Indiana, recently announced the promotions of Dr. Tyler Koschnick to vice president, sales and research, and Sam Barrick to vice president, marketing. Koschnick will be responsible for leading SePRO’s national...
June 21, 2015
Dr. Allan Armitage will headline a distinguished list of industry experts at the 2015 International Trials Conference, held in conjunction with the 2015 Farwest Show in Portland, Oregon. His keynote, "The Importance of Being Honest", will take place...
June 19, 2015
Six students were selected by AmericanHort to serve as this year’s HortScholars. The HortScholars Program is open to undergraduate and graduate students attending two- and four-year colleges and universities. Applicants must major in horticulture or...
June 15, 2015
The Trial Gardens at University of Georgia (UGA) will host a public open house on Saturday, July 18 from 9 a.m. until noon. Tours will be lead by Dr. John Ruter, director of the Trial Gardens and professor of the Horticulture Department at UGA....
Rain Wands, Dramm Corporation
June 12, 2015
Dramm Corporation’s Rain Wands will be spotlighted on the FYI Network's “Home Factory”, in a segment airing July 25 at 9:30 p.m. CST. “It’s going to be a very fun and educational feature," said Hans Dramm third-generation owner of the Dramm...
NightSky
June 12, 2015
Last week, Fleuroselect announced that petunia cultivar NightSky from Selecta Klemm was the recipient of the FleuroStar Award 2015/2016. The announcement was made on June 11 at the Green Inspiration Event. The FleuroStar winner will receive an...
June 10, 2015
Varieties will now be available for sale to customers from EuroAmerican on ePlantSource.com. ePlantSource customers will also gain access to Proven Winners assortments and combination containers that include varieties from EuroAmerican’s Savvy...
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