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February 05, 2016
Proven Winners is celebrating the fifteenth anniversary of its Certified Garden Center Training Program this spring. New this year, Proven Winners is throwing a free pizza party for each IGC in North America that completes their certification by May...
February 05, 2016
AmericanHort has announced that March 8 is the opening registration date for Cultivate’16. This year's theme is “The New Now.” Cultivate’16 will take placeJuly 9-12 in Columbus, Ohio.  On July 10, Jeremy Kingsley, best-selling author...
February 05, 2016
Fleuroselect, the international organization for the ornamental plants industry, announced three new Gold Medal winners that will be available to growers as of 2016 and in retail for 2017. The Fleuroselect Gold Medal is awarded to new...
February 05, 2016
Bailey Nurseries has hired Dave Warning as the company’s first grower specialist sales representative for the Upper Midwest market. Warning will work specifically with grower customers in Illinois, Wisconsin and western Indiana to...
February 05, 2016
Six new, never-before-sold varieties have been selected as All-America Selections Winners. All of the following new varieties were trialed during the 2015 growing season. These AAS Winners will be available in limited supply for the 2016...
February 04, 2016
On Feb. 2, Bonnie Plants and the ScottsMiracle Gro Company announced a strategic, formalized partnership. As part of the agreement, ScottsMiracle-Gro will have a minority stake in the Bonnie Plants business and will provide exclusive marketing...
February 02, 2016
On Monday, Jan. 18, Sakata employees performing routine field maintenance at a research station in Ft. Myers, Florida, found a young male panther kitten abandoned and sleeping in one of the fields. Although the Florida station frequently...
January 28, 2016
The HGTV HOME Plant Collection has partnered with Green Circle Growers to expand the HGTV HOME Fresh Style product line in 2016, according to Randy Hunter, managing partner of Agricola Management Group. Green Circle Growers, Oberlin...
January 28, 2016
Springtime came to Baltimore Jan. 6-8, as the 46th annual Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) covered the Baltimore Convention Center’s 300,000+ square feet of exhibit space with greenery and blooms. . This year, MANTS welcomed 11,039 paid...
January 28, 2016
Growers Supply has announced the 2016 dates for the company’s educational controlled environment agriculture (CEA) workshops. The three-day hands-on workshops will alternate between the Growers Supply CEA Learning Center West in Dyersville,...
January 28, 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted federal registration of new Segovis fungicide from Syngenta. State registrations are pending.  Segovis controls downy mildew and Phytophthora spp. on ornamentals crops, trees and...
January 27, 2016
Danziger is continuing to expand its portfolio of products in the U.S. market with the addition of poinsettia cuttings of Beekenkamp’s leading varieties. With more than 15 years of experience in poinsettia breeding, Beekenkamp conducts trials at...
January 27, 2016
Spring Meadow Nursery Inc. has entered into an exclusive partnership with Proven Winners Europe Ltd. to introduce its flowering shrubs under the Proven Winners brand in Europe along with ValkPlant BV. The expansion creates a cohesive brand...
January 26, 2016
Dümmen Orange has acquired Florexpo Europe, a company specializing in sales, marketing and distribution of perennials, herbs and grasses in Europe. In 2015, Dümmen Orange acquired Florexpo's operations in Costa Rica in 2015. Dümmen Orange...
January 21, 2016
Dümmen Orange’s 'Poinsettia Gold' received the Best Flower Award from the Japan Flower Selection (JFS). The variety is also known as 'Autumn Leaves'. The JFS selected nine varieties for the “Best Flower Award" in the potted plant catgory...
January 20, 2016
Traditional plant breeders may be facing a challenge from a new generation of "plant hackers" looking to develop new plants. According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, there is a new "millennial niche" of bioengineering that is...
January 20, 2016
BioWorks has released its new Verdanta N-Vita 9-4-3 fertilizer, a homogeneous, granular, compound fertilizer with a high nitrogen mix derived from 100 percent organic sources. The increased nitrogen promotes foliar growth in many crops, according to...
January 20, 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted federal registration of new Mural fungicide from Syngenta for use on potted and bedding plants, foliage plants, perennials, trees, shrubs and a wide variety of vegetable...
January 20, 2016
As Spring 2016 approaches, growers are being encouraged to include pollinator-friendly plants on their grower availability listings. In 2015, the White House presented an initiative promoting planting pollinator-friendly species, contributing to...
January 15, 2016
AmericanHort recently announced the election of its new officers and three new members to its  the board of directors. Terri Cantwell of Bates Sons & Daughters in Lake Placid, Florida, was selected chair of the board of directors, and Tom...