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April 16, 2014
Proven Winners recently announced the designation of its first Proven Winners Botanical Trail. Kentucky’s Rockcastle River Trading Co. received the designation as the first such property in the nation. A designated Proven Winners Botanical Trail...
April 11, 2014
Cheryl Longtin, CEO of Nexus Greenhouse Systems recently announced the addition of Michael Hess to the Nexus sales organization.  Hess will be responsible for the southwest region with his office in Lubbock, Texas. He will be responsible for...
April 10, 2014
Agricola Management Group and the HGTV Home Plant Collection have created a 2014 Consumer Marketing Program. The Plant Collection will appear in a 30 second spot on both national television (HGTV) and select local spots from April through May and...
April 10, 2014
Syngenta has opened the application period for the second year of its Grow More Vegetables Seed Grant Program, which provides assistance to schools and community organizations interested in establishing or enhancing garden programs. Syngenta awards...
April 10, 2014
Solar Innovations Inc. has implemented a successful aquaponic greenhouse at their corporate office and manufacturing facility in Pine Grove, Pa. In an effort to expand their knowledge, Solar Innovations Inc.’s greenhouse specialists recently...
April 10, 2014
Rose City Kids recently unveiled its plans for building a rooftop greenhouse solarium. At the annual fundraising dinner it was revealed that the greenhouse structure has been donated by GGS Structures Inc. Rose City Kids is a non-profit organization...
April 10, 2014
MasterTag announced the addition of David Clark to its sales team. As the Western Region account representative, Clark brings extensive experience in the horticulture industry, combining his skills in sales and marketing in the cut flower segment of...
April 03, 2014
BioSafe Systems recently announced that GreenCleanPRO and GreenClean Liquid 2.0 have been fully approved in New York. BioSafe Systems’ Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) has been approved by the state of New York with full label use...
April 03, 2014
A partnership between LED lighting manufacturer Illumitex Inc. and greenhouse manufacturer GGS Structures will provide complete growing solutions to all horticulture markets including vegetable, flower and medicinal cannabis in both greenhouse and...
April 03, 2014
National Garden Bureau (NGB) has been increasing its use of social media in the past two years and has recently surpassed 47,500 repins on Pinterest. The company has used Pinterest’s visually oriented website to promote NGB members, their products...
April 03, 2014
The public will soon be able to vote for their favorite of the four entries in the 2014 American Garden Award Contest. The entries are: Celosia Arrabona Red (PanAmerican Seed) Cuphea Sriracha Violet F1 (Syngenta Flowers) Foxglove Digiplexis...
April 03, 2014
Dr. Charlie Hall, professor at Texas A&M University, is the new America in Bloom (AIB) president. The new vice president is Katy Moss Warner. Each will serve a two-year term. Hall, a native of North Carolina, has served on the AIB board since...
April 02, 2014
The new Greenheart Farms rose catalog features an assortment of genetics that are easy to grow and ship. It includes detailed cultural information as well as color symbolism and marketing ideas that will help drive sales at retail. With a...
April 02, 2014
On April 2, Costa Farms announced it has acquired the business, assets, and brands of Hermann Engelmann Greenhouses, Inc. in Apopka, Fla.Under the direction of the Engelmann family, Hermann Engelmann Greenhouses has played a leading role in the...
April 02, 2014
The 2014 International Floriculture Expo will take place June 10 to 13, 2014 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. The event will host one full pre-show day dedicated to industry education sessions on June 10, 2014. The...
April 02, 2014
Terra Nova Nurseries announced a new 2014 “Sneak Peek” variety called Lithodora 'Crystal Blue'. This is the first lithadora bred by the company. 'Crystal Blue' features the largest sky blue flowers of any lithodora available. Its vigorous foliage...
April 02, 2014
Two students have been awarded a 2014 Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship through the American Floral Endowment (AFE). The merit-based scholarship honors the late floriculture pioneer and is awarded to M.S. or Ph.D. students who are on track to become...
March 27, 2014
OASIS Grower Solutions (OGS) has named Suzanne Di Staulo as the company's new product/marketing manager.  In her new position, Di Staulo will be responsible for expanding the marketing efforts for OASIS Grower Solutions globally.  OGS...
March 27, 2014
The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) is now accepting research project proposals designed to improve green industry efficiencies and profitability. Proposals for the 2015 grant cycle are due no later than June 1, 2014. Researchers are...
March 27, 2014
Syngenta has selected the inaugural recipients of the Syngenta Grow More Vegetables seed grant program. Selected from more than 200 entries by schools and organizations across the U.S., the three applicants received garden grant packages that create...