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September 26, 2014
The 2015-2016 edition of the New England Greenhouse Floriculture Guide will be available at the 2014 Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo, Nov. 5 to 6, 2014, at the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield, Mass. The guide includes information about...
September 19, 2014
On Sept. 4, Bayer CropScience celebrated the grand opening of its newest research facility — a $17 million, 76,000-square-foot greenhouse and headhouse addition to its Memphis site. “Driving innovation requires giving our scientists world-class...
XXpire
September 18, 2014
XXpire WG insecticide is now available for purchase and use in 48 states. This new ornamental insecticide has two new active ingredients, spinetoram and Isoclast Active, that control both chewing and sap-feeding insects. Isoclast is a recently...
September 17, 2014
If you were unable to participate in Paul Pilon's webinar on "Strategies for Growing Healthy Perennials," that took place on Sept. 16, you can now view the archived presentation and download the slides from GPN's website. During the one-hour...
September 12, 2014
The Proven Winners Roadshow team is visiting four cities this fall with informative and exciting presentations for growers and retailers. The stops are: Tuesday, Sept. 30: Indianapolis, Indiana  Friday, Oct. 3: Baltimore, Maryland area...
September 12, 2014
A&L Heartland Laboratory and Soil and Plant Lab has hired Jeff Hermes to be the company's midwest accounts executive servicing the agriculture and horticulture industries. Prior to his new position, Hermes had been a territory sales manager with...
September 12, 2014
GPN and Nexus Greenhouse Corp. have announced a call for applicants for the 2015 GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year. This is the 16th year that GPN and Nexus Greenhouse Corp. have partnered to recognize an undergraduate student who is poised to have a...
September 11, 2014
Magan Agee has been appointed director of sales for Hoffman Nursery in Rougemont, North Carolina. Agee had served as sales and customer service coordinator since late 2011. She now oversees the sales team and coordinates customer services for the...
September 11, 2014
Focused on encouraging horticulture’s continued growth, the Shinoda Foundation invests in the future through the awarding of its annual scholarships. This year the Board of Trustees awarded eight scholarships totaling $13,500, plus grants totaling $...
September 11, 2014
The second annual Grand Garden Show presented by Proven Winners drew an estimated crowd of 550 gardening consumers from 27 states and three Canadian provinces. Guests travelled to Mackinac Island, Michigan., to partake in two and a half days of...
September 10, 2014
The 2015 All-America Selections Summer Summit will take place in conjunction with the Home Garden Seed Association’s annual meeting next October in Texas. The Urban Ag Experience will take place Oct. 6 to 9, in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. All-America...
September 05, 2014
Oglesby Plants International recently promoted Dottie Raines to the position of sales manager. “Dottie’s experience in customer service, sales and many other aspects of our business provides our customers and sales representatives with the...
September 05, 2014
GrowCo Inc., a subsidiary of Two Rivers Water & Farming Co., has signed leases with two tenants for marijuana facilities being constructed in Pueblo County, Colorado. GrowCo will provide each grower with a 90,000-square-foot, fully equipped...
September 05, 2014
Dramm's new white paper explains the basic dissolved oxygen (DO) requirements for plant vitality, impediments to sufficient levels and the solutions to overcome these issues. According to the company's research, most growers measure EC and pH but...
September 05, 2014
If you grow and sell perennials and are always on the lookout for solutions to growing the healthiest crops possible then you should mark Sept. 16 on you calendar. At 2 p.m. eastern time on Sept. 16, GPN columnist and regular contributor Paul Pilon...
September 04, 2014
The College of Agriculture at Kansas State University has announced Candice Shoemaker as the new head of the Department of Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources. She will begin her appointment Sept. 1. “Dr. Shoemaker brings a wealth of...
September 03, 2014
Just weeks ago, the National Garden Bureau launched the “Growing for Futures” philanthropic program to build therapeutic gardens. Since then, online and offline cash donations have reached over $7,200, with just another $2,800 needed to reach the...
September 03, 2014
Officers of the Southern Nursery Association (SNA) who will serve for the 2014-2015 term were elected during the 115th annual meeting held at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta during SNA 2014 in July. Richard May, May Nursery,...
August 29, 2014
Ludvig Svensson celebrated 25 years of serving growers across the Americas. “When we opened our Americas office, we believed the climate was right for growth, and we believed we could create the ideal climate for greenhouse growers and retailers to...
marylandica zinna
August 29, 2014
Texas Superstar board members have recognized marylandica types of fall zinnias for their disease-resistant “mounds of color” that last until frost when planted in late summer. Zinnia marylandica include the Profusion and Zahara series, which grow...