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Field & Covered Production Tour
March 31, 2015
From September 15-16, AmericanHort is hosting a tour of growing facilities in the Minneapolis region. The Field & Covered Production Tour stops include: -Bailey Nurseries, Newport, Minnesota-Bachman’s Nursery Wholesale Center, Farmington,...
March 27, 2015
The Horticultural Research Institute has collaborated with AmericanHort, Society of American Florists and the American Floral Endowment to produce an educational video providing information on the industry’s role in bee and pollinator stewardship. “...
March 26, 2015
The Henry F. Michell Company is celebrating its 125 years in business in 2015. The company was founded in Philadelphia at 10th and Market Street, but is currently headquartered in King of Prussia. Michell’s sources input products such as flowering...
March 25, 2015
DNA Green Group’s acquisition of Rijnplant has been finalized. Rijnplant Breeding, headquartered in De Lier, the Netherlands, specializes in breeding, propagation and growing young plant varieties of anthurium, bougainvillea and heliconia. Biense...
March 25, 2015
America in Bloom's awards will be announced at its annual symposium in Holland, Michigan on Sept. 24-26.According to awards chairperson Jack Clasen, 42 communities are participating this year, a 27 percent increase over last year. “The great news is...
OxiPhos, ZeroTol 2.0, BioSafe Systems
March 25, 2015
ZeroTol 2.0 and Oxiphos product labels from BioSafe Systems have received an update. ZeroTol 2.0 can now be used as a foliar, soil drench, irrigation or fog application on greenhouse vegetables and fruits and/or hydroponically-grown food crops....
March 19, 2015
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention Program spending plan for this year. The program will provide nearly $58 million to...
March 19, 2015
The annual Penn Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (PANTS) will take place Nov. 4-5, 2015 in Philadelphia. “The new date is advantageous for both exhibitors and attendees alike,” said Kevin McLaughlin, show director. “November better aligns with the shift...
Kniphofia 'Banana Popsicle'
March 19, 2015
Eight new varieties from Terra Nova Nurseries are now available to growers as pre-ordered liners. -Coleus Globetrotters ‘Jackie’ has cream leaves with green edges on the top and deep pink on the bottom. It produces a tight, upright habit due to...
Greenheart Farms
March 18, 2015
Greenheart Farms has created a new website as a resource tool for gardeners to more easily find roses that fit their needs.  The website, www.buyroses365.com,  promotes rose gardening to the next generation of gardeners. It includes...
Jon Carloftis
March 16, 2015
Proven Winners has partnered with Jon Carloftis, an author and fine living expert, on a series of four Life + Style events that will take place in 2015. Attendees can enjoy food, drinks, architecture and garden designs featuring Proven Winner plants...
March 16, 2015
Lawn & Garden Retailer's free 30-minute webinar on "Enchanting with MIniature Gardening" is now available online. The presentation will cover the differences between miniature gardening and fairy gardening with examples of each type....
March 10, 2015
The Greater Columbus Convention Center is growing, and AmericanHort is taking advantage of this growth during Cultivate'15, with the introduction of the new Retail District. Cultivate'15 will take place July 11-14, in Columbus, Ohio. At...
March 06, 2015
For the last 10 months, Terra Nova Nurseries collaborated with select editors from Martha Stewart Living magazine to plan a March 2015 feature story and photo spread about heucheras and heucherellas. Terra Nova began growing a selection of heuchera...
UNH Greenhouse
March 06, 2015
The University of New Hampshire (UNH) Macfarlane Research Greenhouses annual open house will take place March 27 and 28. The greenhouses will be open both days from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. UNH faculty, staff and students will present displays and lectures...
March 04, 2015
AmericanHort is "Changing the Game" at Cultivate'15, which will take place July 11-14, with two keynote presentations.Curt Steinhorst is a generational expert with an engaging speaking style and sharp insights into our multi-generational workforce....
March 04, 2015
The Southern Nursery Association (SNA) has scheduled its annual event, SNA 2015, for July 21-23 at Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta. SNA 2015 will encompass: -The Southern Plant Conference (July 21)-SNA Research Conference (July 21...
March 03, 2015
The GrowIt! Garden Socially app has expanded into a new operating system and now available for for Android phones. Available now on the Google Play Market, GrowIt! helps users find plants to fit their lifestyle, and connect them with other local...
February 27, 2015
The Heritage Museums & Gardens’ Hydrangea Conference will take place July 14 to 16, 2015, in historic Sandwich, Massachusetts. Cape Cod will host the inaugural festival during peak blooming season for these iconic plants. Dr. Michael...
February 27, 2015
The National Garden Bureau (NGB) met at the ASTA Flower & Vegetable Seed Conference in Florida last month to plan future activities. At that time, NGB members elected four new directors to the board. The new directors are: Mike Connelly,...
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