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November 25, 2014
New England Grows recently was named one of the Top 25 fastest growing trade shows in the country by Trade Show News Network (TSNN). The Top 25 Awards pay tribute to the fastest growing association-led and for-profit show events — using net square...
November 25, 2014
The National Garden Bureau (NGB) is taking part in the #GivingTuesday movement, which will use the power of social media to create a national movement dedicated to giving on  Dec. 2. By using crowdfunding site Indiegogo, NGB is bringing more...
November 25, 2014
Jeffrey Luke has been named marketing manager at BioWorks, Inc. In his new position, Luke will be responsible for growing the BioWorks brand and family of products in new and existing markets.Luke has more than 15 years of marketing experience,...
November 20, 2014
Plants for Living, Rocket Farms’ new product line, was established to change the way consumers think about and enjoy fresh herbs. The product line’s indoor culinary herbs include a seasonal assortment of seven herbs: thyme, oregano, rosemary, basil...
GrowIt!, home and garden market, U.S. Mobile & App Design Awards
November 20, 2014
GrowIt!, a social app that helps gardeners find plants to fit their lifestyle, was named the Gold Winner in the Home & Garden market category for the 2014 design100 U.S. Mobile & App Design awards. The app uses geolocation and user ratings...
November 20, 2014
The Legacy Family Business Award, from Twin City Business magazine, was awarded to Bailey Nurseries for its continued success through five generations of family over the past 110 years. The company was also commended for its high standard of...
November 18, 2014
The recipients of grants for the CN EcoConnexions From the Ground Up program were announced by CN and America in Bloom. Four communities were selected to receive grants that amounted to $85,790, with recipients matching the grants from additional...
November 17, 2014
The Macfarlane Greenhouses, located at the University of New Hampshire (UNH), will host the 9th annual Poinsettia Trials Open House Dec. 4 through Dec. 6. The open house will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thurs. and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fri....
November 14, 2014
The Dümmen Group has announced it will be unveiling its 2016 programs at two locations for California Spring Trials 2015. The RED FOX brand will return to the Edna Valley Vineyards in San Luis Obispo, where fine wines will be paired with new Red Fox...
November 14, 2014
If you missed Lawn & Garden Retailer's recent webinar "Go Big with Miniature Gardening," you can now view the archived presentation online. On November 12, Clark Hermanson, garden center manager of Chicago's Pesche's Garden Center, presented a...
November 14, 2014
The University of Florida's 2014 Industry Poinsettia Trial Field Day will take place Dec. 9, 9:15 a.m.–2 p.m., at the UF Environmental Horticulture Greenhouse Complex in Gainesville. The trials are sponsored by poinsettia breeder companies and this...
November 14, 2014
BioSafe Systems' ZeroTol 2.0 has been labeled for hydroponic use, which includes foliar sprays, media drenches, nutrient/reservoir tanks and aerosol/fogging applications. The product helps control root diseases such as Pythium, Phytophthora,...
November 14, 2014
The 2014 Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo will take place Dec. 9-11, at Devos Place Convention Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The pre-registration deadline to sign up for the Expo is Nov. 20. The event is sponsored by the Western Michigan...
November 13, 2014
Griffin Greenhouse Supplies has announced effective Dec. 31, that its head of sales and marketing, Keelan Pulliam, will retire. Pulliam, who has more than 20 years of experience in the lawn and garden industry, first joined Griffin in 2012 as...
November 12, 2014
Bailey Nurseries has hired Casey Schmidt as a sales representative to cover the territories of Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee. Schmidt, a graduate of Purdue University with a B.S. in Landscape Horticulture and Design, has more than 13 years...
November 10, 2014
AmericanHort has published the revised American Standard for Nursery Stock (ANSI Z60.1) and it is now available for industry use.  The Standard reflects the consensus of the industry regarding how nursery stock—living plants other than annuals—...
November 06, 2014
CENTS Marketplace & University, hosted by The Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association, will take place January 7-9 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The event will have a trade show and three-day education program that includes:...
November 04, 2014
A new stop has been added to the 2015 California Spring Trials. The new location is Floricultura in Salinas, California. The 400,000-square foot greenhouse will welcome the German breeding company, Westhoff; the Dutch breeding company, Beekenkamp...
November 04, 2014
The HGTV Home Plant Collection is teaming up with The Perennial Farm of Glen Arm, Maryland, according to Randy Hunter, managing partner of Agricola Management Group, the licensee for the Plant Collection. The Perennial Farm will supply a variety of...
November 04, 2014
Award-winning marketing and customer service expert, Ron Rosenberg, will be the keynote speaker for the 2015 Farwest Trade Show. Rosenberg’s keynote address, “Must be Present to Win: The Secret to Finding the Opportunities in Business and Life that...
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