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December 05, 2014
BioWorks, Inc. recently announced that RootShield Plus+ WP and RootShield Plus+ Granules have been approved for sale in California. Both products received Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) approval. RootShield Plus provides preventative...
December 05, 2014
Mollie Hoare, Skagit Gardens' new operations manager, will be responsible for all production of Skagit’s Finished and Super Starts divisions. Hoare started working for Skagit Gardens in 1986. Later she worked for Color Spot and Smith Gardens where...
December 04, 2014
The Pantone Institute has announced its choice for the Color of the Year for 2015 — Marsala (Pantone 18-1438), “a naturally robust and earthy wine red.” Each year, color specialists from the Pantone Institute “comb the world” looking for color...
December 01, 2014
Dramm Corporation has hired Fritz Dramm as the company's new fertilizer production and compliance manager. In his new position at Dramm, Fritz will be handling many different roles, including documenting standard operation procedures, ...
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 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...
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...
August 14, 2014
ePlantSource has added three new partners for the 2014-2015 season: Casa Flora, Kientzler and Skagit Gardens. With these additions, ePlantSource has rounded out its offering for tropicals, ferns and perennials and is only one of three brokers in...
August 14, 2014
GPN’s Plant Health Management Conference will take place Oct. 7, at the Grand Rapids Hilton in Michigan. The Plant Health Management Conference is designed to educate growers and greenhouse production personnel about the latest disease...
August 14, 2014
Wadsworth Control Systems has hired David Story, who received his Ph.D. in agricultural and biosystems engineering from the University of Arizona, and Brian Allen, who received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Colorado School of...
August 14, 2014
Dow AgroSciences has added sales representatives Tyler Patton and Elyssa Trejo to its turf and ornamental (T&O) team. Patton joined Dow AgroSciences last June as a T&O sales trainee covering eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. In his new...
August 12, 2014
Suntory Flowers has announced the creation of the first rooting network for Princettia euphorbias in partnership with Dümmen Group. Princettia has been available as unrooted cuttings, but now growers have a choice of inputs they would like to...
August 07, 2014
The De Sangosse group recently announced that it has acquired Fine Holdings Ltd. and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Fine Agrochemical Ltd. and Fine Americas, Inc., to strengthen its international development strategy. De Sangosse, based in Agen,...
July 31, 2014
Fleuroselect announced that the FleuroStar Award for 2014-2015 was presented to Canna generalis Cannova Bronze Scarlet F1 from Takii. The winner was announced at the Fleuroselect Annual Convention's Gala Dinner, held in Somerleyton Hall, U.K., on...
July 18, 2014
At Cultivate’14 last week, AmericanHort announced a pledge to support the  Horticultural Research Institute with a gift of up to $100,000. The association is committing $50,000 and will match up to another $50,000 in gifts from other...
July 18, 2014
The inaugural edition of Cultivate’14 concluded last Tuesday with more than 10,000 attendees.  The event took place in the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. According to AmericanHort, it is the event’s best...
June 23, 2014
Proven Winners is  introducing a $15,000 scholarship program that will reach out to students in three distinct areas of the horticulture industry. In 2014 the company will award a total of $15,000 in college scholarship programs. This...
June 22, 2014
Northwest Horticulture has hired Debbie Thorne (formerly Hewlett) as program product manager for its Grower Division and Gina Falcetti as research and development manager. Thorne has spent over 25 years at Skagit Gardens where her experience...
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