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July 28, 2015
On Oct. 6, GPN’s Plant Health Management Conference will return to Grand Rapids, Michigan. The DoubleTree Grand Rapids Airport will host the second one-day conference dedicated to helping growers produce healthy and profitable plants. Attendees at...
July 24, 2015
America in Bloom (AIB) has become a partner in the Million Pollinator Challenge. The Challenge is a campaign to register one million public and private gardens and landscapes to support pollinators, and was created in support of President Obama’s...
July 24, 2015
SHS Griffin released its annual seed and plant catalog for the 2015-2016 season. The 2016 catalog is available in print and online, featuring more than 400 new varieties. The company’s full seed portfolio; more than 3,400 cultivars of annuals,...
July 24, 2015
The 2016 National Floriculture Forum (NFF) will take place Jan. 24-29, in the Netherlands and Germany. Meeting objectives include: Addressing issues of importance to the floriculture industry Forming collaborative relationships Improving...
David Martin
July 24, 2015
David Martin has joined the Pleasant View Gardens team as its new territory sales manager. Martin’s responsibilities include account management, new product launches, territory management and expansion and production planning, along with industry...
July 22, 2015
Syngenta Flowers has released a new resource for growers and brokers in the form of an app. The Syngenta Flowers app includes information about all of the company’s flower varieties, helping growers and brokers quickly access descriptions, culture,...
July 22, 2015
Twelve students from five southeastern universities received academic scholarships from the Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Fund on Wed., July 22 during SNA 2015 in Atlanta. “Congratulations to this exemplary group of students who have excelled...
July 16, 2015
CENTS 2016, hosted by the Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association (ONLA), will take place Jan. 11-13 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Ohio. The trade show portion of the convention will feature more than 400 suppliers offering products...
July 16, 2015
Floriculture specialist Nora Catlin was honored with an “Excellence in IPM” award from the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (NYS IPM) on July 15, at the Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center’s Plant Science Day....
Fessler's Nursery
July 14, 2015
The International Trials Conference, held in conjunction with the 2015 Farwest Show in Portland, Oregon, has announced tour stops. The day-long excursion takes place on the last day of the biennial conference held Aug. 24-27. Tour stops include: -...
July 10, 2015
Northwest Horticulture has plans to expand for its Etera Sales Division, the green roof and Sedum Tile living mat segment of its business. The company has invested in both personnel and production capacities and will also add new strategic...
July 10, 2015
Dr. Peter Konjoian, president of Konjoian’s Horticulture Education Services Inc., will present a greenhouse focused seminar at the 2015 Farwest Show. His seminar, “From Flowers to Food: Hydroponic Edible Crop Production” will challenge growers to...
July 10, 2015
Southern Risk Management Education Center and Texas Nursery & Landscape Association are hosting a webinar, “Making Cents of Green Industry Economics.” The webinar will take place on July 15, 2015 at 10:00 AM CDT. Dr. Marco Palma will present...
Dramm Corporation; Rain Wand
July 10, 2015
Dramm Corp.'s upcoming appearance on FYI’s “Home Factory” has been moved to July 27. A sneak peek video of Dramm Corp.'s upcoming appearance on FYI’s “Home Factory” is now available. The company will be featured in a segment that shows the...
July 10, 2015
To increase its presence in the specialty chemical and agriculture markets, SePRO Corp. announced a realignment of its sales and marketing structure. The newly created role of regional sales leaders will be filled by Shaun Hyde and Mike Jackson....
AAS Winners 2016
July 10, 2015
All-America Selections recently announced three winners for the 2016 Garden Season. These are the first winners of the season: -Bunching Onion Warrior (Regional Winner) -Mizuna Red Kingdom (National Winner) -Radish Sweet Baby (Regional Winner)...
July 02, 2015
Michigan State University Extension and North Carolina State University are hosting the inaugural national Protecting Pollinators in Ornamental Landscapes Conference in Hendersonville, North Carolina Oct. 12 through 14. The conference is geared...
July 02, 2015
Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc., a global blueberry breeding and nursery stock company, received the 2015 Governor’s Trade Leadership Award during Oregon Consular Corps’ annual Celebrate Trade event. The award ceremony took place during World...
July 02, 2015
The American Rose Society (ARS) announced at the 2015 National Conference that Proven Winners received the Award of Excellence for Oso Easy Lemon Zest rose. To receive the Award of Excellence, a rose must prove its mettle in six different no-spray...
July 01, 2015
Dümmen Orange has acquired the portfolio of Florexpo Costa Rica, a leading specialist in the production of perennials, herbs and annuals. The acquisition includes the move of top Florexpo talent and management to Dümmen Orange’s newly modernized...
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