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December 19, 2014
The Oregon Association of Nurseries (OAN) has released an app for iOS devices that helps nursery industry businesses connect with each other. The Oregon Nursery Map app is a digital counterpart to the OAN’s printed Wholesale Nursery Map. “It’s more...
December 19, 2014
Plant selections for the coming year have been released by Star Roses and Plants. The following list are some new selections for 2015: -Icecap: contains pure white flowers on a rounded shrub. It has been a consistent performer at independent trials...
December 15, 2014
T.O. Plastics recently launched a new line of plug trays, SureRoots Elite.  The SureRoots Elite plug trays were designed in collaboration with growers, distributors, the T.O. Plastics sales force and its engineering department. The new...
December 15, 2014
American Hosta Growers Association (AHGA) announced ‘Victory’ as the 2015 Hosta of the Year (HOTY). AHGA selects the HOTY two to three years in advance to allow for sufficient inventory. Mark Zilis, the registrant of the hosta, discovered ‘Victory’...
December 12, 2014
T.O. Plastics has expanded its 3-D printing and scanning capabilities to improve the company’s efforts to provide fast turnaround on product design solutions for its customers and the company's own proprietary products. The company, with...
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 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...
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 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...
October 27, 2014
Jenny Rojas has joined the customer service team at Oglesby Plants International as the South Florida customer service representative. Rojas has worked in the horticulture industry for 11 years. She comes to Oglesby with experience in young plant...
October 24, 2014
The Society of American Florists has announced the dates for the 2015 Pest & Plant Production Management http://www.safnow.org/ppmcConference and 2015 Congressional Action Days. The 2015 Pest & Plant Production Conference will take place Feb...
October 17, 2014
MAX Grow Lights changed its name to Pro MAX Grow Oct. 8., 2014 to reflect its current manufacturing technological capabilities Pro MAX Grow has expanded rapidly into the medical marijuana industry with their LED lighting technology. Pro MAX Grow...
Construction of Pleasant View Gardens' Expansion
October 10, 2014
Pleasant View Gardens has added more than 30,000 square feet of production space and upgraded existing greenhouses to their Loudon, New Hampshire location. “The main advantage will be better light levels for earlier crops and being able to bring...
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 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...
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