March 7, 2016
Scott Aboretum Honors Spring Meadow’s Deppe

The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College has selected Dale Deppe, president and owner of Spring Meadow Nursery, as the 2016 Scott Medal and Award recipient. The annual award is given annually to an individual, organization... more »

March 2016
Outside the Vines: Keeping a Robust Inventory

"The more you have, the more you sell." It's an adage businesses have tried to follow for years. But how do you know what to have? How do you know that what you're adding to... more »

March 2016
Encouraging New Loyalty

Our industry has changed so rapidly over the past 10 years — it's hard to keep up with what's important to the retailer. Is it simply sales that keep the bills paid and the business... more »

February 29, 2016
2016 Farwest Show Names Keynote

Charlie Hall, professor and Ellison Chair in International Floriculture, Texas A&M, will deliver this year's keynote address at the 2016 Farwest Show, Aug. 25-27 in Portland, Oregon. Hall's speech, Factors Affecting Short and Long-Term Demand... more »

February 26, 2016
AAS Summer Summit Dates Planned

All-America Selections (AAS) and National Garden Bureau (NGB) are teaming up for the 2016 AAS Summer Summit from Aug. 24-26 in Madison, Wisconsin. Visitors will tour AAS Trials and Display Gardens, as well as local... more »

February 16, 2016
The National Pollinator Garden Network Gives Retailer Tips

The National Pollinator Garden Network is gearing up for a big push to promote the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge that encourages Americans to plant and register 1 million pollinator gardens by the end of 2016.... more »

February 16, 2016
EuroAmerican Hires Midwest Sales Manager

EuroAmerican Propagators has added Sue Amatangelo as Midwest Sales Manager. This territory includes portions of the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, Central Plains and Eastern Canada. Amatangelo will train broker sales representatives about the diversity of products available... more »

February 15, 2016
NGB, AAS Elect New Leaders

The National Garden Bureau (NGB) and All-America Selections (AAS) met during the ASTA Flower & Vegetable Seed Conference in California to plan future activities and elect board members. At that time, NGB members elected a... more »

February 9, 2016
Fleuroselect Announces Top Varieties for Retail 2017

Fleuroselect has announced three new Gold Medal winners that will be available to growers as of 2016 and in retail for 2017.The Fleuroselect Gold Medal is awarded to new varieties that have been tested by... more »

February 5, 2016
GrowIt!, MasterTag Join Forces

The GrowIt! Garden Socially team has partnered with MasterTag to build a robust platform of information to help users learn to grow the plants they discover while using the mobile app. Now attached to the... more »

February 5, 2016
Cultivate Chooses Speakers, Registration Date

AmericanHort has announced that March 8 is the opening registration date for Cultivate'16. This year's theme is "The New Now." Cultivate'16 will take place July 9-12 in Columbus, Ohio. On July 10, Jeremy Kingsley, best-selling... more »

February 5, 2016
Proven Winners Retail Program Marks 15 Years

Proven Winners celebrates the 15th anniversary of their Certified Garden Center Training Program this spring. New this year, Proven Winners is throwing a free pizza party for every IGC in North America that completes their... more »


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