May 19, 2022
AmericanHort Elects New Board Members, Officers

AmericanHort recently announced the election of four new members to the board of directors, along with the election of a new slate of board officers. The official welcome and installation will take place at Cultivate’22... more »

May 17, 2022
Horticultural Research Institute Marks 60 Years

 In September 1962, a small group of forward-thinking nursery professionals established the Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) to provide funds that would support industry-driven, targeted research. Starting from a combined donation of $1,300 in the early... more »

April 21, 2022
NGB Releases Crop Trends Report

The new 2021-2022 Crop Trend Report from National Garden Bureau provides a historical view of crop performance — information that many in the plant industry have been requesting for years.  As part of its mission... more »

April 21, 2022
Record High Mother’s Day Spending Predicted

Mother’s Day spending is expected to total $31.7 billion this year, up $3.6 billion from 2021’s record spending, according to the annual consumer survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. Approximately... more »

April 20, 2022
Retail Nurseries and Garden Centers Road Map Now Available

The newest edition of the popular Retail Nurseries and Garden Centers Road Map is out, and available to order for FREE online. The folding highway map, just like the kind service stations used to give... more »

April 14, 2022
Organizations to Offer Therapeutic Garden Grants

National Garden Bureau, American Meadows and Sakata Seed America are again uniting to provide $5,000 in grant money for three well-deserving Therapeutic Gardens in North America. In addition, Corona Tools will generously provide a set... more »
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April 5, 2022
Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Increases Awards to $2,000

The Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund is announcing an increase in this year’s awards to $2,000 for each scholarship to be awarded in 2022 (up from $1,500 in recent years) with the projection to... more »
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April 5, 2022
KidsGardening Announces Activities to Promote Kids Garden Month

Garden center customers come to us at key moments in their lives … wanting to teach their children where food comes from, landscaping a new home, or buying their first houseplant. These touchpoints provide opportunities... more »
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April 4, 2022
PPA National Symposium to Include Perennial Plant Education Day

Perennial Plant Association (PPA) recently announced that Monday, Aug. 1, of its 2022 National Symposium will be Perennial Plant Education Day. Attendees will have the option of attending a day of education at the Lancaster... more »
Women in Horticulture Week

April 2022
AmericanHort to Celebrate Women in Horticulture at Cultivate’22

AmericanHort is pleased to host the second annual Women in Horticulture luncheon program at Cultivate’22. This year’s Women in Horticulture luncheon program includes a Sponsor-A-Peer opportunity to sponsor attendance. The luncheon, which takes place on from 12-1:30 p.m. on... more »
AFE Releases New Strategic Plan

March 22, 2022
AFE Releases New Strategic Plan

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) recently took a deeper look at how it can better support industry members and businesses through its floriculture programs and funding. Through an eight-month Strategic Planning effort, new priorities, goals, and... more »

March 15, 2022
Annual Retail Sales to Grow 8 Percent in 2022

The National Retail Federation today issued its annual forecast, anticipating that retail sales will grow between 6 and 8 percent to more than $4.86 trillion in 2022. The announcement was made during NRF’s annual State of Retail & the Consumer virtual event where retail industry... more »


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