Associations

June 25, 2018
Entries Now Being Accepted for GCA Best Garden Center Bathroom Awards

Garden Centers of America’s (GCA) Best Garden Center Bathroom Awards, now in their eighth year, recognize IGC retailers whose restrooms contribute to the store’s favorable shopping experience. Independent garden centers are encouraged to submit their... more »

May 18, 2018
Dates Set for NGB, AAS Summer Summit

Later this year, All-America Selections and the National Garden Bureau will head to New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for their annual Summer Summit. This year the two non-profit organizations will be heading south for... more »

May 18, 2018
Perennial Plant Association Symposium to Take Place in North Carolina

The Perennial Plant Association’s 36th annual Perennial Plant Symposium will take place July 30-August 3, 2018, in the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina area. This industry-focused conference brings together more than 500 professionals for networking, learning and special... more »

May 3, 2018
Flourish Funding Available from Luxflora

Luxflora, a women-led, non-profit floriculture organization, has launched Flourish Funding to support networking opportunities for women in the floriculture industry, as well as initiatives to promote the use of flowers in everyday life. Flourish Funding... more »

March 9, 2018
America in Bloom Names New Board Members and Directors

America in Bloom recently announced the election of new board members and officers following its annual meeting. John Manchester, Lewisburg, West Virginia, was elected president of the board. Leslie Pittenger, Belpre, Ohio City, and Tony... more »

March 9, 2018
NGB Plant Nerds Prepare for California Spring Trials

Each year since 2015, National Garden Bureau has invited a group of bloggers/writers to accompany them to the California Spring Trials. Dubbed the Plant Nerds (#NGBplantnerds), these garden communicators are given a unique opportunity to... more »

March 9, 2018
SNA Seeks Scholarship Applicants

The Southern Nursery Association’s Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund is now accepting scholarship applications for 2018. Horticultural students who are eligible are encouraged to apply for this year’s scholarship awards. Eligibility requirements and the... more »

March 9, 2018
The Perfect Plant to Feature AAS Winners

All-America Selections and The Perfect Plant have teamed up to help garden centers by featuring AAS winners on The Perfect Plant’s website and in-store kiosk plant database. “We are very appreciative to All-America Selections for making The... more »

February 21, 2018
Spring Meadow Endowment Fund Reaches New Mark

According to Spring Meadow Nursery and the Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), the Spring Meadow – Proven Winners Endowment Fund has topped $800,000. The funds are raised by Spring Meadow’s customer base of “Plant Geeks” and matched by the company,... more »

August 21, 2017
Moran to Retire as SAF CEO

The Society of American Florists‘ chief executive officer, Peter Moran, will retire at the end of the year from his post after 33 years with the industry’s national trade association. Kate Penn, currently chief content officer... more »

August 14, 2017
AmericanHort Names New Government Affairs Director

AmericanHort has hired Tal Coley to be the association's new director of government affairs based in its Washington, D.C. office. “AmericanHort is delighted to welcome Tal to further advance... more »

February 16, 2017
AmericanHort Adds Three to Board of Directors

AmericanHort has added three new members to its board of directors. The board of directors is comprised of leaders from across the breadth of the horticulture industry and encompasses various experiences, skills, and backgrounds. The board... more »


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