Associations

October 23, 2020
PPA to Present Two Webinars

The Perennial Plant Association recently announced two upcoming events from PPA: Virtual Edition. These events both include an educational webinar with a happy hour to follow to allow for further topic discussion and networking. On... more »
AmericanHort garden center tour

October 15, 2020
AmericanHort Schedules Virtual Garden Center Tour

AmericanHort announced it has organized a new online event, the AmericanHort Retail Tour: A Virtual Experience. The two-hour tour will take place live at 2 p.m. ET on Nov. 19. Attendees will have the opportunity... more »
Star Roses and Plants Sweet Spirit

October 12, 2020
American Garden Rose Selections Names 2021 Winners

The American Gardens Rose Selections (AGRS) testing program has announced its selections for 2021. The AGRS testing program recognizes roses that are easy to care for, disease-resistant and suitable for different regions of the country.... more »

October 8, 2020
PPA Launches Job Board

The Perennial Plant Association is launching a new member benefit — the PPA Job Board. Members can post unlimited job openings for free on the Job Board at www.perennialplant.org/networking and connect with quality applicants. Anyone on the PPA website... more »

October 5, 2020
GardenComm Offers Webinar: “Keeping New Gardeners Involved in Gardening”

This year has been full of surprises, including a surge of new gardeners in the wake of COVID-19. From 3-4 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Oct. 28, a panel of industry experts will present "Keeping New Gardeners... more »
The Learning Garden NGB, American Meadows and Sakata Seed America Announce Horticulture Therapy Gardens Grant Winners

October 5, 2020
NGB, American Meadows and Sakata Seed America Announce Horticulture Therapy Gardens Grant Winners

After collecting thousands of votes from the public, National Garden Bureau, American Meadows, Sakata Seed America and Corona Tools are proud to announce the three therapeutic gardens receiving grants and in-kind donations totaling more than... more »

September 30, 2020
MANTS.com Business Hub Launched

The Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) has announced details on its new MANTS.com Business Hub, developed to connect exhibitors and buyers during these changing and challenging times. Despite not being able to meet in person, the intelligent, searchable business directory... more »
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September 29, 2020
SNA Virtual Conference Schedule Announced

The Southern Nursery Association (SNA) has announced The SNA Virtual Conference has been scheduled for February 2021. Knowing it can be challenging for people to sit at a computer screen for extended blocks of time,... more »
Jianping (Ping) Ren, Ph.D., senior plant breeder at PanAmerican Seed Co-horiz

September 21, 2020
AAS Announces 2020 Breeder’s Cup Award Recipient

All-America Selections presented the 2020 AAS Breeder’s Cup award to Jianping (Ping) Ren, Ph.D., senior plant breeder at PanAmerican Seed Co. With 2020 being the 25th anniversary of Wave petunias, the timing of this award... more »
NGB Announces Horticulture Therapy Garden Grants

September 9, 2020
Voting Open for National Garden Bureau’s 2020 Therapeutic Garden Grant

Voting is now open for the National Garden Bureau’s (NGB) Therapeutic Garden Grant. Consumers and industry are encouraged to visit the National Garden Bureau website and vote for the most deserving therapeutic garden.  Started in 2014,... more »
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September 8, 2020
NGB Launches #Fallisforplanting Vegetables Initiative

As the cool autumn season begins its descent, National Garden Bureau wants to remind us all that fall is the perfect time of year for planting cool-weather crops. Fall planting not only extends the garden... more »
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September 1, 2020
PPA Names 2021 Perennial Plant of the Year

The Perennial Plant Association has named Calamintha nepeta subsp. nepeta as the 2021 Perennial Plant of the Year. The Perennial Plant of the Year program began in 1990 to showcase a perennial that is a standout among its competitors.... more »

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