Associations

International Plant Trialing Conference returning in 2025

February 28, 2024
International Plant Trialing Conference returning in 2025

All-America Selections announced the International Plant Trialing Conference will take place in the upper Midwest in October 2025. Registration will open November 1. The first International Plant Trialing Conference was held in the UK in... more »
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February 26, 2024
PPA updates awards, calls for nominations

The Perennial Plant Association (PPA) has updated its awards program to recognize leaders in the herbaceous perennial plant industry.  The revised awards program is designed to reflect the changes in the perennial plant industry, particularly... more »

February 23, 2024
SAF names new director of development

The Society of American Florists (SAF) has announced that Maura Kenny as director of development. In her new role, Kenny will lead the organization's efforts to connect industry suppliers with the SAF audience through membership,... more »
Katie Dubow receives Green Achiever Award

February 23, 2024
Katie Dubow receives Green Achiever Award

Garden Media Group’s president Katie Dubow has been awarded the 2024 Green Achiever Award from the Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Association (PLNA). The award was presented by Russell Redding, Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Agriculture, at PLNA’s... more »
Farwest Show calls for 2024 New Varieties Showcase entries

February 23, 2024
Farwest Show calls for 2024 New Varieties Showcase entries

The 2024 Farwest Show is now accepting submissions of new plant introductions for the upcoming New Varieties Showcase. The showcase is an annual highlight at Farwest, the biggest green industry trade show and conference in... more »

February 22, 2024
All-America Selections welcomes new judges for 2024 trials

All-America Selections (AAS), has announced 23 new AAS judges. AAS now has seven different trial types and with a need for at least 24 judges for each trial, the number of trialing professionals has recently grown.... more »
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February 22, 2024
AmericanHort expands D.C. advocacy team

AmericanHort announced it has expanded its advocacy team. Matt Mika, vice president of advocacy and government affairs, has assumed leadership of the Washington, D.C.-based advocacy team, transitioning that role from long-time industry advocate Craig Regelbrugge.... more »
PPA opens registration for 2024 National Symposium

February 21, 2024
PPA opens registration for 2024 National Symposium

Perennial Plant Association (PPA) has opened registration for its 2024 National Symposium. Asheville, North Carolina, will host the week-long event, designed to highlight the wonders of perennial plants. PPA will also be celebrating its 40th... more »
All-America Selections and National Garden Bureau complete merger

February 14, 2024
All-America Selections, National Garden Bureau merge

National Garden Bureau (NGB) and All-America Selections (AAS) have announced the completion of an organizational merger of the two nonprofit organizations into one. National Garden Bureau is now the parent organization, with AAS being the... more »
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February 9, 2024
Farwest Show seeks speakers

Farwest Show, taking place Aug. 21-23 in Portland, Oregon, is seeking speakers. Share your innovative ideas and solutions to common problems in the industry, or business practices that can’t be beat. Fill out the Call... more »
Green Career Week

February 9, 2024
Green Career Week begins March 4

March 4 marks the start of Green Career Week. Seed Your Future’s Green Career Week was started to inspire future horticulture professionals by connecting students with plant professionals. Last year, over 120 horticultural professionals connected... more »
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February 9, 2024
Perennial Plant Foundation accepting applications for 2024 scholarships

The Perennial Plant Foundation (PPF) is accepting applications for its 2024 PPF Scholarship Program. The program aims to identify and encourage outstanding students and recent graduates who show exceptional promise in the perennial plant or... more »