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 »

November 8, 2016
NGB’s 2017 ‘Year of the’ Materials Now Available

The National Garden Bureau has announced that promotional materials and resources for the NGB "Year of the" program are now available on its website. Each year the National Garden Bureau, the non-profit organization that promotes gardening... more »

August 29, 2016
AIB Turns 15, Launches Fundraising Effort

America in Bloom (AIB) is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year at its Symposium & Awards Program Celebration (Oct. 6 to 8) in Arroyo Grande, California. America in Bloom's mission is to promote nationwide beautification through education and... more »

August 29, 2016
SAF Elects New Council Leaders

Members of the Society of American Florists (SAF) have elected nine members to positions on its Retailers, Wholesalers and Growers Councils. New council members begin their terms at the close of SAF Maui 2016, the... more »

June 7, 2016
AmericanHort Names New President and CEO

The AmericanHort board of directors has named Ken Fisher as the company’s president and CEO, effective immediately. Fisher has 20 years of experience leading public and privately held companies, including iconic consumer brands with The Coleman... more »


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