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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 »
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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 »

August 31, 2020
SNA Awards Sidney B. Meadows Fund Scholarships

The Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Fund, created in 1989 by the Southern Nursery Association (SNA), has announced the names of 12 students from nine Southeastern universities chosen to receive academic scholarships this year. Seven of the awards are named scholarships honoring past... more »

August 27, 2020
New Selections Receive ‘Handpicked for You’ Certification

Handpicked for You has announced the class of 2020 plant selections receiving the distinguished Handpicked for You certification. This certification follows a rigorous selection process involving trials at regional independent grower locations and feedback from... more »

August 21, 2020
SNA Teams up with PPA on New Virtual Forum

The Southern Nursery Association (SNA) has announced they are partnering with the Perennial Plant Association (PPA) on the upcoming New to the Market Forum — a new virtual experience. The first edition, Meet Your New... more »

August 21, 2020
AAS Seeks Entries for 2021 Trials

In 2015, All-America Selections (AAS), in conjunction with the Perennial Plant Association (PPA), successfully launched a brand new perennial trial with five entries and corresponding comparisons. The first winners from those trials were announced in... more »

August 20, 2020
National Hardware Show Announces Virtual Trade Show Dates

The National Hardware Show (NHS) recently announces the 2020 Show will take place virtually Oct. 12-15. The first-ever National Hardware Virtual Show will provide the global hardware and home improvement community with the tools needed... more »
NGB Debuts Garden Promotion Calendar

July 29, 2020
NGB Releases Gardening Promotion Calendar

National Garden Bureau, in conjunction with GardenComm, has created a calendar of popular “Day of” promotions and industry marketing campaign opportunities that can be used by garden centers and others in the green industry for their marketing and social media strategy... more »

July 23, 2020
SNA 2021 Conference Will Be Virtual Event

The Southern Nursery Association (SNA) has announced that the SNA Conference will be delivered through a virtual platform in 2021. After careful consideration, the decision was made by the board of directors based on both... more »

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