February 22, 2019
SNA Announces 2019 Officers

The Southern Nursery Association (SNA) recently elected its new slate of officers who will serve for the 2019 term. The announcement was made during the 120th Annual SNA Business Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, during The... more »

February 20, 2019
NGB Introduces Snapdragon Video Contest

To support its "Year of" program, the National Garden Bureau has announced its first-ever “Year of” video contest, featuring #SNAPDRAGONLOVE for 2019! Every year National Garden Bureau selects an annual, a perennial, a bulb and... more »

February 11, 2019
GWA Changes Name to GardenComm

GWA: The Association of Garden Communicators changed its name to GardenComm as of Jan. 1 to reflect its expanding, diverse membership, which now includes photographers, speakers, landscape designers, television and radio personalities, consultants, publishers, videographers and... more »

February 11, 2019
AAS Adds Seven New Winners

All-America Selections announced seven new AAS winners at the American Seed Trade Association meeting in Orlando, Florida. Each of the following new AAS winners was trialed throughout North America by professional, independent, volunteer judges who grew them... more »
Green Thumb Awards

February 5, 2019
Plants, Products Win 2019 Green Thumb Awards

The best new ornamental plants, garden products and edible plants have won the 2019 Green Thumb Award presented by the Direct Gardening Association. Honored in the Ornamental Seeds, Bulbs and Plants division were 'Illuminati Tiny... more »

February 4, 2019
HRI Announces 2019 Funded Research

The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), the foundation of AmericanHort, has announced funding for a portfolio of research projects in 2019. Projects range from innovations to crop production for both greenhouse and nursery segments, water management... more »

December 20, 2018
President Signs 2018 Farm Bill into Law

On Dec. 20, 2018, the president signed the 2018 Farm Bill. This was after Congress swiftly passed the bill, which cleared by overwhelming bipartisan votes in both the House and Senate. The Senate voted 87-13... more »

December 20, 2018
SNA’s Sidney B. Meadows Fund Creates New Scholarship

The Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Fund has announced a new named scholarship to honor Dr. Bryson L. James. James, who not only served as director of horticultural research for the SNA and coordinator of the... more »

November 12, 2018
Winners Chosen in AAS ‘Social’ Landscape Design Challenge

The All-America Selections’ (AAS) 2018 Landscape Design Challenge went a bit out of the traditional garden comfort zone with a new theme this year — “Get Social in the Garden.” For this challenge, AAS provided... more »

November 12, 2018
Shinoda Scholar of the Year Named

The Shinoda Foundation has announced that Kansas State University’s Megan Haresnape is the 2018-19 Shinoda Scholar of the Year — the foundation’s highest award. “Megan’s drive and discipline stood out as exceptional among the talented aspiring horticulturists... more »

November 4, 2018
BLOOM! Campaign Expands

Seed Your Future and Scholastic have introduced new additions to BLOOM!, an initiative introduced in April 2018 to excite young people about the power of plants and ensure horticulture — along with the millions who... more »

October 23, 2018
AFE Elects New Chairman, Appoints Four Trustees

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) announced that Jim Daly, vice president of Floralife/Smithers-Oasis has been elected to serve a two-year term as AFE Chairman. His appointment began during the AFE Annual Fundraising Dinner in Palm... more »