May 21, 2013
GCA Best Bathroom Awards Opens Call for Entries

Garden Centers of America's (GCA) Best Garden Center Bathroom Awards, now in their third year, recognize IGC retailers whose restrooms contribute to the store's favorable shopping experience. Convenient and clean restrooms rank high in women's... more »

April 23, 2013
ANLA to Present Health Care Act Webinars

On April 29, the American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA) will offer two different webinars on the Affordable Care Act.One of the webinars will address the Act's impact on small employers and another for companies... more »

April 19, 2013
OFA Short Course Makes Top Trade Show List Again

The OFA Short Course trade show has been recognized as the 147th largest trade show among all industries by the annual edition of Trade Show News Network. The show has been on the list for... more »

February 12, 2013
OFA, Ball Commit to 2013 America in Bloom

OFA – The Association of Horticulture Professionals and Ball Horticultural Co. have made early-year commitments to be lead sponsors of the America in Bloom program in 2013."OFA is committed to supporting the horticulture industry," said... more »

January 3, 2013
Buckeye State Plays Host to 2013 GCA Summer Tour

"Ohio is right in the middle of what I call the 'Garden Center Belt,' which stretches from the Upper Midwest to New England," says Garden Centers of America (GCA) Chairman Jeff Morey. "It offers some... more »

January 3, 2013
ANLA Rings in New Year with New Executive Vice President

OFA CEO Michael Geary, CAE, assumes the chief staff position on Jan. 1, 2013. Bringing 21 years of experience in association management, including nearly three years as the CEO of OFA, Michael will helm both... more »

December 20, 2012
New Vision Summit for IGCs to Meet in January

According to retail experts John Stanley and Sid Raisch, independent garden centers must change and they need to do so quickly.Stanley and Raisch believe this because the average sale per customer of a typical American... more »

November 28, 2012
AAS Announces Niagara Peninsula as Site for 2013 Summer Summit

After an eight year absence, All-America Selections is returning to the Niagara Peninsula for the annual AAS Summer Summit. The 2013 event will be held from August 12-14 with The Waterfront Hotel in Burlington serving... more »

Trophy Case Varieties

How confident are you that you've chosen the right mix of annuals and vegetables for your customers? What proof do you have that the plants you've ordered will actually perform for the home gardener and... more »

October 24, 2012
OFA Grow & Sell for Profit Conference Going on Location

The OFA Grow & Sell for Profit Conference is going on location on Thursday, November 8 to Metrolina Greenhouses in Huntersville, North Carolina – the largest single-site heated greenhouse in the United States with 162... more »

September 20, 2012
A Change in PANTS for 2013

I n 2013, the Penn Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (PANTS) will move to Philadelphia and take place July 31 to Aug. 1.Earlier this summer, MAC Events, Spring Lake, N.J., assumed responsibility for producing the show... more »

September 11, 2012
FNGLA, OFA and PLANET to Work Together on TPIE Short Course Program

The Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA) has announced that OFA – the Association of Horticulture Professionals and the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) are joining FNGLA as partners to plan and promote the 2013... more »