June 13, 2023
IMC unveils new vision, rebranding

International Market Centers (IMC) is unifying its physical marketplace business with the Juniper digital offerings and rebranding as ANDMORE, an omnichannel wholesale marketmaker. This business transformation follows a yearlong initiative to redefine the company’s vision, align... more »
Yellow Tiger Swallowtail butterfly on a Orange Zinnia

June 9, 2023
Pollinator Week begins June 19

Starting June 19, AmericanHort and Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) will be celebrating pollinators through webinars for the green industry. The first webinar will focus on pollinator-friendly Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies. Decline of several insect... more »

May 24, 2023
AmericanHort welcomes new board members, officers

AmericanHort recently announced the addition of three new industry leaders to the AmericanHort board of directors, along with the incoming slate of board officers. “We are pleased to have these respected industry members join the... more »

May 24, 2023
GardenComm Conference and Expo details announced

Garden Communicators' international annual conference will return to an in-person format this year for its 75th anniversary. Scheduled to take place Aug. 1 - 5 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, GardenComm will feature:  Educational sessions and workshops ... more »
ASCFG announces 2023 Cut Flowers of the Year

May 18, 2023
ASCFG announces 2023 Cut Flowers of the Year

The Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers (ASCFG) announced it has selected varieties of cut flowers in four categories — Bulb, Fresh, Foliage and Woody — as its Cut Flowers of the Year for 2023. Varieties... more »
stock The importance of pollinators continues to rise, and there are a number of free resources available for garden centers to help educate your customers.

Creating a buzz about pollinators

June is National Pollinator Month, meaning it is the perfect time to hone in on your year-round messaging, how the products you sell help bees and other pollinators. Here are some resources available to help... more »

Green industry comes together for Cultivate’23

Known to attract thousands of industry professionals, Cultivate’23 will take place July 15-18 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Visitors travel from all 50 states and over 40 countries to attend the... more »
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May 15, 2023
KidsGardening offers educational tools and materials to independent garden centers

KidsGardening has announced a new service to provide garden centers resources and the opportunity to connect and engage with their own community of caregivers, teachers, parents, and other garden educators. As the popularity of gardening... more »
Star Roses and Plants receives 3 sustainability awards Bright and Shiny

May 15, 2023
Star Roses and Plants receives sustainability awards

Star Roses and Plants recently announced it has received three awards from The American Rose Trials for Sustainability (A.R.T.S.) program. A.R.T.S. reportedly identifies the most sustainable, hardy, pest-resistant, and beautiful rose cultivars for use in... more »
Farwest Show Portland 2023

May 9, 2023
Farwest Show retailer, grower tour details announced

The Farwest Show, taking place Aug. 23-25 at the Oregon Convention Center, will host two tours from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 22. Garden Center Retail Tour The retail tour will visit six... more »
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May 1, 2023
PPA National Symposium brings back New to the Market Forum

Perennial Plant Association announced its New to the Market Forum will return to the 2023 PPA National Symposium, taking place July 24-28 at the Sheraton Fallsview Hotel in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. This forum allows... more »
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April 18, 2023
Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund to award 12 $2,000 scholarships in 2023

The Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund Board of Directors has approved the scholarship award levels for 2023 again be $2,000 each and be awarded to up to 12 students, who are residents of any... more »