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Farwest Show

February 23, 2024
Farwest Show calls for 2024 New Varieties Showcase entries

The 2024 Farwest Show is now accepting submissions of new plant introductions for the upcoming New Varieties Showcase. The showcase is an annual highlight at Farwest, the biggest green industry trade show and conference in... more »

February 22, 2024
All-America Selections welcomes new judges for 2024 trials

All-America Selections (AAS), has announced 23 new AAS judges. AAS now has seven different trial types and with a need for at least 24 judges for each trial, the number of trialing professionals has recently grown.... more »
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February 22, 2024
AmericanHort expands D.C. advocacy team

AmericanHort announced it has expanded its advocacy team. Matt Mika, vice president of advocacy and government affairs, has assumed leadership of the Washington, D.C.-based advocacy team, transitioning that role from long-time industry advocate Craig Regelbrugge.... more »
PPA opens registration for 2024 National Symposium

February 21, 2024
PPA opens registration for 2024 National Symposium

Perennial Plant Association (PPA) has opened registration for its 2024 National Symposium. Asheville, North Carolina, will host the week-long event, designed to highlight the wonders of perennial plants. PPA will also be celebrating its 40th... more »
All-America Selections and National Garden Bureau complete merger

February 14, 2024
All-America Selections, National Garden Bureau merge

National Garden Bureau (NGB) and All-America Selections (AAS) have announced the completion of an organizational merger of the two nonprofit organizations into one. National Garden Bureau is now the parent organization, with AAS being the... more »
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February 9, 2024
Farwest Show seeks speakers

Farwest Show, taking place Aug. 21-23 in Portland, Oregon, is seeking speakers. Share your innovative ideas and solutions to common problems in the industry, or business practices that can’t be beat. Fill out the Call... more »
Green Career Week

February 9, 2024
Green Career Week begins March 4

March 4 marks the start of Green Career Week. Seed Your Future’s Green Career Week was started to inspire future horticulture professionals by connecting students with plant professionals. Last year, over 120 horticultural professionals connected... more »
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February 9, 2024
Perennial Plant Foundation accepting applications for 2024 scholarships

The Perennial Plant Foundation (PPF) is accepting applications for its 2024 PPF Scholarship Program. The program aims to identify and encourage outstanding students and recent graduates who show exceptional promise in the perennial plant or... more »
John Murphy, owner Murphy John’s, and Steve Black, founder, Raemelton Farm and winner of the J. Landon Reeve, IV Visionary Award

February 5, 2024
Maryland Nursery Landscape and Greenhouse Association recognizes 2 for horticultural excellence

At its annual meeting in January, the Maryland Nursery Landscape and Greenhouse Association (MNLGA) celebrated horticultural leaders Steve Black of Raemelton Farm and Rick Watson from The Perennial Farm for their contributions to the green industry. (Above photo: John... more »
Garden Center Group welcomes new members

February 5, 2024
Garden Center Group welcomes new members

The Garden Center Group recently announced two new retailers as members of the group: Beyond Your Garden in Broadalbin, New York; and Twin Oaks Nursery in Denison, Texas. Beyond Your Garden serves garden lovers in... more »
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February 1, 2024
AmericanHort launches new greenhouse technician certification

AmericanHort now offers a Greenhouse Technician Certification, a significant step in horticultural training tailored to meet the unique needs of the greenhouse sector. It is designed to assist greenhouse owners train grower teams and enhance... more »
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January 22, 2024
AmericanHort seeks board applicants

The AmericanHort board of directors has opened the application period for 2024 board of directors nominations. Eligible AmericanHort members can submit applications by the deadline of Feb. 16 to be considered for nomination in the... more »