Associations

AFE releases 2024 Grow Pro webinar lineup

January 3, 2024
AFE schedules 2024 Grow Pro webinar lineup

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has released the first six months of its free monthly Grow Pro Webinar Series. In these webinars, nationally recognized researchers, hosts, and speakers offer how-to advice based on AFE-funded and... more »
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January 2, 2024
PPA opens membership up to public gardens

The Perennial Plant Association (PPA) has announced several new changes that begin with its 2024 Annual Membership Season. PPA has added a new category for public gardens. This membership will offer seats for three members... more »
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December 19, 2023
AmericanHort releases 2023 State of the Industry white paper

AmericanHort has released its State of the Industry White Paper, with insight on key issues likely to affect the green industry in 2024. The AmericanHort senior leadership team and member partner Pinion provide a comprehensive... more »
Atlanta Market Magazine previews Winter 2024 Market

December 19, 2023
Atlanta Market Magazine previews Winter 2024 Market

The Winter 2024 edition of the semi-annual Atlanta Market Magazine is now available online and in print, giving buyers a preview of the cross-category resources and programming highlights available at Atlanta Market, taking place Jan. 16-22, 2024,... more »
Top 25 Lawn & Garden Retailer news stories of 2023

December 19, 2023
Top 25 Lawn & Garden Retailer news stories of 2023

From personnel and expansion news to award-winning plants, these were the 25 most-read news stories on the Lawn & Garden Retailer website in 2023 based on click rates. 1. Proven Winners names top picks from... more »

December 18, 2023
AFE Research Director Terril Nell Retires, Laura Barth takes the reins

A new year at the American Floral Endowment will also bring a new chapter for their research program. Terril Nell, Ph.D., research director for AAF, is retiring at the end of the month and passing... more »
Gardencomm now accepting submissions for 2024 media awards

December 14, 2023
Gardencomm now accepting submissions for 2024 media awards

GardenComm: Garden Communicators International has announced the opening of submissions for its 2024 Laurels Media Awards. Held annually for more than 20 years, these international media awards have recognized the top professional horticultural communicators in... more »
NGB reveals 2024 Green Thumb Award winners

December 6, 2023
NGB reveals 2024 Green Thumb Award winners

National Garden Bureau, a 103-year-old non-profit organization that promotes gardening on behalf of the horticulture industry, is proud to announce the 2024 Green Thumb Award winners.  This year’s winners, for the first time, are in... more »
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December 4, 2023
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society unveils 2024’s top 10 gardening trends

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) shares top trends gardeners can expect to see in 2024 based on what the organization has seen by attending conferences, exhibitions, visiting countless personal and public gardens, and conversations with... more »
NGB adds 2024 intros to its 'New Plants' program

December 4, 2023
NGB adds 2024 intros to its ‘New Plants’ program

National Garden Bureau (NGB) has announced it has added new varieties for 2024 to its "New Plants" program. For almost 40 years, NGB has been showcasing and promoting its members' new plant varieties in the... more »
Kurt Dramm's induction into the Green Industry Hall of Fame.

December 1, 2023
Kurt Dramm inducted into Green Industry Hall of Fame

The Green Industry Hall of Fame recently inducted Kurt Dramm with a Lifetime Achievement Award during the 2023 ceremony. His name will now be listed in the Green Industry Hall of Fame. The Green Industry... more »
HRI Leadership Academy

November 27, 2023
HRI opens Leadership Academy applications

The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) is now accepting applications for the HRI Leadership Academy Class of 2025. The one-year program is designed for professionals at all levels who aspire to take on greater leadership roles.... more »