June 14, 2019
TPIE Moving to Tampa for 2021 and 2022

FNGLA recently announced that the Tropical Plant International Expo (TPIE) will take place in Tampa Bay, Florida., in 2021 and 2022 at the Tampa Convention Center. For nearly 30 years, the event has taken place... more »
Jamie Kitz Sakata Seed America American Academy of Floriculture Designation2

June 13, 2019
Sakata’s Kitz Receives American Academy of Floriculture Designation

Sakata Seed America recently announced that Jamie Kitz, key account manager and corporate citizenship specialist of Sakata’s corporate giving program, Sakata Gives, has received an American Academy of Floriculture (AAF) designation. The AAF carries out... more »
IGC Show Keynote Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter Outside-the-Box Problem-Solving

June 13, 2019
Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter to Keynote IGC Show

IGC Show organizers have announced that rock musician and consultant to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Jeff “Skunk” Baxter will present the keynote at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, August 14, one of three free keynotes... more »

June 10, 2019
NGB Website Takes Home International Award

The website for the National Garden Bureau (NGB) ( was recently named a Gold Award Winner in the 2019 Hermes Creative Awards. NGB is the non-profit, membership-based organization that promotes gardening on behalf of the... more »

June 10, 2019
2019 Farwest Show Retail Tour to Visit Top-Rated IGCs

The 2019 Farwest Show, taking place August 21-23 in Portland, Ore., announced it will showcase four of the area’s best garden centers on its Go-to Garden Centers Retail Tour from 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. on Tuesday,... more »

June 10, 2019
San Diego Flower Association Names 2019 Icon Award Recipient

The San Diego County Flower & Plant Association (SDCF&PA) has named Rene van Rems as the recipient of its prestigious 2019 Industry Icon Award. He is being recognized for his exemplary accomplishments and contributions to... more »

June 5, 2019
GCA Summer Tour Adds Third Bus

Due to overwhelming demand, the Garden Centers of America 2019 Summer Tour has added a third bus to accommodate this year's participants. The tour will take place June 23-26, in Nashville, Tennessee. The Summer Tour... more »

May 27, 2019
AmericanHort Announces New Officers, Board Members

AmericanHort has installed it latest slate of officers and three new members have been elected to its board of directors. These individuals are leaders from across the horticulture industry and encompass various experiences, skills and... more »

May 17, 2019
NGB Membership Hits All-Time High

National Garden Bureau (NGB), the non-profit, membership-based organization that promotes gardening on behalf of the horticulture industry, recently marked a significant milestone as it welcomed its 100th member — an all-time high! The membership increase is attributed... more »

May 2, 2019
NGB ‘Year of’ Video Contest Deadline Nears

The deadline for National Garden Bureau’s (NGB) first-ever video contest, featuring #SNAPDRAGONLOVE is rapidly approaching. The #SNAPDRAGONLOVE video contest kicked off in February and the deadline for submissions is now less than two weeks away — May... more »

April 5, 2019
Seed Your Future’s BLOOM! Campaign Expands

Seed Your Future has expanded its BLOOM! campaign to excite young people about the power of plants and their unique ability to help solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Teaming up with Scholastic,... more »

April 5, 2019
AFE Scholarship Deadline Nears

Applications are currently being accepted for more than 25 different scholarships through the American Floral Endowment (AFE). Sophomore, junior, senior and graduate students studying floriculture and horticulture must submit their applications online by the May 1 deadline. Scholarships... more »


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