January 6, 2012
AAS, UGA Create National Plant Trials Database

All-America Selections and the University of Georgia have announced the creation of a web-based National Plant Trials Database that will serve as a repository for data from participating flower trials throughout North America - with... more »

January 6, 2012
FMRF, FPO Join Forces to Develop Social Media Guide for Retailers and Wholesalers

The Floral Marketing Research Fund has partnered with the Flower Promotion Organization on a one-year project, A Social Media Guide for Floral Retailers and WholesalersThe Floral Marketing Research Fund (FMRF) has partnered with the Flower... more »

January 5, 2012
OFA Announces New Joint Venture with ANLA

OFA - The Association for Horticulture Professionals and the American Nursery & Landscape Association have announced plans to form a new joint venture.OFA - The Association for Horticulture Professionals and the American Nursery & Landscape... more »

December 14, 2011
Ball And AIB Team Up On Bench Card Signs

To help build plant value, and acclaim the advantages of gardening, Ball Horticultural Company and America in Bloom have collaborated to print some of these benefits on handy bench card signs.Flowers and plants are more... more »

November 11, 2011
HRI Announces 2011 Spring Meadow Nursery Scholarship Winner

The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) has awarded the 2011 Spring Meadow Nursery Scholarship to Jason Lattier a graduate student at North Carolina State University. Dale and Liz Deppe of Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc. Grand Haven,... more »

November 11, 2011
All-America Selections Announces First Group of 2012 Winners

All-America Selections has announced the first of the newest group of AAS Winners. Following a trial period where these new, never-before-sold varieties are "Tested Nationally and Proven Locally," the group of horticulturists, who volunteer their... more »

October 25, 2011
OFA’s Grow & Sell Conference Has Retailer Appeal

The OFA Grow & Sell for Profit Conference on November 8-9 in Raleigh, N.C., appeals to both growers and retailers seeking an edge to boost their bottom lines.Here's a look at some of the conference's... more »

October 17, 2011
OFA’s Grow & Sell for Profit Conference Slated for Next Month

OFA's Grow & Sell for Profit Conference is scheduled to meet Nov. 8-9, 2011 in Raleigh, N.C. OFA – the Association of Horticulture Professionals is partnering with the North Carolina Commercial Flower Growers Association, the... more »

October 10, 2011
America in Bloom Winners Announced

The winners of the 2011 America in Bloom national awards were announced at the annual program held in the Washington, D.C. area on October 6-8."Quality of life is an important element in promoting a city,... more »

September 30, 2011
America In Bloom Announces Spirit Award

Last week, America in Bloom announced that the National Garden Clubs has been awarded the inaugural "America in Bloom Spirit Award." The award recognizes organizations whose missions and activities are consistent and complementary to the... more »

September 27, 2011
Around the Industry 09/27/2011

Find out who filled OFA's newest staff positionThe Association of Horticulture Professionals announces the hiring of Ms. Jamie Schafrath, CMP, as its Director – Business Development. Schafrath will lead a team of staff and volunteers... more »

August 29, 2011
American Garden Award Extends Voting Deadline

The deadline for voting in the American Garden Award contest has been extended until Sept. 30, 2011. The American Garden Award provides the gardening public with the opportunity to vote on the specific variety they... more »


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