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December 22, 2011
Al’s Garden Center Donates 800 Poinsettias

Last week, Al's Garden Centers, Sherwood, Ore., donated 800 poinsettias that were distributed to senior citizens in the neighboring community.The poinsettias were grown in Al's Greenhouses, and delivered to local seniors this week by members... more »

December 22, 2011
Pot Alstroemeria Available as Young Plants

D.S. Cole Growers, Loudon, N.H., is now offering the Inca Collection of pot Alstroemeria from Könst Alstroemeria of The Netherlands. D.S. Cole Growers, Loudon, N.H., is now offering the Inca Collection of pot Alstroemeria from... more »

December 14, 2011
BrazelBerries Shrub Collection Being Unveiled at MANTS

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery is unveiling their new BrazelBerries Collection of small ornamental fruit shrubs at the 2012 MANTS show in Baltimore.Fall Creek Farm & Nursery is unveiling their new BrazelBerries Collection of small... more »

November 28, 2011
North American Poinsettia Trials Open Houses Scheduled

The North American Poinsettia Trials have scheduled industry open houses for this week and next to highlight poinsettia performance at multiple locations in North America.The North American Poinsettia Trials, formerly known as the National Poinsettia... 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 »

November 10, 2011
Burpee Youth Garden Award is Back

Burpee Home Gardens is now accepting applications for the 2012 "I Can Grow" Youth Garden Award. Now in its third year, the program continues to support urban school and community gardens in cities across the... more »

November 10, 2011
Proven Winners’ 2012 Ad Campaign to Promote Bermuda Skies Combo

In spring of 2012, Proven Winners will invest nearly a million dollars in advertisements in popular consumer and gardening magazines. The company's consumer print advertising will feature its Bermuda Skies combination.In spring of 2012, Proven... more »

November 4, 2011
Ball FloraPlant Redesigns Website

Ball FloraPlant recently unveiled its updated website, www.ballfloraplant.com, complete a fresh new look, and useful tools and information for growers and retailers.Ball FloraPlant recently unveiled its updated website, www.ballfloraplant.com, complete with a fresh new look,... more »

November 2, 2011
UPDATED — Check Out These Poinsettia Events

As the 2011 holiday season gets under way, many growers, retailers and universities will be opening their doors to show off this year's poinsettia crops in a trials format for industry professionals or as an... more »

October 25, 2011
New Variety Naming Contest

Encore Azalea is holding a naming contest to name one of four new varieties, which will debut next fall, 2012. The winner will receive..Encore Azalea is holding a naming contest to name one of four... more »

October 21, 2011
National Poinsettia Trials Expand, Get New Name

The National Poinsettia Trials are growing and going "international." This year an additional trial site in Canada will be joining the University of Florida, North Carolina State University and Homewood Nursery in the newly renamed... more »

October 11, 2011
Hort Couture Announces Fall Webinar Series

Open to everyone, Hort Couture recently announced an IGC-specific three-part webinar series.Hort Couture's Fall 2011 webinar series:"Tropicalissimo: Tres Chic Tropials Review" October 17, 11:00 am EST: Hort Couture offers a new way to think about... more »