October 19, 2018
Bailey Announces Plans to Purchase Carlton Plants

On Oct. 19, Bailey Nurseries, St. Paul, Minnesota, announced it is acquiring Oregon-based Carlton Plants as of Oct. 31, 2018. As a continuation of its principle of Growing What’s Next, Bailey places a strong focus... more »

October 9, 2018
GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year Scholarship Deadline Nears

The deadline to apply for the 2019 GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year scholarship is almost here. Interested college students have until Oct. 15, to submit all of the required application materials (see below for details). The... more »

October 9, 2018
‘Oso Easy Urban Legend’ Rose Wins Award at Biltmore Trials

Proven Winners ColorChoice 'Oso Easy Urban Legend' rose was awarded the Lord Burleigh Award for Best Disease Resistance, plus the Chauncey Beadle Award for Best Shrub Rose at the 2018 Biltmore International Rose Trials at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville,... more »

September 24, 2018
Rusty Oak Nursery Joins Bower & Branch as its Sixth Network Grower

Bower & Branch continues its grower network expansion with the addition of Rusty Oak Nursery, Ltd. in Valley City, Ohio, as a Grower Member. Sid Raisch, president and CEO of Bower & Branch, said, “We... more »

September 17, 2018
Pleasant View Gardens Hires Territory Sales Manager

Pleasant View Gardens has added Kevin McDonald to its growing sales team. With more than two decades of sales and management experience, McDonald brings with him a vast understanding of how to make customers more... more »

April 13, 2018
Dümmen Orange Introduces New Rooting Technology

At California Spring Trials, Dümmen Orange introduced Basewell, a new rooting technology that uses an off-shore propagation process to deliver high quality bare-root cuttings directly to the grower. A new product form, Basewell bare-root cuttings... more »

March 14, 2018
Central Garden & Pet Acquires Bell Nursery

On March 14, Central Garden & Pet Company, a leading producer and distributor of branded and private label products for the lawn and garden and pet supplies markets, announced it had purchased Bell Nursery Holdings,... more »

February 26, 2018
Free Webinar on Greenhouse Sensor Technology to Take Place This Week

On March 1, at 2 p.m. EST, GPN magazine will be hosting a webinar on “Better Sensor Technologies for Today’s Modern Greenhouses,” sponsored by Vaisala. Justin Walsh, an expert from Vaisala, will discuss three important... more »

October 19, 2017
Pleasant View Gardens Matriarch Passes Away

Eleanor J. (Rippe) Huntington, the matriarch of Pleasant View Gardens in Loudon, New Hampshire, died at home, on Oct. 17, 2017. Eleanor was born in 1929 in Westport, Connecticut. After graduating from high school, she attended Grace... more »

August 29, 2017
New Marketing Director Named at Costa Farms

Damarys Mora Crawford has been named the new marketing director at Costa Farms in Miami, Florida. Crawford brings more than 20 years of experience in consumer product marketing.... more »

January 31, 2017
EuroAmerican Propagators Files for Bankruptcy

On Jan. 23, 2017, Euroamerican Propagators in Bonsall, California, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the Southern District of California (San Diego) U.S. Bankruptcy Court. According to, Chapter 7 bankruptcy “provides for ‘liquidation’ — the... more »

November 22, 2016
Free PGR Webinar to Take Place Next Week

On Nov. 29, 2016, Lawn & Garden Retailer's sister publication GPN will host the next webinar in its Plant Health Management Webinars series. "Proper Use of Plant Growth Regulators" will be presented by Roger C. Styer, Ph.D.,... more »


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