Growers

October 11, 2016
UF to Offer Weed Management Course Online

On Oct. 24, the University of Florida will begin a weed management online course, the final course from the Greenhouse Training Online Program. This new course is designed for growers with some experience and training in... more »

October 10, 2016
Plant Health Management Webinar is Online

Lawn & Garden Retailer's sister publication, GPN, has posted its latest webinar, “Insect Control Strategies for Greenhouse Growers,” online, perfect for grower-retailers. During this webinar, Raymond Cloyd from Kansas State University addresses innovative techniques that... more »

August 18, 2016
Welby Gardens Identifies Trial Winners

Welby Gardens, exclusive grower of Hardy Boy Plants, has named winners of the 2016 Hardy Boy Flower Trial. This year, Welby Gardens tested more than 900 varieties in its trial gardens. The overall top 10... more »

June 29, 2016
New Hampshire Growers’ Open House Set for August

Pleasant View Gardens' and D.S. Cole Growers' 20th annual Open House event will take place Aug. 4. “[Attendees will] be among the first in the country to see nearly 80 new introductions from Proven Winners, and get a... more »

February 5, 2016
HGTV HOME Collection, Green Circle Growers Partner

The HGTV HOME Plant Collection has partnered with Green Circle Growers to expand the HGTV HOME Fresh Style product line in 2016, according to Randy Hunter, managing partner of Agricola Management Group. Green Circle Growers... more »

November 6, 2015
Danziger Wins Awards at Proflora

Danziger's varieties earned four awards at the recent Proflora exhibition in Colombia. Danziger selections were recognized in two breeder contest categories, other species and spray chrysanthemum. In the breeder contest category Other Species, first place... more »

October 21, 2015
Dümmen Orange, Private Equity Firm Close Deal

Dümmen Orange recently announced that BC Partners, a European private equity firm, has acquired the majority of the shares in the breeding company. Final closing of the deal is subject to regulatory approvals and is... more »

October 15, 2015
National Hydrangea Test Garden to Debut Next Year

A new national hydrangea test garden is scheduled to open in 2016 at the Heritage Museums & Gardens, Sandwich Massachusetts. For the next five years, new hybrid varieties of hydrangeas will be planted, grown,and studied... more »

October 15, 2015
EuroAmerican Earns Veriflora Certification

EuroAmerican has received Veriflora Certification by SCS Global Services, recognizing the company's commitment to quality and sustainability. Veriflora Certification recognize the flowers and potted plants customers are purchasing were grown in an environmentally and socially... more »

October 6, 2015
Ball FloraPlant Removes Neonics

Ball FloraPlant has announced its offshore cuttings farms did not use neonicotinoid-based pest management chemicals during its spring crop production last shipping season, and will continue to be neonic free this year. Instead, the company... more »

September 22, 2015
North American Growers Honored for Green Production

The Million Bottle Club has announced its 2015 recipients, recognizing growers who have recycled more than 1 million plastic water bottles into plant containers. This is the third year the Million Bottle Club, organized by... more »

August 18, 2015
Farwest Plans Off-Site Tours, Retail Idea Center

The Farwest Show has retailers on the mind with planned tours for attendees on Wednesday, Aug. 26, and the Idea Center for Retailers during the show. The three tours will take place simultaneously giving participants... more »


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