Growers

January 16, 2013
FPO Contributes to Cut Flower Market, Consumer Research

The Board of Directors of the Flower Promotion Organization (FPO) has authorized the donation of $600,000 to the Floral Marketing Research Fund (FMRF) and $300,000 to the PR Fund at the Society of American Florists... more »

January 9, 2013
HGTV HOME Plant Collection Announces Ornamental Line

The HGTV HOME Plant Collection is proud to announce 12 new family additions to its hand-selected 'Smart & Stylish' Shrub line."One of the key differentiators for HGTV's program is regionalizing our shrub offerings; through careful... more »

January 8, 2013
New Centralized Spring Trials Reservation Website Debuts

OFA has launched the official central reservation website for the 2013 California Spring Trials, to be held April 6 to 11.This year, more than 30 companies are exhibiting at 19 locations. Attendees can arrange appointments... more »

December 26, 2012
Burpee Certifies 1,000th Grower

Burpee Home Gardens recently announced that it has certified its 1,000th grower.Now entering its fourth season of branded vegetables and flowers at retail,Burpee Home Gardens continues to grow in popularity within the industry."We are thrilled... more »

December 12, 2012
HGTV Home Plant Collection Grower Network Announces Major Expansion

The HGTV HOME Plant Collection recently announced that it has partnered with 17 regional growers for the 2013 season.Alex R. Masson, Inc., Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc., Bordine's Nursery, Ltd., Botany Lane Greenhouse, CF Greenhouses,... more »

November 8, 2012
Spring Meadow Nursery Adds Sales Manager

Suzanne Di Staulo has joined Spring Meadow Nursery, Grand Haven, Mich., as sales manager. Di Staulo will be responsible for leading and directing the nursery's sales team.Spring Meadow Nursery is the home to the Proven... more »

November 7, 2012
University of Florida to Host Poinsettia Trial, Consumer Sale

The University of Florida's 2012 Poinsettia Trial Field Day will take place Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., in the university's Environmental Horticulture Greenhouse Complex in Gainesville. The trials are sponsored by... more »

November 6, 2012
Webinar to Examine Economic Outlook for Green Industry

GPN contributor Dr. Charlie Hall, Texas A&M University, will present a webinar on "The Economic Outlook for the Green Industry in 2013," on Nov. 15, at 11 a.m. CST.During the webinar, Dr. Hall will provide... more »

October 10, 2012
Three Grower Partners Join HGTV HOME Plant Collection Team

The HGTV HOME Plant Collection announces three new grower partners for its 'Smart & Stylish' Shrub line: Imperial Nurseries, Northern Christmas Trees & Nursery (NCTN) and Van Essen Nursery. These well-established growers located in Connecticut,... more »

October 10, 2012
Summit Plastic, Ball Announce Bio-Pot Price Reduction

Effective immediately, Summit Plastic and Ball Horticultural Company announce a price reduction for their pots made from renewable bio-materials. The price reductions affect TerraShell home compostable pots; select Rice Hull NetPots; and trays made of... more »

August 17, 2012
Plants Nouveau Launches Mobile Consumer-Friendly Website

Plants Nouveau has launched a new mobile consumer website - www.plantsnouveau.com . The website contains detailed information for home gardeners as well as growing professionals."This is a site for both consumers who are shopping for... more »

August 3, 2012
Farmer’s Markets Continue to Grow

On Friday at a kickoff to National Farmer's Market Week, Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced there was a 9.6 percent increase in National Farmers Market Directory listings.The U.S. Department of Agriculture's directory, a database... more »

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