December 4, 2016

Shinoda Foundation Names Penn State Horticulture Major As Its Scholar Of The Year

Mikaela Hermstedt, a 21-year-old senior from Lincoln, DE, plans to pursue a career in commercial greenhouse production of flowering plants.

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November 27, 2016

Florida Farm Bureau Honors Nursery Grower For Leadership

State Rep. Halsey Beshears, a long-time nurseryman, was recognized for his contributions to agriculture during the 2016 legislative session with the Legislator of the Year award.

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November 2, 2016

Van Belle Nursery Launches Improved Website

The British Columbia grower’s new site features a modern look and feel, responsive design for access on any device, and a greater focus on sharing its message to current and prospective partners.

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October 12, 2016

Leo Roozen Takes Home Paul Ecke, Jr. Award At SAF Convention

Since 1985, Roozen has been the president of Washington Bulb Co., in Mt. Vernon, WA, turning it into the country’s largest flower bulb grower.

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October 2, 2016

Floral Industry Leader Dwight Larimer Inducted Into SAF Hall Of Fame

Larimer spent many years immersing himself in the psychology of color and color trends, and learned unique ways that color can be used by creative professionals in the floral and craft industries.

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September 21, 2016

Perennial Plant Association Southern Symposium Takes Place At Dallas Arboretum In October

The symposium is a chance for growers and horticulturists to learn how to better navigate the challenges of extreme weather conditions, while still creating beautiful landscapes.

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Lee Wonders, Dosatron

September 20, 2016

Dosatron Names Lee Wonders New National Sales Manager – Horticulture

Greenhouse Grower recently caught up with Wonder and asked him about how he plans to work with growers to help them deal with important issues facing them.

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September 17, 2016

American Floral Endowment Tribute Established For Gene Yoshihara

Gene Yoshihara, who passed away in July, was an active member of the floral industry, mentoring growers and building high-tech greenhouses in California.

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Greenhouse Grower’s 2015 Head Grower Of The Year Tom Wheeler - Feature image

August 31, 2016

SAF Elects New Retail, Wholesale, And Grower Council Members

The segment council members play an important role by helping the Society of American Florists keep its finger on the pulse of what is happening at the grower, wholesale, and retail level across the country.

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New York Subterranean Park

August 7, 2016

John Mini Distinctive Landscapes Takes Home Plantscape Of The Year Diamond Award

The honor, presented at the International Plantscape Awards at Cultivate’16, recognized the company’s Subterranean Park installation in New York City’s Lowline Lab.

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Tom Conley

July 29, 2016

Conley’s Manufacturing And Sales President Thomas Conley Dies At Age 73

Conley, a long-time member of the National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association, played a significant role in the greenhouse manufacturing business that his father founded in 1946.

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Peter Fritz Ullrich

July 14, 2016

Floral Industry Icon Peter Ullrich Passes Away

According to the Wholesale Florists and Florist Supplier Association, Ullrich was one of the first growers to establish a presence in Latin America.

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