February 12, 2018

Calling All Designers: Enter the International Plantscape Awards

Applications are being accepted through April 13 for AmericanHort’s International Plantscape Awards, which recognize achievements in interior plantscape design, installation, creativity, renovation, and innovation.

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Dr. P. Allen Hammer, Dummen Orange

February 10, 2018

Applications for Dümmen Orange’s Dr. P. Allen Hammer Scholarship Now Being Accepted

Named for Dr. P. Allen Hammer in acknowledgment of the contributions he has made to the floriculture industry, the scholarship is intended to extend Dr. Hammer’s legacy by supporting the next generation of floriculture students.

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Hand-Crafted Stone Mushrooms (Stone-Age Creations)

February 9, 2018

Garden Retailers at TPIE Highlight Their Favorite Products

A team of garden retailers once again participated in the 2018 Tropical Plants Industry Expo Cool Product Awards.

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February 7, 2018

The Latest on Amazon’s Online Plant Store

There is debate throughout the industry over how Amazon’s presence will affect growers who are looking to sell plants online.

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February 6, 2018

Congressional Action Days to Feature Pep Talk From Leading Capitol Hill Advocate

Rep. Jimmy Panetta, (D, CA), one of the floral industry’s biggest advocates in Congress, will deliver a pep talk to the Society of American Florists’ (SAF) Congressional Action Days participants before they meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

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February 6, 2018

Registration for 2018 IGC Show Now Open

The event takes place Aug. 14-16 in Chicago and features keynote presentations from horticultural economist Charlie Hall and Daymond John from the TV series “Shark Tank.”

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February 4, 2018

USDA to Allow Orchid Imports from Taiwan Into U.S.

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has amended its regulations to allow the importation of orchid plants of the genus Dendrobium spp. in growing media from Taiwan into the U.S.

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North Creek Nurseries Head Grower and Owner

February 3, 2018

Be Sure to Take the NICH Industry Survey on Horticulture Businesses

The National Initiative for Consumer Horticulture is asking industry members for their input in a brief survey designed to measure the types of information used to run horticultural businesses.

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February 2, 2018

How You Can Tackle Online Plant Sales

Selling your products online can open up a new revenue stream, but there are several factors you need to consider along the way.

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January 31, 2018

Online Education Empowers Employees to Succeed

See how UF/IFAS online certificate courses helped employees at Costa Farms get ahead with their jobs.

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January 30, 2018

Netherlands Orchid Grower Named International Grower of the Year

Ter Laak Orchids took home the International Association of Horticultural Producers’ top prize at its ceremony at IPM Essen, while Van Belle Nursery in Canada was also a big winner.

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January 30, 2018

Color, Décor, and Wellness Were On Display at TPIE

The 2018 Tropical Plant International Expo celebrated its 45th year bringing buyers and sellers of interior plants and related products together in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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