Benary 2018

April 18, 2018

At CAST 2018, Sakata Captures Consumer Attention Spans, and Benary Celebrates Its History

More than halfway through the California Spring Trials, the Greenhouse Grower team had a busy but fantastic day seeing dozens of our friends at American Takii and Benary, and spending time talking about the industry's past and its bright future.

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April 18, 2018

California Spring Trials 2018: New Varieties to Watch From American Takii, Hilverdakooijj, Hem Genetics, Thompson & Morgan, Sakata Ornamentals, and Ernst Benary of America

Check out the newest 2018 plant introductions from American Takii, Hilverdakooijj, Hem Genetics, Thompson & Morgan, Sakata Ornamentals, and Ernst Benary of America.

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April 16, 2018

CAST 2018 Provides Fresh Inspiration for Infusing Marketing, Displays With Fun and New Trends

The  second day of California Spring Trials took the Greenhouse Grower Team to GroLink in Oxnard, CA, and then up the coast to Windmill Nursery in Buellton. Here are some of the marketing, display, trend, and people highlights we saw at those locations, as well as some beautiful scenery from our evening in Pismo Beach.

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April 9, 2018

A Look Beyond the Hype of Vertical Farming

Big money and sexy technology may be hallmarks of this rapidly growing industry, but it still has some lessons to learn before it can feed the world.

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April 6, 2018

Everything You Need to Know About California Spring Trials! (Whether You’re Going In Person or Want to Follow All the Action)

California Spring Trials 2018 kicks off in less than a week, and our team at Greenhouse Grower is making final preparations before we depart. Find out what’s in store during this busy but fun adventure!

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March 23, 2018

Bell Nursery’s Gary Mangum Provides Insight on Deal With Central Garden & Pet

In light of the March 14 announcement that Bell Nursery Holdings LLC had been acquired by Central Garden & Pet, Greenhouse Grower caught up with Bell Nursery CEO Gary Mangum to get the backstory on the deal. Here is our full interview with Mangum.

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March 22, 2018

Proven Winners Launches New Line of Succulents

Proven Winners partnered exclusively with visionary succulent grower and collector Chris Hansen of Garden Solutions in debuting the new Coral Creations Succulents line.

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Gary Mangum

March 14, 2018

Bell Nursery Acquired by Central Garden & Pet

Greenhouse Grower just learned that Bell Nursery, headquartered in Elkridge, MD, has been acquired by Central Garden & Pet Company, a leading innovator, producer, and distributor of branded and private label products for the lawn and garden and pet supplies markets.

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March 6, 2018

California Spring Trials 2018 Northern Region Preview: Spring Meadow Nursery, Syngenta, Danziger, Cohen, Hishtil, Jaldety, Nir

Check out this California Spring Trials 2018 Northern Region preview of new varieties from Spring Meadow Nursery, Syngenta Flowers, Danziger, Cohen Nurseries, Hishtil Nurseries, Jaldety Nurseries, and Nir Nurseries.

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March 5, 2018

Webinar on March 15 Addresses Impact of Trucking Regulations on Hort Industry

AmericanHort is hosting a free webinar on Thursday, March 15, concerning the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate for trucking and its impact on the horticulture industry.

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Stokesia Blue Frills

February 27, 2018

Costa Farms Buys Green Leaf Nursery

Almost a year after buying indoor houseplant grower Delray Plants, Costa Farms has acquired Florida-based Green Leaf Nursery, Inc., which produces indoor foliage and tropical plants on around 50 acres.

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February 20, 2018

13 New Poinsettias and Succulents for Holiday Sales, Crafting, and Landscaping

Poinsettias and succulents are both in-demand products with today’s consumers. Here’s a look at some of the newer introductions available for retail sales in 2018 and 2019.

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