December 27, 2016
Check Out the Top 5 Most-Read News Stories on GreenhouseGrower.com in 2016!
From pest outbreaks to overtime rule changes, here are the headlines that grabbed your attention in 2016.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
June 28, 2016
How “Brexit” Will Affect The Horticulture Industry
The news this week of Great Britain’s departure from the European Union has sent shockwaves through many industries, including horticulture. Here’s a look at the potential effects of “Brexit” across the horticulture and floriculture industries.
June 23, 2016
Houweling’s Tomatoes Has A New Corporate Head Grower
Arie van der Giessen, who has led the horticultural operations for many successful regional and national greenhouse operators in North America, will start his new role in September.
June 15, 2016
Meet The New Executive Director Of The National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association
Lisa Ruggiers has been active in NGMA for several years, and will work closely with the group’s officers and board of directors.
June 7, 2016
Hoffman Nursery Has A New 30-Year Anniversary Look!
The new redesign of the Hoffman Nursery website packs in more content than ever with updated resources and 30 years of experience growing grasses.
May 31, 2016
Cultivate’16 To Include International Plantscape Awards And Two Plantscape Hall Of Fame Inductees
The Plantscape Institute of America, which became part of AmericanHort in 2015, will present the International Plantscape Awards at Cultivate’16, and will also induct two new Plantscape Hall Of Fame members.
May 1, 2016
Produce Marketing Association Plans Floral Supply Chain Networking Events In Anaheim And Miami This Summer
The PMA Fresh Connections: Floral events will unveil new market research and trends, while offering insights into the changing landscape of floral retailing.
April 26, 2016
Cicadas Set To Emerge In Several Eastern States This Spring
While there’s no immediate cause for alarm, experts say the cicada’s egg-laying process can damage woody ornamentals and make them vulnerable to diseases.