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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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.

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Houwelings Tomatoes

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.

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Lisa Ruggiers, National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association

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.

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Carex 'Eversheen' (Hoffman Nursery)

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.

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Terril Nell

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.

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PMA Floral Anaheim

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.

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Cicada (Greg Hoover, Penn State)

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.

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