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Fiber Solutions Earn FSC® Recycled 100% Designation
The HC Companies – North America’s leading manufacturer of horticultural containers – has been recognized by the Forest Stewardship Council® for their portfolio of fiber growing and protective packaging solutions with the designation of “FSC® Recycled 100%”.

Harrell's -- Five Steps to Turf Tissue Testing
By Mike Hess. A soil test diagnoses nutrients in the soil whereas a tissue test analyzes the uptake of nutrients in plant. Take a look at 5 steps to tissue testing.

Bamboo Supply Company -- PROFESSIONAL GROWERS CATALOG!
Stakes, Poles, Fencing and more! Your source online for everything Bamboo! We specialize in Bamboo stakes, bamboo poles, Moso Poles, Fence and more.
Become a GrowTech / ARS Dealer
Are you looking for products to differentiate your business from the big boxes?
As a GrowTech / ARS dealer you have the ability to purchase extraordinary pruning tools that are not available at mass merchandisers.

Griffin Announces Gro Group Distributors Membership
by Johnny Eppich, Greenhouse Grower .... Gro Group, in lawn & garden industry for > 40 years, serves 25,000+ retailers and distributors across the U.S. and Canada. Both companies expect to see high growth margins from this membership agreement.

Greenleaf Nursery -- View online catalog
Browse our catalog for information on shrubs, roses, ornamental grasses, annuals, perennials, tropicals, confirs, trees and edibles available. Fill out and submit the form below to request that a wholesale catalog be sent to you via mail.

Gempler's -- Ag Sprayers Buyers Guide
There are numerous types and styles available. Each is better-suited to specific applications within the broader fields of horticulture and agriculture.

Emerald Coast Growers -- Culture Tips for Carex oshimensis ... by Pen and Petal. Carex oshimensis is a perennial sedge that stands out as a bright spot in shady areas. In its native Japan, Oshima kan suge, as it is known, dots rocky slopes and wooded areas with its richly colored, fine-textured foliage.

Project 100% -- East Jordan Plastics Recycling Program
Our Commitment to Horticulture ... East Jordan Plastics has been committed to plastic recycling since the early 60’s when we first began thermoforming plastic flats and plant inserts. Even then we realized the importance of plastic recycling.

Mike Pezzillo joins EHR's senior management team
by Matt McClellan (Nursery Managemen) The McHutchison veteran will lead nursery operations as EHR's vice president and COO. Pezzillo will lead nursery operations and work in conjunction with EHR’s Plants Division. He comes to EHR with decades of experience in nursery management and leadership positions.

Berger -- Prestige Award in “Transportation, Manufacturing and Processing". The Gala des prestiges honoured the region’s businesses that stood out in various categories, but also in six special awards. Berger came away with the Prestige Award “Transportation, Manufacturing and Processing” Company.

Ball Horticultural -- BloomStudios Cut Flowers
The Floral Heart Project memorializing those lost had BloomStudios Cut Flowers team participated in public commemorative events in Milwaukee, Wisc., San Diego, Calif., and Evanston, Ill., as part of The Floral Heart Project.

14 New Products Garden-Retailers Loved at TPIE 2021
by GreenhouseGrower .... The Cool Product Awards are a collaboration between TPIE 2021, Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA), and The Garden Center Group. The Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA) is a vibrant network of professionals who work in unison to shape the future of Florida’s nursery and landscape industry.

Senninger -- Misters & Foggers, Wobblers, Sprays
New SENNODE-BT Controller Offers Irrigation Management from the Palm of Your Hand ..... Senninger® Launches New Pressure Regulation Online Training Course for Irrigation Professionals

Hoffman Nursery: You Might Notice Something Different. It's Called a Growcoon.   We've been transitioning from growing our liners in breakaway trays to using plug trays. Our customers have asked for them, and the plug trays reduce waste and improve the production process. Our solution is to use a new product called a Growcoon.

SiteOne -- Stronger Together / COVID-19 Update
One of largest suppliers of wholesale irrigation, outdoor lighting, nursery, landscape supplies, fertilizers, turf protection products, grass seed, turf care equipment, and golf course accessories for green industry professionals.

Ball Horticultural announces Al Davidson as president
By Sierra Allen, Nursery Management .... In newly created role, Ball Horticultural Company has taken measures to strengthen its leadership in anticipation of industry and company progress.

High Caliper -- Online digital catalog / updates
Smart Pots announces new colors, raised beds, clip strip items and display cases. We added 3 new colors to our line, Berry Blue, Mandarin Orange & Violet. We resigned our packaging to be more eye catching and informative.

Hortica Introduces New Online Customer Resource
Hortica, the horticultural insurance specialist brand of Sentry Insurance, has introduced its customers to a new website experience at hortica.com. The new site is designed to emphasize the benefits and services Hortica provides its customers.

Monrovia -- Plantt Online consumer e-commerce store
This year Monrovia announced the acquisition of the Plantt Online consumer e-commerce store front solution for garden centers. Plantt Online is an online platform that allows consumers to purchase in-house inventory at the garden center with a customized store front reflecting the store’s personality. Consumers can specify store pickup or home delivery.

Berger Peat Moss -- Mastering the Craft of Growing Media
Berger is a worldwide leader in the production of first-quality growing media. Find resources here to Learn more about: Growing Mix Advice for Perennial Productions ..... Hidden Costs of Making Your Own Growing Mix.

The HC Companies -- USDA Certification for Biobased Products
The HC Companies – North America’s leading manufacturer of horticulture containers – is now a proud recipient of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Certified Biobased Product Labeling Program for both EcoGrow® and FiberGrow® lines of sustainable growing containers, and fiber protective packaging solutions.

Star® Roses & Plants -- The Knock Out® Family
Twenty years since the introduction of the original Knock Out® Rose, Star® Roses and Plants is thrilled to announce the launch of the first ever, miniature Knock Out® Rose, The Petite Knock Out®.

Zenport Industries -- Battery Powered Pruners
Cordless electric secateurs designed for pruning vineyards. Can also be used for cutting back shrubs and small trees. Zenport Industries is a worldwide leader in the manufacturing and marketing of specialty horticulture tools.

Treetown USA Rebrands as Everde Growers
Everde Growers is a leader within the horticulture industry with a true coast-to-coast footprint consisting of over 6,700 acres in production encompassing 14 farm locations throughout Texas, Florida, California, and Oregon.

Gempler's -- Professional-grade tools
(Madison, WI) Gempler’s Inc., an ecommerce business with a wide range of products for landscaping and agriculture, announces the launch of their private label brand: Sugar River.

EZ Potter Potting Machine -- from #1 In-Line Potting Machine Manufacturer
Since 1977 Mitchell Ellis has been providing machinery specially developed for the nursery and greenhouse market. The EZ Potter has made potting plants easier. Contact us today to get started with YOUR EZ Potter!

Stay Healthy. Stay Strong. We can’t wait to see you in 2021!
For over 65 years, the Nursery/Landscape EXPO has been the source of innovation, education, new products and inspiration for the Texas Green Industry. It is with sadness that we announce the cancellation of the 2020 Nursery/Landscape EXPO that was scheduled for August 13-14, 2020, in San Antonio, Texas.

The Leader in Advocating for The Texas Green Industry. The Texas Nursery & Landscape Association places the success of member businesses into action by taking on all the public policy issues relevant to the Texas green industry.

Griffin Greenhouse Expo Going Virtual This Year -- Griffin Greenhouse Supplies is taking its annual expo in a new direction this year in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The company, one of the largest horticultural brokers and suppliers in the U.S., will host Griffin Virtual Expo 2020 in mid-September.

Monrovia acquires Plantt Online e-commerce garden center platform -- Posted by Julianne Mobilian, Garden Center magazine. Plantt Online is an online platform that allows consumers to purchase in-house inventory at the garden center with a customized store front reflecting the store’s personality.

Lambert Peat Moss’ success is based on our preoccupation for rigorous quality control and consistency of our products.
-- Greenhouse Management magazine.
For over 90 years, Lambert Peat Moss, family-owned business, has been acknowledged as a leader in the production of superior growing media and a steward of the environment.

Harrell’s Growth Continues with POLYON® Acquisition -- Harrell’s, LLC has acquired one of the green industry’s signature brands – POLYON®– from Koch Agronomic Services. The sale includes the POLYON® controlled-release fertilizer brand and related technology, patents and manufacturing capability.

BioSafe hires 2 agricultural sales technical representatives in California
Mathew Smith is based in Fillmore, Calif., and Taylor Vadon, based in Healdsburg, Calif., will represent the company’s sales department. Before joining BioSafe Systems, Smith was a grower relations representative for Wonderful Citrus. Vadon was at Clendenen Vineyard Management as manager of new vineyard development and viticulturist.

2020 Greenleaf Nursery Company Catalog -- 75th anniversary edition.
Browse through our catalog for information on the shrubs, roses, ornamental grasses, annuals, perennials, tropicals, confirs, trees and edibles available. Fill out online form to request that a wholesale catalog be sent to you via mail.

Root Pruning: A Touchy Subject --by James Altland, Oregon State University. Researchers at North Willamette Research & Extension Center initiated an experiment to study the effect of container type – plastic or fabric – on shade tree root growth. The result: “roots in fabric containers had fewer circling roots vs. plastic containers”

Sandstorm™ Single Chamber Metal Media Filters
Superior Irrigation Protection -- To Last! An irrigation system is your business bloodline. We’ve developed Sandstorm – a robust media filter that keeps your water and business flowing smoothly.

NutriRoot™ -- Promotes root growth, Reduces watering, Improves transplant success. A 2-part formula made up of a nutrient pack and water manager. NutriRoot™ can be used at planting or as maintenance to mature trees, shrubs, landscape plants, and turf. Unique blend of nutrients, seaweed extract, humic acid, surfactants, and humectants designed to increase root development and reduce water stress.

Burlap: a legendary growing tool -- Learn about what makes burlap special, including breathability and disease resistance. “The last bastion of burlap is horticulture,” said Sam Lunby, president of Dayton Bag & Burlap.

EZ Potter Potting Machine -- from #1 In-Line Potting Machine Manufacturer
Since 1977 Mitchell Ellis has been providing machinery specially developed for the nursery and greenhouse market. The EZ Potter has made potting plants easier. Contact us today to get started with YOUR EZ Potter!

Hortica® hires Otsuka as Regional Sales Manager -- Hortica®, a brand of the Sentry Insurance Group, is proud to announce that Robert Otsuka has been hired as Regional Sales Manager – West Region. Otsuka brings extensive knowledge and familiarity with the floral and horticultural industry.

SUNSHINE® MIX PF -- Natural Peatland Aggregate.
A new product for growers who require a perlite-free mix. This blended mix contains grower grade Canadian Sphagnum peat moss and naturally aged peatland aggregate -- will provide optimum aeration, moisture retention and porosity for plant roots.

Bacterial Diseases in Ornamentals Course Information -- A companion to the first Bacterial Diseases course, which takes a broad look at bacterial diseases in plants. This course looks at six specific bacterial diseases that can damage ornamental and vegetable plants, and offers suggestions on control. Sign Up Today!

Soil Moist - JRM Chemical produces non-toxic, water-storing polymer products that keep fresh floral arrangements hydrated, while adding color and aesthetic appeal to silk flowers. Crystal Accents, Deco Beads, and Deco Cubes bring function and dimension to floral and craft projects. Soil Moist reduces need to water plants.

Endless Summer® -- Best-selling collection of reblooming hydrangeas
With emphasis on superior genetics, quality grown products, inviting packaging and consumer marketing, the Endless Summer® brand gives your customers the inspiration and confidence they need to succeed and come back for more!

Burlap: The History of This Eco-Friendly Fabric
Known for its toughness and durability, burlap goes by many names around the globe, such as Hessian, crocus, or jute. It was the people of ancient India who first discovered the usefulness of the jute plant and its fibers.

An APP introducing millennials to gardening can go only so far!
There is a role for digital information in getting people started because they are comfortable in this world. This was the thinking of Mason Day and Seth Reed who work for Ball Horticultural Co., and who developed an app - GrowIt - that pairs newbies with more experienced gardeners.

Take It Easy™ -- It doesn't take years to grow great roses ... just Weeks!
Take It Easy, relax and enjoy life! You won't have much work to do in the garden after planting this new rose for which NATURAL DISEASE resistance is a true statement. A dynamite rose with ideal pointy & elegant buds.


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