Congratulations to all of the recipients of the 2017 Horticultural Industries Leadership Awards: Mike Gooder of Plantpeddler Inc., Mark Foertmeyer of Foertmeyer & Sons Greenhouse, Gary Hennen of Oglesby Plants International Inc, Tom Demaline of Willoway Nurseries, Inc., Terry Hines of Hale and Hines Nursery and Skeetter McCorkle of McCorkle Nurseries.
Cannabis Business Times has announced its second annual Cannabis 2018: Cultivation Conference, March 12-14.
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On our July cover: Sisters Christa Steenwyk and Karin Walters of Walters Gardens share their passion for horticulture and how to keep Millennials involved in the industry.
Check out the newly released jobs numbers from last month.
From National Garden Bureau:
For the bulb crop, 2018 will be the Year of the Tulip.
For annuals, 2018 will be the Year of the Calibrachoa.
For vegetables/edibles, 2018 will be the Year of the Beet. ...
For perennials, 2018 will be the Year of the Coreopsis.
Golden State Bulb Growers has sold its Callafornia Callas, AmeriHybrid Scentiment Begonia, Aloha Lily Eucomis, Caribbean Jewels Scilla and Callafornia Diva Aethiopica product lines to Dümmen Orange.
Dr. Allan Armitage discusses the names behind various plants that he features in his new book, "Of Naked Ladies and Forget-Me-Nots: The Stories Behind The Common Names of Some of Our Favorite Plants."
Brie Arthur and Jim Monroe will be speaking Aug. 23 at Farwest Show: National Nursery & Greenhouse Trade Show.
FlowerTrials 2017 took place from June 13-16 in the Westland and Aalsmeer regions in the Netherlands, and Rheinland Westfalen region in Germany.
“There’s so much interest in determining the effects of artificial lighting. This technology could be seen as a platform to help on the ornamental side,” says Dr. Murat Kacira, a The University of Arizona professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering.
Current employees who have already completed an I-9 upon hire do not need recomplete the new Form I-9. It is only for employees hired on or after January 22, 2017.