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Registration Now Open for 2023 Mid-Atlantic Nursery Tradeshow (press release)
MANTS is one of the largest private trade shows serving the horticulture industry and is widely known as the masterpiece of trade shows. Bringing together buyers with purchasing power and more than 900 exhibitors, MANTS kicks off the new year with opportunities for in-person meetings, networking, and commerce.

ENVU - Bayer completes sale of Environmental Science Professional Business ... by Katie McDaniel, Nursery Management magazine
Bayer has completed the sale of its Environmental Science Professional business to the international private equity firm Cinven. The business and its nearly 900 employees will continue as the independent company, Envu.

Growing media trends - Peat moss and other supply challenges continue to impact industry ... by Andrew Snook, Greenhouse Canada
Some companies, including Berger, were forced to adapt their product offerings and change their operations to make sure they meet demand in a timely manner.

These beautiful low-maintenance plants bring movement to the garden by blowing in the breeze ... by JOSHUA SISKIN, The Orange County Register
San Marcos Growers lists 91 different types of ornamental grasses alone and Monrovia Nursery lists 156 options. The reason for Monrovia’s more extensive list is that bamboos, which are members of the grass family, and sedges and rushes which are not grasses but resemble them in certain respects, make Monrovia’s list, as do mondo grass and liriope, which actually belong to the lily family.

Why Safety Visits Are an Overlooked Benefit for Greenhouse Growers
by Zach Bruce, Hortica -- Greenhouse Grower

Protecting the safety of your employees and everyday operations is part of your responsibilities as a business. A safe workplace runs more efficiently—and helps you avoid work-related incidents and OSHA violations. Lack of planning and non-compliance can put the health and well-being of your team at risk, create costly downtime, and potentially incur citations or fines.

This Dayton company won a $20 million defense contract
by Thomas Gnau, Dayton Daily News

Dayton Bag and Burlap won a federal contract award for $20 million from the Defense Logistics Agency in Philadelphia for the production of sandbags. The company produces bulk burlap, burlap rolls, bags, sandbags to deal with emergency flooding and more.

Lambert Peat Moss -- Questions with Frédéric Gagnon
by Nursery Management magazine

Frédéric Gagnon, Lambert Peat Moss agronomist, explains the benefits of using an aggregate free media as well as custom mixes.

Harrell’s adds Ph.D., to R&D team
by Rob DiFranco, Landscape Management

Harrell’s added Aaron Palmateer, Ph.D., as its new director of agronomy, specializing in horticulture. At the University of Florida (UF), he oversaw a plant diagnostic clinic. After 13 years on faculty at UF, Palmateer went to work at Bayer as a technical development manager. Five years later, he transitioned to SePRO in technical development.

Ball Horticultural -- Spotlight: Fan Favorite Heat-Loving Combinations!
by Greenhouse Management magazine

The vegetative annual breeding companies of Ball Horticultural Company, Ball FloraPlant® and Selecta One®, have long been recognized for their balanced mixture recipes: MixMasters™ and Trixi®s.

Arborjet and Ecologel are recognized as BioPreferred Champions
by Katie McDaniel, Nursery Management magazine

Hydretain Root Zone Moisture Manager and NutriRoot 2-2-3 are the Arborjet and Ecologel BioPreferred products tested and certified for their biobased content. Arborjet and Ecologel have been recognized as BioPreferred Champions by US Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Prescott Dirt Joins SiteOne Landscape Supply
SiteOne® Landscape Supply, Inc. (NYSE: SITE) announced today the acquisition of Prescott Dirt, a distributor of landscape supplies with two locations in Prescott and Prescott Valley, Arizona.

Spring Meadow Nursery receives Gold 2022 GardenComm Media Award
Posted by Katie McDaniel, Nursery Managament Magazine

The creative team at Spring Meadow Nursery received a Gold Medal of Achievement at the 2022 Media Awards, presented by GardenComm: Garden Communicators International, at their mid-October virtual conference.

Corded Electric Pruning Shear Market Growth Factor with Regional Forecast, Market Size, Top Vendors, Industry Research and End User Analysis By 2028   (link to News Article)  With an exhaustive analysis of the competitive landscape, the authors of the Corded Electric Pruning Shear market report have made a brilliant attempt to explore key developments, pricing and business tactics, and future plans of leading companies.
Key Players Mentioned in the Global Corded Electric Pruning Shear Market Research Report: Zenport Industries

David Austin Roses jubilee display wins gold @ Chelsea Flower Show
(link to BBC News)
... A display of roses featuring new ones created to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee has won a gold medal at the Chelsea Flower Show. The exhibit, by Shropshire-based grower David Austin Roses, featured pink-apricot roses named Elizabeth. A spokesperson for the nursery said the team were delighted to win their 26th gold medal.

Bobbex -- Best Deer Repellent rated #1
Which Deer Repellents Work Best ... watch Video News Link

After surveying 22 earlier studies of deer repellents and then conducting their own controlled study at two different locations, researchers at Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station concluded that egg-based repellents worked better than predator urines and blood-based products. Repellents applied more often were more effective than those applied less frequently.

Bailey Nurseries virtual Customer Expo, July 22.
by Lawn & Garden Retailer -- “We will be continuing the tradition of internal speakers introducing new varieties, Bailey’s breeding efforts, plant health, and propagation, but also bringing in some phenomenal outside speakers from Schwinn, UnitedHealth Group, and Charlie Hall,” said Ryan McEnaney, marketing and communications manager, in a statement.

2plant International -- Growing Colors: New 2022 Sell Sheet
We work hard to offer you a great balanced program of the newest plant introductions and the best old standards, at the best quality possible.
BFG Supply Acquires DeCloet Greenhouse Manufacturing
BFG Supply (“BFG”), a leading technology-enabled distributor to the green industry, has acquired DeCloet Greenhouse Manufacturing Ltd. (“DeCloet”), a leading manufacturer of high-quality greenhouse structures and related components.

BFG Supply Acquires L&L Nursery Supply
BFG Supply (BFG), a leading technology-enabled distributor to the green industry, has acquired L&L Nursery Supply (L&L), a leading distributor of Lawn & Garden products on the West Coast. The acquisition of L&L significantly expands BFG’s geographic footprint and ability to serve customers in the Pacific region. The combined company operates 14 warehouses across the US totaling more than 1.0 million square feet.

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.

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.

BFG Supply Company -- 2021 Mum Mania!
BFG’s plant broker service offers access to an extraordinary network of growers located all over the country. Let our knowledgeable staff save you time and money by finding the best suppliers for your needs.

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.

MANTS 2021 -- Online Business Hub Remains Open!
Use the Business Hub to your advantage and find all the products, services, and equipment you need and the inventory you are still searching for. Over 500 exhibitor suppliers and thousands of products are available to all registered attendees.
The Online Business Hub Remains Open to Exhibitors & Registered Attendees until April 8th

Whole Gardener -- Customizable Plant Nutrient Kit
Whole Gardener’s Organic Nutrient Kit helps hobby gardeners to customize organic nutrient blends specific to their garden’s unique soil conditions and the plants, flowers or vegetables grown in their garden.

Tilly Design -- online landscape design
Tilly has launched a new product line strictly for contractors called Tilly for Pros. The offering allows professionals to outsource their design work to Tilly through an easy remote process and a quick 5-7 day turnaround for deliverables.

Innovative opportunities developed to drive grower and retail client success. These expanded resources provide clients the power to profit through cost savings, new retail opportunities, and grower incentives.

New Growth Designs -- New Arborvitae Shrubs!
Enduraleaf® Collection expands with the addition of new Arborvitae Shrubs in 32” and 30” sizes. Constructed for long life in the out-of-doors, these new Enduraleaf® products feature dense green foliage with spring green tips and green berries in two unique designs.

IDE.L. s.r.l. -- Download our catalogue here
The best plastic pots for the best plant growers! IDeL offers to your retail store a deep range of plastic pots and containers, for gardening, DIY and indoor/outdoor decoration. IDeL Professional --- the best plastic pots for the best plant growers and nurseries.

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.

Crescent Garden -- New Personalized Planters!
Crescent Garden introduces New Personalized Planters. Make your next project unique by customizing the planters. Can be Personalized .... with several of the Crescent Garden planters you can now add your logo for a customized look and feel.

Saunders Brothers and NewGen® Supply Boxwood For The White House Rose Garden Renovation.  Saunders Brothers, Inc. and NewGen® Boxwood, introduced by Saunders Genetics, LLC, were instrumental in the renovation of the White House Rose Garden, unveiled to the public by First Lady Melania Trump.

Marshalls 2021 Spring Availability List
Every plant ordered is individually selected by owner and just a few key employees who make certain that only the highest quality plants are shipped. With our own fleet of delivery trucks, our customers typically receive orders within 3 days.  

Raker-Roberta's -- R2 Announces Automation Investiment
R2 is pleased to announce the arrival and installation of an ISO Cutting Planter 2500 auto stick machine. We are always looking to advance our use of technology within our production processes.

Syngenta -- Dahlia Sincerity wins FleuroStar Award!
Syngenta Flowers is proud to announce we have won the Fleuroselect competition 2020 with our Dahlia Hybrida Sincerity. This true eye catcher stole the show amongst a very strong competition. Dahlia breeder Ronald Snijder and our global of Head of Flowers Michael Kester happily received the prestigious award!

WestRock -- Join Rick Vulgamott, National Sales Director.
Ask the Experts -- Evolution of Plant Branding through Innovation: Tags, Labels, and Merchandising. Join WestRock as the discuss how plant tagging has evolved over the years, learn what’s new and what’s next in the horticulture industry.   PRESENTED BY: Greenhouse Management (GIE Media, Inc)

GrowerTalks Magazine -- New Greenhouse Podcast
TECH ON DEMAND brought to you by GrowerTalks magazine is available on all the major podcast players – Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Podbean, Stitcher and more. Subscribe now and never miss an episode.

Jiffy -- Growing Media, Containers, Seeds
Now available: Jiffy’s European substrates Highest quality ingredients, enhanced manufacturing, global experience and local service. Plus more choices than ever thanks to new Jiffy Essence and Jiffy Finesse Growbags -- Jiffy has doubled its range of growbags. Now it’s easier than ever for plant propagators and growers to meet their crops’ needs and boost yields.

Prides Corner Farms -- Better Together
Press Release: Making a BIG Difference in BIG Ways: MPS - More Profitable Sustainability at Prides: Striving to Keep the Green Industry Green! .... Written by Lindsay Curran and Evan Brand

Adapt8 .... Solexx Greenhouse Coverings
Adapt8 is changing the way the world grows, starting with Solexx™. This innovative greenhouse covering grows high quality yields at a faster rate than other products. This accelerated growth and reduced costs generate more profit.

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

Walters Gardens -- Leading grower of bare root perennials
Walters Gardens specializes in perennial starter plants, including plug liners and bare root material .... one of North America’s largest wholesale perennial growers.  Press Release: First Look! New Proven Winners Perennials for 2021-2022 Announced

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.

South Riding Nurseries partners with White House Natives
Virginia native plant specialist White House Natives offers a great assortment of native trees and shrubs. Located on the historic White House Farm in Luray, Virginia, White House Natives is dedicated to the Virginia wholesale nursery stock industry.

SePro -- Specialty Solutions for Specialty Markets
Advancing product and technology innovations is just one of several goals for SePRO’s expanding Turf & Ornamental team, to be led by industry trailblazer, John Wendorf. Mr. Wendorf comes to SePRO with almost 30 years of Turf & Ornamental industry experience.

Thriving Design -- plant supports
Thriving Design, the innovative garden product start-up of Colorado inventor Jason Rider and his sister Morgan Rider, announced the debut of its groundbreaking C-BITEs at the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show!

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.

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.

Arborjet -- World leader in tree injection technology
Arborjet Inc. is pleased to announce that the Plant Growth Regulator, Shortstop® 2SC is now available to be used on both trees and shrubs. Applicators may use it as a soil drench for trees and shrubs and as a foliar spray for shrubs.

Willoway Nurseries -- Rooted to Grow!
Willoway Nurseries Selected 2020 Great Game of Business All-Star Champion! ... Avon, OH | September 2020. Chosen by a panel of judges these companies are the best of the best from around the globe that have fully embraced the principles of open-book management and The Great Game of Business and have demonstrated outstanding results.

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®.

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.

Massarelli's -- To You, Our Valued Customers ... Inspirational!
You would think at this point – with everything that’s been going on in the world as well as losing the co-founder and heartbeat of this company – we would be calling it quits. Nothing could be further from the truth. In many ways, adversity has made us only stronger in our resolve to continue to be a driving force in the stone statuary business. The truth is – and you can ask every single one of our employees – it’s been an inspirational time.

Bailey Nurseries -- Product Guides / Website Links
Premier Brands to Grow Your Bottom-Line. Our First Editions®, Endless Summer and Easy Elegance® collections, along with our other premium brands, continually push the boundaries of what can be accomplished with exceptional plants.

Ball Seed -- World-class breeding
Ball Seed is excited to introduce the 2021 lineup of new vegetative and seed varieties for your upcoming Spring retail season.
ORDERING MADE EASY! With Ball WebTrack, you have instant online access to over 14,000 products from more than 225 suppliers.

Bayer Ornamentals -- digital Ornamental Solutions guide
Ornamental growers are constantly battling new insects, diseases and weeds. For complete information on all our Bayer Ornamental Products & Solutions you can download our Digital Ornamental Solutions Guide.

BFG Supply: Nursery, Greenhouse, Lawn & Garden
The BFG Supply partners with the best suppliers in the industry to bring you the best products in Horticulture! Brands -- Gardener Select, Grower Select, The Plant Connection, Michael Carr Designs, Friends of Flight, Emerald Park, Wetsel Seed

Bobcat Company -- Compact Equipment
New MT100 mini track loader from Bobcat Company delivers greater rated operating capacity, increased lifting performance for peak productivity (WEST FARGO, N.D. – June 2020) .... the new MT100 mini track loader offers an ideal combination of an easy-to-use machine in a less-intimidating size.

Connecticut Mulch Distributors -- Connecticut Organics
Connecticut Mulch Distributors, Inc. has started a NEW BAGGED MULCH division! The Lindelands are taking their 46 years of experience, customer service and exceptional quality in the mulch business and placing it in a BAG!!

Curtis Wagner Plastics -- Plant Saucers & Liners
The Marketing Impact of Point-of-Purchase Displays (Nov 24, 2020) .... Plant saucers and liners might not seem like an impulse buy item. For customers who might not be aware of these products, however, the right advertising at the point of purchase can make a big difference for your sales and profitability.

Darwin Perennials -- Download Our Landscape Success Brochure
Top Perennial Picks Bred & Selected For Landscape Success! Download the full Darwin Perennials brochure to see more top picks from our experts. See Trial & Award Winners and available to you from our trusted supply chain.

Ditch Witch -- SK3000 Stand-On Skid Steer
Landscapers and golf industry professionals can now step outside of the cab and gain a 360-degree view of the jobsite, without compromising power needed for larger jobs, with the new Ditch Witch SK3000 stand-on skid steer.

FineHouse now an “Approved Manufacturer” for Accoya Wood
FineHouse earns “Approved Manufacturer” status from Accsys for Accoya Wood Products, in particular for landscaping woodwork.

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.

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.

Holly Society announces Holly Auction and Cutting Exchange
The Holly society sponsors a lively holly auction and cutting exchange at its Annual Meeting. The auction provides an opportunity for participants to add to their holly collections while contributing to the Holly Society and its Research Fund with their tax deductible purchases.

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 The new site is designed to emphasize the benefits and services Hortica provides its customers.

Kind Earth Growers -- Wholesale Nursery Catalogue On-line
Founded to meet demand for native wet-land and dry–site perennials used in ecological restoration, storm–water management and functional landscape design. Our plants are seed grown from open pollinated, native populations to help preserve regional genetic diversity.

Mycorrhizal Applications -- Biorational Portfolio Brochure
Check out our 2020 Biorational Brochure for information about MGK Botanical Insecticides, Actinovate Biofungicides, and VBC Plant Growth Regulators:
Natural Facing Expands Marketing Support for Dealers
Natural Facing wanted to ensure stone yards had the resources needed to support their customers. By investing in sales and marketing support for dealers, Natural Facing helped customers expand their business.

Neuschwander's Nursery -- Introducing Chinese Windmill Palm
Neuschwander's Nursery is selling now 2 year old palm seedlings (Trachycarpus Fortunei) and 30/36" B&B Lavender 'Grosso'. Please let us know if you are interesed in our new product line or checkout our website.

Nufarm Cheetah® Pro Non-Selective Herbicide Approved
Nufarm Americas announced the approval of Cheetah® Pro non-selective herbicide. Cheetah Pro provides fast and effective control of grass, sedge and broadleaf weeds in a variety of golf, turf and landscape settings.

Premier Tech Insect Suppression BIOFUNGICIDE + MYCORRHIZAE
Exclusive to PRO-MIX BIOFUNGICIDE + MYCORRHIZAE, ENHANCE plant growth with MYCORRHIZAE, PROTECT against root diseases caused by specifc root pathogens. Recently approved by the EPA, SUPPRESS fungus gnats and thrips.

Root Pouch -- product information catalog, Spec Sheet
Healthier plants start with Root Pouch. We reinvented the plastic plant container. Today, Root Pouch offers a range of sustainable gardening products made from a mix of recycled water bottles and natural recycled materials.

Sampson Nursery -- download our 2021 Digital Catalog PDF
Wholesale nursery providing quality plants to Green Industry Professionals. We specialize in container grown Azaleas, Camellias, Hollies, Conifers and Native Ornamental Plants. We offer Delivery Throughout the Mid-Atlantic States.

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.

TDI Brands (Tierra Garden) -- Exclusive Agreement with Wagner
TDI Brands, a forerunner in supplying innovative products to garden centers for over 23 years, announced an exclusive licensing agreement within the lawn and garden market with Wagner®, a European manufacturer of plant caddies.

Tenax Corporation -- How To Keep Deer From Eating Your Landscape Plants: by Home, Garden & Homestead.
A trusty fence is probably the longest-lasting way to keep deer from eating valuable landscape plants. Tenax C-Flex high-strength plastic fencing offers dependable protection that keeps hungry deer from eating landscape plants. But this lightweight fencing material does no harm to the animals.

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.

The Tree Diaper: Making Tree Irrigation Easier ..... by Nashville Tree Conservation Corps The Tree Diaper, an irrigation product, is a water permeable plastic ring that is laid around the base of a freshly planted tree to absorb water and slowly release it as the tree grows.

VRE Systems -- Turnkey Garden Centers!
We’ve nicknamed these packages our “Garden Center in a Box” offering – because all you have to do is decide which design works best for you or your store and then just call one of our retail garden center experts – and order it!

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.

Bailey Nurseries -- 2021 GROWER GUIDE

Whether you are new to growing trees or have a lot of experience and are simply looking for some new tips, the Bailey website hosts a range of Grower Resources. In addition to your knowledgeable Sales Rep, access these tools anytime online.

Bobcat Company -- New MT100 mini track loader
Greater rated operating capacity, increased lifting performance for peak productivity .... Powered by a dependable, durable Tier 4 diesel engine and efficient hydraulic system, the new mini track loader delivers fast cycle times, strong breakout force and excellent pushing ability.

Bayer Ornamentals -- Ornamentals Solution Guide
Ornamental growers are constantly battling new insects, diseases and weeds. Bayer offers several products that have become standards in the industry for controlling insects, mites, diseseases and weeds. Products including Altus insecticide, Broadform fungicide, Kontos® insecticide, Marengo pre-emergence herbicide and Savate® insecticide. For complete information on all our Bayer Ornamental Product and Solutions please put this link in your browser and you can download our digital Ornamental Solutions Guide.

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.

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 --James Altland, Oregon State Univ. 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. Built To Last – Always On Guard. Sandstorm is a robust media filter that keeps your water and business flowing smoothly.

NutriRoot™, 2-part formula of nutrient pack and water manager
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 -- has made potting plants easier
Since 1977 Mitchell Ellis has been providing machinery specially developed for the nursery and greenhouse market. Contact us today to get 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 -- Professional Growing Mix with 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
Grow Beautiful Plants with Less Water. Soil Moist stores water and releases it as plants need it. Ideal for Containers, Baskets, Gardens, Vegetables, Turf & Trees.

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 bring them 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.