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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.

Stakes, Poles, Fencing and more! Your source online for everything Bamboo! We specialize in Bamboo stakes, bamboo poles, Moso Poles, Fence and more.
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.

The Garden Center show is moving to 2022
The initial dates for the show, Aug. 10-12, 2021, have been changed to Aug. 9-11, 2022. The show will take place at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, WI. SmartWork Media is committed to the well being of all independent garden centers and the manufacturers and wholesalers servicing the garden center and nurseries industry.

CAST Dates Set .... March 30 - April 3, 2022
A group of 20 companies comprised of breeders and brokers met at the Cultivate show to determine the dates for the next two years, which both fall on week 13, with plenty of space from the Easter holiday.

BFG Partners with Fluence to Distribute Innovative LED Lighting Technology to U.S. Growers
Fluence’s leading LED technology will join and augment BFG’s diverse portfolio of cultivation solutions. Fluence’s full product line will be available to BFG customers, providing hydro shops, garden supply centers and commercial growers throughout the country with highly efficient, broad-spectrum LED solutions for their indoor and greenhouse environments.

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.

BFG Supply -- Winter Horticulture Sales Flyer
Fertilizer & Pesticides, Hard Goods, Irrigation Equipment, Mulch, Soil, Stone, brick, edgers, pavers. BFG proud history of serving Professional Grower and Lawn & Garden industries.

Wetsel Seed Program (BFG Supply) -- Farm & Forage
Seed packet assortments -- Turf, Forage and Wildlife seeds. 5% off and 5/15/21 terms on any order over $1,000. Pricing valid 1/4/21 - 2/26/21 - order by 2/26/21 - ship by 3/26/21. Exhibitor Promotion: 5% off any order over $1,000

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 hortica.com. 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.

Gulf States Horticultural Expo -- CANCELLED for January 2021 in Mobile. AL
We will certainly miss visiting with our friends and colleagues in Mobile and wish each of you health and prosperity in the coming year. Please mark your calendars for January 20 & 21, 2022.

GardenComm -- Call for Speakers for 2021 Annual Conference & Expo
GardenComm is seeking proposals for monthly webinars plus breakout and round table sessions for 2021 GardenComm Conference & Expo. We invite proposals focused on business, horticulture, photography, publishing, social media, speaking,

The Western (WNLA) -- 130-year-old non-profit association to dissolve
The annual Western is the main source of income for the Association and without the income of the 2021 Western, the Board has determined that the non-profit Association cannot be sustained.

Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show debuts Business Hub
Posted by Jimmy Miller, Lawn & Landscape.  The searchable business directory is available for the show, scheduled for January 6-8, 2021. Despite not being able to meet in person, the intelligent, searchable business directory will provide opportunities for exhibitors and buying companies to engage in commerce during this year's show.

CONGRESS CONNECT will be virtual extravaganza! -- January 12-14, 2021
After we last saw everyone at Congress 2020, the whole world changed. Over the last several months, everyone changed their way of thinking, working, living. The one thing that we know, is that we are all in this together.

Northern Green Virtual -- January 11 - 14, 2021 .... Here Are 5 Reasons You Can’t Miss 2021 Northern Green! As the green industry demonstrated this summer, sometimes tough circumstances can lead to unexpected opportunities and growth! We believe that is the case with Northern Green 2021.

Green & Growin’21 FAQ -- January 11-15, 2021 in Greensboro, NC
Currently, we are planning an in-person event that complies with less-restrictive safety guidelines that we hope will be in place in January 2021. Registration for G&G’ 21 is scheduled to open on Monday, November 16, 2020.

MANTS (Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show) -- UPDATE 2021
The Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show to Launch MANTS.com Online Business Hub .... an Alternate Platform for 2021 Due to Pandemic.

Willoway Nurseries joins Bower & Branch ..... Garden Center Magazine
Bower & Branch, the e-commerce brand consisting of a network of independent growers, service providers and garden retailers across the United States, is excited to announce addition of Willoway Nurseries Inc. in Avon, OH, to the grower network.

TNLA Green Magazine Final Issue
So Long and Farewell to TNLA Green. Check out this article in the final issue of TNLA Green Magazine .... a tribute to the Nursery/Landscape EXPO!

Tennessee Green Industry Expo -- Sept 30 – Oct 1, 2021 ..... Lebanon, TN
The 2020 Tennessee Green Industry Expo has been canceled due to the restrictions in place at the Wilson County Expo because of COVID-19.

The 2021 Landscape Show -- August 25 - 27, 2021 .... Orlando, FL
2020 LANDSCAPE SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED AMID COVID-19 CONCERNS ... The Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA) reached a reluctant decision to cancel The 2020 Landscape Show, scheduled for Sept. 17-19.

Green & Growin’ 21 FAQ -- January 11-15, 2021 in Greensboro, NC
We appreciate your patience and understanding as we deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, which has proven to be a challenging and unfamiliar situation. Additional guidance will be provided as soon as possible. Please refer to our FAQ for 2021 show.

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.

AmericanHort Welcomes New Board Members. AmericanHort is pleased to announce the election of three new members to the Board of Directors, along with the installation of a new slate of officers. These individuals are leaders from across the horticulture industry and encompass various experiences, skills, and backgrounds.

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.

2020 Farwest Show canceled due to COVID-19 .... by Garden Center Magazine
The show, for nursery and greenhouse operators and professionals, had been scheduled for August 26–28 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. The 2021 Farwest Show will take place August 18–20, 2021

IGC Show 2020 postponed due to COVID-19 .... by Garden Center Magazine
State of Illinois regulations on large gatherings has forced IGC Show Management to postpone the IGC Show 2020, originally scheduled for August 11-13 in Chicago.

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.

AmericanHort has made the decision to transform Cultivate, the annual tradeshow and conference, from an in-person event in Columbus, OH this July to Cultivate’20 Virtual, a new 100% online event that will connect customers, suppliers and colleagues across the industry.

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.

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.

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.

Power Planter Augers & Digging Tools -- Product Brochure & Catalog
At Power Planter®, we create hand-welded earth augers for home gardening, professional landscaping, DIY projects, post hole digging and so much more. Our augers are 100% made in the USA.

Bailey Nurseries promotes Jim Kuon to regional sales manager
Jim Kuon will oversee sales representatives who are covering the eastern part of United States and Canada. Kuon has worked in sales on the East Coast at Bailey for nearly 20 years, making him well-poised to move into new role.

AXXE Broad Spectrum Herbicide now approved for use in Canada
The Pest Control Products Act approved the herbicide for foliar spray treatment. AXXE Broad Spectrum Herbicide is a highly effective non-selective, broad-spectrum herbicide. Its glyphosate-free formula penetrates the cell walls of a plant, causing weeds to collapse and die.

Grow Your Business with Tailored Garden Center POS System
Our powerful, feature-rich garden center POS solution has the flexibility to cater to the way you do business. At its core, the NCR Counterpoint software is a fast, easy-to-use POS. Review our Altum’s Garden Center case study!

Retail Planters, Pots Trays and more from Landmark Plastic
From propagation to patio, professional quality products for the do-it-yourself grower. Durable, tear-resistant materials -- Professional grade materials without the professional price.

Asking for the Add-On Sale: by Jennifer Polanz, Green Profit
Sometimes salespeople get excited about the sale and forget to ask about add-on sales like fertilizer and planting mix. In stores that work with Bower & Branch, staff members are trained to recommend those products, especially if the customer purchased the tree or shrub online and is picking it up in the store.

Monrovia surprises Spring Trials attendees:
by Michelle Simakis, Garden Center Magazine (GIE Media)

The California-based plant company brought SunBelievable Brown Eyed Girl to Floricultura. First sales of the sunflower went to garden centers in Los Angeles and Houston and that more than 300,000 have been sold.

Dümmen Orange Names North American President -- by LG&R
Keith Cable has assumed leadership of the North American region for Dümmen Orange, as the breeding company continues to expand its product portfolio and explore new opportunities to engage with a wider range of growers and retailers.

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.
NutriRoot is 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 increases root development and reduces 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 -- 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 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 the need to water.

ECOPEAT – Grower Friendly! Very Forgiving Mixes!
It is a highly fibrous “natural wood” fiber, collected from our peat bogs and specially processed at our facilities. Choose from our stand-alone product or from our complete line of ready-to-use ECOPEAT Mixes (EPM).

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!

Berger Mixes – Propagation Euro.
This aggregate-free mix is made with specially selected peat moss containing a higher percentage of medium-size fibers to provide uniform germination and seedling growth. Can be used on its own or as base for making substrate.

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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