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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 ANNOUNCES CULTIVATE’20 VIRTUAl -- July 13, 2020
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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