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Breeders Jointly Organize Poinsettia Trials

Beekenkamp Plants, Dümmen Orange and Lazzeri Giovani Piante are joining forces to organize joint Poinsettia Trials again this year at The Master Growers in Honselersdijk, the Netherlands. During the trials Nov. 3 and 4, growers, retailers and... more »

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Bailey Hydrangea Receives Five-Star Rating

Bailey Nurseries' First Editions panicle hydrangea ‘White Diamonds’ has received a five-star evaluation from the 2022 Plant Evaluation Program at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Evaluated by Chicago Botanic Garden staff from 2011 through 2019, ‘White... more »

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Bailey Adds to Sales Team

Bailey has announced three new members to its sales team: Mike Hoban, Tiffany Koester and Deanna Suzor. Hoban joins Bailey as a territory sales representative and will partner with customers in the New England area.... more »

Ball Horticultural Gardens

From Seed Coatings to Cut Flowers

Ball Horticultural Co. in West Chicago, Illinois, is as much picturesque as it is functional as the company’s worldwide headquarters. The Gardens at Ball span 10.5 acres of display beds planted each year with annuals,... more »

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Ball Horticultural, Mprise Agriware Partner for Integrative Software Solution

Ball Horticultural Co. and Mprise Agriware signed a contract in 2020 to replace the legacy system used at Ball FloraPlant farms in order to make a big step forward and to be fit for the... more »

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Vivero Adds to North American Team

Vivero North America is expanding the service team, with the hiring of Nick Read as an additional service team member and marketing manager. Read is a new member to service all customer needs; the company... more »

Bailey Recognizes Network Partners

Bailey Nurseries recently honored four brand licensee partners who work with Bailey Consumer Brands Endless Summer Hydrangeas, First Editions Shrubs & Trees, and Easy Elegance Roses. Brand & Business Development Manager Layci Gragnani presented the... more »

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Beekenkamp Board Member Dies

Peter Persoon, general manager of Beekenkamp Group and former director of Deliflor Chrysanten, died unexpectedly on July 22 at the age of 64 after being diagnosed with bone marrow cancer a few months ago and... more »

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
Erica Hernandez
Emma Lookabaugh
Melissa Maguire
Cole Mangum
Oz Marshall
Meagan Nace
Tiffany Nohl
Chris Plane
Mike Prol