Grower News

Florida botanical garden features Suntory Flowers’ flamingo topiaries

Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens in Punta Gorda, Florida, highlighted Suntory Flowers’ catharanthus Soiree Kawaii varieties, which adorned 24 flamingo topiaries at this year from Dec. 15-Sept. 13. The first half of the year,... more »

Dümmen Orange welcomes Angela Storm back to its team

Dümmen Orange North America has welcomed Angela Storm back to the team as its product manager for potted crops. She was formerly a regional sales manager for Dümmen Orange North America for nearly six years.... more »

AFE and FSI partnership

AFE becomes member of sustainability initiative

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has become the newest associate member of the Floriculture Sustainability Initiative (FSI). This partnership unites AFE, a U.S.-based floriculture funding nonprofit, with FSI, an international nonprofit with a focus on... more »

BioSafe Systems mourns the loss of Mike Larose

BioSafe Systems’ shared that all its staff is mourning the loss of Mike Larose, the eldest of the third generation of BioSafe Systems’ founding family. "Mike was committed to fulfilling the legacy of his late... more »

A Homestead, Florida nursery up for auction

Florida nursery goes up for auction in October

A commercial nursery in Homestead, Florida will be auctioned at 5 p.m. EDT on Oct. 13, 2023 via a live auction with online bidding available. This 72.2-acre commercial nursery property is located approximately 7 miles... more »

Les Serres Bertrand has its tomato greenhouse in Lanoraie, Québec.

Les Serres Bertrand selects Sollum Technologies for its greenhouse

Sollum Technologies, a company offering LED grow light solutions, has announced that Les Serres Bertrand has chosen to install its LED lighting. Les Serres Bertrand will install Sollum’s lighting solution for its tomato greenhouse located... more »

Vineland Research and Innovation Centre appoints new head of horticultural technology systems

Vineland Research and Innovation Centre welcomes Brian Lynch, PhD as its new director, Horticultural Technology Systems. In this role, Lynch will lead Vineland’s refreshed vision for the Horticultural Technology Systems program, a hub for testing,... more »

California LGMA adopts GreenLink data sharing platform

Members of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) will adopt Western Growers' proprietary GreenLink data sharing platform to collect and analyze food safety data. This movement towards industry cohesion means that the leafy green industry... more »