America in Bloom Gets Sponsorship Commitments for 2013

OFA - The Association of Horticulture Professionals and Ball Horticultural Co. have made early-year commitments to be lead sponsors of the America in Bloom program in 2013."OFA is committed to supporting the horticulture industry," said... more »

A Week in Paraíso

In September 2009, I visited the Florexpo facility in Para’so, Costa Rica, and learned all about the 130 million cuttings they produce each year, sanitation protocols, their sustainable practices and so much more. In the... more »

A Hiring High?

Spring is just around the corner. Your greenhouses are probably already buzzing with a lot of activity — but in the coming weeks they will become even more hectic as more people are required to... more »

Pedersen Joins Van Belle Nursery

Jonathan Pedersen has joined Van Belle Nursery in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Pedersen will be the executive director of the company's new Bloomin' Easy brand.Pedersen previously was with Bailey Nurseries where he led the team that... more »

Floriculture Newsletter Marks Second Anniversary

January 30 will mark the launch of the second year of e-GRO Alert - an enewsletter from the floriculture specialists at several major universities.The goal of the newsletter is to let growers know of insect,... more »

Agri-Starts Launches New Website

Agri-Starts, Inc.  launched its new website on Jan. 2, 2013.The new website ( has been completely redesigned to provide customers with detailed plant information, accurate availability and online ordering.The Apopka, Fla.-based company  will continue adding... more »

AFE Hires New Communications Specialist

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has hired Suzanna McCloskey as its new communications specialist.McCloskey is a native of Tennessee and recently graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with a bachelor's degree in journalism and... more »

Deadline Extended for 40 Under 40 Nominations

In May 2012, we introduced our first-ever 40 Under 40. From Albano to Zimmerman (and all 38 in between), the Class of 2012 was quite diverse and represented excellence in all aspects of the horticulture... 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.
Ben Vliestra
Sidney Phelps
Jennifer Moss
Daniel Norden
W. Garrett Owen
Jessica Montgomery
Elien Peters
Rose Oberholzer
Nikki Melin

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