2019 Farwest Show Offers Tours Of Garden Centers, Sustainable Businesses And Wholesale Nurseries

The 2019 Farwest Show, August 21–23 in Portland, Oregon, will offer three tours from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 20. Every year, Farwest tours explore the dynamic facilities of Portland’s thought leaders in the green industry. This year’s three tracks will look at retail garden centers, sustainable business processes and procedures, and wholesale nursery operations. The Farwest tours are sponsored by The Peters Company of Wilsonville, Oregon.

Proven Winners ColorChoice Introduces Deco Planter Program

Proven Winners® ColorChoice® is introducing the Decked Out™ deco planter program, giving retailers a new way to offer consumers its extensive line of flowering shrubs.

Introducing a New Rose Called Ella

June 20, 2019 Alexandra Farms

Alexandra Farms and David Austin Roses are delighted to introduce a new ivory wedding rose called Ella (Auswagsy), named in honor of Lady Gabriella’s marriage to Thomas Kingston at St George’s Chapel, Windsor, London on Saturday, May 18, 2019.

PanAmerican Seed Acquires Celosia Breeding From Celex

June 20, 2019 PanAmerican Seed

PanAmerican Seed® is pleased to announce it has purchased the complete celosia assortment and breeding research from Celex, b.v., a breeder/selection subsidiary under the Dutch cut flower company Fa. Van Der Boog & Van Den Bosch.

Kasey Cronquist Stepping Down as CCFC CEO, Ambassador

After 12 years of leadership, Kasey Cronquist is stepping down as CEO and ambassador of the California Cut Flower Commission (CCFC). His last day will be July 12.