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Friday, September 22, 2017 Vol. 81 No. 5

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01 |Digital Edition
02 |GT in Brief
03 |SAF in the Lobby
04 |New Products
05 |New Products Submissions

06 |Classifieds
07 |Request Product Info
08 |Article Archive
09 |Acres Online
10 |GreenTalks
11 |Inside Grower
12 |Nursery & Landscape Insider
13 |Perennial Pulse
14 |NewTerrain
15 |Trade Show Calendar
16 |Subscriptions
17 |Hard Goods Distributors
18 |Media Kit 2017

Featured Companies

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  >> Equipment and Supplies

For Sale

Visit www.rittenhouse.ca for a wide selection of sprayers, watering equipment, pumps, parts and accessories. Serving the Horticultural Industry for over 90 years.

Tel: (800) 461-1041

Plastic Saucers

The good kind! Protect floors and table tops from leakage from potted plants. All sizes, regular and deep. F.O.B. SoCal

Contact: Mark Stansbury
E-mail: mark@calgreenhouses.com
Phone: (949) 376-1563


  >> For Sale or Lease

Thriving Upscale Retail Nursery for Sale

Located in the Great Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina, 20 years proven performance, two hours north of Atlanta, five level acres, creek, two wells, irrigation, 10 greenhouses, sales office, barns and sheds, equipment, inventory, trained staff, 2/2 house, one nursery cat. Huge opportunity for growth. Turn-key. $625,000. Terms negotiable.

Spring Valley Nursery, LLC
Contact: Marian Bridges
E-mail: springvalleynursery@dnet.net
Phone: (828) 369-9778
Fax: (828) 369-9778

57 Saunders Rd.
Franklin, NC

For Sale

Historically profitable retail greenhouse grower and full-service garden center located in
Northern Illinois. Assets for sale include retail buildings, greenhouses, equipment, inventory, nursery land and customer lists. Business has been family-owned and operated for 50 years. Ownership wishes to retire. Interested parties should contact:

Contact: Mike Deacon
E-mail: mdeacon15@gmail.com
Phone: (815) 814-6500

Landscape/Nursery Business for Sale

Landscaping-nursery business; wholesale and retail garden centers with approximately 85,000 sq. ft. covered growing space near Grand Lake, in Northeastern Oklahoma. Greenhouses incorporate computer-operated and maintained environments that produce high quality plants. Over 35 years of income producing success; turn-key opportunity at two sites. Easily converted to indoor aquaponics growing system. Total Price: $1.5million for 12+ acres plus all inventory. Owners retiring; training negotiable. Contact:

The Dodd Company
Contact: Cheryl Flood
E-mail: cherylfloodrealtor@outlook.com
Phone: (918) 314-5917

Greenhouse/Nursery Business for Sale

Long established and highly profitable. Located in a progressive city in the Blue Ridge mountains, with modern greenhouses, cold frames, and outdoor growing areas. Rare opportunity with unlimited growth potential.

E-mail: botanicalbruce@gmail.com


  >> Help Wanted

Welby Gardens seeks a Grower Lead for our Greenhouse in Denver, Colorado

To supervise and be responsible for the growing process in their assigned area. This includes managing a team of growers, crop nutrition and health, disease and insect scouting, chemical applications and other relevant duties. Minimum two years of experience in green industry, degree in Horticulture or related field preferred. Annual salary $35 - $45K. Company benefits: Health, Dental, 401(k). E-mail resume to: Bruceg@hardyboyplant.com.

Welby Gardens Co.
E-mail: bruceg@hardyboyplant.com
Phone: (303) 288-3398
Fax: (303) 845-7190

2761 E 74th Ave.
Denver, CO

Is currently seeking applications for:

This position will join our team at the Aberfeldy Somerset Plant Production Nursery, holding the responsibility of overseeing all daily operations and to grow a wide variety of quality plant material for our busy Retail Garden Centre.

The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate the following:

*A proven track record in the production of Potted Flower, Indoor Topical Foliage, Seasonal Bedding and Woody Ornamental crops.

*Total knowledge and understanding of all water, fertilizers and growing mediums.

*Proficient in plant product scheduling, procurement, production and propagation.

*Complete understanding of greenhouse systems and environmental conditions.

*Ability to ensure day to day that all aspects of the greenhouse and buildings are maintained for structural integrity and maximum efficiency.

*Maintain accurate record keeping and files for inventory, plant orders, production schedules etc.

*Articulate exemplary team leadership skills to communicate with and supervise a small team of growers whilst providing education and development.

*Must have an entrepreneurial approach to all the above and the ability to problem solve in what can be a challenging industry on a small island.

Applicants must possess:

*Master’s Degree or Bachelor of Science Degree in Horticulture and a minimum of 5 years in a similar position.

*Pesticide Applicators License

For more information please contact:

Contact: Ashley Isaac
E-mail: ashley@aberfeldy.bm
Phone: (441) 236-2927

Horticultural Soil Specialist

Midwest Trading is a leading supplier of greenhouse and nursery mixes, custom engineered soils, landscape mulches, soil amendments and horticultural supplies. We are growing our quality program and seek an individual to run laboratory analysis, monitor raw materials and provide technical support to internal and external customers. A degree and/or experience in horticulture, plant and soil science or related fields as well as strong computer skills are required. Please forward your resume to:

Contact: Cara
E-mail: midwestjobs2@midwestgroundcovers.com
Phone: (847) 468-2017

Sales Account Manager

Mycorrhizal Applications is recruiting for a Sales Account Manager to work in our Ohio Valley and East Coast Sales Territory. The Account Manager's objectives are to meet with professional growers and potential distributors to create demand, promote, and sell mycorrhizal (MycoApply) products, along with additional bio-rational products, within the Ornamental Horticulture Industry. They will maintain and grow these relationships through excellent product training and service. Well organized, self-starter with minimum of 3-5 years in the Horticulture Industry and BS in related field.

See full posting and apply at:

Mycorrhizal Applications
E-mail: mahr@mycorrhizae.com

Operations Manager

Henry Mast Greenhouses seeks an Operations Manager in Byron Center, MI to oversee day-to-day production and execution of all planting, spacing and shipping activities. You will be responsible for hiring and maintaining a sufficient workforce, ensuring orders are packed correctly and timely, and ensuring planting is completed per schedule. Minimum of five years supervisory and production process experience. Speaking Spanish is a plus.

Contact: Email or Fax at
E-mail: lblair@masterpieceflower.com
Fax: (616) 775-5208

Florasearch, Inc

In our third decade of performing confidential key employee searches for the horticulture industry and allied trades worldwide. Retained basis only. Candidate contact welcome, confidential, and always free.

1740 Lake Markham Rd.
Sanford , FL 32771
Tel: (407) 320-8177
Fax (407) 320-8083
E-mail: search@florasearch.com

Web site: www.florasearch.com


  >> Plants, Seeds, and Flowers

Blueberry Nursery Stock

From Patio Pots to Edible Landscapes-
Blueberries can do it all.
50+ Varieties
Plants Available Now

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery
Phone: (800) 538-3001


Hundreds of varieties from 2" pots to 36" boxes. 100 varieties of 4" in almost unlimited quantities. F.O.B. SoCal

E-mail: mark@calgreenhouses.com
Phone: (949) 376-1563

Vista Farms S.E.

Bougainvillea Liners - 30 varieties.
We are represented by most brokers.

PO Box 1834  Juana Diaz PR 00795
Tel: (787) 837-9077
Fax: (787) 837-5909


Select Seeds

P.O. 319
Alamo, TX 78516
Tel: (800) 237-5326 or (956) 464-8663

Unrooted Hydrangea Cuttings

The largest collection for your selection. Phone or write for prices and varieties grown.

Oregon Hydrangea Company
15696 Hwy. 101 So.
Brookings OR 97415
Tel: (541) 469-3136
Fax: (541) 469-0563


Available September 1
Dracaena spike in 512 tray 400 count .07 each. Sprengeri in 392 tray 375 count .10 each. Vinca vine (3ppp) in 72 tray .44 each.

Available November 1
Dracaena in 72 tray .36 each. Sprengeri in 72 tray .36 each. Vernalized perennial plugs in 50 tray .40 each.

Prices good through April 2015.

Barnes Greenhouse
Phone: (716) 679-1069
Fax: (716) 672-4743

3187 Main Road
Dunkirk, NY

Hawaiian Dracaena

All varieties and sizes. Also Rhapis and Kenta Palms. The most beautiful anywhere. F.O.B. SoCal

Contact: Mark Stansbury
E-mail: mark@calgreenhouses.com
Phone: (949) 376-1563


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