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Monday, March 30, 2015 Vol. 78 No. 11

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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 |Young Grower Award
09 |Article Archive
10 |Acres Online
11 |GreenTalks
12 |Inside Grower
13 |Landscape Insider
14 |Perennial Pulse
15 |Trade Show Calendar
16 |Subscriptions
17 |Hard Goods Distributors
18 |Media Kit 2015

Featured Companies

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Submit Your Classified Ad

  >> 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

Visser Transplanter for Sale

Used 4-grip Visser transplanter for sale in very good condition. Excellent for automating production when transplanting consistent sizes. We no longer are in need. Willing to negotiate.

Van Belle Nursery, Inc.
Contact: Dave
E-mail: dave@vanbelle.com
Phone: (604) 853-3415

34825 Hallert Road
Abbotsford, BC
V3G 1R3

Used Equipment

Bouldin & Lawson Needle Seeder, Model 18320, plus other items.

Bernacchi's Oak Valley Greenhouses, Inc.
Contact: Russell Bernacchi
E-mail: judithbernacchi@yahoo.com
Phone: (219) 767-2573

5656 S. 500 West
LaPorte, IN

Seederman Needle Seeder

Seederman GS3 needle seeder. Excellent condition, multiple seed heads (84,288,512).
Ready to go to work. $4,500.

Spring Creek Gardens, Inc.
Contact: Troy
E-mail: troy@springcreekgardens.net
Phone: (541) 688-5424

91045 River Rd.
Junction City, OR

Used Equipment

Bouldin & Lawson Twister II Batch Mixer - 2 yard twister mixer.

N&O Horticultural Products
Phone: (631) 584-6330

St. James, NY


  >> For Sale or Lease

Washington State Tissue Culture Laboratory and Growing Facility

This facility has a long history in the horticultural industry and has a patented process for the micropropagation of plants. It is located an hour North of Seattle and sits on just over 8 acres with an additional 16 acres for expansion. The office and laboratory space is just over 14,000 SF and there is 40,000 SF of climate controlled greenhouse and hoop house operations.

Provitro Biosciences
Contact: Bob Terwilliger or Dan Meier
Phone: (360) 848-0305

Central Florida Nursery

Just one hour from Orlando, this profitable 8.5 acre wholesale flowering annuals and potted holiday crops nursery is near to I-95 and I-4 with frontage on busy SR44. Improvements include 93,000 SF double-poly greenhouses with rolling metal benches, 17,000 SF shaded growing tables, and 16,000 SF of open field tables. Existing business in place and more available. This property is well equipped and ready for you to enjoy the Florida sunshine and make money. On the market because owner is ready to retire. For a brochure or more information, please call or email me.

Collado Real Estate
Contact: John Miller
E-mail: suiteconcepts@gmail.com
Phone: (386) 690-1736

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: blueridgenursery@yahoo.com

Sell Your Greenhouse Business

Experienced industry professional would like to purchase a greenhouse business in NC, VA, MD, WV, TN, KY, OH, PA, NY, CT or MA.

E-mail: BVMTeams@gmail.com

Georgia Nursery for Sale

11+ acre nursery property in an area rich in horticulture. Near UGA and sixty-five miles from Atlanta market.

Specialty Ornamentals
Contact: Flo Chaffin
E-mail: flomosr@specialtyornamentalsretail.com
Phone: (706) 310-0143

3650 Colham Ferry Rd.
Watkinsville, GA


  >> Help Wanted

Senior Global Product Manager NA – Western Region
PanAmerican Seed/Kieft Seed
Guadalupe, CA

PanAmerican Seed, a Ball Horticultural Company is currently searching for a Senior Global Product Manager to be based in our Guadalupe CA location.

Successful candidate will directly manage all aspects of crops within a crop portfolio including new product introductions. Will work with sales team to analyze market data, evaluate pricing and profitability, work with breeders on crops portfolio, recommend product specifications, make advancement decisions, and work with operations team to monitor inventory, establish seed testing and product quality specifics.

Ideal candidates will have a minimum 10 years’ experience in Horticulture or Agriculture with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office-based programs. In addition, candidates must possess strong self-motivation and a desire to succeed along with proven organizational and excellent communication skills. Attention to detail is a must, as well as excellent follow up. Candidates must be willing to travel both domestic and international.

For additional information please refer to the BallHort.com website.

Interested candidates should forward their resumes along with salary history to:

E-mail: ogonzalez@ballhort.com
Fax: (630) 520-9148

Armstrong Garden Centers

As one of the leaders in the industry, we are always looking to grow and expand. Come work with the best in the industry. With California's temperate and inviting climate - we do business all year round. As an Employee-Owned Company we are growing our team in the areas of:

*Retail Management
*Armstrong Growers/Production

Armstrong Garden Centers
Contact: Gwynn Lehigh
E-mail: glehigh@armstronggarden.com
Phone: (626) 914-1091

2200 East Route 66 #200
Glendora, CA
United States

Garden Store Manager

Wholesale grower seeks full-time manager for its retail garden store. This hands-on management position involves scheduling & motivating personnel, displaying, signing and maintaining plant material and hard goods, working with goals and budgets and great customer service. If you are a self-starter and willing to work hard and possess a strong background in the retail green goods industry please contact us.

Means Nursery, Inc.
Contact: Steven Greisen
E-mail: sgreisen@meansnursery.com
Phone: (503) 543-7405
Fax: (503) 543-4785

33668 Johnsons Landing Rd.
Scappoose, OR

Operations/Production Manager

Sierra Vista Growers in Southern New Mexico is seeking an Operations Manager. Direct management of 40 employees. Bilingual with leadership, organization and production skills a must. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Please send resume to:

Sierra Vista Growers
Contact: Cynthia
E-mail: cynthia@sierravistagrowers.net
Phone: (575) 874-2415
Fax: (575) 589-3024

PO Box 225
Chamberino, NM

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

Young Plant Grower - Virginia

The Young Plant Grower at Bell Nursery specializes in all stages of propagation and cultivation of young plants (mainly seed and vegetative annuals) during appropriate months; provides assistance with finished production growing and other duties outside of main young plant propagation periods.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

- Growing all phases of young crops from sow/stick to transplant, including scheduling sow/stick and transplant dates, monitoring and control of the greenhouse environment, fertilization and nutrition management
- Scheduling and managing crews (sowing, sticking, etc.)
- Crop record keeping
- IPM (Disease/Sanitation/Pesticide application)

For consideration, please visit our website at:

Bell Nursery

Greenhouse Grower

Independent, family owned garden center, established in 1953, is seeking a Greenhouse Grower for annual and perennial production. We have two locations, however growing is only done at our Akron, Ohio location. We specialize in growing annuals, hanging baskets, select vegetables and perennials for both locations. We are looking for a person that is able to supervise as well as work with the staff in growing premium plants for our customers.

Ideal candidate must have:
* Knowledge and experience with growing annuals and perennials
* A pesticide applicator license
* Knowledge of plant diseases and insect control
* Ability to schedule production to meet the retail demand
* 5 years' experience in growing of rooted cutting
* Bachelor Degree preferred

Salary is based on experience ($35,000 to $45,000)
Benefits are available: Medical and Dental insurance, 401k, Life Insurance
If relocation is necessary, we have options for relocation

Donzell's Flower & Garden Center, Inc.
E-mail: rrouser@neo.rr.com
Phone: (330) 724-0550
Fax: (330) 724-2996

937 E Waterloo Rd.
Akron, OH


  >> Plants, Seeds, and Flowers


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

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

Specializing in Edible Landscaping

Blueberries, Blackberries, Raspberries, Grapes and Fruit Trees. Bareroot and Container Grown.

Freedom Tree Farms LLC
E-mail: sales@freedomtreefarms.com
Phone: (931) 467-3600
Fax: (931) 467-3062

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


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