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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Vol. 77 No. 12

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

06 |Request Product Info
07 |Article Archive
08 |Acres Online
09 |GreenTalks
10 |Inside Grower
11 |Landscape Insider
12 |Perennial Pulse
13 |Digital Edition
14 |Digital Catalogs
15 |Trade Show Calendar
16 |Research Database
17 |Subscriptions
18 |Hard Goods Distributors
19 |Media Kit 2014

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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

Used Equipment for Sale

• Electric conveyer lines (Martin Stolze and Add-a-Veyor). Various sizes. Call for details.
• Rite Steam Boiler (model #) in excellent condition – Originally $52,600.00. Now $25,000.00.
• Soil mixing system - 3 large capacity (11 yards each) batch mixers, 2 large motors and a complete conveyance system to move soil from batch mixers to remote potting machines. Originally $26,500.00. Now $5,000.00.

For more information, please contact:

Clearwater Nursery
Contact: T.J. Cape
E-mail: tj.cape@clearwaternursery.com
Phone: (650) 619-4697


  >> For Sale or Lease

Chicago Area Greenhouse

Just under 100,000 sq. ft. with easy access to city. 66,000 sq. ft. Nexus gutter-connected plus ten, 28 x 96 quonsets. Built in 1990 with 10m sq. ft. service building. Gas-fired heaters and Delta T boilers (one new). Rolling metal benches. Energy curtains. Priva Control System. Pond, well and 100K generator.

E-mail: grow4alivn@aol.com
Phone: Hank for info at (708)774-3220

Greenhouse For Sale

10,080 Square Feet
GGS Gutter Connect Greenhouse with an operable roof
Central Bucks County, PA

Phone: (215) 598-0958

Premier Nursery Northern California

10-acre, turnkey operation with great staff in place. Retail store with gift shop. 3 large and 2 small greenhouses and 2 wells with complete irrigation and fertilizer injection. Bare root bins, tree lines, large outdoor cultivation area and large outdoor display areas with room to grow. Excellent reputation. Approx. $500,000 in inventory. $2M in sales last year, up 28% over last two years. Profit up 150% for same period. Price $2,100,000. Terms considered for right buyer with $750,000 down and qualified approved financing only. Prospective buyers inquire to George @ (530) 524-4964.

George G. Winter
Contact: George or Betty
E-mail: betty@wyntourgardens.com
Phone: (530) 365-2256
Fax: (530) 365-8133

8026 Airport Rd.
Redding, CA

Love to Ski – Love to Grow?

For Sale -- Okemo Valley Vermont’s largest greenhouse/nursery. 10,000 ft., NE style poly houses, artesian well, pond, generator. Two bedroom house completely updated, two acres on major highway. Landscaping opportunities. In operation 45 years, present owner 11 years. $359,000. Contact John at:

E-mail: jmca915@vermontel.net
Phone: (802) 875-4911


  >> Help Wanted

Sales Representative, Be Your Own Boss

Part Time or Full Time.
Sales representative, be your own boss.

Design your own day.
Sell starter plant material to growers and make great commission.
We have a very interesting mix of products, starting with the standard items to the new, exciting and off the wall, imported from anywhere in the world.
We represent many vendors and have a fantastic supply of propriety and unpatented material, from unrooted cuttings to high-end bulbs.
Most of our products are produced off-shore with great quality and competitive edge.

If you are interested send complete resume to HR@fleurizon.com and we will contact you ASAP.

Fleurizon, LLC
E-mail: HR@fleurizon.com

Head Grower

Cavicchio Greenhouses in Sudbury Massachusetts is looking to fill the position of Head Grower. This position oversees the health of all crops, as well as any factors affecting the progress of plant growth in an effort to meet sales deadlines. This position is responsible for the staffing, training and scheduling of greenhouse section growers. Additionally, this person ensures the greenhouses are a safe working environment while maintaining optimal conditions for plant growth.

3 - 5 years of ornamental plant production experience

2+ years in a managerial position

Proven experience with current pest and disease control strategies including IPM techniques and the addition of Biocontrols

Familiarity with latest crop growth manipulation strategies including detailed DIF/DIP control and chemical growth regulators

Knowledge of Computerized Environmental Control Systems is a plus

Bachelor’s degree in horticultural or similar area of study

Cavicchio Greenhouses Inc. offers competitive pay and a complete benefits package. Please send your resume to:

Cavicchio Greenhouses
Contact: Glenn Harrison
E-mail: glenn@cavicchio.com
Phone: (978) 443-7177
Fax: (978) 443-5440

110 Codjer Lane
Sudbury, MA

Grower Wanted with Wholesale Knowledge & Retail Sales

We are a retail and wholesale grower, approximately 15 acres.
. 5 years plus experience in sales and plant production in Southern California
. Experience in pest and disease control
. Full time
Located in San Diego area. Please e-mail us your resume at Kniff20@aol.com.

Kniffings Discount Nursery
Contact: Ted Kniffing
E-mail: Kniff20@aol.com
Phone: (619) 561-0611
Fax: (619) 561-2162

14940 Oak Creek Rd.
El Cajon, CA

Job Opportunities

Harris Moran Seed Company brings vegetable seed products to the world. Committed to innovation and inspired by worldwide partnerships in scientific, industrial and commercial fields, we develop vegetable seeds for markets in more than 65 countries across the globe. Harris Moran Seed Company is part of the HM.CLAUSE business unit entity, which belongs to Limagrain, an international cooperative headquartered in France. If you are a qualified applicant interested in working in a fast-paced, culturally diverse team environment, we invite you to take a close look at our job opportunities.

Please visit us at:


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


International Plant Propagators’ Society -
Western Region
Seeking candidates to share your experience
and help build our society.
Information on duties, qualifications and
compensation at:



Ball Horticultural Company excels in the research, breeding, production and distribution of seed and vegetative plant products. Established in many countries around the globe, Ball is known for superior varieties supplied as seed, plugs, young plants and cuttings.
To further our business objectives, our Ball Seed Company has an opportunity for a talented Sales Representative who will be responsible for selling our broad product line to both established and prospective customers in the Midwest. The successful Sales Representative will become a partner with their customers to understand their business needs and goals, assist them in selecting the right product offerings, and provide value-added service in all areas of their business. In addition, the Sales Representative will make sales calls on prospective companies/customers.
The ideal candidate will have a Horticulture degree and a minimum 3 years greenhouse experience. Applicants must have good working knowledge of Microsoft Office-based programs. In addition, the 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.
Extensive travel will be required within the territory, and applicant must be willing and able to travel and visit with existing customers several days per week, as well as willing to work under a goal-oriented commission structure. Interested candidates should forward their resume with salary history to:

E-mail: slaubenthal@ballhort.com

English Gardens Now Hiring!

Are you a professional who is passionate about the art and science of Horticulture? Do you love plants and gardening? English Gardens is proud of 60 years of business in SE Michigan. We are a family owned, Michigan Company! We have 6 retail stores throughout Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor and an Award Winning Professional Landscape Company in Pontiac.

We are currently seeking numerous talented team members:
• Landscape Sales Designers, Pontiac, MI
• Crew Leaders and Crew Members, Pontiac, MI
• Seasonal Sales Associates, Cashiers and Loaders in all of our Retail Stores:
o Ann Arbor
o Clinton Township
o Dearborn Heights
o Eastpointe
o Royal Oak
o West Bloomfield

Submit your resume by e-mail or on-line:

E-mail: resume@englishgardens.com


  >> Misc.

Organic Greenhouse Certification

Get help certifying your commercial greenhouse. We are a specialized company that prepares you for your organic inspection. Move your business ahead of the curve. Visit CertifyYourGreenhouse.com

Contact: Bill Lefebvre
E-mail: bill@certifyyourgreenhouse.com
Phone: (603) 529-2159
Fax: (603) 529-2160

22 Flanders Memorial Road
Weare, NH


  >> 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


Dracaena in 72 tray .33 each. Dracaena in 512 tray 400 count .07 each. Vinca (3ppp) in 72 tray .37 each. Sprengeri in 392 tray 375 count .085 each, Sprengeri in 72 tray .33 each. Vernalized perennial plugs in 50 tray .40 each.

Barnes Greenhouse
3187 Main Road
Dunkirk, NY 14048
Tel: (716) 679-1069
Fax: (716) 672-4743

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

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


Year-round availability
Cuttings, Liners and Budded Plants
Premium quality / the best varieties

Clearwater Nursery
Contact: T.J. Cape
E-mail: tj.cape@clearwaternursery.com
Phone: (650) 619-4697


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