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Saturday, October 10, 2015 Vol. 79 No. 6

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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 |Wage & Benefit Survey
11 |Acres Online
12 |GreenTalks
13 |Inside Grower
14 |Landscape Insider
15 |Perennial Pulse
16 |NewTerrain
17 |Trade Show Calendar
18 |Subscriptions
19 |Hard Goods Distributors
20 |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

Shipping Carts for Sale

Galvanized shipping carts 22x59x70. Base, 4 posts $200. Sheet metal shelves $12 each.

OVW Greenhouses, Inc.
Contact: Alan Van Wingerden
E-mail: ovwgreenhousesinc@gmail.com
Phone: (973) 343-1635

201 Farm Road
Pompton Plains, NJ
United States


  >> For Sale or Lease

For Sale

60,000 sq.ft. greenhouse on 2.5 acres. Computer controlled environment, bottom heat, humidity, mist, irrigation, water capture and recycling. Bathrooms, septic. Concrete walks and packing house. Seven miles from the ocean in a nearly frost free zone in north San Diego County, California.

E-mail: debbie@boomanfloral.com
Phone: (760) 630-4170

Retail Grower/Garden Center Opportunity

Norway Gardens, a premier garden center in Monticello, IN is for sale; the owners plan to retire. This 45 year old successful business includes garden center, landscape department, gift shop and flower shop. Turnkey operation includes 3+ acres, several buildings, greenhouses and all equipment. Please direct inquiries to Joe Boarini with Quest Commercial Real Estate.

Quest Commercial Real Estate
Contact: Joe Boarini
E-mail: joeboarini@questcre.com
Phone: (317) 431-7794

Greenhouse/Nursery for Sale in the Four Corners, Colorado

Established, profitable, award-winning 22-acre garden center & nursery in the beautiful Four Corners region. Year-round operation specializing in annuals, perennials, nursery & organic produce. Includes owner's home, guest house and rental home. Turn-key operation with reputation for excellence. Prime condition with abundant water shares & one acre under cover & many acres for expansion. Customer lists, all equipment & machinery included. Outstanding opportunity with owner retiring.

Contact: Mike Shimkonis
Phone: (970) 708-2157

Greenhouses for Rent | Santa Paula, CA

Four (4) 5,000 sq. ft. (20,000 SF total). Buildings are Priva controlled, thrips screened with shade curtains. Includes heating and cooling and expanded metal benching. View photos at http://bit.ly/1KdQMHj.

Contact: Tom
Phone: (614) 929-4177

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


  >> Help Wanted


Midwest Groundcovers seeks Grower for our nursery in Virgil, IL to supervise and be responsible for the growing process in the assigned area, this includes planning and reporting, supervision, team participation and support, inventory responsibilities and equipment and facility maintenance. Minimum two years of experience in green industry. Strong computer skills required.

Contact: Cara
Phone: (847) 468-2017

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


White’s Nursery & Greenhouses, VA’s premier potted flowering plant grower is expanding its sales staff. Duties include the sales and servicing of customers, ability to make outside sales calls, recruit new customers and travel on occasion. Position has an established customer base and the Company has an excellent reputation for top quality products. Applicants must have 3-5 years greenhouse or sales experience or a four year degree in horticulture. Good oral and written communication skills along with computer and telephone experience a must. We offer competitive salary and benefit package. Apply in person or send resume to White’s Nursery & Greenhouses, 3133 Old Mill Rd., Chesapeake, VA 23323 - melanie@whitesnursery.com.

White's Nursery & Greenhouses, Inc.
Contact: Melanie Paskalev
E-mail: melanie@whitesnursery.com
Phone: (757) 487-1300
Fax: (757) 487-7845

3133 Old Mill Road
Chesapeake, VA

Greenhouse Grower/Manager

Midwest Groundcovers seeks Greenhouse Manager in Virgil, IL to manage and oversee the greenhouse and all issues relating to it. Ensure that quality greenhouse crops are consistently produced. Coordinate the assembly and shipping of special grow orders. A degree in horticulture and management experience required. Strong computer skills required. Call Cara at:

Phone: (847) 468-2017

Career Opportunity

National Mail Order flower and vegetable seed company is recruiting for a new CEO. Interested applicants should contact George Malone at:

Hadley Capital
Contact: George Malone
E-mail: george@hadleycapital.com

1200 Central Ave. St. 300
Wilmette, IL

Full-Time Grower

Paulino Gardens Inc., 6300 N. Broadway, Denver, CO 80216, has a position open for an experienced grower. This is a year-round position. Applicant must know growing of bedding plants, hanging baskets, vegetables and poinsettias, as well as pesticide application. Apply in person with resume or email to:

E-mail: john@paulinogardens.com


  >> 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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