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Monday, May 30, 2016 Vol. 80 No. 1

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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 |NewTerrain
16 |Trade Show Calendar
17 |Subscriptions
18 |Hard Goods Distributors
19 |Media Kit 2016

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

Rapid Robotics Transplanters

Two circa 2000 Rapid RTW500 Robotics transplanters for sale with one tagger, one watering tunnel and a dislodger for 512 plug trays. Worked well, business closed.
$10,000 for all above.

White's Greenhouses
Contact: Diane
E-mail: dmwbusiness@yahoo.com
Phone: (618) 560-2989

Godfrey, IL

17" x 17" Trays

These used, clean trays are in excellent shape -- 115,000 available. Name your price, for all or some. Will ship palletized. Pictures available.

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

34825 Hallert Road
Abbotsford, BC
V3G 1R3

Greenhouse Shipping Carts for Sale

CC Carts, 22" x 59" size carts, slider carts and hi-cube transport carts.
Favorable prices, stable supply direct from factory.

Contact us for special offers.

Located in Michigan, so a large stock is always available.

From spot sales to large orders. Contact us for details and pricing.

Cart Direct Supply USA, Inc.
E-mail: william@sun-voyagetrade.com
Phone: (248) 308-3981
Fax: (248) 308-3191


  >> For Sale or Lease

Profitable Wholesale Greenhouse for Sale

Profitable one acre wholesale greenhouse operation for sale. Great location, centrally located in NC with great customer base established. Small retail area, beautiful five bedroom brick home. 16 to 90 acres available. For more information call:

Katydid Greenhouses
Contact: Richard Brinkley
E-mail: Katydid@triad.twcbc.com
Phone: (336) 698-0026
Fax: (336) 697-5825

1986 Mt. Hope Church Rd.
McLeansville, NC

Anything Grows!

Brand new business plaza in Twin Cities suburb, Highways 10/29/35/94 interchange. 2,200 sq. ft. sales building, 3,000 sq. ft. Polytex greenhouse, 30,000 exterior with electricity, drip system, lighted sign, asphalt parking.

River Valley Nursery
Contact: Bradley Miller
E-mail: rvn@pressenter.com
Phone: (715) 262-8622

1415 North Acres Business Plaza
Prescott, WI

Greenhouse for Rent

Approximately 100,000 sq. ft. greenhouse for rent. $6,000/ month. Vista, California.

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

FOR SALE – Skiles Orchard & Farm Market in Rossville, IN

Owners are retiring. Five greenhouses (one is a Keeler Glasgow),
with fans, furnaces, and supplies. Orchard equipment also
available. Auction scheduled for July 2nd. Call with questions!

Phone: (765) 379-2339 or (765) 379-2728

9811 North Co Rd 600 W
Rossville, IN

Garden Center/Landscaper for Sale

Norway Gardens, White County, Indiana's premier Landscaper/Retail Garden Center is for sale. Located in a beautiful lake community, this turn-key operation is regarded by most as the best landscaper in town. Commercial and residential landscaping as well as a fine retail garden center with all equipment and contracts. A wonderful opportunity for a first time owner or a company wishing to expand.

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

Tree Seedling Greenhouse Business for Sale

Minnesota plug tree seedling nursery. GH, shadehouses, freezer/cooler space, work shed, storage, office. Approx. 10 acres with room for expansion. All equipment. Business could be portable and sold without RE. Ready to retire but willing to mentor during transition.

E-mail: ncrtrees@prtel.com
Phone: (218) 747-2622

For Sale

10,000 sq. ft. pole barn with 95,000 sq. ft. greenhouse.
Located 30 miles south of downtown Chicago on 20 acres.

E-mail: maday2215@aol.com


  >> Help Wanted

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

Grower/Site Manager

Van Belle Nursery is looking for a Grower/Site Manager in our Colour Programs (Annuals and Perennials) - Retail Ready Division. As the Grower/Site Manager, you lead a professional team to grow and ship premium quality retail-ready plants in the Colour Programs profitably.

If you want to work in a positive and dynamic work environment, we would love to hear from you! For full job details check out our careers page at www.vanbelle.com.

Van Belle Nursery
E-mail: hr@vanbelle.com
Phone: (888) 826-2355
Fax: (604) 853-6282

34825 Hallert Road
Abbotsford, BC
V3G 1R3

Head Grower

Job Description:

We are a medium sized, actively growing, much diversified bedding plant grower looking for a person to lead our growing team.
• Do you have strong technical skills with plants?
• Are you able to communicate and motivate your crew?
• Are you comfortable with technology for managing greenhouses and tracking technical information?
• We currently produce Annuals, Perennials, Potted Flowering, Hops and Organically grown vegetable and herb starts.
We are committed to growing plants in a sustainable manner that takes into account our people and the environment. We value good work habits and a supportive team. If you are interested in working in a challenging environment we want to hear from you. A competitive compensation package is offered. In addition, western Oregon offers many recreational opportunities and beautiful scenery.

Job Requirements:

Education, training, experience:

*Candidates should have 2-3 years’ experience as grower in greenhouse, grown bedding plants or perennials.
*Need positive experience running crews of up to 20 people
*Should have experience in Excel and Outlook.
*Our Head Grower needs to be self-motivated and goal oriented.
*Some experience in organics or sustainable practices is a plus.
*Must be able to communicate well with team members.
*Experienced at calculating and applying pesticides and fertilizers.
*Experienced at PGR rates and applications.
*Experience with basic environmental controls
*Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

F&B Farms and Nursery
E-mail: grower@fandbfarms.com

Woodburn, OR

Head Grower

Wagner Greenhouses located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a family-owned business since 1901, is looking for an experienced Head Grower. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years industry experience growing plugs/young plants and experience growing finished plants for wholesale and retail sales.

Wagner's offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits.

Wagner Greenhouses, Inc.
Contact: Holly
E-mail: hr@wagnergreenhouses.com
Phone: (612) 928-6980
Fax: (612) 927-7126

6024 Penn Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN
United States


  >> Plants, Seeds, and Flowers

Orchid Liners - from Orchids Dominicana

Large volumes of orchid liners available Year-Round

Dendrobium-phalaenopsis type PT50 & PT18
Phalaenopsis, standards and multiflorals in PT50
Cattleyas from PT72 & PT50

We pre-clear through Miami, FL

(410) 971-4577
sales@orchidom.com or nancymountford@orchidom.com
www.orchidom.com to see mature plants

Orchids Dominicana
Contact: Nancy Mountford
E-mail: nancymountford@orchidom.com
Phone: (410) 971-4577
Fax: (410) 326-4767

10200 Breeden Rd.
Lusby, MD
United States


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

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

Succulent Pre-Filled Containers

Beautiful containers of many sizes and styles with eye-catching succulents sure to please. Great prices! Also 72 count succulents available starting at .45 each and up. Contact us for availability listing. See us on Facebook.

Harold Walters Nursery
Contact: Bob Walters
E-mail: hwaltersnursery@gmail.com
Phone: (616) 293-5875
Fax: (616) 669-8435

4618 New Holland
Hudsonville, MI


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