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Monday, January 16, 2017 Vol. 80 No. 9

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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 |Nursery & Landscape Insider
14 |Perennial Pulse
15 |NewTerrain
16 |Trade Show Calendar
17 |Subscriptions
18 |Hard Goods Distributors
19 |Media Kit 2017

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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

2 Burnham Coal Boilers in EXCELLENT Condition for Sale!

Ideal for farm or greenhouse:

• Burnham Coal Boiler Model 4NW662A 108hp Year 2000 Steam or Hot Water
• Burnham Coal Boiler Model 4NW1157 188hp Year 2004 Hot Water only

Each boiler comes with the following:

• Fire jet stoker & hopper cover with controls
• 2 Ash 6” screw conveyors and 2 transmissions and motors
• Soot blower
• Wing draft inducers
• 1 coal feed 6” screw conveyor and transmission and motor
• Complete 4x8 plywood reinforced steel panel with all electric controls mounted. Just put on wall & hook up power

LIKE NEW!!! Smaller boiler $12K and larger boiler $15K. F.O.B. Saint James, Long Island, NY.

Contact: Norman Keil, Sr.
E-mail: normansr@normankeilnurseries.com
Phone: (631) 838-2966
Fax: (631) 862-8216


  >> For Sale or Lease

Knock, Knock! Opportunity for Sale!

Great retail greenhouse opportunity for a family willing to work. Make a good living and raise your family in a safe rural area surrounded by great neighbors. Central Minnesota location, 20-year established retail business with a reputation for top quality and service, 24,000 square feet plus outdoor sales area. Excellent home and sheds, located on approximately 15 acres. Many possibilities--we'd love to talk with you about them.

Contact: Marie or Eileen
E-mail: babesblossoms@hcctel.net
Phone: (320) 848-6566


8 gutter-connected X.S. Smith Criteria Series greenhouses -- 19,000 sq. ft. You remove, $40,000. Use in place, $55,000. Flower Shop with 20 x 20 cooler, $140,000 for all.

Remax Sauk Valley
Contact: Deb Proctor
E-mail: deb@debproctor.com
Phone: (815) 213-0164
Fax: (815) 625-3726

110 Lynn Blvd.
Sterling, IL

Nashville Area Greenhouse for Sale

15,000 sq. ft. Cravo flat retractable roof structure and 10,000 sq. ft. Stuppy snow arches on 6.5 acres just a half hour south of Nashville, TN. City water and power. Micro irrigated. Perfect opportunity for small wholesaler, grower-retailer or niche farmer.

Contact: Zac Carter
E-mail: zac@transplantnash.com
Phone: (615) 473-2385

Spring Hill, TN


  >> Help Wanted

Horticulture Job Openings Nationwide

www.HireHorticulture.com is the PREMIER HORT JOB BOARD nationwide. Find your next career move with these outstanding companies, new jobs posted every day.

E-mail: info@HireHorticulture.com
Phone: (844) 467-8562

Salesperson, Peoria Gardens, Inc.

We are a premier wholesale greenhouse, located outside Corvallis, Oregon. At Peoria Gardens we are dedicated to high quality plants, environmental stewardship and a friendly work atmosphere. We are nestled in the Willamette Valley: world class wineries, breweries, cycling and hiking, minutes from the mountains, minutes from the coast. We are looking for an energetic salesperson to join our crew. Must work well as a member of a team. Familiarity with EDI, wholesale sales and retail sales preferred. Competitive pay and great benefits, including 12 weeks of paid parental leave, pension, health, and vacation. Forward resumes to:

E-mail: benv@peoriagardens.com

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

Assistant Grower Wanted

Richardson Bros Greenhouses, located in St. Elmo, IL, is seeking an Assistant Grower to help in all aspects of growing bedding plants. Richardson Bros is a family-owned business that started growing in 1936. We are one of the Midwest’s larger greenhouses and we are growing every year. We are looking for a grower who is a dependable, knowledgeable, positive person who loves to grow plants and can also supervise others in trimming, spacing and other areas of plant and greenhouse maintenance. Experience is a big plus and pay will be determined based on years' of growing experience.

Assistant Grower duties:

Work with the head growers to perform the daily duties of crop management for bedding plants, baskets, perennials, fall mums, pansies and supervisory duties of the crew in your assigned areas.

Daily duties to include:

*Assessing the plants for disease, insect and nutrition needs
*Chemical and pesticide applications for insect and disease control
*Plant growth regulators as needed
*Normal greenhouse care and upkeep
*Monitor Argus environmental systems for optimum plant health and timing
*Coordinate plant care including trimming, etc. with the head growers to ensure that all plant care is done in a timely manner
*Assist with all aspects of the growing operation from seeding/propagation to finishing as time allows
*Observe all safety and PPE regulations as applies to the task at hand
*Water and soil testing as needed
*Flexibility to work the hours needed including evenings and weekends during peak seasons
*Other duties as determined

Richardson Bros Greenhouses, Inc.
Contact: Dave Hill
E-mail: davehill@richbros.biz
Phone: (618) 829-3218
Fax: (618) 829-5711

PO Box 96
501 W Cumberland Rd.
St Elmo, IL

Sales Representative

Job Type
Full-time Sales

Company Name
Greenex United States, Inc Website: www.greenex.com

Job Description
Greenex United States, Inc is an International plant broker of young plants, cuttings and seeds, a distributor and supplier of choice for many well-known and respected breeders; Queen® Kalanchoe, Sunny® Osteospermum, Koppe Begonia, Thoruplund Zygocactus to name a few and market demanded exclusive Foliage lines as well.

Greenex is currently seeking a motivated Sales Representative to work out of our Coconut Creek, FL office for our successful and expanding company. The candidate should possess strong self-motivation, ability to work on their own, have good computer skills and a desire to succeed along with proven organizational and excellent communication skills, willingness to travel; consisting mostly of domestic travel and potentially include a few oversea trips to be about 60-70 days annually. In addition, the ideal candidate will have a solid combination of education, communications along with past work experience. The successful candidate will establish new accounts, creating call schedules, evaluating and rating customer needs, and obtaining and executing purchases. Prior sales experience is essential.
This position offers a competitive package that will reward you generously for your sales success.

How to Apply
If you meet the above qualifications please submit a resume in complete confidence to henrik@greenex.com

Contact: Henrik Christoffersen
E-mail: henrik@greenex.com
Phone: (305) 812-3141


  >> 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

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


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