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Saturday, September 05, 2015 Vol. 79 No. 5

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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 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


  >> For Sale or Lease

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

High Traffic-Retail Location

Building/mechanicals excellent condition.
Reasonably offered at $425K.
6207 Douglas Ave., Racine WI
RE/MAX Newport

Contact: Karen Sorenson/Mike Rudan
E-mail: ksorenson@newportracine.com/ mrudan@wi.rr.com
Phone: (262) 497-5021 / (262) 989-4977

Turnkey Niche Retail & Wholesale Greenhouse Business

Specializing in unique annuals, herbs, heirloom vegetables & eclectic perennials. 12,960 greenhouse space, 1/2 outdoor growing space.

A unique opportunity to own a business that has been lovingly created over 15 years. We have a loyal wholesale clientele that seeks the unusual. Retail sales occupy a unique niche that has an expanding indie audience and a reputation for excellence. A discerning new owner will be able to take this existing reputation and build on it.

Asking price $135,000.

Pick of the Planet
Contact: Ellen Mitchell
E-mail: info@pickoftheplanet.com
Phone: (207) 439-7544

192C Breakfast Hill Road
Greenland, NH

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: maday2215@aol.com
Phone: Hank for info at (708) 774-3220

Greenhouse/Nursery/Gift Shop Business for Sale

Very profitable long established greenhouse & garden center with gift shop on 5+ acres with 700 feet of prime road frontage. Located on high traffic US Highway 20 in picturesque Northwest Illinois just minutes from Galena, IL. Cozy 2/3 bedroom home included.

Jim Sullivan Realty
Contact: Henry Clay
E-mail: hclay1@gmail.com
Phone: (815) 291-7915 or (815) 947-9040
Fax: (815) 880-8195

11875 Rt. 20 East
Stockton, IL

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

Greenhouse/Nursery For Sale in the Four Corners, Colorado

Award winning 22-acre business & real estate supplying restaurants, grocery stores, school districts & shoppers with certified organic produce & plants for 30+ years. Abundant water shares. One acre under cover.

Four Seasons Garden Center
Contact: Mike Shimkonis
E-mail: shimmytelluride@gmail.com
Phone: (970) 708-2157

Telluride, CO

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


  >> Help Wanted

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

Help Wanted: Midwest Sales Manager

The door is open for a phenomenal career opportunity with one of the fastest growing greenhouse suppliers in the country. Rimol Greenhouse Systems is currently seeking a highly energetic professional to work with our customers in the Midwestern States to develop and manage sales within the territory. Proven candidates must have success in identifying opportunities, building relationships with customers, problem solving skills, excellent communication skills and be highly organized. Ideal candidates will have 4+ years of industry experience and must have an aptitude to grasp technical knowledge of greenhouse construction. Interested candidates should submit their resume to:

E-mail: careers@rimol.com

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

Operations Manager Needed for Classic Caladiums in Florida

Classic Caladiums located in Avon Park, Florida is searching for an Operations Manager to oversee our Florida caladium nursery operation and business office. In a specialized industry that has spanned multiple generations, Classic Caladiums in its short fifteen years is the leader in new Caladium genetics.

The Operations Manager will work closely with the Director of Research & Development, but is responsible for managing operations including production (planning, planting, and harvesting), packaging, shipping of caladium tubers, and inventory/warehouse management. Working with our growers and warehouse team, the position will balance seasonal labor requirements. He or she will supervise office personnel, vendor relationships, annual budgeting, and capital expenditures.

The Operations Manager will report directly to the Board of Directors. He or she should be a strong leader, excellent communicator, and team builder. A horticultural background and bilingual in Spanish would be beneficial. The position requires computer literacy in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.

The company provides competitive salary and benefits.

E-mail: work@abbott-ipco.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


  >> 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

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


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

Ardisia Bospremium

Unique indoor berry plant. New collection.
We are looking for partners in the USA.
Take a look on our site for info.

Van den Bos Premium Ardisia's
E-mail: bospotpl@kabelfoon.nl



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