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Thursday, May 28, 2015 Vol. 79 No. 1

Also in this issue...

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 |Trade Show Calendar
16 |Subscriptions
17 |Hard Goods Distributors
18 |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

Sell Your Greenhouse Business

Experienced industry professional would like to purchase a greenhouse business in NC, VA, MD, WV, TN, KY, OH, PA, NY, CT or MA.

E-mail: BVMTeams@gmail.com

For Sale or Lease

400,000 sq. ft. of greenhouse, warehouse, refrigerated storage, shipping, and office. 120,000 under glass. Located in Newark NY, between Rochester and Syracuse. Currently in operation, will be fully available July 2015. Visit www.NewarkGreenhouse.com. Contact:

E-mail: Tom@TomProperties.com
Phone: (585) 705-4116

Profitable Turnkey Greenhouse Business Located in Beautiful Western Maryland

This highly profitable business is well established. Located on 45 acres with 11 greenhouses. Confidentiality agreement required. Call for details.

Long & Foster Deep Creek Sales
Contact: Sandy Bello
E-mail: SandyB@lnf.com
Phone: (240) 321-2524


Profitable Wholesale Greenhouse for Sale

One acre greenhouse on six acres, up to 90 acres of beautiful land. Centrally located in Piedmont NC.
Excellent customer base with plenty of room for expansion. Small retail facility and large modern home also available.

Katydid Greenhouses
Contact: Richard Brinkley
E-mail: katydid@triad.twcbc.com
Phone: (336) 698-0026
Fax: (336) 697-8525

1986 Mt. Hope Church Rd.
McLeansville, NC


  >> 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

Technical Lead - Event Growing - Syngenta

We are looking for a Candidate who will be responsible for developing floriculture production plans and monitoring the growing of premium plant material for marketing and retail special events. Will also support the Customer Solutions team with product training, trialing and problem solving. Minimum 3-5 years greenhouse growing experience and technical expertise in floriculture crop production. Must have a BS degree in Horticulture or related field and excellent organizational and communication skills. Field-based position with 70% U.S. travel requirement. To apply, please send current resume to:

Contact: Jessica Wisdom
E-mail: jessica.wisdom@yoh.com
Phone: (847) 603-1920


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


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 a territory in our Great Lakes Region. 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.
Ideal candidates will have a Horticulture degree and a minimum 3 years greenhouse experience. Applicants must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office-based programs. In addition, 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 applicants 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


  >> 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

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

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


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