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Thursday, February 11, 2016 Vol. 79 No. 10

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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

Growing Supplies for Sale

1800 Crop King NFT trough, lids and end caps for sale, $12 for each complete set. 650 plugblock 55/50 ml., great for float systems, $2.00 each. Contact:

4 Star Hydroponics
Contact: Rita Taylor
E-mail: fourstarhydro@embarqmail.com
Phone: (620) 546-3210
Fax: (620) 549-9996

111 Grandview
St John, KS

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

Bouldin & Lawson Soil Mixing Line

* Produces >60 yards/hour
* 3 bulk hoppers, 6 chemical hoppers
* ~125’ of conveyors plus an elevator if you want to mount the system overhead
Can feed 3 different machines at one time and fills automatically when the soil level gets low.
$45,000 or best offer.

Cavicchio Greenhouses
Contact: Glenn Harrison
E-mail: glenn@cavicchio.com
Phone: (978) 443-7177

110 Codjer Ln.
Sudbury, MA


  >> For Sale or Lease

Owner Retiring!

Profitable Central Florida Nursery for Sale. Turn-key and make $$$. For information call or e-mail John at:

Collado Real Estate
E-mail: Suiteconcepts@gmail.com
Phone: (386) 690-1736

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

Greenhouse Lease, San Diego County, California

40,000 to 120,000 sq. ft. metal with double poly, Vista, California. $0.20 per sq., triple net. Bottom heat.

Contact: Ask for Jim or Debbie
E-mail: info@boomanfloral.com
Phone: (760) 630-4170

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

Profitable, Spring Retail Greenhouse/Garden Center

35,000 sq. ft. of greenhouses, 5+ acres, located 30 miles from Grand Rapids.

Contact: Chuck
E-mail: cjlus@me.com
Phone: (616) 889-8491


  >> Help Wanted

Horticultural Sales Position

Reputable, long established, family-owned company is looking for an experienced horticultural sales person who has worked in the greenhouse and nursery industry. Must be knowledgeable about growing and maintaining plant material. The products you would be representing help control environmental growing conditions. Applicants must be open to selective travel, self-motivated, team oriented and committed to detail. Territory would include multiple states from west coast to east coast. Salary plus commissions with healthcare benefits offered. For details:

E-mail: hortemployment@gmail.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

Greenhouse Manager

Dallas Johnson Greenhouse in Council Bluffs, IA is looking for a person to manage a greenhouse area known as "The Farm". This person would be responsible for supervising employees who pull and ship plants, those that do the actual planting and transplanting and those that maintain the greenhouse. The job will require longer hours in the spring season and an excellent work ethic.

Dallas Johnson Greenhouse
Contact: D'Lyn Burns
E-mail: dlyn@djgreenhouses.com
Phone: (712) 366-0407
Fax: (712) 366-4510

2802 Twin City Drive
Council Bluffs, IA

Greenhouse Growers

Dallas Johnson Greenhouse in Council Bluffs, IA is looking for qualified growers to work in one of our many greenhouses. Plant knowledge and work ethic will determine the starting wages. Must be willing to work longer hours during the spring season.

Dallas Johnson Greenhouse
Contact: D'Lyn Burns
E-mail: dlyn@djgreenhouses.com
Phone: (712) 366-0407
Fax: (712) 366-4510

2802 Twin City Drive
Council Bluffs, IA

Growers & Growers Assistants

Corso’s Perennials is seeking experienced Growers and Grower Assistants. Candidates must have 1-3 years’ experience and/or a college degree. Demonstrated initiative, self-direction, and time management skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, thorough knowledge of plant propagation and cultivation, high degree of flexibility and a strong work ethic required.

Corso's Flower & Garden Center
Contact: Sue Terveen
E-mail: sterveen@corsos.com
Phone: (419) 626-0765
Fax: (419) 626-0367

3404 Milan Road
P.O. Box 1575
Sandusky, OH

Grower Positions

Van Wingerden International is seeking Growers and Assistant Growers to join our team at a large wholesale greenhouse in Mills River, NC. Candidates should demonstrate initiative, a willingness to learn, and be self-motivated. Knowledge of greenhouse crops is required. A college degree or equivalent experience is preferred.

Van Wingerden International
Contact: Jim Stepp
E-mail: jstepp@vanwingerden-intl.com
Phone: (828) 891-4116

4112 Haywood Road
Mills River, NC

Specialty Chrysanthemum Production Assistant

Longwood Gardens, one of the world’s premier horticultural display gardens located in Kennett Square, PA, has an opening for a full-time greenhouse grower. This individual will join a team of growers producing over 1000 unique florist crops in 4.5 acres of greenhouses and container fields, used to create Longwood’s world-renown displays. The grower’s primary responsibility will be to assist our Chrysanthemum Specialist in applying techniques developed in Japan and China to grow chrysanthemums in unique forms that are a critical part of Longwood’s internationally renowned Chrysanthemum Festival. This position will also assist growers with all aspects of crop production including: transplanting, potting, repotting, staking, tying, grooming plants, watering, fertilizing, and receiving and delivering plant material and will at times work within other areas of Greenhouse Production to learn Longwood’s high standards for producing beautiful display plants. At times this individual will supervise and mentor students and volunteers in proper greenhouse growing techniques. This is a unique, hands-on position requiring great attention to detail. Periodic weekend, holiday, and evening duty is required.

Minimum requirements include a two-year or four-year post-secondary degree in Horticulture with emphasis on Floriculture. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational, communication, and problem solving skills and be effective working as part of a team as well as independently. Must have a valid driver’s license and have or be willing to obtain a Pennsylvania Pesticide Applicator’s license and a forklift operator’s training certificate.

We offer an excellent starting salary and an outstanding benefits package. Please mail your resume with salary requirements.

To find out more about job opportunities at Longwood please refer to our website, www.longwoodgardens.org EOE.

Longwood Gardens, Inc.
Contact: Human Resources
E-mail: jobs@longwoodgardens.org
Fax: (610) 388-5495

PO Box 501
Kennett Square, PA


  >> Plants, Seeds, and Flowers


Roebelenii Liners through 25g container.

Plant Rodeo, Inc.
Contact: Vivian Sosa
E-mail: Plantrodeo@bellsouth.net
Phone: (305) 992-5586

22601 S.W. 202 Avenue
Miami, FL

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


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