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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
www.rittenhouse.ca

 

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. Priced to sell, owner wishes to retire.

E-mail: botanicalbruce@gmail.com

Hooper's Garden Center
Located in America's Last Best Place, the Gateway to Glacier National Park

Owners retiring and selling Montana's premier garden center located in Kalispell, Montana, 30 miles from Glacier National Park and 8 miles from Glacier International Airport. Includes 80,000 square feet of greenhouses, 80x80 retail garden center, various buildings, inventory and equipment on 16 acres.

An established and profitable family-owned business since 1974 with gross retail income over $2 million annually. Detailed P/L shared with qualified inquiries only.

Contact: Del Rambo
E-mail: delrambo@yahoo.com
Phone: (406) 261-9661

Kalispell, MT
59901

 

Help Wanted

Sales Representative -- Western United States

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 Sales Representative who will be responsible for selling our broad product line to both established and prospective customers. The position is in a sales territory in the Western United States. 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 businesses. 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:

www.careers@ballhort.com
E-mail: slaubenthal@ballhort.com

The Altogether. Better. sales team at Griffin is growing!

We’re looking for a few awesome horticulture sales professionals to join our team. Are you passionate about plants? Interested in IGC retailing? Savvy about greenhouse structures? Fluent in fans? Experienced in environmental controls? We want to hear from you!

Explore open positions and apply today at:

www.griffins.com/employment

Lead Product Manager - North America
Arroyo Grande, CA

This role has an important communication bridge responsibility across all Ball FloraPlant (BFP) stakeholders. In particular, to work directly with Breeders, Product Managers, Production, Sales and Marketing teams. This role will participate closely and guide the selection of novel genetics into our Product Development program from our internal and external genetic sources. This position will work mainly with our US-Canada distributor (Ball Seed) and assist our International Partners. The key responsibility for this position will be to collaborate with the breeding team to create solutions for the Ball Horticultural customer and develop the most complete lineup of vegetative annuals in the industry.

Job Description:
Key Activities [Time Allocation]

Breeder Support [40%]
Define, improve and manage Minimum Trial Standards (MTS) for all crops considering all stakeholders (Breeders, Production, Product Development and Sales). Work closely with Breeders and Product Management Team to define goals and strategies for the continuous improvement of our product assortment. Focus efforts to be a source of market/customer information and contribute as a positive critical voice. Participate actively in the evaluation and selection of advanced candidate genetics. Manage all pre-commercial candidates considering all stakeholders. In addition, help assess our successful single and multi-species (Mix Master®) combo assortment and potential candidates.

Operations and Sales Support [35%]
Manage all Product Management operations with all partners interested in our new genetics. This responsibility will include customer visits to advanced trial sites, contract revision, genetic selections, Intellectual Property, etc. Prepare and organize all selection meetings with our Territory Managers and distributors (Product Selection and Product Confirmation meetings). In addition this position will be responsible for the administration of all new BFP genetics related to Product Development activities (Production, Advanced Grower Trials, Culture Trials, Sample Program, and Commercial candidate List).
Assist our Sales team and partners in determining what candidates should go forward for introduction and what varieties should be dropped from our worldwide assortment (Global Production List). Also, work with our Marketing team to help develop content for our Social Media platform.

Trials [25%]
Responsible for the organization and data collection of all Advanced Grower Trials (taking pictures/videos, generate data) and Culture Trials. These trials will be set up in different locations in the United States and the Netherlands.

Job Requirements:
1. BS in horticulture (or related field) with 8+ years’ experience or MSc in horticulture with 5-7 years’ experience in Product Management, GH production, or other professional horticulture capacity.
2. Plant and market knowledge in ornamental crops, knowledge in annual vegetative crops is preferable.
3. The ability to diagnose root cause problems and then work with our R&D team to implement solutions.
4. Proven ability to lead, manage, support and motivate colleagues as well as fostering a positive culture.
5. Self-motivated with the ability to handle multiple projects and priorities. Be able to work in a team or independently. Ability to focus and prioritize tasks in the best interest for BFP.
6. Candidate should be able to stand and work with plants in field and greenhouse conditions for periods of time.
7. Ability to travel approximately ~40% of the time (seasonal) to regional, national and international sites (Europe and Central America).
8. Proficient computer knowledge of basic Microsoft tools (Word, Excel, Power Point, Skype, OneNote, OneDrive, Outlook), Adobe Acrobat Reader. Database use implementation experience is not required but would be considered a plus.

Interested Candidates:
Mail your resume to: Human Resources Dept. or e-mail your resume to: careers@ballhort.com

Ball Horticultural Company
Contact: Human Resources
E-mail: careers@ballhort.com

622 Town Road
West Chicago, IL
United States
60185

The Henry F. Michell Company is seeking Horticultural Sales Field Representatives

We are now accepting applications for full-time sales representative positions to sell our broad product line to prospective and established customers.

For over 125 years, Michell’s has been providing a full range of products and services to the commercial horticulture industry. We supply wholesale greenhouses, nurseries, garden centers and landscape companies with young plants, finished plants, seed and supplies from around the world.

Qualified applicants should meet the following criteria:
• A degree in Horticulture with 3+ years in sales and commercial greenhouse production
• Self-motivated to meet goals and complete sales
• Exceptional organization, attention to detail and communication skills

If you meet these qualifications and want to join our exceptional sales team, send your resume to:

Contact: Paul Cooper
E-mail: pcooper@michells.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

Liners

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.

Barnes Greenhouse
Phone: (716) 679-1069
Fax: (716) 672-4743

3187 Main Road
Dunkirk, NY
14048

Peony Roots

Retired with five acres of peony roots for sale. Pink, similar to the old-fashioned, very fragrant Sarah Bernhardt and red ones similar to the 1940 Bigger.

E-mail: creeksidefarm@swko.net


Vista Farms 

Exclusive propagator of VF and Rijnplant Bougainvilleas and Hollywood Hibiscus.
We are represented by most brokers.

PO Box 1834  Juana Diaz PR 00795
Tel: (787) 837-9077
Fax: (787) 837-5909
www.vistafarms.com

Seeds

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