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For Sale

Visit 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.



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
Phone: (815) 213-0164
Fax: (815) 625-3726

110 Lynn Blvd.
Sterling, IL

20 +/- Acre Nursery
Polk City, FL

217,000 sq. ft. of greenhouses
PRIVA control system
9,000 sq. ft. warehouse



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

Web site:

Greenhouse Grower – Nursery

Longwood Gardens has an opening for a full-time Greenhouse Grower. They will join 12 other growers, producing over 1,000 unique florist crops, in 4.5 acres of greenhouses and container fields, used to create Longwood’s world-renown displays. This position is located at our Nursery Production growing area. This candidate will be responsible for growing a broad range of herbaceous plant material to the highest standards. Responsibilities will include all aspects of floricultural crop production including: transplanting, potting, repotting, staking, tying, grooming plants, watering, and fertilizing. They will need to provide hands-on support as well as provide direction and training to students, seasonal employees, and volunteers on these practices. Knowledge of Integrated Pest Management is necessary, as this person will be responsible for all facets of IPM on the crops they grow. This person must be able to work independently as well as part of teams receiving and delivering plants and similar activities. Periodic weekend, holiday, and evening duty are required.

Minimum requirements include: BS degree in horticulture with emphasis on floriculture plus 4 years’ experience showing: working knowledge of greenhouse production technology, environmental control systems and irrigation; and general greenhouse flowering crop production. Associates degree would be acceptable from candidates with greater years of experience. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational, communication, and problem solving skills and experience indicating a level of mechanical aptitude. Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to obtain a Pennsylvania Pesticide Applicator’s license and a forklift operator’s training certificate.

Please e-mail, fax or mail your resume with salary requirements to:

Longwood Gardens, Inc.,
Contact: Human Resources
Fax: (610) 388-5495

P.O. Box 501
Kennett Square, PA

Section Grower

W. Atlee Burpee Company, the leading supplier to the American home gardener, has an immediate opening for a Full Time Section Grower at our Willow Hill facility located in Fannettsburg, PA.

Key Responsibilities for the Grower Position include:
• Develops and utilizes a weekly written pre-plan for what needs to be done for the next week
• Inspects greenhouses and can identify moisture requirements, status of the plants and possible problems/issues
• Scout for insects and disease and apply appropriate controls

The ideal candidate will have a Degree in Horticulture, Floriculture or related field of study and at least 2-5+ years’ commercial growing experience. Effective communication skills, current knowledge of greenhouse equipment, and the ability to train, supervise, and motivate a team of seasonal employees required for successful achievement of position goals. Must be detail-oriented and self-directed. PGR experience a plus.

The company is offering a competitive compensation and benefits package. For immediate consideration for the Grower position, please submit your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to

Equal Opportunity Employer.


Ball Ingenuity Culture Research Grower
Ball Horticultural Company

Work location: West Chicago, IL
Full-time, benefit-eligible position

Key Responsibilities
Ball Ingenuity is a division of Ball Seed that partners with outside breeders to commercialize exclusive new products for the North American greenhouse market. The Culture Research Grower Position for Ball Ingenuity will play an integral role in the trialing and evaluation of new crops with a strong focus on cultural research to assist in determining crop production strategies at the stock, cutting production, propagation, and finishing stages. This role will be part of a small, dynamic team to continually improve successful product launches and development.

Essential Functions
• Interact with the Head of Ball Ingenuity and greenhouse staff to create best cultural practices.
• Assist with developing crucial information that will be entered in product data bases.
• Responsible for conducting cultural trials to develop crop culture.
• Communicate trial requirements and results to Ball Ingenuity Product Managers and breeders.
• Develop internal and external presentations of findings.
• Conduct problem solving research post crop introduction.
• Special projects and other duties as assigned and required.

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Horticulture, or equivalent work experience in greenhouse production and/or research.
2. Holds or can obtain a pesticide applicators license.
3. Attention to detail and excellent follow-through are required.
4. Self-motivated with the desire to seek out opportunities to contribute to Ball Ingenuity’s success.
5. Proven ability to handle multiple responsibilities at one time and seeing them to completion as well as flexibility are required.
6. Excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to work with all levels of an organization.
7. Ability to work with Word, Power Point, and Excel
8. Skilled in using Excel in analysis.
9. Some travel as needed to customers and rooting stations, 10%.

Physical Requirements
1. Ability to stand for period of time in the greenhouse when required.
2. Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Scope of Responsibility
Staff: None
Budgets: None

Interested candidates should forward their resume with salary history to:

Ball Horticultural Company
Contact: Ms. Sandi Laubenthal, Human Resources Manager
Phone: +1.630.231.3600

622 Town Rd.
West Chicago, IL
United States

Unique Opportunity

Flower World, Inc., located in the Snohomish area, north of Seattle, is a large retail/wholesale grower and production facility with its own garden center. We are proud to have been in business for the past 50 years and need to consider the future since we are looking for another 50 years! We need to fill three grower positions for our annual, perennial/herb and nursery stock departments to assist our production managers and their teams and hope that these growers will be the right persons to secure our next 50 years. We are interested to hear about your education and work history, what you can offer us in experience and ambition and what you are looking for to enjoy a 'growing' position at "Flower World: a World of Flowers, Plants and a whole lot more"!

We love what we are doing and can definitely make it worthwhile for you.

Flower World, Inc.
Contact: John Postema - Owner/President
Phone: (425) 481-7565

9322 196th St. SE
Snohomish, WA

Account Managers

Express Seed Company of Oberlin, Ohio is now accepting resumes for account managers for a variety of regions in North America.

Express Seed Company has been serving the commercial grower market and representing the industry’s leading suppliers since 1982.

Qualified applicants must possess experience working in our industry and serving the commercial greenhouse grower along with the following:

• Solid understanding of the industry and product knowledge
• Successful sales track record with a desire to achieve more
• Exceptional organization, time-management and communication skills
• Self-Motivated with a strong work ethic

Please send your resume to:



Midwest Groundcovers LLC is an industry leader in the propagation, growing, and wholesale distribution of quality container nursery stock. The company operates over 300 acres of state-of-the-art nursery production facilities at five locations in St. Charles, Illinois; Virgil, Illinois; and Glenn, Michigan.

Midwest Groundcovers has an opening for a Comptroller who will have overall responsibility for all financial and accounting functions. Will support administrative functions of all of the Midwest Companies and provide management and ownership with accurate and timely financial information to help achieve the annual sales and growth goals at a profit. Degree in business, finance or accounting required. Minimum 8 years of management experience in accounting and/or finance operations. Experience in horticulture industry preferred. Excellent salary and benefits.

Call Cara or visit our website for more information or to apply.
Contact: Cara
Phone: (847) 468-2017

Outside Sales Representative

Midwest Trading is located in Virgil, IL and our products include horticultural supplies such as containers and container growing media, peat moss, bark, compost, tools and Quonset growing structures.

We are seeking an individual with a proven sales record, preferably to the Landscape Market. Emphasis on new business but also growing existing accounts. Focus will be on landscape maintenance accounts, design build accounts and project specifiers. Fluency in Spanish a plus. Must have good computer skills. We offer an excellent salary, commission and benefits.

Please contact Cara or visit our website for more information or to apply.
Contact: Cara
Phone: (847) 468-2017


Plants, Seeds, and Flowers


25 strip liners, mixed 50 cell trays (5 each of 10 varieties) of succulents or premium echeverias per tray, finished bowls, wine bottles, 5" mixed pots. Over 70 varieties. Contact your favorite broker. E-mail for brochure.

Faribault Growers, Inc.

3135 - 227th Street E.
Faribault, MN

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

Dormant Hydrangeas

• Spring Valley Gardens in Niagara Ontario now offering Dormant Hydrangeas
• Available for forcing Easter and Mother’s Day 2019.
• Traditional varieties as well as HBA varieties available.

Please contact for availability and pricing:


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


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

Hardy Garden Mums

Zone 4. Over 80 varieties. Many University of Minnesota cultivars with some varieties dating back to the l950's. Mums from your grandma's flower garden-spoons, decorative & football. Contact your favorite broker. E-mail for brochure.

Mums From Minnesota

3135 - 227th Street E.
Faribault, MN