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around the industry                                                                 workbench basics

Poinsettia trial and open house                                                     how to  See design on Page 10.
   Millstadt Young Plants and N.G. Heimos Greenhouses will host their ninth
annual Poinsettia Trial and Open House on Nov. 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., as         1. Arrange botanicals in your hand, beginning with the
well as Nov. 18 (by appointment only). The event will showcase 200 poinset-         flowers forming the top of the bouquet. Alternate layers of
tia varieties from breeders Beekenkamp, Dümmen Orange, Ball/Selecta and             greenery and flowers.
Syngenta. For more information or to RSVP, call (618) 476-3617, or visit www.

First pollen-free Lisianthuses
   Sakata Seed Corpora-
tion in Japan has devel-
oped three new varieties
of Lisianthuses with no sta-
mens to produce pollen.
The new technology will
prevent stains to flowers,
clothing, décor and more,
and also extends vase life,
Sakata reports.

Hy-Vee’s hockey logo design
   Missy Holbrook, floral manager at the Oakdale, Minn., Hy-Vee, and Dan
Kotecki, AIFD, floral designer at Hy-Vee’s New Hope, Minn., location, created
the floral logo (shown below) for the Minnesota Wild professional hockey team.
Comprising carnations, spray carnations and Chrysanthemums, the design took
approximately 22 labor hours to construct. It was displayed at one of the team’s
home games in March at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn.

                                                  Missy Holbrook and Dan            2. Secure the bouquet together with paper-covered wire.
                                                  Kotecki, AIFD, stand with the
                                                  floral logo they created for the
                                                  Minnesota Wild professional
                                                  hockey team.

PMA CEO receives honor
The American Society of Association Executives

(ASAE) announced that the Key Award, the group’s

highest individual honor presented to association CEOs,

was awarded to Bryan Silbermann, CAE, chief executive

officer of the Produce Marketing Association (PMA), at

the group’s annual convention in August. Bryan is the 67th                          3. Wrap the design in cellophane, and tie the package
                                                                                    with a multiloop bow.
person to receive the award from ASAE. sf                   Bryan Silbermann, CAE                                                          sf

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